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Jacob Lasky

Former View reporter

Jacob Lasky worked for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from August to October 2018. Born and raised in Las Vegas, he graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in May 2018. Prior to coming to the Review-Journal, he actively freelanced for Desert Companion, the monthly magazine of Nevada Public Radio. He also served as a staff writer, A&E editor, and audience engagement manager for his college newspaper, The Scarlet & Gray Free Press.

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Lynch Elementary students learn fire safety firsthand

Clark County firefighters advised Lynch Elementary School children to crawl beneath the simulated smoke and make their way out of a window to avoid the fire on the other side of the door. The children escaped down a ladder outside.

Magic, presidential prep among distinctive UNLV offerings

Students in UNLV’s Magic, Witchcraft and Religion class learn about mystical topics such as ritual magic, dream magic, vision quests and shamanism. It’s one of a number of eclectic UNLV offerings this semester.

Suspect in stabbing at Lake Mead arrested in Colorado

A male suspect, who reportedly fled on foot after the Sept. 7 attack on a camper in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, was taken into custody in Grand Junction, Colorado, on Sept. 19 on unrelated charges, park officials said.

Tough Mudder’s second gym nationwide open in Las Vegas

The Tough Mudder Las Vegas gym, the second of its kind nationwide, was slated to open in April but instead had a soft opening Aug. 6 due to construction delays, said owner Alona Burns. This month’s grand opening included free high-intensity training and festivities such as a ribbon cutting.

Las Vegas group offers care to ex-nuclear test site workers

Former Nevada National Security Site employee Ted Yanuzis sought help and found Nuclear Care Partners, which provides free in-home care to former atomic workers who developed illnesses after exposure to radiation and other toxic materials.