Two days after the RiSE festival near Jean, the event’s organizers are finishing cleanup.
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Clark County granted its first same-sex marriage license just after 5 p.m. Thursday, ending days of legal wrangling and waiting for gay and lesbian couples across Nevada.
North Las Vegas’ downtown library might be in a smaller space — but the city’s hopes for the branch are big.
Henderson City Council members approved a two-year state lobbyist contract for $228,000 for Richard Perkins, the city’s former police chief.
Clark County commissioners are considering a proposed ordinance that would affect taverns like Dotty’s that serve food and offer gaming. Among the proposed changes, taverns with slot machines would be required to get at least half of their revenue from the sale of food and beverages.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved an $11 million contract that includes longevity pay for University Medical Center employees who are represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 1107.
Attorney general candidate Ross Miller said Tuesday that if elected Nov. 4 he would set up a strike force to go after Internet crimes against children, particularly those involving sexual abuse.
The newly formed Blue Ribbon committee appointed to examine shortcomings in Clark County child welfare services met on Tuesday to hear a wide range of problems facing the system and the courts.
Clark County Clerk Diana Alba has decided that the Marriage Bureau will begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples at 2 p.m. today, according to county spokesman Erik Pappa.
The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays.
Additional triage beds for the mentally ill in Southern Nevada will open by Nov. 1, according to Richard Steinberg, president and chief executive officer of the WestCare Foundation.
Clark County and the Service Employees International Union, its largest employee group, have been unable to negotiate a contract and are on the path toward binding arbitration.
Vice President Joe Biden will rally in Las Vegas today to increase the minimum wage, the first stop in a trip to the West where he will talk up the Obama administration’s work on the economy and raise money for Democrats.
The Las Vegas City Council recently approved nonbinding plans for a $200 million soccer stadium that mandates no public money — but it’s a rare public-private stadium deal in this country that includes no public dollars.
Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority workers have filed a formal complaint against the housing agency over what they see as an illegal extension of employee furlough days.
A new blue ribbon committee appointed by Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta to examine shortcomings in Clark County’s child welfare system and courts will meet for the first time at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Regional Justice Center.
The 19 deputies who work under Las Vegas Constable John Bonaventura will be out of a job when their boss’ term of office ends in January 2015, but the Clark County sheriff elected in November could rehire them when he takes over the duties of the abolished office.
The expansion of triage beds for the mentally ill in Southern Nevada may finally come to fruition. It’s been nearly four months since Gov. Brian Sandoval in mid-June acted to mitigate some of the most immediate problems facing the state’s troubled mental health system. One of the measures addressed the crisis local emergency rooms are experiencing — a large number of mentally ill patients seeking care the facilities are ill-equipped to provide.
As same-sex marriage cases cascade through the federal courts, Republican politicians find themselves awkwardly split into three camps. Several GOP governors, including Brian Sandoval, fit into the category of not ready to embrace same-sex marriage but wary of antagonizing its supporters.
Henderson will officially open two new parks in Inspirada neighborhoods Saturday.
A program designed to help at-risk students stay in school and become successful after graduation has received a $1.25 million grant that will allow its expansion into more Las Vegas area schools.
Two Democrats running for governor of their respective New England states are hoping for a boost from Michelle Obama as the first lady makes political stops in Massachusetts and Maine.
New taxes could be on the horizon in downtown Las Vegas, but only if some area business owners feel like paying them.