Barbra Coffee will soon take on the role of economic initiatives director in Tucson, Arizona. Her last day in Henderson’s city hall annex is Thursday.
The Basic Magnesium Inc. plant in Henderson helped change the face of Las Vegas during World War II, attracting black workers from throughout the South to new defense-related job opportunities here.
City officials will weigh three proposals to develop 279 acres near the future home of the NFL’s Raiders. The land, which has a market value of nearly $27.4 million, is located south of the intersection of Via Inspirada and Volunteer Boulevard.