St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in southwest Las Vegas raised $400,000 to install new icons on the church walls. Work will continue through June.
Robert Jones, coordinator of K-12 library services with the Clark County School District, said 20 schools and about 60 students participated in the Bristlecone Storytelling Festival. The festival, in its 18th year, was held April 29-May 1 at Windmill Library, West Charleston Library and Whitney Library. It featured memorized storytelling from Clark County School District fourth- through sixth-graders.
As final exams rapidly approach, some College of Southern Nevada students are studying hard, noses buried in books; others decide to take a break and de-stress by petting therapy dogs and cats. A partnership between Pet Partners of Las Vegas, a nonprofit, and the College of Southern Nevada lets students de-stress with trained therapy dogs and cats on all three campuses prior to finals week.
Artist Luis Varela-Rico created a unique solar art sculpture at the Desert Diamonds Baseball Complex adjacent to Mountain’s Edge Regional Park as Renewable Envoy partnered with Clark County Parks and Recreation.
When designing the Teen Center, Blouin said, the Aaron’s team “made sure they had all kinds of activities that different kids would enjoy.”
Sixty-two Clark High School band members and 102 orchestra musicians hopped on a redeye flight on April 9, heading to a performance of a lifetime in front of about 500 people at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Moses Damena, 15, started in the quiz bowl club at Sierra Vista this year, but his advisers said he has displayed more talent and interest in academics than “the typical player.”
After she was involved in student council, Black Student Union, Student Inner Council, Feminist Club and other schoolwide organizations, the Youth Legislature was a natural next step for Naomi Atnafu.
Naree Asherian, 17, was recognized in February as a Nevada System of Higher Education Regents’ Scholar. She said she owes the recognition to the College of Southern Nevada High School program at the Charleston campus in southwest Las Vegas, which she has been a part of for two years.
Jonathan “Jonny” Smith’s friends described the 12-year-old as a “trickster, clown, a goofy dork,” but above all he was a bright light.
Zander Clinton’s documentary opens to smooth homemade beats and an image of the classic “Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. Zander said he chose to build a documentary about the Second Amendment and gun violence because “October 1 was such a big thing here. I was interested in how it happened … it was the biggest mass shooting in history; it made me think there was more to look into.”
Politicians, gamblers, lawyers, judges and two Civil War veterans — one Union, one Confederate — share the large, flat, grassy space in one of Clark County’s oldest cemeteries.
A child was killed and another was injured Monday after they were hit by a car while crossing a street in the southwest Las Vegas Valley, police said.
The Las Vegas chapter was started 30 years ago, President Bob Lomassaro said, “as an impromptu, social gathering.”
Daniel Berc, warning coordination meteorologist at the Las Vegas forecast office, said one of the station’s primary responsibilities is working with local emergency response teams. During the response to the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting, the station provided emergency management with weather forecasts throughout the night, Berc said.