- Mount Charleston home to species nowhere else on earth
- Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
- Las Vegas’ nearest island is hundreds of miles away. But a “sky island” can be found right in the city’s backyard. The Spring Mountains, particularly the area near Mount Charleston, are a ...
- Here’s how Las Vegas’ homeless survived record temperatures this summer
- Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
- Las Vegans, including the thousands of homeless people in the region, are no strangers to the desert heat. But temperatures have been rising steadily in Southern Nevada over the last few decades, putting ...
- Clark County teachers contract approved, ending months-long school battle
- Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
- Under the amended contract, the union and the district will form focus groups to work toward the establishment of a new professional development system to replace the column ...
- Report on Nevada prisons finds high use of solitary confinement
- Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
- About 12% of prisoners in Nevada were in solitary confinement or similarly segregated housing from January 2016 through September 2017, more than double the estimated national average, according to an analysis by the Vera Institute of Justice ...
- Forum addresses ecological, tribal opposition to Yucca Mountain
- Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
- Annette Magnus will tell you her grandfather’s time spent working at the Nevada Test Site in Nye County ultimately led to his death from cancer ...
- Zoned out: What does single-family zoning mean for Las Vegas' affordability?
- Friday, Sept. 6, 2019
- By making it illegal in certain neighborhoods to build anything other than single-family homes, zoning became a way for communities to exclude people perceived as undesirable—typically lower-income individuals who couldn’t afford a single-family home ...
- Old downtown Las Vegas motel to be converted into apartments
- Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
- A shuttered 1950s-era motel with a troubled history is the latest downtown property slated for redevelopment into apartments. Las Vegas Apartments LLC will convert the former ...
- New Catholic school with work component opens in North Las Vegas
- Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019
- The plot of land at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard North and Van Der Meer Street seemed to be empty forever. Now, it’s home to a brand-new Catholic high school with a mission to serve the surrounding North Las Vegas community and ...
- Rosen talks guns, border issues, nuclear waste and more
- Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019
- I was ranked the fifth most bipartisan freshman when I went to Congress — my motto really is, "Agree where you can and fight where you must" …
- Clark County schools start communitywide strategy to reduce absenteeism
- Friday, Aug. 30, 2019
- A new pilot program initiated by the Clark County School District with assistance from partner organizations aims to solve a recurring problem in Las Vegas: Students missing school ...
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