Favorite Sons & Daughters

Jordan Doctors, a freshman at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, was among 44 students worldwide chosen to conduct scientific research at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.

Doctors participated in Technion’s SciTech program — a three-week program that allows students with a demonstrated interest and ability in science and technology to study.

SciTech gives students the chance to carry out research in a broad range of fields within engineering and science alongside Israel’s top researchers.

Doctors worked on a project involving purifying the protein ACAA2 and testing its activity.

Doctors, a graduate of Coronado High School, is the son of Steven and Tiffany Doctors of Henderson.

Jessica A. Borja has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2009 graduate of Las Vegas High School, Borja is the daughter of Paul and Lucy Borja of Las Vegas.

Tyler A. Hill has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2010 graduate of Las Vegas High School, Hill is the son of Tammy Hill of Las Vegas.

James Barbeau has achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America.

A member of Troop 562, Barbeau helped install post and cable fences at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge at Corn Creek.

Barbeau enjoys dirt biking, shooting, hiking, hunting, fishing and camping.

He is the son of Dale and Carol Barbeau of Las Vegas.

Ryan Douglas Nielson has achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America.

A member of Troop 469, Nielson helped transplant trees at the Opportunity Village Magical Forest.

He enjoys soccer, volleyball, hiking, anything outdoors and academics. Nielson is the son of Karl and Jill Nielson of Las Vegas.

Earl J. Pecson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2010 graduate of Chaparral High School, Pecson is the son of Lilia Pecson of Las Vegas.

Christopher Stone of North Las Vegas has received a scholarship covering full tuition costs at Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa.

The scholarship is called the Waldorf College Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship.

To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must be the spouse or child of active military or public safety personnel.

Stone, whose father serves in the military, is majoring in psychology.

Sarah M. Chelberg of Las Vegas was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester at Idaho State University’s Division of Health Sciences in Pocatello, Idaho.

Stephen J. Callahan has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

A 2009 graduate of Shadow Ridge High School, he is the son of John Callahan of Henderson and Lisa Marhevka of Las Vegas.

Austin Bradley has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.A 2010 graduate of Arbor View High School, Bradley is the son of Linda Bradley of Las Vegas.

Edward Randal Bond of Las Vegas has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.

Anton A. Ryzhuk has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

A 2005 graduate of Sierra Vista High School, Ryzhuk is the son of Alexander Ryzhuk of Las Vegas.

New York artist Bobby Jacobs donated a sculpture to the Las Vegas Healing Garden
Bobby Jacobs, an artist from upstate New York, has spent much of the past year creating a sculpture of two separate angel wings. He donated the sculpture to the Las Vegas Healing Garden. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Weather will cool slightly through the end of the week
The weather will cool slightly through the end of the week., but highs are still expected to be slightly above normal for this year. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Mayor announces new public-private partnership
Mayor Carolyn Goodman announced the creation of the Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, a public-private partnership that will allocate money to the city’s neediest.
Fremont9 opens downtown
Fremont9 apartment complex has opened in downtown Las Vegas. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Fall fairytale gets cozy at Bellagio Conservatory
Bellagio Conservatory introduces its fall-themed garden titled "Falling Asleep." (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
What the house that Ted Binion died in looks like today
Casino heir Ted Binion died in this Las Vegas home in 1998. Current home owner Jane Popple spent over $600,000 to restore and modernize the home. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Rescue Mission employees terminated
Don James, a former employee for the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, talks about the day his team was terminated. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders Cupcakes at Freed's Bakery
Freed's Bakery will have Raiders-themed cupcakes available in store and for order during football season. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
51s fans say goodbye to Cashman Field
Las Vegas 51s fans said goodbye to Cashman Field in Las Vegas, Monday September, 3, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
51s owner Don Logan's last weekend at Cashman Field
Don Logan, owner of the Las Vegas 51s, gives a tour of Cashman Field before the team's final weekend using the field. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Metro Asst. Sheriff Brett Zimmerman on Aug. 8 officer-involved shooting
Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Sheriff Brett Zimmerman met with media Monday to discuss the details of the 14th officer-involved shooting of the year. (Madelyn Reese/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Matt Kelly Elementary School hosted its third annual Back-to-School Red Carpet Program
Matt Kelly Elementary School hosted its third annual Back-to-School Red Carpet Program where community and business leaders joined to welcome students back with an inspirational welcome. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye
Star Trek fans on show’s enduring popularity
Star Trek fans at the Star Trek Convention 2018 talk about why they think the show has stayed popular across the years Thursday, August 2, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Nonprofit provides clothing for homeless
Sydney Grover of Can You Spare A Story?, talks about how she founded the non-profit organization. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Family remembers deceased mother
Family members of Adriann Gallegos remember her. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Camp Broadway teaches kids how to sing and dance
The Smith Center's seventh annual Camp Broadway musical theater program gives 150 kids ages 6-17 an opportunity to learn musical theater skills from industry professionals over a five-day period. Marcus Villagran/ Las Vegas Review-Journal @brokejournalist
Restoring classic Corvettes to perfection
Members of the National Corvette Restorers Society Convention talk about what it takes to earn the NCRS Top Flight Award for a restored Corvette at South Point in Las Vegas on Tuesday July 17, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Watch Ruthless! at Las Vegas Little Theatre
The musical Ruthless! will be playing at Las Vegas Little Theatre from July 13-29. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Cadaver art and sword swallowing at The Dark Arts Market
Curator Erin Emrie talks about her inspiration for The Dark Arts Market at Cornish Pasty Co. in Las Vegas Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
'NO H8' Campaign comes to Las Vegas
Hundreds of locals participate in the NO H8 campaign founded by Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley as a response to Proposition 8, a California ban on same-sex marriage. The campaign has since evolved to represent equal treatment for all. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
What to expect at Station Casinos' Fourth of July celebration
Station Casinos' is hosting its annual 4th of July celebration with Fireworks by Grucci. Fireworks scheduled to go off on Wednesday, July 4 around 9 p.m. at Green Valley Ranch Resort, Red Rock Resort, Fiesta Rancho and Texas Station. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Star Wars and Golden Knights mashup at downtown art shop
Star Wars and Vegas Golden Knights fans attend the Boba Fett Golden Knight Paint Class at The Bubblegum Gallery in Las Vegas, Friday, June 29, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Tourists and locals enjoy Independence Day fireworks at Caesars Palace
Hundreds of tourists and locals gaze at the Independence Day fireworks show at Caesars Palace on Saturday, June 30, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Clark County recount votes in commission’s District E primary
Clark County staff begin the recount requested by candidate Marco Hernandez in the democratic primary for the County Commission's District E seat on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Long-running local hip hop producer wants Vegas rappers to shine
Las Vegas Hip Hop producer and co-owner of Digital Insight Recording Studios Tiger Stylz reflects on 30 years of music production in the city. (Marcus Villagran/Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
"Pawn Stars" fans visit Richard Harrison's memorial at Gold & Silver Pawn
"Pawn Stars" fans from around the world visit the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas following the passing of Richard "Old Man" Harrison on Monday, June 25, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
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