Feb. 23 was a noteworthy date for Summerlin. It was the day when lots of dignitaries gathered on a windblown plain opposite City National Arena in Downtown Summerlin to witness the groundbreaking for Las Vegas Ballpark.
If you were around these parts in 1989, when the city opened the first mile or so of Summerlin Parkway, you might have described the new artery as a scenic country road.
Rideshare company Lyft has become part of a coalition of almost a dozen public and private entities in Las Vegas that is aligned with a national campaign known as ZeroFatalities.
If you had the opportunity to easily help some young child suffering from a menacing health issue, would you step forward? Of course you would.
You talk to Capt. Sasha Larkin, head of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Northwest Command, and you come away sensing a renaissance of sorts that has been quietly taking shape between police and the community.
One of the most contentious discussions to hit the City Council chamber in some time is headed for a possible showdown this month when the Council is scheduled to take up creating public policy for the redevelopment of bankrupt golf courses.
You’re westbound in the right lane of Summerlin Parkway on a recent afternoon. Traffic is steady. Then, unexpectedly, an onslaught of leaves flies directly in front of you. They’re landing all over your car, and in a split second they have covered your entire windshield.
There he was, wearing a traditional hockey uniform while hugging his ice skates with one hand and holding on to his dad’s hand with the other. Dad also held the little guy’s hockey stick as they entered City National Arena in Downtown Summerlin.
It has been stop and go for 12 years for advocates of a Northwest Campus of College of Southern Nevada. And the way things are going, it could take longer than anyone in the know is willing to say before funding from the state becomes available to allow the first construction shovel into the ground.
There’s a somber ceremony that’s performed twice a year by the Sun City Summerlin Security Patrol. It’s called flag retirement day, and it’s a highly respectful occasion, as you might expect. Equally important, it must be done in a proper manner when any flag of the United States becomes weather-beaten or otherwise tattered.