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Goodman legacy to continue in Carolyn’s hands

Fare thee well, martini days. After a 12-year reign, the Mob Lawyer has left the building. As Carolyn Goodman prepares to take over Mayor Oscar Goodman’s golden gavel July 6, transforming the face of the City Council, so too will change the image of Las Vegas. This change in leadership, which includes Ward 3’s newly elected Bob Coffin, will hurdle economic challenges along the way — including filling an estimated $4.1 million budget gap.

Lucky Lady Lucy to represent Las Vegas at Burning Man

Local artists are at work on a 20-foot-tall Las Vegas showgirl sculpture dubbed Lucky Lady Lucy at Boulder Plaza in the Arts District. Once completed, the figure will be transported to the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert, 120 miles north of Reno.

Goynes-Brown, Ramsey take election victories

In the highly contentious Ward 4 race, political newcomer Wade Wagner edged incumbent Richard Cherchio by one vote. Cherchio refused to concede and said he planned to file for a recount.

Neighborhood News

Constable’s office opens case on out-of-state vehicles

The man wearing a blue-gray uniform and a gold star badge pounded on the front door. He appeared to be with a law enforcement agency, so the girls, 11 and 19, opened up.
The man asked questions about a vehicle with a California license plate that had been in the driveway a while ago. Then he inquired about the vehicle with a Texas plate in the driveway. Both vehicles had been at the house for a total of five days. The man behind the badge apparently never identified which agency he was with and did not leave a business card.

Young North Las Vegas ballroom dancer’s focus, drive evident on the floor

Angelique Vollmer sips a giant frappuccino that is almost bigger than her at a coffee shop near the dance studio.
She has about 30 minutes before her practice. She drinks quickly. The straw makes a slurping sound.
The 10-year-old talks about her love for dance and her goals of turning professional one day.
If that doesn’t work out, she’ll be a surgeon. Probably a brain surgeon.

Repurpose America gives convention materials new life

Everyone knows ways to help the Earth by recycling, but Repurpose America is changing the equation by finding new purposes for items discarded after conventions.

Education Notebook

School District recognized
for support of music education

Neighborhood News

Red Rock Raptors to host soccer tryouts on june 29

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