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At Desert Pines, radio class contest brings stardom to the student body
Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
Lunch at Desert Pines High School: the bell rings, and students slowly pour into the school’s open courtyard. The initial drumbeats of a hip-hop hit draw them to one corner where junior Angell Fernandez is manning a DJ station. An open space is roped off for some of the school’s most talented students to show their skills.
Want to be a judge for the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge?
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011
For those with refined taste, or taste buds at all, the Rotary Club of Boulder City is co-hosting a training class aimed at new judges for the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge on Memorial Day weekend.
Report on civil rights in Las Vegas to be presented Friday
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will present a summary report on the status of civil rights in Nevada during a public meeting at the Clark County Library on Friday.
Boulder City OKs deal for solar power plant
Development agreement prohibits city from altering project zoning for 50 years
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
Plans for a fifth solar power plant in Boulder City’s Eldorado Energy Zone moved forward Tuesday night after the Boulder City Council approved a development agreement between the city and the company behind the project.
Annual 'Something Scottish Festival' returns to Sahara West Library
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
Dust off your kilt: the 11th annual Something Scottish Festival will storm the Sahara West Library on Saturday.
Boulder City dog park nears completion, volunteers sought for weekend event
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
The dog park under construction in Boulder City is nearing its completion, and organizers are asking for volunteers to help plant the park's last trees on Saturday.
Henderson accepting applications for 'Art & All That Jazz' festival
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
As it prepares for its first fine arts festival, Art & All That Jazz, the city of Henderson is accepting applications from potential artists and crafters through March 21.
Project gives bighorn sheep safe passage over busy highway
Monday, Feb. 21, 2011
Desert bighorn sheep are finding safe passage over U.S. 93 in Arizona thanks to three wildlife bypasses that opened in January, part of an effort by Arizona officials to protect the animals and drivers. Last week, the department recorded some of the first rams to use the bypasses.
High school students gain real world experience at SECTA salon
Monday, Feb. 21, 2011
Principal Rick Aguello put his money where his mouth was when he sat down for a haircut in the Southeast Career and Technology Academy’s salon on a recent afternoon.
LDS stakes join in job search for those in need
Networking sessions attract unemployed seeking tips and contacts; dozens have found work
Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011
As 58-year-old Harley Walker details his work experience to the small gathering inside a gymnasium at a northwest valley church, his story is a reminder that for some people the Great Recession has only just begun.
NV Energy offers solar water heater incentives
Friday, Feb. 18, 2011
NV Energy is now accepting applications for valley residents interested in joining its solar hot water heating program.
Ensign to host town halls in Henderson, Summerlin
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
U.S. Sen. John Ensign has scheduled town hall meetings in Henderson and Summerlin next week.
Boulder City dumping NV Energy for cheaper power
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
For more than a decade, the amount of water flowing through the Colorado River Basin has steadily dropped during one of the area’s worst droughts on record.
Kind actions can net a free smoothie at Jamba Juice
Monday, Feb. 14, 2011
The Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada and Jamba Juice are encouraging valley residents to do a good deed as they kick off Random Acts of Kindness Week, today through Sunday.
Valentine's Day by the numbers: Las Vegas gets in the mood for love
Monday, Feb. 14, 2011
Ahh, Valentine's Day. It's a day to celebrate the one we love -- and break the bank on overpriced gifts to let them know it. In a city known for overindulgence, Valentine's Day becomes even more indulgent.
New Fremont Street business to marry video games, bar scene
Monday, Feb. 14, 2011
Chris LaPorte is hoping to plug into an untapped market by taking video gaming out of the basement and into a bar. Into his bar, that is. Insert Coin(s) is set to open in April in downtown Las Vegas.
'Phantom Las Vegas' performer to star in benefit concert for Family Promise
Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
Stepping away from the Strip for an afternoon, "Phantom Las Vegas" star Kristi Holden will perform a special concert benefiting Family Promise of Las Vegas on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Clark County Library.
Ghalib Ghallab to play jazz set at Freakin' Frog
Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
For the cool crowd: Ghalib Ghallab, Las Vegas' self-proclaimed "King of Smooth Jazz," will grace the piano at the Freakin' Frog on Sunday. The "one night only" show starts at 8 p.m., and admission is free.
Juvenile diabetes symposium scheduled for Feb. 26
Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
Registration is open for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's first Hope and Health Symposium.
Popular frozen dessert chain Tasti D-Lite expands to Town Square
Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
More than 20 years after it debuted on the streets of New York, cult favorite Tasti D-Lite has arrived in Las Vegas. The chain, which offers low-calorie alternative to ice cream, plans to open its second store in the valley in March at Town Square.
Annual Boulder City High talent show is Tuesday
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011
The stars will be out in Boulder City High School's auditorium on Tuesday for the drama club's annual talent show.
Summerlin Rotary group seeks donations for book drive
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011
As Nevada schools face impending budget cuts, the Rotary Club of Las Vegas-Summerlin is searching for new and gently used books as part of its February book drive.
