They left us in 2017 and might be gone, but will never be forgotten. Here’s a look back at some of the people with ties to Las Vegas who we lost in 2017.
An attraction when it opened in 1998 near the Nevada-California state line, Primm’s outlet mall has fallen on hard times.
Nevada’s top water regulator puts a moratorium on domestic wells in Pahrump, where the water table has been in decline since the 1950s.
Cliven Bundy’s attorney Bret Whipple talks about the prospect of a mistrial for four main defendants, including lifelong rancher Bundy, in the Bunkerville standoff case. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., speaks on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at the FAST traffic management center in Las Vegas. Cortez Masto discussed about transportation issue and her recent introduction of the Moving FIRST Act.
Crate and Barrel fans rejoice! The first location in Nevada will open Thursday. The store is located in Downtown Summerlin near Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar. Crate and Barrel is a popular home store focused on modern European style. Currently, much of the store is focused on holiday decor and entertaining. Crate and Barrel will open to the public Thursday at 10 a.m.
Jeff Dion, deputy executive director of the National Center for Victims of Crime, said he is working to make sure people who get funds from state programs will not be considered to be double dipping if and when they receive funds from the Las Vegas Victims Fund. (Nicole Raz/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A career in education wasn’t something that University of Nevada, Las Vegas professor Dr. Stephen Caplan had seriously considered when he began playing music professionally. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Long lines and eager customers waited outside the Apple store inside the Fashion Show Mall as the iPhone X made its debut Friday morning. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Adam Laxalt officially announced his bid for governor for the 2018 election. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)