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Artist rendering of the proposed Las Vegas National Sports Complex in Henderson.
Ex-BLM head stood to benefit from sale of Henderson land, watchdog reports
May 31, 2016
Bob Abbey, former head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, was “personally and substantially involved” in selling Henderson land for a multi-venue sports complex to developer Chris Milam and …
Las Vegas OKs $1.2B budget, continues long climb out of recession
May 18, 2016
The Las Vegas City Council today voted unanimously to approve a $1.2 billion budget for the next fiscal year, marking the first time spending and income exceeded 2008 levels since ...
This illustration of how Symphony Park could  — but not necessarily will — look in the future appears in the new downtown master plan, which charts a vision for the city's urban core through 2045.
Vision test: Is the city of Las Vegas meeting its plan for 2020?
May 18, 2016
It happened before terrorists rammed planes into the World Trade Centers, before the recession rattled Southern Nevada and before Zappos triggered urban revitalization by moving its company headquarters to downtown Las Vegas. Back in the late 1990s ...
A fan celebrates grabbing a foul ball in the crowd at Cashman Stadium during the Big League Weekend baseball game with the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets there on Friday, April 1, 2016.
As 51s eye move to Summerlin, will it be curtains for Cashman Center?
April 15, 2016
If the Las Vegas 51s move to Summerlin, as the team would like to do, what would become of the Cashman Center? And how will a new baseball stadium be funded? Those are key questions in ongoing discussions ...
Mayor Carolyn Goodman gives a thumbs up during her annual State of the City address Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at City Hall.
In address, Goodman emphasizes public safety, touts job growth
Jan. 7, 2016
Las Vegas isn’t a “world-class city” yet, but it’s inching closer, Mayor Carolyn Goodman said during her State of the City address Thursday evening ...
Traffic is shown on Bicentennial Parkway at the Inspirada master-planned community in Henderson, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.
Clean bill of financial health for city of Henderson
Dec. 10, 2015
Henderson is “cautiously optimistic” about its financial growth ....
"Blaxploitation" films are displayed at Movies & Candy, 10895 S. Eastern Ave., Thursday, January 17, 2013. Movie fan Trevor Layne opened the video shop last November when his house started overflowing with movies.
Henderson modernizes video rental laws
Nov. 6, 2015
Henderson isn’t known for its bustling video rental businesses. Nevertheless, at this week’s council meeting, the city updated its more than 30-year-old laws dealing with video rentals.
Las Vegas raising $26 million for parks, community centers
July 15, 2015
The Las Vegas City Council today started the process to issue $26 million in bonds to pay for construction and rehabilitation of parks and community centers. The money to pay off the bonds was initially earmarked for ...
Longtime Henderson employee Murnane tabbed for city manager job
July 13, 2015
Henderson spent several months and $30,000 scouring the country to find the best city manager possible. But after two days of interviews ...
The six finalists for the Henderson city manager's position are, top row from left: Ronald Olson, city manager of Corpus Christi, Texas; Steven Goble, Henderson fire chief; and Scott Adams, Las Vegas deputy city manager; and bottom row from left, Steven Sarkozy, former city manager of Carlsbad, Calif., and Bellevue, Wash.; Robert Murnane, Henderson director of public works, parks and recreation; and Orlando Sanchez, Las Vegas deputy city manager.
Henderson council to mull city manager pick over weekend
July 9, 2015
The Henderson City Council is taking the weekend to digest two days worth of presentations and interviews with six candidates vying to be the next city manager. It will ...
The six finalists for the Henderson city manager's position are, top row from left: Ronald Olson, city manager of Corpus Christi, Texas; Steven Goble, Henderson fire chief; and Scott Adams, Las Vegas deputy city manager; and bottom row from left, Steven Sarkozy, former city manager of Carlsbad, Calif., and Bellevue, Wash.; Robert Murnane, Henderson director of public works, parks and recreation; and Orlando Sanchez, Las Vegas deputy city manager.
Vetting of Henderson city manager finalists gets underway
July 8, 2015
The Henderson City Council has named the six candidates who are vying to be its next city manager. The vetting process starts today at 1:15 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 240 S. Water St., when each candidate will have a half-hour to present their respective vision for the city and plans for the first 100 days in office. That will ...
The six finalists for the Henderson city manager's position are, top row from left: Ronald Olson, city manager of Corpus Christi, Texas; Steven Goble, Henderson fire chief; and Scott Adams, Las Vegas deputy city manager; and bottom row from left, Steven Sarkozy, former city manager of Carlsbad, Calif., and Bellevue, Wash.; Robert Murnane, Henderson director of public works, parks and recreation; and Orlando Sanchez, Las Vegas deputy city manager.
Six finalists named for Henderson city manager
July 1, 2015
Henderson announced six finalists today in its search for a new city manager, including two city employees, two Las Vegas municipal employees and two candidates from ...
Henderson to consider 4-month moratorium on massage parlors
May 19, 2015
The Henderson City Council will vote tonight on a four-month ban to prevent new massage parlors from opening and give staff time to craft new rules to crack down on ...
Mayor Carolyn Goodman, with husband former Mayor Oscar Goodman, excitedly announces her win and celebrates on election night Tuesday, April 7, 2015, during a party at her headquarters.
Exuberant mayor succeeds in quest to stay at the helm
April 8, 2015
Las Vegas will have four more years of Goodman after Mayor Carolyn Goodman cruised to re-election Tuesday night over challenger Stavros Anthony, stretching her family's hold on the office to a fifth term ...
Ken Hall  votes at Becker Middle School in Summerlin Tuesday, April 7, 2015.
Election Day: Las Vegas mayoral clash gets top billing
April 7, 2015
Election day has arrived and all eyes are on the race for Las Vegas mayor, where incumbent Carolyn Goodman is looking to win a second term while fending off ...

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