- UNLV School of Nursing earns national recognition
- Monday, Aug. 19, 2019
- Lauren Shipton wanted something other than a career as a professional dancer on the Strip. With a passion for caretaking and physiology, nursing seemed like the ideal fit. When Shipton, 36, joined the UNLV School of Nursing in 2017, she was attracted to ...
- Tax increase proposal would raise $54 million annually for schools, social services
- Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019
- The plan calls for half of the proceeds to go toward the Clark County School District to pay for early childhood and adult education, and for incentives for the ...
- Las Vegas forum to address use-of-force concerns in community
- Friday, Aug. 16, 2019
- Jacqueline Lawrence was thrust into the public eye after her son Keith Childress Jr. was fatally shot on New Year’s Eve in 2015 by Metro Police officers who mistook his cellphone for a gun ...
- Las Vegas Jewish, LGBTQ communities grateful, on guard after white supremacist’s arrest
- Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019
- Rabbi Yitz Wyne found at least one silver lining in the initial shock and disappointment: A planned attack on a Las Vegas synagogue by a self-described white supremacist has brought his faith community closer. The attitude in Jewish philosophy that every ...
- 'I had a lot of help': Teacher welcomes students back to classroom recently trashed by vandals
- Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
- When students arrived for the first day Monday at Robert E. Lake Elementary School, many saw a well-decorated and welcoming art room. They were greeted by longtime art teacher Tammie Gallimore, who expressed her eagerness to work on projects during the upcoming year.
- 'Little Ethiopia' making a name for itself in Las Vegas
- Monday, Aug. 12, 2019
- The woody aroma of frankincense envelops Melkam Market, an Ethiopian store just west of the Strip on Decatur Boulevard. The floors are covered in green lentils, a common practice for those who observe Tsome Filseta, a period of fasting in Ethiopian Orthodox Christian tradition ...
- County beefs up code against big trucks parking in neighborhoods
- Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019
- Since Anthony Keep bought his home in Sunrise Manor in 2011, he’s seen a lot of improvements — nicer landscaping, new sidewalks and rebuilt roads, among them. That’s why he was so disheartened when he started noticing big semitrailers parked in the neighborhood ...
- CCSD, county work on deal to open schools for community use
- Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
- As Clark County School District officials and Clark County commissioners work to open more schools after hours for community activities, one hurdle stands in the way ...
- County OKs permit for Aviators fireworks
- Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019
- A popular postgame staple of America’s pastime has caused some commotion in neighborhoods surrounding the Las Vegas Ballpark in Downtown Summerlin. The Clark County Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a ...
- Roundups revive debate over how to limit ever-expanding wild horse populations
- Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019
- Wild horses throughout Nevada are being rounded up this summer through emergency gathers facilitated by the Bureau of Land Management. BLM officials say ...
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Kelcie Grega joined the Las Vegas Sun as a general assignment reporter after nearly two years reporting on crime, courts, education and local government in Verde Valley, Ariz. A Cincinnati native, she graduated from Arizona State University in 2016 and has been bouncing around the Southwest ever since. She doesn't get out much so she lives vicariously through other people's stories.
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