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NLV City Council votes to open 2 pools this summer
Third pool will be open for swim team practices only
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The North Las Vegas City Council decided Wednesday to open only two of its four swimming pools — the Hartke and Silver Mesa facilities — for open-swim this summer, part of an effort to cut costs.
Henderson residents give city high marks but worry about economy
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Henderson is a pretty great place to live, residents reported in a community survey released Tuesday, but they share worries with most of the rest of the valley — namely, the economy.
New fire station in northeast valley to open Thursday
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
A new Fire Station 20 in the northeast valley will be commissioned at an opening ceremony on Thursday.
Fun run/5K at UMC to benefit grief center
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
A brisk morning run (or walk) on March 26 will benefit the families at Adam's Place as part of the fourth annual "Step Out for Safety, Step Up for Health" 5K run and 1-mile Fun Run.
CSN students gear up for Carson City protest as worries about cuts mount
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Students at the College of Southern Nevada’s Henderson campus are sending a message to Carson City, inked with dozens of signatures on a bright yellow banner: Stop cutting education.
Pueblo Indian art exhibit to be unveiled Friday at Clark County Museum
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
More than 150 years of Pueblo Indian culture will take up residence in the Clark County Museum when "Pueblo Indian Art: Ongoing Traditions" premieres on Friday.
Local artist's work to be displayed at Henderson Multigenerational Center
Monday, March 14, 2011
Glenn Haywood, the student of a valley art teacher, will have his oil paintings displayed at the Henderson Multigenerational Center for the next month after an opening reception on Wednesday.
Irish songs and stories come to West Charleston Library on Thursday
Monday, March 14, 2011
Bill and Kate Isles are coming to the West Charleston Library on Thursday to help residents celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
Red Mountain Music Choir to perform two weekend concerts
Monday, March 14, 2011
The Red Mountain Music Choir is holding a pair of concerts this weekend at Boulder City's College of Southern Nevada campus.
Volunteers sought to help clean up River Mountains Loop Trail
Monday, March 14, 2011
It's time for some spring cleaning at the River Mountains Loop Trail.
American Indian art, jewelry show returns to Henderson this weekend
Monday, March 14, 2011
The Anderson's American Indian Show is returning to the Henderson Convention Center this weekend.
Boulder City lawsuits still working through the courts
Monday, March 14, 2011
The sponsors of three Boulder City ballot questions are still waiting for their day in front of the Nevada Supreme Court.
Sahara guests, workers fondly remember ‘the last of the oldies’
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Helmut Hartleb first visited Las Vegas in 1958, six years after the Sahara opened. He remembers the lights and the excitement on the north end of the Strip. And for the past 30 or more years, he and his wife, Joan, have made a yearly trip to Las Vegas.
Builder unveils 'Extreme Green' model home
Friday, March 11, 2011
Some people might balk at a model home with exposed insulation and toilets sawed in half. But the folks at Meritage Homes, which unveiled an Extreme Green model home at a sales center at the Providence master-planned community Friday, see it differently.
Downtown salon hosting AIDS fundraiser on Sunday
Thursday, March 10, 2011
For those putting off their next haircut, Globe Salon in Soho Lofts is hoping a good cause will get them out the door. The salon is hosting a charity Cut-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday to raise money for the American Foundation for Children with AIDS.
School District invites students to participate in eco-conscious fashion show
Thursday, March 10, 2011
The saying goes that one man's trash is another man's treasure, and the Clark County School District is asking its students to take it to heart as part of the 2011 Fashion Trashion Environmental Contest.
Boulder City has plans to spruce up Nevada Way
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Using some one-time funds from the Regional Transportation Commission, Boulder City is planning a major overhaul of its Nevada Way corridor as well as improving some of its most-used roadways.
Report: Rocky Mountain snowfall likely to boost Lake Mead water level
Thursday, March 10, 2011
It is nearly a certainty that extra water will flow into drought-plagued Lake Mead this year, according to the latest projections from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The bureau reported in January that increased snowfall in the Rocky Mountains -- more than 30 percent above historical levels -- could lead to more water for the lake if Lake Powell's water level rose to 3,643 feet by April 1.
Highway Patrol trooper injured in accident on U.S. 95
Thursday, March 10, 2011
A Nevada Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was injured in an accident this morning on southbound U.S. 95 at the Rancho Drive interchange in the northwest valley.
Grant funds free swim lessons for Boulder City toddlers
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Free swimming lessons are being offered in Boulder City for children age four and younger thanks to a grant from the Southern Nevada Chapter of the International Code Council that the city council accepted on Tuesday.
Nevada Chamber Symphony to perform Sunday
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Some of the valley's top young performers will make music at the Clark County Library on Sunday as the Nevada Chamber Symphony concludes its winter concert series.
School district plans town hall meetings over budget cuts
Monday, March 7, 2011
The Clark County School District is hosting town hall meetings March 15 to discuss budget cuts facing the district in 2011.
Broadway in the Hood planned for West Las Vegas Library
Monday, March 7, 2011
Broadway is coming to the West Las Vegas Library, which is hosting the Broadway in the Hood Theatre Festival this Friday and Saturday.
UNLV jazz students plan free performance Wednesday
Monday, March 7, 2011
UNLV jazz students are continuing their ongoing concert series at Clark County Library with another performance on Wednesday.
Freakin' Frog to host musical comedy group Saturday
Monday, March 7, 2011
Billy Dare and the Pumps will bring their unique brand of musical comedy to the Freakin' Frog on Saturday.
