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April 17, 2014

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Overhead view rendering of Nevada State College's newly proposed Students Activities & Administration building.
Nevada State College kicks off $54 million building project
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Nevada State College broke ground today on two new campus buildings, which will be financed mostly with student fees for the first time in state history.
Arrest puts armed-robbery spree to end, Henderson Police say
Thursday, January 16, 2014
A 42-year-old Henderson man is in custody, accused of armed robbery at four businesses over a three-week period. Brandon Sprout, 42, was arrested Friday at the Palm Villas apartments.
Solar panels are shown at a solar photovoltaic field at Congregation Ner Tamid in Henderson on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. The $1.6 million project is expected to meet about 75 percent of the temple's power needs.
With solar panels, Henderson synagogue reaches out to a higher power
Monday, January 13, 2014
It’s hard not to notice Congregation Ner Tamid’s newest environmental project. Stretched across a gravel lot next to the temple is a football field’s length of metallic solar panels soaking in the sun. The panels are visible to any driver passing the temple on the 215 Beltway or Valle Verde Drive. It’s the largest solar energy project for a nonprofit in Henderson, and the congregation’s message to passers-by is that the future is here.
3-vehicle crash snarls traffic on 215 Beltway near Pecos Road
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
A three-vehicle collision snarled traffic today in the eastbound lanes of the 215 Beltway near Pecos Road as fire trucks and ambulances blocked the main travel lanes.
Henderson Police say 3 businesses sold alcohol to minors during checks
Monday, January 6, 2014
Henderson Police officers and underage volunteers checked 64 convenience stores, grocery stores and liquor stores Saturday.
Henderson party shooting leaves two injured
Friday, January 3, 2014
A shooting Thursday night at a party in Green Valley left two teens injured, Henderson Police reported.
A Henderson Police officer stands by as a tow truck driver prepares to tow a pickup truck from the scene of a fatal auto pedestrian accident near Galleria Drive and Boulder Highway in Henderson Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
Pedestrian dies in accident on Boulder Highway
Monday, December 30, 2013
A woman died early today after being struck by a pickup truck on Boulder Highway, Henderson authorities reported.
2.9-magnitude earthquake reported near Boulder City
Monday, December 30, 2013
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 2.9-magnitude earthquake at 5:38 a.m. today near Boulder City. There were no injuries or damage reported, Boulder City Police Chief Bill Conger said.
Max Jacobson, left, with fellow food critics John Curtas and Al Mancini.
Las Vegas food critic is hospitalized after being hit by SUV
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Longtime Las Vegas food critic Max Jacobson was in critical condition today at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center after he was hit by a sport utility vehicle Monday while in a crosswalk.
Frank Bower stands by an ashes wall at Palm Boulder Highway Mortuary & Cemetery in Henderson Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. After his wife Sandra Lee died in 2011, he had a portion of her ashes sent into space.
Final frontier becomes final trip for Henderson woman's cremains
Sunday, December 22, 2013
Sandra Lee Bower always wanted to go to space, but the retired Henderson real estate agent died in 2011 before her dream could come true. Then began her husband’s mission to send a tiny piece of her on an astronomic journey. "Space was her thing,” Frank Bower said.
Dave and Patty Riley, managers of the Stu Miller's Seasonal Adventures Christmas tree lot on Stephanie Street, are seen Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Seasonal job selling Christmas trees keeps retirees busy
Friday, December 20, 2013
The hardest job Dave and Patty Riley have ever worked is selling Christmas trees and pumpkins in the Las Vegas Valley.
Henderson Police are searching for this man, suspected of robbing the Wells Fargo bank branch at 1411 W. Sunset Road about 1 p.m. Saturday.
Man cloaked in hoodie is suspect in Henderson bank robbery
law enforcement:
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Henderson Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing a Henderson bank while wearing a hoodie sweatshirt. The man entered the Wells Fargo bank branch at 1411 W. Sunset Road about 1 p.m. Saturday.
Colin Lowrey appears in Henderson Justice Court for the accidental killing of a friend Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
Man who says shooting was accident pleads not guilty to murder
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
A 22-year-old Army reservist who reportedly told police he thought a gun was unloaded when he shot a woman in the head at his home pleaded not guilty to murder today in Clark County District Court.
President and CEO Ken Rubeli poses for a photo with 8- and 9-year-old boys attending the Boys' Night Out event at the Lied Memorial Boys & Girls Club on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.
CEO has big plans for newly merged Henderson, Las Vegas Boys & Girls Clubs
Q&A: Ken Rubeli:
Monday, December 2, 2013
After more than 50 years operating as separate organizations, the Las Vegas and Henderson chapters of the Boys & Girls Club are joining forces to extend their collective reach throughout the community. After the formal merger last month, president and CEO Ken Rubeli is laying plans to turn the newly joined organizations into one of the most visible nonprofits in the valley.
O'Callaghan Park in Henderson is seen Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.
Henderson again ranked among safest cities in nation
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
A law and public policy website has ranked Henderson as the sixth safest city in the United States with a population over 200,000.

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