The baby girl weighed less than one pound at birth.
Her eyes were fused shut. Her velvety skin appeared almost transparent. A large breathing tube, too big for her nose and mouth, somehow pumped the necessary oxygen into her tiny lungs as she took her precious first breaths.
Nine days later, she had heart surgery and numerous blood transfusions.
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District recently voted to increase rates for space usage from 19 percent to 100 percent. Groups across the Las Vegas Valley who rely on the district to provide space say the increase will affect how they operate.
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, who is preparing to step down due to term limits after the June 7 mayoral election, is proud of downtown’s revitalization during his time as mayor but regrets being unable to bring a major sports franchise to the city.
El Cortez, 600 Fremont St., is scheduled to celebrate Cinco de Mayo Thursday with $3 Patron margaritas and complimentary chips and salas from noon to midnight.
Geri Grant, 83, is retiring after a quarter-century of volunteering at Valley Hospital as an ambassador of sorts for outpatient surgery.
Improvements to curbs, gutters and sidewalks and the installation of banners have begun along sections of downtown designated for the Cultural Corridor Trail.