Highlights from the festivities at the Storm Area 51 event.
On the eve of the Storm Area 51 events in Rachel and Hiko, things are finally starting to look like a festival. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
People are arriving for Storm Area 51 events in Rachel and in Hiko this weekend. (Mat Luschek / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Review-Journal transportation editor Mick Akers with the latest information on what to expect if you’re headed to Area 51 for this weekend’s events. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Little A’Le’Inn owner Connie West, says Area 51 event still happening after creator Matty Roberts pulls out. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Matty Roberts, the man behind the “Storm Area 51” movement has been abducted to now host an alien-themed event in downtown Las Vegas.
Five facts you may or may not know about Area 51. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
An internet joke has more than 1 million people interested in storming Nevada’s famed Area 51 north of Las Vegas on Sept. 20. Locals think it’s a terrible idea, but welcome the customers. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
1. Calvary Chapel Christian School has hired former disgraced Baylor coach Dave Bliss as an athletic director and boys basketball coach. Bliss was at the center of a murder scandal in 2003 when one Baylor basketball player killed another. Teachers and coaches at Calvary Chapel say they are comfortable with Bliss working there despite his past controversies.
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