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In this Feb. 22, 2010, file photo, Frontier Airlines jetliners sit stacked up at gates along the A concourse at Denver International Airport.
Frontier Airlines adds 7 new routes out of Las Vegas
June 26, 2019
Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines has announced it will launch seven new routes out of Las Vegas. The Denver-based airline said Tuesday new nonstop routes to and from McCarran International Airport for ...
North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee delivers the State of the City address at Texas Station in North Las Vegas Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.
NLV officials: Upgraded bond rating will help city improve services
June 26, 2019
The latest boost in North Las Vegas’ credit rating will be noticeable in the city’s finances, officials said, but residents will also see it in parks, libraries and other areas ...
Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin is pictured in his office on Feb. 2, 2016.
TI owner Phil Ruffin interested in buying the right Caesars property
June 25, 2019
Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin said he’d be interested in buying another Strip casino if a Caesars property becomes available in the company's just-announced merger with Eldorado Resorts. Eldorado said Monday it was buying Caesars in a $17.3 billion cash-and-stock deal that would create the largest ...
The Notes: June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019
In the Notes: Steve Borgna, Lisa Schock, William Caron, Advanced Imaging Solutions, Nevada State Bank, Heather Lang-Cassera, Comprehensive Cancer Centers, Cary Berner and more ...
Angela Rene', owner of Rene' Tyler Boutique, poses for a portrait in her boutique inside The Shoppes at The Palazzo, Thursday June 13, 2019.
'Fashion is for everyone,' says Las Vegas designer
June 24, 2019
Rene’ Tyler Plus Sizes 12 & Above is a small, boutique operation of just four employees, but it is becoming a major name in fashion.
Terbine CEO David Knight poses for a photo on Friday, June 21, 2019.
Why this California tech company moved here and what it means for Las Vegas
June 24, 2019
When the owners and operators of a Northern California tech startup decided they wanted a fresh start in a new city, Las Vegas seemed like it would be a good landing spot. Las Vegas has attributes that appealed to Knight and the rest of the Terbine leadership, such as ...
Nevada added to suit to stop $26.5B Sprint-T-Mobile deal
June 21, 2019
Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada are joining the legal fight against T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint in a case that lawyers ....
WinCo's frozen raspberries from Washington farm recalled
June 17, 2019
Frozen red raspberries from a Washington state farm are being recalled across the western U.S. WinCo Foods says it sold frozen red raspberries manufactured by Rader Farms of Bellingham, Washington, that may be ...
Images are projected onto a table and place settings via video mapping software in the private room at Partage in Las Vegas on Thursday, June 6, 2019.
Tech advances help bolster Las Vegas hospitality businesses
June 17, 2019
With mobile apps now a regular part of daily life, it makes sense that one would be dedicated to helping organizations find short-term employees. Enter Instawork, a gig worker app geared toward the hospitality sector.
The Notes: Philanthropy, June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019
In the Notes: Nevada HAND, Three Square Food Bank, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Professional Women in Building, Las Vegas Philharmonic, Spread the Word Nevada and more ...
Ranny McKee, owner of Elegant Homes, poses for a photo Thursday, June 13, 2019, in front of a home he built in Seven Hills.
Las Vegas luxury homebuilder undeterred by horrific wreck
June 17, 2019
While walking through perhaps his most exquisite masterpiece, homebuilder Ranny McKee couldn’t help but take a moment to admire his work. “Even for the homes I build, this one was over the top,” McKee said of the house he built in Seven Hills for Las Vegas businessman Mark Lindsey. A stunner even by ...
Aaron Forgey, Alan, Laura Sussman and Wendy Kraft pose for a photo at Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services on Monday, June 10, 2019.
Funeral home's owners say personal touch sets them apart
June 17, 2019
For Wendy Kraft and Laura Sussman, it is an honor to care for the deceased. Both were part of the Jewish burial society, or chevra kadisha, and say it was a fulfilling, spiritual experience.
Cortez Masto introduces bill to curb robocalls
June 13, 2019
The content of the calls is always familiar but slightly varied — your credit is bad, your credit card is overdrawn, your student loan payments are due. Robocalls are not only annoying, but ...
Co-owner Elise Silva shows students how to code at Engineering For Kids.
Preparing kids for the future by making STEM subjects fun
June 10, 2019
Leo and Elise Silva are both the oldest children in large families, so they have always been involved in teaching children. So when they were looking to start their own business and discovered Engineering for Kids, it seemed like a perfect match for them.
A nearly completed building is shown during a tour of the new luxury Tanager apartment complex near the Las Vegas Ballpark in Downtown Summerlin Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
Summerlin’s Tanager apartments garnering interest ahead of opening
June 10, 2019
For millennial Zac Zaher, convenience and community are important traits he looks for in a housing complex. A local commercial real estate broker, Zaher, 30, has no ...