Six months after it began operating around the clock, the complex where the homeless can sleep and access a range of services has seen the departure of the main contractor hired to run it and a delay in planned construction.
A file of volunteers and workers counting the homeless in Las Vegas on Tuesday night passed beneath a railroad overpass on Washington Avenue near Main Street without stopping, but William Kight paused to take a closer look.
Life in Las Vegas agrees with rock star climber Alex Honnold, who became the first person to free solo Yosemite’s El Capitan in 2017. “The beauty of Vegas is that I can take showers and cook home meals and be close to my climbing — it’s the best of both worlds.”
With its fiery red sandstone formations, the area is similar to Valley of Fire but offers much more solitude.