Two distilleries are close to overcoming bureaucratic and legal hurdles and opening in Las Vegas and Henderson. On Tuesday, Las Vegas officials gave preliminary approval to a new business license category for liquor manufacturing. A distillery in Henderson may start up in a month.
Henderson could end up paying more than $1 million to a former city manager who sued after she was fired in 2009. An arbitrator has ruled against the city in a breach-of-contract claim brought by Mary Kay Peck.
A woman who forgot she was hooked up to oxygen and lit a cigarette before going to sleep caused $200,000 in damage during an apartment complex blaze early Sunday morning, the Las Vegas Fire Department said.
Local business owners Eva Zalewski and Robert Vitto didn’t know what they’d stumbled across. The partners, also a couple outside the professional world, were running an orchid-growing company in 1999 when they bought out another dealer’s entire stock of exotic plants.
For a good chunk of the last decade, the state of Nevada and local cities had gobs of money to spend on major transportation projects. The days of plump budgets are certainly in our rearview mirrors now, but it’s important to reflect on what was accomplished around the Las Vegas Valley to improve our commute.
An early morning fire displaced 16 people and caused an estimated $200,000 damage Saturday morning at a Henderson apartment complex.
Despite the still-sluggish economy and the unusually frigid weather, hundreds of thousands of people came to live it up and count down to 2011 in the biggest New Year’s Eve party west of the Mississippi.