State education officials are focused on clearing up what they view as misconceptions about the new Achievement School District that will convert as many as six underperforming schools into charters next year.
Business proposals from reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes, candid photographs of alleged mob bosses, paperwork for plans to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain. Those public records and more — the fabric of Clark County’s history — will be at the fingertips of anyone with a computer and internet access as an ongoing initiative by the county clerk’s office comes to fruition.
KIT’s Kitchen in Henderson isn’t just any restaurant — it’s an experimental, not-for-profit eatery designed to help youths gain hospitality industry experience and to serve affordable meals to the community.
Clark County and an Oklahoma City-based chemical company have reached a record settlement related to allegations that the company’s Henderson plant underreported its emissions of pollutants and operated without a proper permit for nearly 20 years.
Las Vegas gun shops are looking for guidance after Nevada voters approved a ballot question extending firearm background check requirements.
Clark County Commission chairman Steve Sisolak is considering a run for governor of Nevada in 2018. If Sisolak does launch a bid, he’ll have an unprecedented head start on campaign fundraising.
The charter takeover issue has turned into a finger-pointing battle between the Clark County School District and the newly-formed Achievement School District.
In a letter Thursday, U.S. Sen. Dean Heller called on the president to “abandon any plans to unilaterally designate” new national monuments in the Gold Butte area of northeastern Clark County and in the Owyhee Canyonlands of southeastern Oregon, near the Nevada border.
A $1.9 million contract was awarded to a team of transit experts who will develop a “high capacity transit plan” aimed at relieving congestion in Southern Nevada, including a light rail route that could connect McCarran International Airport, the Strip and downtown Las Vegas.
Eleven of the 16 new associate superintendents for the Clark County School District are currently assistant chief student achievement officers, a similar position that the district is eliminating as it moves forward in its massive mandated reorganization.