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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, Orlando Sanchez, Las Vegas deputy city manager; Robert Murnane, Henderson director of public works, parks and recreation; and Steven Sarkozy, former city manager of Carlsbad, Calif., and Bellevue, Wash.
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 ...
A view of the new Las Vegas City Hall during a tour of downtown buildings in Las Vegas Monday, March 12, 2012.
Failed stadium project looms large for Las Vegas municipal election
March 20, 2015
This year's municipal election in Las Vegas will largely come down to how voters feel about a single issue — failed plans for a $200 million downtown soccer stadium ...
Mayor Carolyn Goodman gives her annual State of the City address from City Hall on Thursday, January 8, 2015.
Goodman talks tourism, cultural development, soccer stadium before Hispanic group
March 5, 2015
Mayor Carolyn Goodman, on the campaign trail for a second term in office, highlighted tourism and cultural development in an address to politically influential ...
A view of an unfinished and abandoned commercial building at 3110 E Twain Ave. Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.
Southern Nevada’s fight against blight only intensifying
Feb. 22, 2015
Code-enforcement officials struggle to keep up with with homes that have fallen into disrepair ...
Henderson City Manager Jacob Snow is shown in this Tuesday, March 20, 2012, file photo.
Henderson city manager announces plan to step down
Feb. 12, 2015
After nearly three years as Henderson city manager, Jacob Snow said today he plans to step down this summer and pursue a career in the private sector. Snow was hired in March 2012 to succeed ...
An artist’s rendering shows a proposed design for a future Major League Soccer stadium to be located in Symphony Park near the Smith Center. The proposal was announced Wednesday, May 14, 2014, by Findlay Sports and Cordish Companies.
Status report: Key decisions on horizon for Las Vegas soccer stadium
Feb. 12, 2015
Despite continued setbacks, plans to build a $200 million soccer stadium in downtown Las Vegas are still in play and face a critical vote next week. The project’s path has been rocky, with intense scrutiny over $56.5 million worth of public funding that would be put toward construction. The Las Vegas City Council nearly killed the proposal last fall before a restructuring of the financial plan persuaded Councilman Bob Coffin to change his vote, giving the project ...
Front-runners and underdogs: A look at 2015 city elections in Henderson, North Las Vegas
Feb. 6, 2015
With the economy on the rebound and city finances looking stronger, incumbents from North Las Vegas and Henderson will have a ready made talking point to support ...
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman gives her annual State of the City address from City Hall, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.
In address, Goodman lays out strategy to ‘survive as a city’
Jan. 8, 2015
After a 2014 that saw the continued recovery of Las Vegas' economy following the recession, plus the completion of several major infrastructure projects ...
The inaugural Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at MGM Resorts Village.
In 2014, the Word of the Year in VegasVille was …
Dec. 26, 2014
"Activation" was mentioned at every groundbreaking and rendering unveiling in the city in 2014. It was used most frequently to reference unused parcels on the Strip and downtown that became the site of festivals and special events.
Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.
Soccer swing: How one councilman’s shift brought stadium plan back to life
Dec. 11, 2014
Once on life support, a proposed downtown soccer stadium now is poised to clear the Las Vegas City Council thanks to a change of heart by Councilman Bob Coffin, a consistent opponent to using public money for the stadium. The key to Coffin's shift is a new wrinkle in the plan that would guarantee about $25 million for improvements to ...
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman speaks during the 2014 Las Vegas State of the City address at City Hall on Thursday evening.
What they’re thankful for: Southern Nevada leaders reflect on the holiday
Nov. 27, 2014
What are Southern Nevada leaders thankful for today? The Las Vegas Sun reached out to several, and here's what they had ...
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen delivers the State of the City address at Green Valley Ranch Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
Nevada Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Henderson mayor
Nov. 26, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court has dismissed petitions seeking the removal of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen over term limits. The court unanimously ruled that Rick Workman, who ran against Hafen, had no standing to ...

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