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April 17, 2014

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Court: Mayor part of council; term limits apply
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court, in a 5-2 decision, ruled that two Reno City Council members barred by term limits from running again also are not eligible to run for mayor.
 In this photo taken Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon Jr. is pictured at his office in Las Vegas.
Ex-UCLA star selling cars in Henderson, taking on NCAA over pay
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The first time Ed O'Bannon went up against the NCAA he was an 18-year-old with some serious talent and even more serious aspirations to play basketball at UNLV.
Henderson mulls property tax hike to fix 'crumbling infrastructure'
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Henderson officials are considering raising the city’s property tax rate by up to 20 cents to generate funds to cover a $17 million annual shortfall needed to maintain its infrastructure.
A fire broke out Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at a house near Windmill Parkway and Arroyo Grande. No one was home at the time, officials said.
Firefighters put out blaze at house in Henderson
Friday, February 7, 2014
Henderson firefighters doused a blaze this afternoon that started in the garage of a single-family home near Windmill Parkway and Arroyo Grande.
The Green Valley Ranch casino-resort in Henderson.
Canadian indicted in $12.9 million Las Vegas casino debt case
Thursday, February 6, 2014
A Canadian real estate businessman and gambling high-roller is sought in Nevada on charges that he failed to repay $12.9 million in debts to two Las Vegas-area casinos.
Mary Poppins.
Q+A: Jennifer Hemme, theater director at Green Valley High School, talks ‘Mary Poppins’
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Last Thursday, Green Valley High School became the first nonprofessional organization to perform the Broadway musical “Mary Poppins” after being handpicked to debut its amateur version by licensing agency Music Theater International.
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen delivers the State of the City address at Green Valley Ranch Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
Mayor: With recession in past, Henderson at crossroads for future
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
In the midst of highlighting the city’s accomplishments during his State of the City address today, Mayor Andy Hafen acknowledged Henderson was approaching a financial crossroads.
A view of the Cowabunga Bay water park on Galleria Road in Henderson Thursday, June 27, 2013.
Work resumes on Henderson water park; Cowabunga Bay lists late May opening
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Construction crews are back to work at the delayed Cowabunga Bay Water Park in Henderson. The 23-acre attraction at Gibson Road and Galleria Drive is slated to open May 24, according to its website. The 1960s beach-themed water park was supposed to open by Memorial Day weekend 2013, but developer Shane Huish said in April that Cowabunga Bay was only half completed and would open in spring 2014 instead.
Henderson headquarters of Barclaycard US on Corporate Circle.
Barclaycard US to begin training classes for workers at new Henderson call center
Monday, February 3, 2014
Last year when Zappos moved into downtown Las Vegas, it left a gaping hole in the Henderson office space from which it moved. But it didn’t take long for the space to be filled.
This May 9, 2013, photo provided by the city of Henderson shows Onion, a mastiff-Rhodesian ridgeback mix, at the Henderson Animal Care and Control Facility.
What lessons did we learn from the Onion saga?
Dog that killed child has been set free, but questions remain
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The long legal saga of Onion the dog concluded last week when, after 21 months of court battles, Henderson agreed to release the family pet that killed a 1-year-old boy to an out-of-state rescue. The agreement stipulates that Onion can never be adopted or around children. The animal advocates who turned out in Onion’s defense and the family both expressed a hope that the tragedy would be a learning experience for the community and the local government.
Car fire prompts closure of US 95 near Auto Show Drive
Monday, January 27, 2014
A car caught fire today on U.S. 95 South near Auto Show Drive, prompting authorities to close the highway for 20 minutes.
Union Village will be one of the first integrated health-care and mixed-use developments in the country. Developers unveiled its master plan Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Henderson City Hall.
Land purchased for hospital at planned Henderson health village
Friday, January 24, 2014
A billion-dollar health care complex in Henderson in the works since at least 2011 moved forward this week with two land transactions.
Albertsons to close 2 Las Vegas-area stores next month
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Two Albertsons grocery stores in southern Nevada are set to shut their doors next month. The stores are at West Horizon Ridge Parkway and Eastern Avenue in Henderson and South Maryland Parkway at Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas.
Henderson Police arrest man for embezzling car warranty money
Friday, January 17, 2014
Henderson Police have arrested a man accused of keeping money meant to purchase nearly $860,000 worth of car warranties.
Former loan officer gets prison time in Ponzi scheme
Friday, January 17, 2014
A former loan officer from Henderson was sentenced today to more than six years in prison and will pay $830,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to defrauding at least 16 clients, according to the United States Attorney’s Office in Nevada.

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