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Canyon Springs ditches the outside shot, storms past Spanish Springs and into state championship game
Thursday, February 27, 2014
high school basketball:
RENO — As soon as Chris Nelson’s 3-point attempt left his hands, Canyon Springs High basketball coach Freddie Banks looked toward his bench to make a substitution. But Nelson’s shot, the Pioneers lone 3-point attempt in the second half of today’s state semifinals against Spanish Springs, bounced of the front of the rim and rattled down for three points. Nelson was safe. So was Canyon Springs.
At special meeting, NLV officials to tackle union contracts amid budget woes
At special meeting, NLV officials to tackle union contracts amid budget woes
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
North Las Vegas officials will continue exploring possible solutions to fix the city’s troubled budget at a special city council meeting tonight.
14 displaced after separate fires in North Las Vegas
14 displaced after separate fires in North Las Vegas
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Fourteen people were displaced late Friday after two unrelated house fires erupted in North Las Vegas.
Photo: A compilation image of Jessie Foster photos.
After eight years, hope remains alive — even if a missing daughter isn't
Friday, February 21, 2014
The case of Jessie Foster:
Jessie Foster vanished March 29, 2006, from North Las Vegas, like a drop of rain on the desert floor. She was 21. Nearly eight years later, volunteers with a sex-trafficking victims’ assistance group are hitting the streets of Las Vegas in hopes of finding Jessie. In May 2005, she had come from Kamloops to the Las Vegas Valley. A month later, Jessie moved in with her boyfriend, Peter Todd — a man Jessie’s parents, Dwight Foster and Grant, barely knew.
Court: Mayor part of council; term limits apply
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court, in a 5-2 decision, ruled that two Reno City Council members barred by term limits from running again also are not eligible to run for mayor.
Three displaced by North Las Vegas apartment fire
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Three people were displaced from their North Las Vegas residences Saturday night after a fire destroyed two apartments.
Quantum leap or pollution pit? Concerns over trash-to-energy plant coming to a head in NLV
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Residents will have a chance to voice their concerns at a meeting next month
An innovative plan to turn trash into electricity has left the city of North Las Vegas facing a careful balancing act. On one side is a major economic development opportunity for the struggling city — a proposed $115 million plant that would provide 280 new jobs.
Consumer group protests planned closing of utility's NLV walk-in office
Thursday, February 13, 2014
The state Bureau of Consumer Protection wants utilities regulators to stop Nevada Power Co. from a proposal to close its walk-in service center in North Las Vegas on April 1. The North Las Vegas location is the last walk-in center operated by Nevada Power and its sister Sierra Pacific Power Co. of Reno.
Early morning fire destroys house in North Las Vegas
Early morning fire destroys house in North Las Vegas
Thursday, February 13, 2014
A house in North Las Vegas was a total loss after firefighters responded to an early morning blaze and found flames and heavy smoke coming from the attic and roof, city fire department officials said.
Utah woman pleads guilty in hit-and-run outside NLV church
Utah woman pleads guilty in hit-and-run outside NLV church
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
An 18-year-old Utah woman has pleaded guilty to a felony leaving the scene of an accident charge in a crash last summer that hurt eight pedestrians outside a storefront church in North Las Vegas.
Fire does $100,000 damage at house in North Las Vegas
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
A North Las Vegas man tried to put out a fire at his house with a garden hose Tuesday, but the blaze did about $100,000 damage before firefighters arrived and extinguished it, officials said.
Union pay raise ruling could cost NLV $42 million it doesn't have
Union pay raise ruling could cost NLV $42 million it doesn't have
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
North Las Vegas’ anticipated budget deficit for the upcoming year could more than double as a result of a recent ruling on union pay raises.
Valley's cheapest gasoline found in North Las Vegas, AAA reports
Valley's cheapest gasoline found in North Las Vegas, AAA reports
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Motorists filling up their gas tanks in North Las Vegas are benefiting from the lowest average price in Nevada – $3.25 a gallon for regular unleaded – according to the AAA Nevada monthly gas survey.
Stage lights spark fire call at Rancho High School
Stage lights spark fire call at Rancho High School
Monday, February 10, 2014
Rancho High School in North Las Vegas was evacuated today after the drapes in the auditorium caught fire, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said.
Local governments vie for control in Nevada's new medical marijuana industry
Local governments vie for control in Nevada's new medical marijuana industry
Sunday, February 9, 2014
NEW GROUND:
Just as local jurisdictions can dictate where liquor stores can open, so too they are now grappling with the issue of where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located in Clark County and its cities.

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