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Dan Shaw takes helm as Ward 2 Henderson councilman
June 20, 2017
Henderson City Council on Tuesday night appointed Dan Shaw to its (very briefly) vacant Ward 2 seat ...
Newly elected Henderson Mayor Debra Marsh addresses the audience after being sworn in during a special City Council meeting at Henderson City Hall, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Just sworn in, new mayor Debra March off and running in Henderson
June 20, 2017
Debra March is wasting no time getting started as Henderson’s new mayor. Just minutes after taking the official oath and being sworn in during a special meeting of City Council, she unveiled ...
Las Vegas launched an online retail shop to sell city-themed items.
City-operated online retail store will sell Las Vegas apparel
June 20, 2017
The Vegas Store features various items with the city’s vintage logo, which was unveiled in October ...
An aerial view of a residential neighborhood in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas officials set to decide whether to clamp down on party houses
June 19, 2017
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday will decide whether to place further restrictions on short-term rental homes. A recommending committee Monday morning pushed ...
Henderson City Council members interview candidates for Ward 2 vacancy
June 15, 2017
One of the first things Henderson Mayor-Elect Debra March will do after she is sworn in Tuesday is help decide who will succeed her as ...
With revenue projections looking good, Henderson approves 58 new positions
May 19, 2017
The biggest change from the city's tentative budget was full staffing for a new fire station set to open this fall in the master-planned community of Inspirada.
Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell
Las Vegas' $1.4 billion budget includes funds for more than 60 positions
May 18, 2017
The budget adds or restores 61 and 1/2 city positions, including 10 public works project management staff, 14 ...
New fire station a healthy sign for Henderson's finances
April 22, 2017
Henderson’s first new fire station in 15 years tops the list of highlights of the city’s $541 million tentative 2018 budget, which officials released earlier this week ...
The next vote: A few campaign signs aren’t going anywhere until summer
April 10, 2017
Primary season is over for municipal elections in Southern Nevada, and in some races, the results pre-empt the need for a general election. But some seats remain up for grabs in June.
A family is seen eating food from the 16th annual Taste and Sounds of Soul Festival at the Fremont Street Experience, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017.
Survey: Residents content with life in Las Vegas despite displeasure with schools
March 3, 2017
Las Vegas compares favorably to other large U.S. cities when it comes to overall satisfaction. The national average is 45 percent satisfied compared to our 70 percent ...
Henderson City Council approves 6-month recreational marijuana ban
Feb. 8, 2017
The Henderson City Council has passed a six-month moratorium on marijuana sales. The council voted unanimously Tuesday to ban the sale of recreational marijuana while ...
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen gives the State of the City address at Green Valley Ranch in Henderson Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.
Four takeaways from the Henderson State of the City speech
Jan. 19, 2017
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen delivered his last State of the City speech today to a packed room of 700 people at the Green Valley Ranch Grand Events Center. The 40-minute speech focused mostly on ...
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman gives the State of the City address at Las Vegas City Hall in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
Murder rate, public transportation, mental illness among city's top challenges in '17
Jan. 13, 2017
The city of Las Vegas faces a different set of challenges today than it did when Mayor Carolyn Goodman gave her first State of the City address six years ago. To name a few ...
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman gives the State of the City address at Las Vegas City Hall in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
Goodman talks health care, education, transportation, security, sports and more in State of the City address
Jan. 12, 2017
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman delivered her sixth State of the City address on Thursday to a full house of about 500 spectators and media members at City Hall, focusing on public safety, health care, reducing Las Vegas’ homeless population, and improving ...
This July 29, 2015, photo shows Amazon's Echo, a digital assistant that continually listens for commands such as for a song, a sports score or the weather.
Alexa knows Las Vegas; just ask her
Dec. 20, 2016
Have a question about a Las Vegas park or your city council representative? Just ask Alexa. Amazon Echo, the increasingly popular voice-controlled device that uses an artificial-intelligence system called Alexa, knows a thing or two about Las Vegas ...

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