News and events from Downtown.
It’s the final curtain call at the Reed Whipple Cultural Center. After a 30-year run, the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is moving permanently to the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The move is dramatic for members of the company, who are feverishly packing boxes full of props to make the move by June 30.
City officials said their goodbyes to Councilman Steve Kirk.
The Sloan Channel, a dry concrete trench designed to safely move storm water downhill to the Las Vegas Wash and eventually to Lake Mead, now looks a little more like the Sloan River. On June 9, North Las Vegas officials began releasing effluent from the newly constructed North Las Vegas Wastewater Treatment Facility despite Clark County’s contention that the city has no right to use the channel.
Check with the North Las Vegas building division before going through with any home improvement projects this summer.
It could save you thousands of dollars.
William Taylor survived three-and-a-half years as a prisoner of war during World War II.
He was starved, beaten and forced to jump out of a moving train to escape captivity.
The former mayor of North Las Vegas was capture by the Japanese on Wake Island, about 2,000 miles west of Honolulu, during the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941.
Public Input on bus route changes
scheduled for June 28 at store
Las Vegas Strip entertainers are scheduled to unite at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Paris Theatre at Paris Las Vegas , 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South, to increase awareness and raise funds for those living with HIV/AIDS.
The fresh sawdust on the floor didn’t have time to find all the nooks and crannies of Stoney’s North Forty, 5990 Centennial Center Blvd., before the winds of change blew in.