Boulder City to host foreclosure intervention workshop
Monday, March 7, 2011
Distressed homeowners in Boulder City are invited to a foreclosure intervention workshop on March 16 at Boulder City Hall.
Kingwood Crest in The Vistas village debuts in Summerlin
Monday, March 7, 2011
KB Home debuted Kingwood Crest in The Vistas village in Summerlin last week.
Group helps disadvantaged women dress for success
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Paige Candee works in public relations, so she knows appearance can be everything. That made Dress for Success, the international organization that provides professional attire for disadvantaged women, a natural fit.
Las Vegas girl to testify before Congress on diabetes research
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Two years ago, Jacqi Hammel was diagnosed with diabetes at age 12. When she heard the news, she said she felt almost nothing but anger. When friends tried to talk with her about the condition, she rebuffed them.
Freakin' Frog plans free jazz concert Wednesday
Friday, March 4, 2011
Some cool cats will be gathering at the Freakin' Frog next Wednesday for a free concert. Jaman Laws, son of jazz great Ronnie Laws and nephew of Hubert Laws, will pick up his saxophone alongside the Vernell Brown Jr. Trio.
UNLV jazz students plan Sunday concert
Friday, March 4, 2011
As part of their ongoing concert series at the Clark County Library, UNLV jazz students will give a special bonus concert at 2 p.m. Sunday.
'False Horizon' exhibit opens at Trifecta Gallery
Thursday, March 3, 2011
UNLV graduate Sam Davis will debut his new show, "False Horizon," at the Trifecta Gallery inside the Arts Factory tonight.
Brubeck Brothers Quartet to perform at Fifth Street School
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The Brubeck Brothers Quartet is bringing their groove to the Historic Fifth Street School later this month.
Nevada Arts Academy set to expand
Thursday, March 3, 2011
After 11 years on Spring Mountain Road, the Nevada Arts Academy is moving to the corner of Durango Drive and Patrick Lane in April.
Gardeners invited to Acacia Demonstration Gardens' spring sale
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Green-thumbed individuals are invited give their spring garden an extra boost with the selections available at the Spring Plant Sale this Saturday at the Acacia Demonstration Gardens in Henderson.
County zoning board tightens code on 'sex clubs'
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Clark County has tightened its code regarding “sex clubs” after a U.S. District Court judge found last summer that the county’s existing ordinance was unconstitutionally vague.
Boulder City tries to pass the truck back to Arizona
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Authorities banned truck traffic on Hoover Dam after the 9/11 attacks, and the federal government hustled to build the pricey and photogenic Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.
Fundraiser at Buzz BBQ will help valley seniors
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Feed a pig, help a senior: That's the idea behind Helping Hands of Vegas Valley's fundraising efforts this year, as the organization tries to fill a $80,000 shortfall.
County to hold public auction of surplus goods on Saturday
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Clark County and other public agencies are holding the first government surplus auction of 2011 on Saturday at a county storage lot, 4320 Stephanie St., near Flamingo Road.
New trail to open at Robert E. 'Bob' Price Park
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The Robert E. "Bob" Price Park center will celebrate its second anniversary on Thursday with the opening of a new walking path and a second anniversary basketball game.
Chicken Bonz opens second valley location
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Chicken Bonz is bringing its "chicken with attitude" to a new location at the corner of Warm Springs Road and Durango Drive in the southwest valley.
USDA to host meeting at Boulder City Hall on renewable energy
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The United States Dairy Association is hosting a workshop on March 15 in Boulder City for small business owners and agricultural producers interested in renewable energy systems.
Tickets on sale Friday for annual benefit dinner for Boulder City High scholarships
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Dinner and raffle tickets for the Philanthropic Educational Organization's second annual Spring Dinner will go on sale this Friday at the Boulder Dam Credit Union.
Grandma Daisy's finds a sweet spot on Nevada Way
Monday, Feb. 28, 2011
Nearly 10 years ago, Beth Walker’s mother suggested that she and her daughter should open a candy store in Boulder City. Good friends of hers realized the idea first when they founded Grandma Daisy’s downtown in 2001.
Kid-focused sewing studio fashions 'Little Hip Chix'
Monday, Feb. 28, 2011
At the Little Hip Chix Studio, Kari Arbogast and Carmen Henle are stitching together a special place in the community where children can develop a passion for fashion.
Magician Joseph Gabriel to perform Sunday at Clark County Library
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
Joseph Gabriel will bring the best of his Broadway magic show to a special performance at the Clark County Library on Sunday.
'Sunday Afternoon with the Cantors' comes to Summerlin Library
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
Hadassah of Southern Nevada's musical group is offering "Sunday Afternoon with the Cantors" at the Summerlin Library on Sunday.
Target grant provides math tutors for high school exams
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
High School Proficiency Exams are fast approaching. Clark County schools recently received a grant from the Target Foundation for $50,000 to pay for math tutoring at 10 area libraries as students prepare for the tests.
Gibson Middle School students hosting Saturday pet adoption event
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
Seventh- and eighth-graders at R.O. Gibson Middle School are inviting the community to their school's gymnasium on Saturday to take part in their pet adoption event.
Laser tag arcade planned for Town Square mall
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
Jeff Swunlund is planning to light up Town Square with laser tag and old-fashioned arcade ambience at King Zargon Laser Tag, the latest from the man behind the valley’s King Putt mini-golf courses.

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