A pitch for military readiness was met with concerns over wildlife, cultural heritage and public access Thursday, as the Air Force detailed its plans to expand the Nevada Test and Training Range northwest of Las Vegas.
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The $10,000 grant from Nevada’s Department of Veterans Services will help pay for adaptive sports costs.
Town hall at North Las Vegas medical center will be preceded by health-and-wellness fair.
Amid the clapping, cheering, handshaking and flag-waving, some tears were shed Sunday afternoon at McCarran International Airport as 25 World War II and four Korean War veterans were given a warm welcome on their return home from a weekend trip to Washington, D.C.
Most charges stem from a Sept. 14 confrontation in which he allegedly tried to run over a pastor with his vehicle before firing multiple gunshots into a Las Vegas apartment while the man’s wife and kids were inside.
Federal researchers reported Wednesday they detonated an underground explosion comparable to nearly 2.5 tons of TNT at a vast former nuclear proving ground in the desert north of Las Vegas.
Las Vegas police said they arrested 13 people from a Catholic political group opposed to drone warfare after a protest Sunday near Creech Air Force Base.
In tour of areas that could be added to the Nevada Test and Training Range, officials wonder about public access and the possible toll on wildlife.
On Saturday, the Las Vegas Chapter 17 of the Vietnam Veterans of America awarded $2,500 checks to UNLV, CSN and Nevada State College to be used for student veterans’ expenses.
A dog and now a horse have made a huge difference for Ben Hernandez in his battle with post-traumatic stress disorder.
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