Ex-Henderson police chief LaTesha Watson is suing her former employer, claiming she faced discrimination. The city says her claims are unsubstantiated.
Blake Apgar joined the Review-Journal as a general assignment reporter in January 2017 after graduating from the University of Minnesota. He interned at the Review-Journal in the summer of 2016, and now covers North Las Vegas and Henderson government. He was raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal and its reporters took home a variety of awards this month in the Nevada Press Foundation 2020 Awards of Excellence.
Former Las Vegas Review-Journal editors Don Digilio and Thomas Mitchell were among five Nevada Press Association inductees in 2020.
Sharon Cleary Fife, 82, died just four days after her 60th wedding anniversary. Both she and her husband were hospitalized with COVID-19 last month.
The city says bypassing a requirement to have the City Council approve contracts worth more than $100,000 will help officials quickly respond to the pandemic.
Henderson is pressing pause on new short-term rental registrations nearly a year after regulating the homes. Officials had planned to review the program after a year.
The city of Henderson and the Southern Nevada Health District will offer free coronavirus testing on three dates over the next two weeks.
Las Vegas Councilwoman Michele Fiore called city compliance observers “snitches.” The program was implemented after Clark County was designated a red zone.
County commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to allow marijuana dispensaries to operate drive-thru windows in unincorporated Clark County.
Mayor Debra March said Tuesday that she directed the city manager to find a new funding source for the $2 million City Hall lobby expansion project.
Officials are struggling to recruit polling place workers to staff locations for this year’s election, so the county’s top election official wants to scale back plans.
The county said Monday it is increasing pay for polling place workers for the upcoming election. Of the estimated 3,100 workers it needs, only about 1,600 have signed up.
Southern Nevada residents will not see new water restrictions despite a government forecast Friday that Lake Mead will be about 5 feet lower at the end of 2020 than a year ago.
Council members voted last week to use $2 million of CARES Act money to expand a City Hall lobby. The vote increases a budget for an existing plaza renovation project.