A coin flip and a pilot’s inexplicable miscalculation combined to snuff out Lombard, one of Hollywood brightest stars, 75 years ago Monday.
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Despite failing in a bid to bring a Major League Soccer team to Las Vegas two years ago, Mayor Carolyn Goodman isn’t done fighting to bring a professional sports team to the core of the city proper.
Oakland Raiders executives have told the NFL that Goldman Sachs is committed to financing the team’s proposed domed stadium in Las Vegas with or without an investment from casino executive Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board learned Thursday.
Retired Air Force Col. Steve Seroka is aiming to unseat Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers from his Ward 2 seat, alleging the incumbent is too “cozy” with the Las Vegas elite.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz dismissed speculation Wednesday that a nuclear waste repository could open at Yucca Mountain near Las Vegas because of local opposition to the project.
A bitter battle over a proposal to develop the Badlands Golf Club will soon return to the Las Vegas City Council, a fight that has the council caught in its crossfire.
Las Vegas and North Las Vegas city councils this week approved a .5-percentage point hotel room tax hike to help fund a $1.4 billion expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Henderson council OK’d an ordinance for that increase as well as a half-percentage point tax hike to help pay for a new football stadium.
Continued investment in the UNLV School of Medicine, property tax reform and regionalizing mental health services are among the priorities Southern Nevada lawmakers plan to push for during the 2017 Nevada Legislature session.
After a national search, Ally R. Haynes-Hamblen has been named the new director of the city of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs.
The city of Las Vegas is renewing its drive to attract a Major League Soccer franchise, voting Wednesday in favor of a contract to market Las Vegas to possible investors for a soccer stadium project.
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