Memories from four decades as a teacher and coach at Pahrump Valley High School will turn into a bit of history as documents from Rod Poteete’s career become part of the Pahrump museum’s collection.
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Although the signage changes with increasing regularity, names are important things in the casino business.
Suzi Rajnai shed tears a decade ago when she learned that big-cat illusionist Roy Horn was near death after being mauled by one of his white tigers onstage at The Mirage.
The Engelstad Family Foundation has made another big contribution to the community in its usual quiet way.
When it comes to the dangerous proliferation of big cats such as lions and tigers in the homes of private owners throughout the state, the roar of protest from Nevada’s devoted animal rights activists is reduced to a gentle meow.
Forgive me if I’ve lost count of what round we’re in. Although I was once a regular at boxing events, I’ve never seen a brawl quite like this one.
Good jobs are hard to find in a tough economy. So Glenn Schroder must have been pleased back in January when he was hired as a housing specialist with the city of Henderson.
It’s officially called the East Las Vegas Community Center, but today it’s the friendliest poker room on the planet.Players at three tables cut up as they shuffle up for an afternoon of fiercely amiable no-stakes Texas hold ’em. Most of these sharpies are gray-haired regulars who are old enough to remember when Wayne Newton worked the Fremont’s lounge and the “Rat Pack” wasn’t a tribute show.
Anyone meeting Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce for the first time would have been forgiven for underestimating her. She was petite and could be soft-spoken.
The Clark County Commission meeting was packed with police officers in uniform and plainclothes and plenty of civilians, too.
Michael McDonald’s re-election as chairman of the state Republican party over establishment favorite Robert Uithoven provides fresh evidence of the GOP’s infighting. It’s not a graceful start with so much opportunity at stake.
A pair of thoroughly confused peacocks meanders past the entrance to the shuttered Las Vegas Zoo on Thursday morning just off Rancho Drive.
Former Las Vegan Gerald Riggs, a Bonanza High graduate, on Oct. 7 will become the ninth player in Atlanta Falcons history to enter the NFL franchise’s Ring of Honor in acknowledgment of a remarkable career as a running back.
With all the hand-wringing over the sentencing of corrupt Nevada political power broker and legislative bully Harvey Whittemore, you would have thought someone important had died.
Unemployment insurance benefits are something working people rarely want to talk about, and most don’t even want to think about.
When friends ask what it’s like to live in upper Kyle Canyon at Mount Charleston, I tell them it’s paradise. They’d probably never believe the story about the attack deer, anyway.
As she made her way through the Sands Expo Center, the most dangerous woman in Las Vegas easily passed for one of the thousands of attendees at last week’s behemoth Global Gaming Expo convention.
Its history might be controversial, but the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is succeeding in its mission, Executive Director John Hill says.
Mitzi Stauffer Briggs lost millions investing in the mobbed-up Tropicana, but she remained rich in faith and family throughout her life.
When asked about her varied duties down at the Regional Justice Center, Clark County District Court Chief Judge Jennifer Togliatti manages to laugh a little.
Sledgehammers large and small were swung with enthusiasm early Tuesday evening, but they didn’t make much of a dent in the concrete monstrosity that blocks F Street.
Veteran boxing judge C.J. Ross stepped aside after her controversial call in Saturday’s Mayweather-Alvarez fight. Leadership and judgment problems remain at the Nevada Athletic Commission.
It was a Tuesday morning set aside for proclamations and political praise, handshakes and hearty pats on the back at the Clark County Commission.
If you’re looking for Silver State sunshine, the Amargosa Valley is as good a place as any.
As beneficiaries of political patronage, you would think members of the Nevada Athletic Commission would appreciate the politics of perception. They clearly do not.