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June 23, 2017

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  • Potential contractors and suppliers attend a stadium meeting at Green Valley Ranch in Henderson Thursday, June 15, 2017. Mortenson Construction and McCarthy Construction, the two companies combining to build the Raiders stadium, hosted the meeting.
    Contractors of Raiders stadium detail work timeline, bid process to eager audience
    June 16, 2017
    If you build it, they will come. An estimated 1,300 people interested in being part of constructing the new Raiders stadium packed a Green Valley Ranch ballroom to capacity Thursday. Within the information they heard about the bid process and project team ran a clear message from construction partners Mortenson and McCarthy ...
  • Steve Hill, chairman of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority, listens during a meeting to finalize plans for a $1.9 billion stadium for the Raiders, Thursday March 9, 2017.
    Stadium Authority updated on key contracts
    June 8, 2017
    The real work of hammering out a dozen contracts for the new Raiders stadium happens in the quiet, far away from public settings such as Thursday’s meeting of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board. ...
  • A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
    Raiders, UNLV still must diagram how they’ll play together in new yard
    June 7, 2017
    The Raiders and UNLV football will both play games in the same new stadium in 2020, but they must establish the ground rules for how they share the $1.9 billion jewel in the coming months. The UNLV Joint Use Agreement, as it is referenced in official documents, tops Thursday’s meeting agenda for the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board. The board will discuss progress on talks between the team and the university, but will not ...
  • Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch fields questions after the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Alameda, Calif.
    Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move to Las Vegas
    June 6, 2017
    For Marshawn Lynch, the decision to come out of retirement and resume his NFL career was made as soon as the league announced his hometown Raiders were ...
  • A giant American flag is unfurled for the National Anthem as the UNLV versus Wyoming game begins soon at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016.
    What becomes of Sam Boyd Stadium? Regents to hear options
    June 6, 2017
    Few of the greatest moments in UNLV athletics history reside at the far eastern end of Russell Road in Sam Boyd Stadium. On a 62-acre land parcel roughly 10 miles west on Russell, the Rebels will share ...
  • A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
    Parking study: Raiders stadium site holds only 15 percent of required spaces
    June 2, 2017
    Parking at the new Raiders stadium will prove much harder to come by than a ticket to the game. The Russell Road site purchased by the team last month will hold less than 15 percent of the parking spaces required for ...
  • Las Vegas 51s catcher Kevin Plawecki bats during practice at Cashman Field Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
    Ownership change may speed plans for long-sought new home for 51s
    May 26, 2017
    Any kid knows that it’s easier to persuade either your mom or dad to get what you want instead of convincing both. For the Las Vegas 51s, that childhood concept explains why Howard Hughes Corp.’s recent acquisition of full ownership of the team bodes well for ...
  • Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis speaks to the media during a break from an NFL owners meeting Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Chicago.
    NFL owners approve lease agreement for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas
    May 23, 2017
    NFL owners today approved the Raiders’ lease agreement with the Las Vegas Stadium Authority, clearing one of the biggest hurdles in the team’s move to ...
  • Steve Hill, Chairman of The Las Vegas Stadium Authority, speaks during a meeting to finalize plans for a $1.9 billion stadium for the Oakland Raiders, Thursday March 9, 2017.
    Las Vegas Stadium Authority OKs budget
    May 22, 2017
    With its heavy lifting done on the Raiders stadium lease, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority attended to procedure this morning, unanimously approving ...
  • A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
    I-15 upgrades ‘unlikely’ before stadium’s opening
    May 18, 2017
    It is unlikely that almost $200 million in Interstate 15 projects tied to the Russell Road stadium site will be complete in 2020, when the Raiders are scheduled to begin to play, NDOT Director Rudy Malfabon said today. The projects, which include Interstate 15-Tropicana Avenue interchange improvements and high-occupancy vehicle ramps at ...
  • A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
    Stadium Authority approves updated Raiders lease
    May 18, 2017
    The Las Vegas Stadium Authority board today unanimously approved a lease for the Raiders to use a new $1.9 billion stadium. The vote ends concerns raised at last week’s meeting that a delay in approving the lease could push back the Raiders arrival in Las Vegas by a year till ...
  • A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
    Stadium lease talks done in time for Raiders 2020 move
    May 16, 2017
    The Raiders’ move to Las Vegas in 2020 appears to be back on track after a brief scare over reaching an agreement on a stadium lease. The Raiders and the Las Vegas Stadium Authority wrapped up negotiations today on a lease for the team’s events company to use a new $1.9 billion stadium for 30 years. Raiders President Marc Badain said at last week’s meeting of the Stadium Authority board that if the lease could not be settled before ...
  • A sign advertises the Raiders football team near a site for the team's proposed stadium, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Las Vegas.
    Specter of a lost season for Raiders intensifies talks on stadium lease
    May 12, 2017
    The Raiders know the steps along a stadium negotiation high wire well enough to walk them backward and blindfolded. The seasoned executives on the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board have ...
  • A view of the 62-acre Russell Road site for the proposed Las Vegas Raiders stadium Wednesday, March 29, 2017. This photo is taken northbound from Russell Road.
    Raiders 2020 move in jeopardy if lease isn’t finished in two weeks
    May 11, 2017
    The Las Vegas Raiders might not become a reality until 2021 if the team and the Las Vegas Stadium Authority cannot finish lease negotiations in the next two weeks ...
  • A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
    ‘Flurry of activity’ required this summer before stadium construction can begin
    May 9, 2017
    Thursday’s meeting of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority will focus primarily on a report to the board on the high-impact study being conducted by Clark County officials to determine the viability of ...
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