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Society offers home for rose lovers
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009
A sweet smell floated through the room as the group members listened attentively to one of their resident experts discussing the hobby that had brought them all together.
County: Pit bull that mauled horses should be euthanized
Dog owner has 10 days to appeal decision
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008
A county board Tuesday upheld an order that a pit bull be euthanized for its role in the mauling of two horses in Silverado, an attack that killed one of the horses.
Gorman students inspired to donate
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008
On a recent morning at Bishop Gorman High School, a small number of students were asked to decide whether they should pay a woman’s gas bill so that she and her 6-week-old baby wouldn’t have to go without during the cold weeks ahead.
Silverado choir performs fitting holiday concert
Students enjoy colorful Christmas Eve ceremony at Oasis Christian Church
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008

Christmas trees shimmered and poinsettias dotted the stage with bright color as the students entered the hall, walking two-by-two and harmonizing on their way to filling the risers on the center of the stage. After performing for a myriad of people at places including the Gift of Lights at Sunset Park, Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest and the Henderson Pavilion, the Silverado High School Chamber Choir belted out its last set of holiday songs of the season at Oasis Christian Church on Christmas Eve.

Experts advise on how to tend to snow-damaged trees
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
While the recent snow may have made for beautiful scenery while it was falling, in many areas of the Las Vegas Valley the sun's drying rays revealed an aftermath of broken and bent tree branches and sickly looking palm trees and shrubs.
Faith Lutheran students take part in annual holiday service day
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008
Bundled up against the chill as they stood in the cold warehouse of the Caring 4 Kids Foundation Friday, the group of sixth and seventh grade students from Faith Lutheran Jr/Sr High school worked to help ensure that a number of the valley’s in-need and homeless students would have at least a bagful of nutritious items to snack on as the holiday break approached.
Snow surprises Silverado Ranch
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
Spread out all over Silverado Ranch Park, roughly 20 students from Liberty High School enjoyed their class-free day by throwing, dodging and getting smacked with snowballs.
Enterprise Advisory Board approves casino
County Zoning Commission to consider proposal in January
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
Plans for a 300-room hotel-casino on the northwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Arby Avenue were approved by the Enterprise Town Advisory Board Dec. 10.
Atheists and Metro Police butt heads over alleged discrimination
Raelians upset about incident at McCarran while awaiting spiritual leader
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
An alleged incident involving airport police and atheist religious group the Raelians is being investigated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Kindergartners shine at Hanukkah concert
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
Laughing, making faces and waving as friends and family in the audience adjusted the zoom on video recorders, the kindergarten students in the Adelson Educational Campus Choir sat in a row of pint-sized chairs on the school’s stage while the older members of the choir filed in filling the rows behind them.
Las Vegas PBS offers a variety of educational programming
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008
Bringing Big Bird and the rest of the Sesame Street gang into the hearts and homes of local children isn't the only way Las Vegas PBS sparks an interest in learning in the valley's youngest residents.
Emphasis on mentoring earns educator an award
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008
It has long been Karyn Wright's mission to ensure that new teachers to the Clark County School District feel welcome and comfortable in their new positions.
Teens find common ground resisting substance abuse
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008
In an environment where refusing to drink a beer or pop a prescription pill at a party can result in being labeled uncool or a goody two shoes, a group of local teens have found a place where they can fit in without facing peer pressure to try drugs and alcohol.
Sunset Park renovations force relocation of DUI memorial plaques
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008
At this year's memorial tree dedication hosted by the local organization Stop DUI, the scene was a little different than usual.
Hummel Elementary students enjoy winter festivities
Friday, Dec. 12, 2008
As their parents stood by sipping hot cocoa or apple cider, the bundled-up students ran around laughing and playing under the arc of fake snow flying out of the hat of a large snowman.
McCarran Airport moves up in Zagat survey
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008
McCarran International Airport improved a notch in the latest Zagat survey of fliers and travel professionals, ranking No. 16 among 27 U.S. airports that were ranked.
County approves plan to expand Outlet Center
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008

The Las Vegas Outlet Center may receive a makeover and gain additional shopping space.

