Despite a West Nile virus outbreak, health authorities say they face a challenge convincing local residents that they need to protect themselves against the tiny bloodsuckers.
Many educators and parents wonder how the school district found up to $20 million to pay for professional development raises, ending a weekslong impasse over the issue.
The Thursday event, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chuck Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road in Las Vegas, is free and open to the public.
A brief look at how Clark County School District and the teachers union got to this point:
Union leaders meet to consider next steps, potentially including a strike, as district calls offer the “most significant increase in compensation and benefits” in over a decade.
“More donations are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply and be prepared for patient emergencies,” the American Red Cross in Las Vegas said this week.
Andre Long served as chief human resources officer at CCSD until he was replaced by Nadine Jones , a former MGM Grand executive, after a critical audit.
North Las Vegas recently provided a 12-month notice to end the contract to house up to 315 of its inmates — mostly men — in the Las Vegas Detention Center.
The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting four new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the total in Clark County for 2019 to 16.
Law enforcement agencies say they have strengthened partnerships to ensure the roughly 321,000 students returning to public schools next week are secure in their classrooms.