Hostess twinkie celebrates 100 years at the Hoover Dam in Boulder City.
Ten years ago on June 16, 2009, on the company’s anniversary, over 250 Cirque du Soleil performers from six different Las Vegas shows put on stilts to participate with four other Cirque companies in Montreal, Orlando, Moscow and Macau, for the Guinness World Record for the most people walking on stilts in multiple venues simultaneously.
Opening statements began today in a trial where a man says a physician left a wire in his body during a heart procedure in 2005. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Aliante Golf Club is the latest Las Vegas Valley course to tear out turf and cut its water use with the help of GPS technology. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Rural Nevadans struggle with increased suicide risks
Biologists from around Nevada gathered to take part in the annual Bat Blitz where they capture and record bats in the area. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
The Clark County School District revealed for the first time Tuesday that it is facing a budget deficit of between $17 million and $18 million next year despite winning additional funding in the just concluded legislative session. That means the possibility of a teachers strike in the fall remains on the table.
On Monday, Democrats extended the current Modified Business Tax rate, which would raise
around $100 million. The tax was scheduled to decline. The legislature has the ability to raise
taxes, but only with a two-thirds vote in both houses. Democrats claimed the MBT extension didn’t need a two-thirds vote, but their actions Monday showed they know they’re on shaky legal ground. They desperately tried to get a Republican vote, but Republicans remained unified in opposition.
Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains art installation received a base coat of white as part of a restoration project to repaint the boulders. (MIchael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Snowfall made a return to the Spring Mountains overnight, May 19, 2019. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A yard sale was held at the Desert Plaza Senior Apartments in downtown Las Vegas on Friday, May 17, 2019. Money was raised to benefit the longtime partner of the 74-year old man who was pushed off a bus and died.
On Monday, Senate Education Committee chair Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, released a new education funding formula. For years, many Democrat politicians have criticized the current education funding formula, called the Nevada Plan. They claim it’s old and outdated. Their biggest beef is that it doesn’t allocate more money for students who are English Language Learners or live in poverty. The theory is that it’s harder to educate those students and so they need additional services, which costs additional money.
Sign designer Betty Willis talks about making the iconic Welcome to Las Vegas sign in May of 1959.
Touro University in Las Vegas, awarded 18 Holocaust survivors with an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters on Monday, May 13, 2019. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
The 2019 Helldorado Parade, which dates back 85 years, took place Saturday morning in downtown Las Vegas as part of the Las Vegas Days, formerly known as Helldorado Days, annual cowboy-themed event with a nod to the Wild West.
Joe Biden visits his supporters in Las Vegas and talks about Donald Trump’s Presidency and how he can heal a divided country.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal host the 43rd annual High School journalism awards.
Clark County residents will be able to receive free genetic testing through the Healthy Nevada Project this year. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Former Vice President of the United States Al Gore talks to an audience at UNLV about the effects of Climate change and how to switch to renewable sources of energy.
Valerie Weber sits down with Victor Joecks to discuss her policies and why she is running for Ward 2 of the Las Vegas City Council.
As temperatures start to rise in the Las Vegas area, people are heading outside for various activities. Possibly hiking and maybe with a dog. People and pets aren’t the only creatures coming out of their winter homes – so are snakes. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nev., speaks about the military veterans who have been exposed to the toxic and harmful of burn pits during their time in service, specifically Iraq and Afghanistan.
Property owners around the new Las Vegas Raiders stadium are getting a lot of inquiries about selling.
Just as President Donald Trump started to make his opening remarks during his appearance at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s National Leadership Meeting, protesters disrupted his speech. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Year after year, late or no-show buses in the Clark County School District draw the ire of parents and students alike. One year the problem even prompted a parent to crack a school bus window in frustration over a late drop-off. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Drivers heading toward California on Interstate 15 should expect heavy traffic and a 13-mile backup Sunday afternoon.
Nevada’s new U.S. Attorney Nicholas Trutanich refused to rule out the possibility of prosecuting marijuana crimes. He said federal agents were victimized during the Cliven Bundy standoff, which is why he’s appealing a judge’s decision throwing out the case. He also believes federal law enforcement can help reduce local crime rates.
Traffic slowed to a crawl around 2:30p Sunday, on I-15S near Primm, Nevada.
After a rainy overnight, gloomy skies hover over Las Vegas Tuesday morning. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)
Former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge Monday, less than a week after resigning from his post. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)