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Man held in attempted sex assault in Henderson desert
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009
Henderson Police say an attempted sexual assault of a woman was foiled on Saturday after an officer stopped a suspicious vehicle traveling into a desert area near Horizon Ridge Parkway and Gibson Road.
Hearing for man accused of killing choir teacher delayed
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009
A court hearing today for a man accused of killing a Basic High School teacher was moved to Thursday because prosecutors said a name was being added to the criminal complaint.
Tourists flock to Hoover Dam during holidays
About 3,000 a day come between Thanksgiving and New Year's
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009
While most of the fall and winter are typically slow at Hoover Dam, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's nearly rivals the summer peak, with roughly 3,000 visitors a day.
NSC names new administrator to improve enrollment
Monday, Jan. 5, 2009
Lee Young has been named Nevada State College's first associate vice provost for enrollment management, a position created to optimize the college's recruitment and retention efforts.
Junior Ranger program teaches kids about Lake Mead
Monday, Jan. 5, 2009
While in the first grade, Jana Williams became the first youngster to complete Lake Mead National Recreation Area's Junior Ranger program in 2002.
Solar power plant opens in Boulder City
New Eldorado Valley facility is largest thin-film plant in North America
Monday, Jan. 5, 2009
Sempra Generation has completed its 10-megawatt photovoltaic power-generation facility in Boulder City, with hopes to expand the plant to 60 megawatts in the future.
Library collects food instead of fines to help needy
Monday, Jan. 5, 2009
The Boulder City Library collected more than 50 pounds of food for Emergency Aid of Boulder City during December as part of its Food for Fines program.
Upgrades to U.S. 93 in Boulder City to begin Sunday
Friday, Jan. 2, 2009
In anticipation of the completion of the Hoover Dam bypass bridge, improvements to U.S. 93 between Boulder City limits and Buchanan Boulevard will begin construction on Sunday and continue into March.
Special needs students participate in NSC program
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
In a Nevada State College office, Dallas Branum stuffed envelopes while her peers shredded documents and compiled student recruitment packets on Dec. 2.
Nevada State students tutor low-income students
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
As the sun sets in the Sherman Gardens public housing area, elementary students eagerly gravitate toward one building, where, upon entering, they open books and set about completing their homework.
Historic sign no match for latest winds
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
The El Rancho Boulder Motel sign, erected in 1953, is now sitting idly in the parking lot after toppling amid heavy winds on Christmas Day.
Public forum to address school funds
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
A town hall meeting addressing the state's fiscal crisis with an emphasis on Boulder City schools will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Boulder City High School auditorium.
Council interaction with city employees to be restricted
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
The Boulder City Charter Commission unanimously recommended approval of a new section to the charter that would restrict the City Council's interaction with city employees.
Change to term limits backed by commission
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
The Boulder City Charter Commission unanimously recommended approval Dec. 22 of new charter language stipulating that the offices of mayor and council members are two separate jobs, subject to state-mandated term limits of 12 years apiece.
Historic trail offers fun, insightful path into Hoover Dam's past
Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008

With extended families and friends in tow, roughly 20 people traversed the Historic Railroad Trail at Lake Mead Dec. 27 as Ranger Sky McClain expounded on its importance to Hoover Dam, sharing historic stories and photographs along the way.

