Officials are urging the public to watch the 1 October Sunrise Remembrance ceremony remotely this year, in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Shea joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in November 2018 to cover City Hall and Clark County. He previously spent six years at the Desert Dispatch and Daily Press newspapers located in the High Desert of Southern California, where he covered politics at city, county and state levels. Shea has won three California Newspaper Publishers Association awards for his work. In 2018 he was a California Journalism Awards finalist for investigative reporting. He is an unapologetic Chicago sports fan, excluding only the White Sox.
The pipeline would transport 86,000 acre-feet each year from the Colorado River to Washington County in Utah. Opponents say it will be a drain on the river’s water supply.
Southern Nevada faces a $342 million annual shortfall to effectively tackle a homelessness crisis that regional officials continue to fear will be worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.
Phil Stoeckinger, an ex-deputy director of Economic and Urban Development, filed a federal lawsuit against the city in October 2018, a year after his departure from City Hall.
Clark County expects to assist as many as 15,000 households struggling with housing payments due to the coronavirus pandemic, using $50 million in federal relief dollars either earmarked by commissioners or provided by the state.
The mother of a 14-year-old boy struck and killed by a car as he crossed a southeastern Las Vegas thoroughfare in April has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Clark County over an out-of-service crosswalk.
The first marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas’ Ward 5 was approved over the objections of the councilman who represents the area, Cedric Crear.
Clark County Registrar of Voters Joe Gloria is hosting a virtual town hall on Facebook at 6 p.m. Thursday to provide information to the public and answer questions about the Nov. 3 general election.
After distributing over $2 million to more than 500 small businesses this summer, Clark County is opening a second round of grant funding to help establishments hurt by the pandemic to pay rent, utilities, employees and more.
Victims of the October 1, 2017, shooting will be memorialized in a combination of socially distanced and virtual events as the third anniversary of the shooting approaches.
The idea is to show the state that Southern Nevada should be able to write its own guidelines as it responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
A permanent memorial for Route 91 Harvest festival shooting victims may not be ready for several years, leading some Clark County lawmakers to worry about the project sitting for too long on the shelf.
Joe Gloria said Tuesday that local election officials were on track to staff dozens of Election Day and early voting sites this fall, two weeks after concerns of a poll worker shortage.