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Archive for December 25, 2005

Water deal for Whittemore's Coyote Springs project to go before state
CARSON CITY -- Another step in developer Harvey Whittemore's plans for a giant project straddling the Clark and Lincoln counties line goes before state Engineer Hugh Ricci next year.
9:21 a.m.
Columnist Hal Rothman: On how the Las Vegas Valley will inevitably become a predominantly Spanish-speaking community
Feliz Navidad. If you don't know what that means, you had better find out.
9:17 a.m.
Letter: Tides can change quickly in basketball
88-3 victory over Valley High School ("Checking the records for a score worse than 88-3() supports evidence that anything can happen in girls basketball.
9:16 a.m.
Where I Stand -- Alex Simpson: Same-sex marriages, immigration hot forum topics
Politics can draw the ugly side of decent people into a discussion. Luckily, the students participating in the Sun Youth Forum recognized the importance of their actions. By contributing insights to domestic affairs, my peers ...
9:11 a.m.
Commentary: Life, in time, reveals all its mysteries
Ani was a stunning doe-eyed child of 11, with straight black hair and large, dark eyes. She spoke little, smiled easily and enjoyed playing the piano in the hospital's activity room. She had lost one ...
9:10 a.m.
Letter: Judge's ruling on 'ID' a welcome move
Perhaps this will encourage the supernatural proponents to teach and share their stories in private at church or in religion class. The judge strongly rebuked efforts by activist law firms and activists on the (voted ...
9:03 a.m.
Letter: GOP out of touch with America
Apparently Republicans are cut off from the real world of average Americans and are unable to relate to concerns of rising costs of health care, fuel, costs of future college education for their kids and ...
9:02 a.m.
Editorial: An ancient promise for the future
For Christians, it is a day to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, whose birth, lifetime of teaching and healing, death and resurrection compose the foundation on which Christianity is based. It is a day ...
8:38 a.m.
Editorial: An honor greatly deserved
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, paired with his wife to found the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Its current endowment is nearly $29 billion, highest in the world for a charitable group.
8:21 a.m.
Editorial: Recognizing Nevada's golden past
Goldfield, located 182 miles north of Las Vegas along U.S. Highway 95, has been added to Nevada's State Register of Historic Places. The old mining town, which now has about 400 residents, was home to ...
8:21 a.m.
12 Days of Vegas
As with so much else, when it comes to the 12 days of Christmas, there's the normal way of going about things, and then there's the Vegas way.
8:18 a.m.
Home away from home for holidays
Mason Lord is the appointed Drunk of the Month down at Dino's bar on Las Vegas Boulevard. It's the Thursday before Christmas and he's flipping through the karaoke books looking for something "Christmasy" to sing.
8:08 a.m.
Thirsty, alien invader a threat
If one were to design a plant from scratch that would take over the precious wetlands of the desert Southwest, it would look something like this: It would spread rapidly, it would displace any rival ...
8:06 a.m.
Massive cleanup needed for planned development area
The largest cleanup of a contaminated industrial site in Nevada's history is about to pave the way for a master planned community in Henderson.
7:59 a.m.
Columnist Jeff Simpson: Finding that the gaming industry hit some new highs, but natural disasters caused real lows
The casino industry's stocking is full this morning. Mostly gifts, but a few lumps of coal. The past year has been a great one for the Las Vegas market, and 2006 looks to be strong ...
7:58 a.m.
Columnist Tom Gorman: Sharing some inspiration on happiest of holidays
Christmas is a big church day -- and one of the most trying.
7:54 a.m.
Understanding graffiti: Compulsive artists or just 'mindless hooligans'?
When Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman suggested last month that graffiti vandals should have their thumbs cut off on television, he caused an uproar.
7:50 a.m.
A family's prayer has been answered
When David Cockrell died of a heart attack at age 39 last year, he left behind a wife, five children and a four-bedroom, three-bath Henderson home he had just begun to renovate.
7:47 a.m.
Thrift must have different meaning in D.C.
WASHINGTON -- This was supposed to be a belt-tightening year in Congress, when lawmakers made sharp cuts in spending and boldly slashed the deficit. The way a few lawmakers were talking, states would be lucky ...
7:45 a.m.

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