Designated Drivers launches free ride service
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
Designated Drivers began its 10th annual "Home for the Holidays" program on Dec. 19, where revelers are provided a ride home in their own car for free through Jan. 1.
Annual Christmas tree recycling program kicks off Dec. 26
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
Henderson officials are hoping to collect more than 2,500 Christmas trees to recycle during the annual collection program, Dec. 26 and through Jan. 14.
Three wisemen -- and a cluster of aliens
Henderson resident has unique nativity dotting his front yard
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
The Wine front yard is home to more than a typical nativity scene.
Man gets at least 8 years for child sex crimes
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008
A man accused of attempting sexual acts with two children under the age of 14 was sentenced today to a minimum of eight years in prison, but not before repeatedly criticizing his lawyer and requesting that his guilty plea be withdrawn.
Synagogues to celebrate Festival of Lights
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
The celebration of Hanukkah begins sundown Sunday, commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple after the Jews defeated a Syrian ruler who had outlawed their religious practices, massacred Jews and looted the Temple in Jerusalem in the second century B.C.E.
Nursing students to pay for new lab
Enhanced education comes at a high price
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
A diabetic arrives in the emergency room where students measure the patient's pulse and listen intently to his heart and breathing. Attempting to prescribe the correct medication, students are free to ask questions of the patient, who responds in kind.
Museum creates vintage holiday displays
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
This year's Heritage Street Holidays exhibit at the Clark County Museum through Jan. 15 features interior decors and holiday scenes representing each decade in Nevada from the 1920s to the 1950s.
Designated Drivers program hurting for funds
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008
Designated Drivers is still trying to raise money to cover the cost of its 10th annual holiday program this year, which provides revelers a ride home in their own car for free starting Friday and going through Jan. 1.
Warming stations for homeless opened
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008
Valley View Recreation Center in Henderson and four other locations in the Las Vegas Valley opened Wednesday as warming stations to provide shelter for those without access to heat.
Henderson settles with Emerald Island Casino
Monday, Dec. 15, 2008
The city of Henderson has reached a $65,000 settlement with Emerald Island Casino following a September crash involving a city vehicle that caused a power outage.
Two rescued after boat sinks in Lake Mead
Monday, Dec. 15, 2008
Lake Mead rangers rescued two 64-year-old Las Vegas fishermen around midnight Sunday following a nearly four-hour search for the duo, whose boat sank after 8 p.m.
Managers of Alzheimer's facility plead guilty to theft, credit card fraud
Alberto Ramos and his wife, Cynthia, both of Henderson, indicted on 11 charges
Monday, Dec. 15, 2008
Two managers of Alzheimer's facilities in Henderson have pleaded guilty to charges involving theft from a 78-year-old patient.
Winter celebration draws crowd in Henderson
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008
After a parade featuring a giraffe disguised as a reindeer, children and parents spilled onto the Henderson Events Plaza where the group was entertained by a craft fair, musical performers, pony rides and a petting zoo with llamas.
Defibrillator brings patient peace of mind
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008
Billy Joe Hill, 57, is thinking of playing golf for the first time in years, while his wife has eagerly awaited the resumption of one of his long-dormant chores: vacuuming.
United Way creates financial help guide
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008
Agencies like the United Way of Southern Nevada are witnessing a spike in those requesting financial assistance this year.
Nevada State College cuts programs to meet fiscal needs
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008
A host of Nevada State College applied science programs were eliminated at the December Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents meeting — little more than a year after many of the programs had officially begun.
WinterFest offers family fun
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008
Highlights of this year's Winterfest at the Henderson Events Plaza will include two free productions of "A Christmas Carol," a performance by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra and a parade.
Hearing set for woman accused of bringing gun to school
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008
A woman accused of bringing a .45-caliber handgun to Hank and Barbara Greenspun Junior High School Oct. 27 has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Jan. 21 in Henderson Justice Court.
Regents postpone budget discussion
Board waits for State Legislature to act
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
With the state Legislature being called into a special session Monday and Tuesday to grapple with the state's fiscal crisis, the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents postponed a budget discussion until next week.
Students leave the classroom to study spring
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008
The mystery of a new springs near the Henderson entrance to Lake Mead National Recreation Area has caught the attention of a class of Nevada State College environmental science majors seeking the answer to their beginning.
Four arrested on child pornography charges
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008
Four Henderson men were among nine people who have been arrested in the past four weeks on child pornography charges.
Rangers to show off Lake Mead Recreation Area with open house
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008
The Lake Mead National Recreation Area is hosting an open house Saturday with refreshments and ranger-led talks aimed at displaying the park's amenities and history.
Henderson Libraries tightens budget as revenue falls
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008
At the same time the economic downturn is fueling a surge in use of the Henderson Libraries, the library district is grappling with stagnant budgets and a staff roughly the same size as three years ago.
With a career full of firsts, Chief Chambers ready to lead police force
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008
As the child of an Army ballistics missile specialist, Henderson Police Chief Jutta Chambers traveled the world in her youth, living in Iran, Germany, Texas, California, New Hampshire and Hawaii.
Students struggle as budget crunch forces CSN to cancel classes
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008
When College of Southern Nevada student Travis Morgan arrived for the first day of his economics class this fall, he was not the only one shocked at its cancellation. His teacher, who showed up, was not informed either, he said.
City approves new rules for transferring patients between hospitals
Monday, Dec. 1, 2008
Transferring patients between hospitals by private companies will no longer require a paramedic in Henderson, a move officials say brings the city in line with other area localities.
Grant to help upgrade police vehicles
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008
The Henderson Police Department has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to upgrade the department's automated fingerprint system, the in-car video equipment for every patrol car and license recognition equipment for at least two vehicles.
Credit card fraud trial postponed
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008
The Nov. 17 trial of two managers of Alzheimer's facilities in Henderson has been postponed because of ongoing plea negotiations in the case.
NSC takes active role bringing science to middle schools
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008
Nevada State College is part of a new statewide, $20 million effort to study the local effects of climate change, which some experts predict will be harsh in the already arid desert.
Boy, 9, suffers minor injuries when school bus hits bicycle
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
A 9-year-old boy suffered only minor injuries when the bike he was riding along Green Valley Parkway was clipped by a Clark County School District bus near Warm Springs road this morning, Henderson Police said.
Regents: Capital improvement funds could plug budget gaps
Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents will consider a proposal Dec. 4 to tap capital improvement funds for operating budget shortfalls — a shift that Nevada State College President Fred Maryanski believes would be helpful but nowhere near a panacea in dealing with mandated budget cuts.
Police academy graduates 34
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
After Southern Desert Regional Police Academy recruits marched onto stage at The Cannery Nov. 13, their friends and family were treated to a taste of the intense 20-week program they had completed.
City's Fun Walk to be a family affair
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
Henderson officials are encouraging children to attend the inaugural Family Fun Walk on Saturday — an event where children of all ages can collect stamps and stickers as they travel a paved trail beginning at Equestrian Park.
Man dies in climbing accident
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
A 35-year-old Las Vegas man died Sunday after plunging 75 feet while attempting a climb on Lake Mead National Recreation Area's Fortification Hill.
4-car crash slows Henderson traffic
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
A traffic accident snarled traffic Tuesday afternoon along Interstate 215 in Henderson.

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