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North Las Vegas ponders change to even-numbered year election cycle

Candidates for a North Las Vegas City Council seat could share a ballot with the 2020 presidential contenders, under a plan that would shift the odd-year, springtime election schedule to align with national and statewide races.

North Las Vegas approves fast-food restaurant amid resident protests

A divided North Las Vegas City Council voted 3-2 Wednesday night to approve a new Jack-in-the Box restaurant with a 24-hour drive-thru window that will be built in the Aliante master-planned community, despite a drawn-out protest from nearby residents.

UNLV Medicine’s new center to offer support for Las Vegas families dealing with autism

Actress Pia Zadora wants families in the valley dealing with autism to know that “it’s going to get better.” Her now 19-year-old son was diagnosed with autism 15 years ago, and she was on hand Oct. 13 to celebrate the opening of the UNLV Medicine Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Solutions.

Boy Scout troop marks 50 years of impacting the Las Vegas Valley community

Fifty years of learning. Fifty years of fun. Boy Scout Troop 102, part of the Bighorn District, marked its 50th anniversary Sept. 24 with a special celebration at Westminster Presbyterian Church, its home since 1966.

Army vet gets mortgage-free home in Las Vegas courtesy of partnership

Former U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Hudson was used to moving from place to place. His life was centered on movement, but he craved stability. When he received the keys Oct. 14 to a newly renovated home in Centennial Hills, Hudson was all smiles.

North Las Vegas council OKs ‘community cat’ pilot program

Stray cats strutting into North Las Vegas could soon be trapped, sterilized and released back to their neighborhoods, under “community cat” pilot program that received initial council approval Wednesday night.

Las Vegas’ First Friday to celebrate voting with Suffrage theme

The First Friday arts festival is Nov 3 at venues throughout the 18b Arts District. In celebration of the upcoming election, the theme for November is Suffrage, the right to vote.