Metro gives tips for safe holiday shopping
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008
Law enforcement at local shopping centers has temporarily been stepped up to discourage would-be criminals during the busy holiday shopping season, Metro Police say.
Children make holiday crafts at fishing shop
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
Glistening snow littered the ground the weekend after Thanksgiving as elves busied themselves assisting Santa, tending to toy trains and helping make ornaments.
Private schools partner to offer Jewish studies
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
Solomon Schechter Day School and Alexander Dawson School will embark on a unique partnership for the 2009 school year that will allow Jewish students to take a portion of their supplemental religious classes on Dawson's campus.
Roadwork for airport power delayed
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
Clark County officials said roadwork on Eastern Avenue and Warm Springs Road that was planned to start during mid-November has been postponed until after the first of the year.
Neighbors unhappy about possible tavern in Eastern Ave. strip mall
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008
A business owner who would like to open a tavern in a recently constructed strip mall on Windmill Parkway near Eastern Avenue has been granted more time from Clark County to address neighbors' concerns before the county decides whether to allow the bar.
Faith Lutheran to break in new theater with 'Little Women'
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008
Faith Lutheran Jr/Sr High School's new chapel/performing arts center will welcome its inaugural performance Friday as the school's middle school students take the stage to perform "Little Women."
Owner of pit bulls that mauled horses appeals euthanization
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008
The owner of two pit bulls that officials say mauled to death one horse and critically injured another on Thanksgiving morning has appealed part of Clark County's decision to euthanize both dogs.
Silverton's $120 million expansion to open this week
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008
As employees bustled around preparing for the grand opening of the Silverton Casino Lodge's new Starbucks, resort President Craig Cavileer discussed the construction of a fountain centerpiece in the $750,000 coffee shop.
Festival to celebrate Lebanese culture
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008
St. Sharbel Mission of Las Vegas will host the First Annual Lebanese American Festival Dec. 6-7.
Stolen car gets stuck in garage during crime spree
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
Metro Police are searching for three or four men who, while on a crime spree Tuesday morning that spanned the northwest and southwest areas of the valley, were foiled when they tried to steal a car and got it stuck in the garage where it was parked.
Program amps up teens' behind-the-wheel experience
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
The group of teens looked on nervously as tires screeched and the smell of burnt rubber filled the air.
Retired detective offers explosive training
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008
Surrounded by a suicide bomber's vest, a molotov cocktail, C-4 and closepin and rat trap detonation devices, Silverado resident Mike Surick says the more than 1,200 bomb threats delivered annually in the Las Vegas Valley should provide more than enough incentive for residents and companies to learn how to handle explosives-related incidents.http://www.counterthreatconsulting.com/iWeb/site/Home.html
Liberty High students get new Learning Laboratory thanks to grant
Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
Staying true to form, when Liberty High School was given a $10,000 grant for its commitment to providing a comparable quality education to all students, the school decided to use the money on something that could potentially benefit every school attendee.
Faith Lutheran parents seek funds to expand special-needs program
Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
Her voice choked with emotion, Shelley Rhodes described the warm reception her son receives from classmates when he arrives at Faith Lutheran Jr/Sr High School each morning.
McCarran officials: Plenty of holiday parking
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
Between the opening of the new Economy Lot and an expected decrease in air travel due to the struggling economy, McCarran International Airport officials foresee no shortage of parking this holiday season.
Walk through Gift of Lights raises money for charity
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
While carolers sang in the background and Santa-hat-clad residents mingled around every corner, 5-year-old Carly King marveled at the displays twinkling overhead and on the ground.
Construction at McCarran irks neighbors
Residents worry about noise, traffic
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
A six-month construction project at McCarran International Airport has caused concern about increased noise levels due to changes in the flight pattern.
School District asks parents for input on potential cuts
Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008
So far, Clark County public schools have cut $133 million, Anticipating that more cuts are in their future, School District officials are asking parents what should be trimmed first.
Families create memories, school raises money at Gehring Elementary event
Friday, Nov. 14, 2008
Brandishing brushes full of bright colors, a small group of Roger D. Gehring Elementary School students and their families decorated ornaments during the school's Winter Creations event Wednesday.
Rookie firefighters take part in training exercise
Friday, Nov. 7, 2008
With dark smoke drifting out of holes in the roof of two dilapidated homes, trainees in the rookie class of the Clark County Fire Department prepared Tuesday to tackle the first flames they've encountered outside of their training building.
Church group heads to Mexico
Friday, Nov. 7, 2008
A trip to Mexico a group of Silverado-area church members plans to embark on is by no means a vacation. But trip organizer Mark Cathey guarantees that attendees will get more out of it than they give.
Silverado students bring fun to the political stage
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008
After weeks of being engulfed by campaign ads and speeches and having to make serious decisions about who to vote for, Silverado High School's drama department is giving residents the chance to blow off a little political steam.
Gift of Lights makes changes to go green
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008
Sunset Park’s bright and festive holiday drive-through tradition is welcoming a couple of changes this year. For the first time, the Gift of Lights holiday light festival will open its gates to foot traffic.
Students get 'revenge' on administrators after fundraiser
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008
The living dead, bugs, superheroes and disco dancers loaded their plastic spoons with ketchup, mustard and relish and prepared to fling on the count of three.
Enterprise Library hosts Halloween pajama party for youngsters
Friday, Oct. 31, 2008
A Ninja Turtle and Belle from Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" were among the recent guests of the Enterprise Library.
Liberty may gain students
Administrators look to ease overcrowding
Friday, Oct. 31, 2008
Students in the Silverado area may have a little more elbow room this year compared to some of their peers in other parts of the valley.
Ghering Elementary students collect recyclables, raise money
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008
After announcing a new recycling program at the beginning of the school year, Roger D. Ghering Elementary is beginning to take new strides toward helping the environment and raising money for the school.
Kindergartners brighten hospital with decorated pumpkins
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008
Armed with colorfully painted pumpkins with construction paper hair and straw, paper and felt hats, the Meadows School kindergartners made their way to University Medical Center's Pediatrics Intensive Care Unit and Pediatrics Department on Oct. 29 to fulfill the school's annual mission of brightening the day of both patients and staff alike.
Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial rolling into town
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008
During the weekend preceding Veterans Day, a trip to Washington D.C. won't be necessary to pay homage to those who died while serving their country in the Vietnam War.
Reid talks economy at Asian Chamber luncheon
Senator restates support of bailout; says Obama and McCain are both 'good men'
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today reiterated his support for the federal government's bailout of Wall Street and advised Americans to disregard negative campaigning in the presidential election.
Summerlin woman studying dreams
Friday, Oct. 17, 2008
Do you fly at night? How about seeing aliens? If so, you're not alone and it's nothing new. Jungian psychotherapist Cathy Pagano, a Sun City Summerlin resident, said historical records about types of dreams and their many interpretations go back as far as 3,000 B.C.
Bishop Gorman plays satirize love
Friday, Oct. 17, 2008
Bishop Gorman High School's fall play aims to transport audience members back more than 100 years with the comedy "Arms and the Man."
Fundraiser helps employee with medical bills
Friday, Oct. 17, 2008
When banquet servers and other employees at Mandalay Bay heard their co-worker could use some help with mounting medical bills and related expenses, they decided they couldn't just sit by and do nothing.

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