The federal trial of former power broker Harvey Whittemore, charged in a scheme to unlawfully funnel $138,000 in campaign contributions to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, has been put off until April 9.
Las Vegas has moved a step closer to its first taxi drivers’ strike in decades after drivers resoundingly rejected a second contract offer from Yellow Checker Star Transportation.
After years of taking in people’s unwanted pets, the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center at the valley’s southwestern edge is desperately trying to get out of the shelter business.
Despite a zoning commission unanimously recommending new attendance boundaries Tuesday that would shuffle 2,400 students among 20 southwest Las Vegas elementary schools, some members preferred no zoning changes at all to alleviate crowding.
Check out recreational things to do in and around the valley
The monthly First Friday downtown Arts District festival is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday. Many area galleries also open for Preview Thursday openings. This month’s theme is the Art of Romance. Scheduled activities and gallery shows include: