The Review-Journal has chosen the Golden Knights and their inaugural season as its Story of the Year, from the opening drop of a puck through a historic and improbable run to the Stanley Cup Final, helping heal the city all along the way.
The Las Vegas Valley has been infatuated with the Vegas Golden Knights since the team established itself as the area’s first professional franchise in October 2017. But in 2018 the Golden Knights captured hearts with a remarkable run to the Stanley Cup Final, and continuous community outreach that endeared the players and coaches to adoring fans.
Bill Foley has experienced many tests and emotions the past year, his journey climbing to an apex of incredible joy and celebration as owner of the Golden Knights, only to plummet from the indescribable and excruciating pain of losing a son.
The Knights aren’t as dominant on the ice this season, but there is still plenty of excitement for desert hockey.
nights fever swept through every aspect of Las Vegas life in 2018, including what, where and how we ate and drank — from wine to doughnuts, and on to pizza and all sorts of sweets.
Automatic fire sprinklers, interconnected smoke alarms and more frequent inspections top the wish list of officials looking to make homes in the Las Vegas Valley safer from fire.
A team of Las Vegas fire inspectors is scrutinizing apartments in the city’s oldest and most urban neighborhoods — places with the highest loss of life, the highest need and the highest call volume.
The Westlake Apartments blaze from nearly two years ago reflects the higher fire risk in Las Vegas’ older, urban areas.
While hotels on the Strip have become fireproof fortresses and commercial buildings soak up most of the attention from understaffed inspection agencies, fire safety in the valley’s urban core has been left behind, sometimes with deadly consequences.
One year after the Oct. 1 attack on the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas, here are 91 stories of heroism, helping, healing and hope.