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October 22, 2014

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Jason Reichert & the Formula F1600 Racing Series.
Henderson race car driver, 14, hopes to capitalize on local success
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been the breeding ground for a handful of local drivers to reach the top level of motorsports. There’s Kurt and Kyle Busch of NASCAR, truck driver Brendan Gaughan and teenage prodigy Dylan Kwasniewski of the NASCAR Nationwide series. Henderson teenager Jason Reichert ...
Henderson weathered recession with cuts to salaries and services, now considers tax hike
Sunday, August 3, 2014
When Henderson officials explain the city’s tenuous finances, they point to their prudent spending cuts in the wake of the economic crash in the late 2000s. One message that’s repeated in the city’s presentations and brochures: Henderson reduced compensation by 6 to 11 percent for employees not protected by a union. The statement is true. But it’s also an incomplete picture ...
Coroner IDs man shot by Henderson Police after officer stabbed
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A man shot to death after he reportedly stabbed a Henderson Police officer early Tuesday was identified today by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 51-year-old Jesse Vigil. Two officers stopped Vigil, who ...
Man fatally shot after stabbing officer, Henderson Police say
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Henderson police shot and killed a man early Tuesday after he stabbed an officer, authorities said. Two officers had stopped the man on...
Worker killed in accident at Ocean Spray facility in Henderson
Monday, July 28, 2014
An Ocean Spray worker died from injuries he suffered in an accident at the company’s Henderson distribution center on Saturday. Ocean Spray confirmed in a statement that...
Coroner IDs woman killed in crash with garbage truck
Monday, July 28, 2014
A woman who died after her car ran into the back of a Republic Services garbage truck has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as...
Woman dead after colliding with public services truck
Sunday, July 27, 2014
A 29-year-old woman is dead after her vehicle slammed into the back of a Republic Services truck.
Sirloin and crab-topped shrimp at Outback Steakhouse.
G’day for Outback lovers in Henderson; frozen novelties pop up at new location
Openings & Closings:
Monday, July 21, 2014
Henderson is getting a taste of the Outback once again. Elsewhere, another well-known national chain has opened a shop, and a late-night dining spot at Caesars Palace said goodbye. A gourmet popcorn shop serves up frozen novelties, and ...
Storyteller Mike McCartney, also known as "Indiana Bones" explains a rain stick to families gathered in the children's reading room at the Paseo Verde Library.
Henderson Libraries announces plans to resume Monday hours at Paseo Verde branch
Friday, July 18, 2014
In response to community demand, library officials adjusted the schedule so that Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, could be open Mondays – something the Henderson Libraries district hasn't been able to do for two years due to …
Man found dead in Henderson city pool
Thursday, July 17, 2014
A man’s body was found this morning in a Henderson outdoor municipal pool, according to Henderson Police. An employee at the Wells Outdoor Swimming Pool ...
A view of the the Downtown Grand in downtown Las Vegas Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
Downtown Grand adjusts food options; Presto Café offers healthy provisions
Openings & Closings:
Monday, July 14, 2014
A Chinese restaurant and sports book deli at the Downtown Grand say goodbye as Japanese Cuisine By Omae holds its soft opening. Five Guys launches a new location ...
Henderson Police: Woman hit, killed in crosswalk on Boulder Highway
Thursday, July 10, 2014
A 27-year-old woman was crossing Boulder Highway in a marked crosswalk this afternoon when she was hit and killed by a vehicle that failed to yield. The accident occurred about ...
Approximate location of The Three Kids Mine Area, which the city has renamed Lakemoor Canyon. Lakemoor was the site of manganese mining during Henderson's formative years, providing the base mineral that drove magnesium production at the manufacturing plants that spawned the city.
Congress clears Henderson to buy, clean up toxic mine site
Thursday, July 10, 2014
An abandoned mine outside Henderson could go from toxic eyesore to residential high-rises after Congress approved the sale more than 900 acres of federal land to the city of Henderson. The Senate approved legislation Wednesday...
Report: Man who shot at Henderson cops had 186 guns, anti-government books
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Police found 186 guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition and books with anti-government themes when they searched the home of a man who opened fire on...
Limited services at Pebble Road post office after fire
Monday, July 7, 2014
A temporary retail van has been set up to provide limited transactions at the post office at 455 E. Pebble Road, where a fire broke out over the weekend. Patrons can also use the main post office at 1001 East Sunset Road. Henderson and Clark County firefighters responded...

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