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When times are tough, find balance
My View:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
During our challenging economic times, it is apparent that all in our valley are being financially impacted. Even the valley's largest neighborhood gaming corporation is not shielded from a tremendous financial loss.
Las Vegas can't afford to pick a fight with Obama
Home News Editorial:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Las Vegas is going to have to learn how to take its licks, stop whining and move on.
Birth certificates not created equally
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, a birth certificate is "a copy of an official record of a person's date and place of birth and parentage."
Durango guard Devonte Williams goes airborne to score on a reverse layup inside Mojave's Anthony Marshall during the Sunset Regional Quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Durango edges Mojave in thriller
Prep Basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
The Northwest Division's No. 3 team and the Southwest Division's No. 2 team proved to be nearly equal in the Sunset Regional quarterfinal on Tuesday. Durango eked passed Mojave 58-56 to advance to the region semifinals on Thursday against host Palo Verde.
Cheyenne narrowly escapes Sierra Vista's fourth quarter surge
Prep Basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
After building a 25-point lead over Sierra Vista with less than five minutes remaining in the Sunset Regional quarterfinal Tuesday, Cheyenne prematurely shifted into cruise control. The Desert Shields' late-game nap nearly allowed a sure blowout to slip away as the Mountain Lions roared back to move within five points. Unfortunately for Sierra Vista, that was as close as the Mountain Lions came before Cheyenne eked out an 84-79 victory.
Palo Verde junior Moses Morgan (15) finishes an easy layup against Western during the Sunset Regional quarterfinals at Palo Verde High on Feb. 17. Morgan is one of the top basketball recruits in the nation for the class of 2010.
Palo Verde rallies late to advance to Sunset Regional semifinals
Prep Basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Top seeds aren't supposed trail a visiting opponent at halftime in the opening round of the playoffs. But rather than panic when faced with that situation Tuesday, the Palo Verde boys' basketball team, the Northwest region's top seed, stayed calm and proceeded to blow out Western, the No. 4 seed from the Southwest, 64-47.
Bishop Gorman silences Centennial
Prep Basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Centennial did its best to keep pace with Bishop Gorman's offensive firepower, but in the end the Bulldogs simply couldn't keep up. Senior guard Czar Robotham led the Gaels (24-5) with 19 points that included 5-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc. Senior Kylel Coleman scored 15 and junior John Loyd added another 11 as Bishop Gorman ended Centennial's season with a 74-56 victory in the Sunset Regional quarterfinals.
Boys' Sunrise Regional quarterfinals delayed
Prep Basketball: Desert Pines forfeits three games, loses top seed
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Desert Pines used an ineligible player and now every boys basketball team in the Sunrise Region is feeling the effects. The Jaguars forfeited three games Tuesday afternoon, dropping them from first to third place in the Northeast League and forcing the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association to move all of the 4A Sunrise Regional quarterfinals to Wednesday.
Mayor to give update at Centennial Hills event
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Mayor Oscar Goodman and City Councilman Steve Ross will provide updates on projects and jobs in the northwest part of Las Vegas at the State of Centennial Hills Update 2009 and Community Expo.
Phil McKeever doubles over when an improvisation game, "Samurai Unite," becomes a little too physical during a Centennial High School improv club meeting. The group played a number of games to improve their improvisation skills.
At Centennial, staying after school is funny business
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Members of Centennial High School's improvisation group have no idea what to expect next, but that's just how they like it.
Band keeps the sound alive at the Suncoast
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
The Buckinghams had that Fab Five look and a name that could skirt them alongside other great bands of the British invasion. Songs like "Kind of a Drag" earned the Chicago-born band top stages and national attention.
Summerlin community in brief
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
News briefs from the Summerlin area.
Longtime Las Vegas doctor, physician to boxers, dies
Monday, February 16, 2009
The longtime Las Vegas doctor who could be seen on the sidelines of both Las Vegas’ most famous boxing matches and its Pop Warner football games has died.
Cimarron-Memorial adds to its dynasty at state championship
Sunday, February 15, 2009
Cimarron-Memorial added to its wrestling dynasty Saturday night at the Winnemucca Events Center, winning its seventh large-school state title in the past decade. The Spartans scored 132 points in the two-day tournament, beating out second place Las Vegas High, which finished with 100 points.
A miniature pincher leans over and kisses Libby Caldara, a second grade student at The Meadows School, during her class field trip to Nevada SPCA. Each second grade class at The Meadows is taking separate field trips to the shelter to lean about adoption programs, animal training and to get a chance to interact with animals.
Meadows students raise money to help animals
Friday, February 13, 2009
"Come get your animal cookies!" Yovan Hirales yelled to his schoolmates from the other side of the large orange dog house front that served as the window to his baked goods stand. Yovan and other students at The Meadow School held their annual Second Grade Valentine's Bake Sale on Friday to benefit the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty for Animals.

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