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Workers assemble pieces of water slides for the new Wet 'n' Wild water park Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.
Slides up, lifeguards training for opening of Wet ‘n’ Wild
Thursday, May 9, 2013
All the slides are up and running at the forthcoming Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas. As the park’s Memorial Day opening approaches, landscapers have been carving out the finishing touches on the grounds of the Summerlin park.
Summerlin master planned community president for Howard Hughes Corporation Kevin Orrock speaks during an interview Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
Q&A: Kevin Orrock, Summerlin president, on upscale community's future growth
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Developer Kevin Orrock has a job that many Las Vegans think is already done — building Summerlin. But he has plenty of work ahead.
City puts lien on Summerlin house for cost of hoarding cleanup
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A Las Vegas man who filled his home with tons of garbage, dozens of animals and other hoarded objects won’t be able to sell his house without first paying off a six-figure cleanup bill to the city.
A resident walks down the hall at Sweet Home Belmont, an assisted living facility for seniors in Henderson on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
Neighbors, regulators look beyond tragedy to see good within group homes
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Until Dec. 30 when a double-homicide occurred at the Washington Senior Guest Home, neighbors said the one-story house with a white fence was quiet; the only activity was nurses arriving each day. The fact that the slayings took place at a group home that caters to up to eight elderly residents who need living assistance meant little to the neighbors.
Francesca Bodner asks a question to child psychologist and author Michael Thompson during a free parenting workshop at the Adelson Educational Campus in Summerlin on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.
Child psychologist helps parents overcome anxiety in decision-making
parenting: Author Michael Thompson takes conversational approach in workshop
Monday, January 14, 2013
Before participating in renowned child psychologist Michael Thompson’s parenting workshop Sunday, Lisa Larian was worried that moving to Las Vegas from Los Angeles so her daughter could enroll in a private school might hurt the development of her five children. Larian was one of about 70 parents seeking guidance at Thompson’s workshop on developing a parenting philosophy.
Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Paris Hilton at the grand-opening party for Mizumi at the Wynn on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Restaurants and clubs are opening in Las Vegas as 2012 nears its end
Thursday, December 27, 2012
New to the Las Vegas nightlife scene: Andrea's at Encore, Angelo Sosa's Poppy Den at Tivoli Village, SHe at Crystals, Krave Massive at Neonopolis and much, much more.
A view of the Dos Caminos Mexican restaurant in the Palazzo Tuesday, November 15, 2011.
Dos Caminos Mexican restaurant will return to Las Vegas
Thursday, December 20, 2012
A little more than year after it abruptly closed its Strip location, a high-end, high-style Mexican restaurant has announced its return to Las Vegas. Dos Caminos will open a new location in early 2013 in Summerlin’s Canyon Pointe Plaza.
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen is framed by a model of a water slide while speaking during the groundbreaking for the Cowabunga Bay water park Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in Henderson.
Cowabunga! Groundbreaking ceremony today for new Henderson water park
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Water park executives Shane Huish and Jim Hunt worked together years ago at theme park operator Paramount Parks.
Summerlin hoarder escapes jail sentence, ordered to pay $95K for cleanup
Attorney says TV show "Hoarders" would have paid for work but city acted first
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The good news for a Sun City Summerlin resident who filled his home with tons of garbage, live and dead cats, and other hoarded objects, including six refrigerators, is that a judge on Tuesday gave him a suspended 358-day jail sentence.
Holiday season heralds season of need
Holiday season heralds season of need
PHILANTHROPY:
Friday, November 16, 2012
From turkey drives to toy giveaways, local nonprofit organizations are gearing up for a busy holiday season, a time when the struggles of Southern Nevada's neediest families often are most acutely felt. Around town, nonprofits are launching holiday-specific programs and expanding year-round services to meet increased demand. “We provide more. The holidays can be hard when you’re by yourself or on the street. They seem to be the time when that weighs heavier on you,” said John Fogal, director of development at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission.
Palo Verde students run their flags in front of the Bishop Gorman stands Saturday, November 27, 2010. Gorman won 28-10 to advance to the state championship game.
All eyes will be on Gorman, Palo Verde in the Sunset semifinals
high school football: The annual meeting between the two powers is widely considered the most significant of the local high school season
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Bishop Gorman High football coach Tony Sanchez dug deep into his game-film library in preparation for this important contest. When his players gathered for practice in preparation for Friday’s Sunset Regional semifinal against visiting Palo Verde, one of the first things Sanchez did was insert a video of the 2008 game featuring the two Summerlin rivals.
Palo Verde High School's Parker Rost talks to his father, coach Darwin Rost during practice at the school Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Palo Verde will face Desert Vista High School (Arizona) in the Sollenberger Classic at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Aug. 18.
Risk before halftime pays off for Palo Verde in playoff win, helps set up showdown with Gorman
high schooll football:
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Palo Verde High football coach Darwin Rost could have been conservative and attempted a field goal Friday at the end of the first half against visiting Legacy in the Sunset Regional quarterfinals. The Panthers were at the Legacy 3-yard line with about five seconds remaining before halftime, giving them enough time to run one play. A short field goal would have given them a three-point halftime lead, while going for a touchdown came with the risk of no points and allowing underdog Legacy to gain confidence it could pull off the upset. Rost’s gamble paid off. His son, junior quarterback ...
Almost 4,000 pounds of food donated to help the needy
Sunday, October 28, 2012
The season for giving seemed to start early this year as a motley array of dancers with bulging muscles, TV personalities and children gathered to pile high food for the needy.
Palo Verde football players Brad Solomon and Andrew Simister Thursday, July 26, 2012.
Palo Verde scores 62 unanswered points in beating Sierra Vista
high school football:
Friday, October 12, 2012
After surrendering an early touchdown, the Palo Verde High football team closed Friday’s homecoming game against visiting Sierra Vista with 62 unanswered points in a 62-7 victory.
Property owner arrested, removed from duplex where hoarding is alleged
Friday, October 12, 2012
A Las Vegas man whose Sun City Summerlin home has been the site of a massive cleanup operation for the past week was arrested Friday on charges relating to his hoarding. A team of government workers has spent the week clearing out the duplex of Kenneth Epstein, 55.

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