RENO — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff’s position that Moapa rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his supporters and the federal agency.
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The Goumond house, on Heritage Street at the Clark County Museum, took about 15 years to restore. The home is named for gambling pioneer Prosper J. Goumond.
When Maude Frazier Hall was demolished in 2009, Archie C. Grant Hall, the second building constructed at UNLV, became the oldest facility on the campus. Grant was the first University of Nevada regent from Southern Nevada and one of the strongest voices for creating UNLV.
Hikers in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area may have seen Dale’s Trail in their travels. Employees and volunteers in the park attribute the title to Dale Morrison, who led a group of three Eagle Scout troops and the National Outdoor Leadership School in the trail’s construction in 1996.
Along with the successful career Chester T. Sewell had at Basic Magnesium Inc. and its affiliated companies, he worked hard to give back to the community.
Few people can say they had a street named for them. Even fewer can say they had a street named for them without their knowledge.
The Bob & Linda Caffee Stopping Center, a truck stop at 6595 N. Hollywood Blvd., is named for a couple of truck drivers who are noted for their citizenship and safe driving.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church has been a staple of Summerlin area for years. Catholics are familiar with the name, but perhaps not many outside the religion realize that Elizabeth Ann Seton’s deeds affected all of society.
Names drawn from the pop music, television, movie and literary world can be found on street signs throughout Henderson.
Anderson Dairy has been serving the valley for almost a century. The downtown headquarters is flanked to the north by Foremaster Lane and to the south by Searles Avenue. Both names have ties to the dairy.
Before the 1960s, Racel Street in Centennial Hills was a dirt path without a name.
Lois Craig’s attention to detail helped give the modern day map of Southern Nevada a different face. In turn, she is namesake to the bustling thoroughfare, Craig Road, and one of the first North Las Vegas schools, Lois Craig Elementary School, 2637 E. Gowan Road.
Big Las Vegas streets are typically named for big Las Vegas people, according to Mark Hall-Patton, Clark County Museum administrator.
Inside Providence Master Planned Community, a park’s namesake was inspired by an American historical icon to promote literacy and capture the spirit of small-town America.
Members of Opportunity Village believed they had a real-life guardian angel watching over the organization for 60 years.
Last month, the park adjacent to Wet ‘n’ Wild was named the Wilbur and Theresa Faiss Park, a nod to the couple who was named the World’s Longest Married in 2012.
Warm temperatures and clear skies are expected to reach into Sunday and Monday in Las Vegas, with highs in the low 80s, above normal for this time of year.
The life of John W. Bonner, for whom Bonner Elementary School is named, epitomizes the phrase “pull yourself up by the bootstraps.”
At the end of Classic Cars Lane, near Cashman Center, a small complex and a warehouse appear unremarkable from the outside. But inside, there are nearly 300 classic cars, including 150 convertibles.
A Las Vegas police officer who became the first policeman killed in the line of duty is the namesake of a school that continues to commemorate the lives of fallen heroes.
Clarence Piggott Elementary School’s namesake was a counselor at Valley High School who was shot by a student in 1982.
Students at Nevada Stage College are rallying to get the mountain range behind the school officially named Mt. Scorpion.
Even after working for the Clark County School District for 35 years, Dr. Carolyn Reedom still cannot get enough of teaching. She is the namesake of Reedom Elementary School at 10025 Rumrill St., which opened in 2008.
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