The National Weather Service forecasts the high temperature is expected to reach 103 degrees today and 105 Sunday.
Julie joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in July 2019 as a reporter for The View, covering the southwest/Henderson area. She grew up in southern California, and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. She worked as an education and health reporter at the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho for eight years. Before that, she was an education and county government reporter for two years at the Elko Daily Free Press in Elko, Nev.
Erica and Jamie Stewart, sophomores at Coronado High School, started with highland dancing when they were 5. In July, they competed in the U.S. Inter-Regional Championships in Las Vegas.
Bishop Gorman High School senior Sophia Adrangi, now 17, took the SAT in fall 2018 — and got a score of 1600 — and the ACT in April.
The 37-member Las Vegas Romance Writers group — which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year — helps writers working on a romance novel or other genres of fiction.
For a third year, the Henderson Animal Care and Control Facility is participating in the nationwide Clear the Shelters adoption drive. The Henderson facility will also hold the event Sunday.
Ronnie’s Hockey Club, a Las Vegas pickup ice hockey group, typically has nine or 10 games each week — some in the mornings and some in the evenings.
Legacy Traditional School’s southwest Las Vegas campus opened Aug. 8. About 1,600 students are enrolled at the tuition-free public charter school.
Scott Duane Marcello was arrested and has been charged with attempted murder, first-degree arson, third-degree arson and use of an incendiary device.
Saturday reached a high of 102, just one degree lower than the average of 103 degrees for this time of year, the weather service said.
The first “Rainbow Connection” event is Aug. 17 at the Green Valley Library. André Wade will present “LGBTQ 101: Definitions, Concepts Beyond.”
The students won the competition’s “Mission 2” challenge, open to third- through 12th-graders. There were three divisions: elementary, middle and high school.
Assured Development has four mixed-use projects underway in the Water Street area and 10 residential projects in the design phase.
After a three-year hiatus, the Henderson Fire Department plans to bring back a seminar designed to help women interested in becoming firefighters.
The third annual Clear the Shelters event is aimed at finding long-term homes for as many animals as possible.