A high-speed rail project long left for dead by critics may have new life, thanks to a key study, the arrival of the Trump administration and an unexpected wild card — the Las Vegas Raiders.
The money has begun rolling in for the Raiders’ planned stadium in Las Vegas with room-tax revenue specifically allocated to pay off stadium construction bonds running about 25 percent ahead of projections.
On April 29, the third and final day of the NFL draft, the Raiders will welcome their newest Oakland players in front of the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign.
A billboard was put up Friday at the proposed site of a Las Vegas football stadium declaring “The Raiders Are Coming.”
Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak emerged from a closed-door meeting Thursday and declared that he is “confident” the Raiders will play in a new stadium by the start of the 2020 NFL season.
Las Vegas city officials will negotiate with a United Soccer League team to use the existing baseball field at Cashman Center, which the city will soon own.
Executives with the Oakland Raiders are expected to be in Las Vegas on Thursday to provide new details to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority on the team’s plans to build its stadium near the Strip.
It’s starting to sink in to state, county and city leaders that the triumph of winning an NFL franchise represents an unprecedented challenge for Southern Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Transportation is still examining how to pay for a series of freeway improvements across the Las Vegas Valley, including a pair of projects meant to relieve traffic if a stadium for the NFL’s Raiders is built on Russell Road, just west of Interstate 15.
The Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument license plate bill became the Las Vegas Raiders license plate bill after being amended Thursday.