Nikki Dawson of North Las Vegas makes about $650 each month, she said. A neighbor told her of an organization, UrbanUnderdogs, that helps pets in underserved communities.
Upon receiving a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Mississippi, Mia has worked as a copy editing intern with the Seattle Times and recently joined the the Las Vegas Review-Journal as a reporter. She’s had several years of experience as a freelance reporter for The Daily Mississippian, and served some time as a copy editor for the paper as well. In her spare time, she works as a part-time English tutor for Brainfuse, an online tutoring service for high school and college students.
The Jean Ford Democracy Award is designed to recognize deserving citizens who have furthered the democratic process, according to Gail Anderson, deputy secretary of state.
Maria “Masha” Pisarenko of the east Las Vegas Valley spent her early years in what was then the Soviet Union and lived in Moscow from the age of 12 until the mid-2000s.
From April 30 to May 1, Vanessa Aponte of North Las Vegas represented Clark County at the 2019 national Poetry Out Loud competition held in Washington, D.C.
The hourlong event featured a step-by-step process in which attendees mixed the contents in a bowl and then formed the infrastructure of their pots.
Las Vegas-based Miracle Flights surprised 13-year-old Jordan Boren of Texas with a cake flown in via drone at Carnival in the Clouds at Craig Ranch Regional Park.
Sam Mihara has made it his life’s work to share the history of Japanese Americans placed in internment camps after the Pearl Harbor attack.
In July, Austin and Harlie Peterson will take part in the United States Twirling Association’s national competition in Ohio. In August, they’ll compete in Limoges, France.
The renovation replaced playground equipment at Aliante Nature Discovery Park that was over 15 years old, said North Las Vegas City Councilman Richard Cherchio.
Judge Natalie Tyrrell tried the mock trial case in front of Squires Elementary School students; Boyd Law School’s Jen Smith and Julio Garcia were prosecutor and defense counsel.
Jack Stark, 10, didn’t place at GeoBee in the nation’s capital but will be back on a national stage at the National History Bee finals near Chicago, beginning June 7.
The rap sessions began as informal dicussions. The Black Student Union has about 12 sessions each semester.
The film, titled “This is My Home,” premiered May 4 during a private screening at Maya Cinemas. The documentary includes interviews with Americans from across the country.
Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School senior Mark Wilbourne, who was in a bicycle crash in January, returned to Las Vegas after months at a Colorado hospital.