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Sheltering homeless families in Las Vegas a challenge

A day after arriving in Las Vegas last month, Girlie Bloomquist and her family were waiting for a Section 8 housing voucher and initially went to the city of Las Vegas’ courtyard , at Foremaster Lane and Las Vegas Boulevard.

Kathi Thomas-Gibson speaks about a family who went to the homeless courtyard
 
Kathi Thomas-Gibson speaks about a family who went to the homeless courtyard

Kathi Thomas-Gibson, director of the Office of Community Service for the City of Las Vegas, speaks about a family who went to the homeless Courtyard to receive services last month, but ended up sleeping on the concrete after they declined to be separated. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye

Crosby’s FG lifts Packers over 49ers, 33-30

Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King’s interception with 1:07 left, and the Packers outlasted the San Francisco 49ers for a 33-30 win on Monday night.

Event gives voters a chance to grill Nevada candidates

Horsford and Hardy were two of nearly 30 candidates who showed up at the meet-and-greet Monday. Others included Republican Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske, her Democratic challenger, Assemblyman Nelson Araujo, and gubernatorial candidates Independent Ryan Bundy and Libertarian Jared Lord.

Roundup: Aniya Marshall leads Mojave over Chaparral

Mojave’s Aniya Marshall had 12 kills, eight aces and four blocks Monday to lead the Rattlers to a 25-27, 25-7, 25-18, 25-17 girls volleyball victory over visiting Chaparral.

Kathi Thomas-Gibson speaks about a family who went to the homeless courtyard
 
Kathi Thomas-Gibson speaks about a family who went to the homeless courtyard

Kathi Thomas-Gibson, director of the Office of Community Service for the City of Las Vegas, speaks about a family who went to the homeless Courtyard to receive services last month, but ended up sleeping on the concrete after they declined to be separated. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye

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