Social service providers can’t explain why the Southern Nevada Homeless Census found fewer homeless this year, but say that contradicts what they see from the trenches.
Briana Erickson covers homeless and veterans’ issues for the Review-Journal. A proud “Florida Woman” living in the desert, she centers her reporting around people living in the shadows.
The event will be at the Pearson Center at 1625 W. Carey Ave. in North Las Vegas from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
The units, converted motel rooms and apartments, will be filled on a case-by-case for up to a year by clients who also receive case management and supportive services.
Military veterans die of suicide at a far higher rate than their civilian counterparts, but Las Vegas is one of eight cities at the forefront of an effort to change that.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Kenneth DeLongchamp received the Airman’s Medal on Friday, one of just a few to receive the award for nonservice-related action.
Maj. Gen. Charles Corcoran, who has served in senior posts in Washington and overseas, replaces Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, who was relieved of duty last month.
The total of 5,286 people living in shelters and on the streets in Clark County tallied in January was the fewest since the county began counting the homeless in 2007.
Creech Air Force Base is warning the public not to trespass onto its firing range complex on Lee Canyon Road.
Max Garcia was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds Saturday morning at a business complex in northwest Las Vegas.
The city of North Las Vegas and the Veterans Club of Sun City Aliante honored World War II fighter pilot Jim Parker, 97, on Saturday, declaring June 29 “Jim Parker Day.”
William “Bill” Caron, the new director and CEO of the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, will oversee delivery of health care to 63,000 veterans.
Nevada Army Guard Sgt. 1st Class David Gallagher was remembered as fit, courageous and dedicated at a memorial service Friday at the Clark County Armory.
The Clark County Commission voted Tuesday to allocate more than $6.1 million in marijuana fees toward adding additional rapid re-housing beds.
The Las Vegas Rescue Mission is beginning a fundraising drive to renovate its facility serving the homeless, beginning with its shelter for women and children.