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October 31, 2014

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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...
Elysian Fields and Andrew Huskey of Las Vegas complete the Point panic slide during opening day at Cowabunga Bay on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Henderson.
Hundreds splash their way through holiday at Cowabunga Bay
Friday, July 4, 2014
The line had already passed the ticket counter, a 1960s-era station wagon and was snaking its way through the parking lot at about 10:30 a.m. when the first guests were allowed in Cowabunga Bay. The Henderson water park celebrated its grand opening today, with about 2,000 people expected to splash, slide and raft their way through the Fourth of July holiday. Business went ...
Rain falls in Henderson but shouldn’t impact fireworks
Friday, July 4, 2014
Isolated rain storms were reported over Henderson this afternoon but should move out by tonight and not interfere with fireworks displays, according to...
A crane operator lowers the final piece of the "Breaker 1-9" water slide at the Cowabunga Bay water park in Henderson Thursday, June 5, 2014.
Cowabunga Bay to offer guests a groovy time; lights out at West Sahara Firefly
Openings & Closings:
Monday, June 30, 2014
A 1960s beach-themed waterpark readies for its grand opening as a small-plates restaurant closes another location, and Bally’s welcomes gay nightclub Liaison ...
Justin Micatrotto (left) and Joe Micatrotto Jr. of Micatrotto Restaurant Group are photographed Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, outside of their Las Vegas Boulevard location of Raising Cane's.
Raising Cane’s won’t let Henderson slip through its chicken fingers
Restaurant on St. Rose Parkway near Eastern Avenue could open in September
Thursday, June 26, 2014
When the Micatrotto family looked to open their first Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers franchise 10 years ago, they had their hearts set on Henderson. After a real estate deal fell through ...
Silverado High School graduate and New York Mets minor leaguer Chasen Bradford was recently promoted to the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s.
Local product Bradford living out a dream by pitching at Cashman Field for 51s
las vegas 51s:
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Las Vegas 51s pitcher Chasen Bradford was walking to the clubhouse Monday after pregame warmups when he ran into a familiar face. Mary Wilmore, the Triple-A franchise’s longtime security guard, is on a first-name basis with most at Cashman Field. For Bradford, a 24-year-old reliever promoted to the 51s two weeks ago from Double-A Binghamton (N.Y), their relationship ...
Hot barbecue coals catch Henderson house on fire
Monday, June 23, 2014
What started as a barbecue ended with a garage fire Sunday night after the grill’s hot briquettes were dumped into a trash can, according to...
Woman killed in head-on crash in Henderson
Friday, June 20, 2014
A woman who drifted into oncoming traffic while driving near Lake Las Vegas this morning died in a head-on collision, according to Henderson Police. The Henderson woman was driving a Toyota Camry west when the vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane and hit a...
Henderson Police motorcycle officer injured in wreck
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A Henderson Police motorcycle officer collided with a car today on Sunset Road near Green Valley Parkway. Police responded to the crash...
Police: Man arrested in raid of marijuana grow house in Henderson
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
A Southern Nevada drug task force has arrested a man suspected of operating a marijuana grow house in Henderson. Authorities seized ...
Crash in Henderson injures one; intersection blocked
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The intersection of St. Rose Parkway and Bowes Avenue in Henderson was closed briefly this afternoon following a two-vehicle crash, according to the Regional Transportation Commission. Henderson Police responded about...
NV Energy restores power to 1,300 customers in Henderson
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
A power outage left 1,300 NV Energy customers in the dark for up to two hours this morning in Henderson. The outage was reported...

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