A public servant who was on the City Commission for two decades found his true reward was serving both mankind and the Mormon Church.
Some of Nevada’s politicians saw the obsessive recluse as a cure for Las Vegas’ woes in the gaming industry but his unusual behavior was almost as tainting as the shadow cast by the mob.
As a young newspaper advertising executive, he took a gamble on a place called Las Vegas and a man named Don Reynolds, and helped that man build a media empire.
A young bookmaker who decided to come to Nevada where his profession was legal is credited with making sports betting what it is today.
The man who brought fantasy and families to the Strip with Caesars Palace and Circus Circus was never able to fulfill his one huge dream — building the Grandissimo.
Despite a shaky beginning in the financial world, a former Del Webb Corp. employee became one of the more successful gambling executives in Nevada.
A fighter pilot-turned wing commander, whose tenure at Nellis Air Force Base was somewhat brief, had a huge impact on the base’s future as an elite training facility.
The man who brought McCarran International Airport into the modern age began his political career as a Boulder City council member and went on from there to the county and then the federal levels.
Rock ‘n’ roll’s monarch traded in his black leather jacket for a white spangled jumpsuit and ascended to the throne via the viva Las Vegas rocket, saving both himself and the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World.’
A Review-Journal writer found many of his subjects in the saloons and on the streets of town — many were unbelievable, but all were real.
At a time when no one thought much of ‘Tumbleweed Tech,’ an educator found a niche the young university could fill more readily than any facility in the nation — hotel administration.
A war hero who became a rough-and-tumble politician has not retired into anonymity; he keeps in the thick of things with his newspaper column
A gentle giant in the political world, he roamed the halls of the Legislature for decades, spreading his unique brand savvy by using ethical arm-twisting.
The how-to king of personal gaming brought the finer points of many games of chance to the people through his publications.
Despite a relatively short stay in the valley, a woman’s drive sparked true interest and inspired other preservationists to keep the area’s history alive.
The West Charleston Library recently shelved its water-intensive evaporative cooler for a new, highly efficient air-cooled system. Evaporative cooling systems are the second largest consumer of Southern Nevada’s water supply and are often used to cool large indoor spaces. By replacing the old chiller that consumed large volumes of water to cool its West Charleston […]
The event at Valley High School came the day after Gov. Joe Lombardo testified before the Assembly Committee on Education on a bill that would repeal a restorative justice law.
“We won’t be around very much longer if they don’t change,” said the co-owner of a cultivation company in Carson City.
The Public Utilities Commission said the utility did not prove its plan had a reasonable budget for ratepayers to cover, approving just $70.1 million.
North Las Vegas Mayor Pamela Goynes-Brown, the first Black person to serve as a mayor in the state, told her constituents the city has come a long way in 10 years but is still gaining “momentum.”