“Some people want to burn our flag, WE save it,” Fire Department spokesman Tim Szymanski wrote in a Twitter caption. He has since said the tweet was a mistake and was not meant to be political.
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 new funding is meant to curtail a mounting trash problem throughout the city.
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday approved a liquor manufacturing license for 7Five Brewing, the company co-founded by Golden Knights right winger Ryan Reaves.
While Clark County Commissioners approved 40 supplemental positions for two understaffed jails Tuesday, Commissioner Justin Jones indicated his future support for more hires will be tied to the Metropolitan Police Department clarifying its role in immigration detention.
County officials criticized a proposed tourism district near the Palace Station hotel that would see a new entertainment district built, but cost Clark County sales tax dollars for the next two decades.
The period between April 1 and June 30 easily accounted for the majority of candidates’ total campaign contributions and spending, according to an analysis of financial disclosures due Monday.
Although Las Vegas Councilwoman Michele Fiore still opposes two ordinances that govern redeveloping open space and vacant golf courses, she’s delaying their repeal so new council members can have time to review the matter.
The latest resolution calls on the government to keep mayors appraised of planned routes, quantities and timing in shipping radioactive waste to Nevada for disposal.
Residents in Trona, upset with early media coverage focused on Ridgecrest, wondered aloud whether they may again be forgotten.
Residents in a desert community about 235 miles southwest of Las Vegas have been forced to reckon with an anxiety-stirring prospect — they don’t know what to expect next.
Mayra Crum just helped her 10,000th student become nationalized. The urgency for Crum’s students to obtain citizenship has intensified in the Trump era.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday signaled that they were unwilling to commit any dollars from a potential quarter-cent sales tax hike to the school district without first meeting with trustees on a plan and accountability.
Las Vegas officials have teamed up with the housing authority to thus far provide more than 150 computer tablets to low-income families along with internet for two years.