Nevada Chamber Symphony to present youth-oriented show
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
The Nevada Chamber Symphony will introduce young ones to the orchestra with a special concert on Sunday at the Clark County Library.
Saturday reception to be held for artist Dayo Adelaja
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
Renowned artist Dayo Adelaja will be guest of honor at the Black History Month Artist Reception on Saturday at the West Las Vegas Arts Center.
Celebrate Valentine's Day with 'Down with Love'
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
The Red Mountain Music Company will present two Valentine's Day performances of "Down with Love" on Friday at the L.A. Water and Power Auditorium.
Registration open for Mountain's Edge community garage sale
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
Mountain's Edge residents: Registration is open now through Feb. 25 for the master-planned development's community garage sale on March 5.
UNLV jazz group to perform at Clark County Library
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
Some of UNLV's finest jazz students, the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, will perform at the Clark County Library from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
City seeks entries for annual Helldorado Days parade
Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
Since 1935, the Las Vegas Helldorado Days have celebrated the city's connection to the Wild West.
Youth singing group, Rising Stars, to perform Valentine Show
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Some of Boulder City's Rising Stars will shake a leg during their annual Valentine Show at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Multi-Use Building.
Summerlin expands with Amado in The Mesa village
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Pulte Homes has announced the opening of a new neighborhood, Amado in The Mesa village, on Summerlin's south side.
Boulder City resident Sherman Rattner leaves council race
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Sherman Rattner pulled out of the race for Boulder City Council on Monday, just days after filing his candidacy.
The Meadows students weigh in on current events following Tucson tragedy
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
It's been a month since the horrific shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Bishop Gorman students weigh in on current events following Tucson tragedy
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
It's been a month since the horrific shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Martha P. King students weigh in on current events following Tucson tragedy
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
It's been a month since the horrific shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Students at Green Valley High weigh in on current events following Tucson tragedy
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
It's been a month since the horrific shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Faith Lutheran students weigh in on current events following Tucson tragedy
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
It's been a month since the horrific shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Henderson International School students discuss current events after Tucson
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
It's been a month since the horrific shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Students at Agassi Prep weigh in on current events following Tucson tragedy
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
It's been a month since the horrific shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Local students weigh in on current events following Tucson tragedy
Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011
It’s been a month since the horrific shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 wounded. Among the injured was Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head but is recovering. As the nation continues to reflect on what happened, the Sun wanted to know what young people in our community are thinking about the future of America.
County fire, building departments to hold town hall meeting
Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011
Clark County’s building and fire departments are holding a town hall meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 16 at the Hollywood Recreation Center, where a panel will discuss new developments in both departments.
3 last candidates make filing deadline for Boulder City elections
Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
The last filing day for elections in Boulder City saw three last candidates throw their names in the hat: Lynn Goya and Sherman Rattner filed as candidates for City Council, and Zach Inman will run for mayor.
Two new members appointed to Enterprise town board
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011
The Enterprise Town Advisory Board has welcomed two new members: Laura Ring and Cheryl Wilson.
Seats open for Clark County Shooting Park Advisory Committee
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
Clark County is soliciting applications for those interested in serving on the Clark County Shooting Park Advisory Committee.
Another candidate files for Boulder City Council run
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
Another Boulder City resident, Linda Graham, has entered the race for city council to be decided in June's general election.
Council member Linda Strickland files to run for Boulder City mayor
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Boulder City Councilwoman Linda Strickland filed on Tuesday to run for mayor in June’s general election. Strickland, who was elected in 2007, is the only opponent so far for Mayor Roger Tobler, who announced his candidacy for re-election in December.
Author to sign copies of her book about Erin Brockovich
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Author Norma Zager will sign copies of her book covering the exploits of Erin Brockovich at the Boulder City Public Library on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Developers put early plans for UNLV stadium, retail district on display
Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Developers laid out plans today for a 150-acre master-planned development near the UNLV campus that would include retail space and residential housing, with a 40,000-seat domed stadium as its centerpiece. The plans by billionaire real estate businessman Ed Roski and Silverton casino president Craig Cavileer would bring UNLV football games to campus, replacing Sam Boyd Stadium.
Meeting set on NV Energy's move of power line on Warm Springs Road
Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
NV Energy is hosting an open house Feb. 8 at the Enterprise Library so company officials can discuss the relocation of a transmission line along Warm Springs Road and answer questions from community members.
Mayor: Boulder City poised to overcome challenges
Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011
Boulder City is in the midst of difficult times, but opportunities exist for the city to overcome the challenges it faces in the coming year, Mayor Roger Tobler said in his State of the City address Thursday. Tobler struck a tone that was equal parts somber assessment of recent years and optimism about what the future holds for the city of 15,000.
Judge denies motion to dismiss Boulder City term-limit lawsuit
Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011
A judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from a ballot question passed by Boulder City voters in November that would limit terms for committee and commission members.

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