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Nevada's youth win as St. Jude's bucks the odds
CEO helps charity beat the recession and care for homeless kids
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Christine Spadafor walked through the doors of St. Jude’s Ranch five years ago and found a nonprofit organization on the brink of collapse. The board chairman told her that the home for homeless children, which had taken in more than 1,000 residents since 1967, had only two months of cash left.
Saturday bowling event will raise money for Relay for Life
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Boulder City residents will be "Bowling for the Cure" this Saturday as part of the American Cancer Society's fundraising efforts for its Relay for Life event on May 6.
Baseball clinic to raise money for Summerlin Little Leaguer's medical costs
Thursday, April 7, 2011
In an effort to support one of its own, the Summerlin North Little League is hosting a Spring Break Baseball Clinic at Trails Park on April 18.
Commercial properties on Sahara Ave., Casino Center Blvd. sold
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Collier International Las Vegas recently assisted two area businesses in buying new commercial property in the valley.
Report: Providence, Mountain's Edge among top-selling communities
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Two valley master-planned communities, Mountain's Edge and Providence, placed among the top-selling developments in the U.S. in 2010.
Tobler wins 2nd term as Boulder City mayor
Rod Woodbury, Peggy Leavitt win seats on City Council in primary
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Boulder City Mayor Roger Tobler earned a second term on Tuesday night, while Rod Woodbury and Peggy Leavitt joined the City Council. In an impressive primary election turnout, 4,517 of Boulder City’s 9,489 voters cast their ballots, dwarfing participation by their neighbors in Las Vegas and Henderson.
Free festival this Saturday at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs
Monday, April 4, 2011
Valley residents are invited to a Spring Celebration this Saturday at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs.
Performances start Thursday for Nevada Ballet Theatre series based on literature
Monday, April 4, 2011
The Nevada Ballet Theatre is asking its audience to move "Beyond Words and Text" with an upcoming dance series that starts Thursday.
Boulder City High School drama club to perform '12 Angry Jurors'
Monday, April 4, 2011
Tempers will be fuming in the Boulder City High School Auditorium this week as the school's drama department performs "12 Angry Jurors."
Famous Dave's brings 'legendary barbecue' to Henderson
Monday, April 4, 2011
The finger-licking platters of Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que have found a new home across the road from Sunset Station in Henderson.
Woodbury leads all candidates in fundraising for Boulder City election
Saturday, April 2, 2011
All eight candidates for Boulder City Council and mayor have filed their campaign finance reports with the city clerk, and they show a striking disparity among the candidates’ ability to raise money.
Judge sanctions Boulder City for suing citizens over ballot issue
City attorney Dave Olsen to confer with city council before pursuing state Supreme Court appeal
Friday, April 1, 2011
A Clark County District Court judge sanctioned Boulder City on Friday for suing a group of citizens over a ballot question, saying that a lawsuit was not the appropriate means to question the ballot measure's legality.
Trumpeter Tony Scodwell to lead big band concert on Saturday
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Trumpet master Tony Scodwell, a Las Vegas resident for four decades, will lead a 16-piece big band at a special concert on Saturday at the Charleston Heights Arts Center.
Rotary Club of Summerlin organizes park clean up
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The Rotary Club of Summerlin is getting down and dirty in April to clean up Wayne Bunker Family Park.
New Jack in the Box planned for Decatur and Tropicana
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
A new Jack in the Box will likely be springing up soon at the corner of Decatur Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue.
Tightrope walker would draw attention to nightclub
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
A radio station wants to build a nightlife complex that would include a lounge, outdoor deck bar and — more intriguing — a tightrope that a professional walker would traverse to grab attention.
Registration open for inaugural Summerlin half marathon
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The inaugural Summerlin Half Marathon is set for April 9. Registration is underway, and space is limited to the first 400 people who sign up.
Rainbow Company Youth Theatre to perform 'Metamorphoses' starting Thursday
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The young performers of the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre will present "Metamorphoses" at the Reed Whipple Cultural Center, 821 Las Vegas Blvd. North, starting Thursday.
'Singing in the Rain' comes to Summerlin Library
Monday, March 28, 2011
Signature Productions is bringing another classic musical to Summerlin Library this month: "Singing in the Rain," set to premiere today.
New health clinic in West Las Vegas will cater to uninsured
Monday, March 28, 2011
West Las Vegas will soon be home to the Martin Luther King Jr. Health Center and Administrative Offices, a new project from Nevada Health Centers that broke ground Monday.
Job fair on Thursday at West Las Vegas Library
Monday, March 28, 2011
Job-seekers are invited to an employment fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the West Las Vegas Library.
Boulder City girls gear up for annual high school powderpuff game
Monday, March 28, 2011
The girls of Boulder City High School will show their grit on the gridiron Wednesday at the annual Powder Puff Football game.
Boulder City municipal primary voter guide
Monday, March 28, 2011
On April 5, Boulder City voters start the process of filling two open positions on the city council, as well as choosing their mayor for the next four years.
Q&A with Boulder City mayoral candidate Roger Tobler
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Sun recently interviewed the candidates for Boulder City mayor. They talked about everything from the city's finances to the state of political discourse to traffic issues. Each candidate responded to the same questions.
Q&A with Boulder City mayoral candidate Zachary Scott Inman
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Sun recently interviewed the candidates for Boulder City mayor. They talked about everything from the city's finances to the state of political discourse to traffic issues. Each candidate responded to the same questions.
Q&A with Boulder City Council mayoral Linda Strickland
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Sun recently interviewed the candidates for Boulder City mayor. They talked about everything from the city's finances to the state of political discourse to traffic issues. Each candidate responded to the same questions.
Q&A with Boulder City Council candidate Peggy Leavitt
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Sun recently interviewed the candidates for Boulder City Council. They talked about everything from the city's finances to the state of political discourse to traffic issues. Each candidate responded to the same questions.
Q&A with Boulder City Council candidate Rod Woodbury
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Sun recently interviewed the candidates for Boulder City Council. They talked about everything from the city's finances to the state of political discourse to traffic issues. Each candidate responded to the same questions.
Q&A with Boulder City Council candidate Lynn Goya
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Home News recently interviewed the candidates for City Council. They talked about everything from the city's finances to the state of political discourse to traffic issues. Each candidate responded to the same questions.
Q&A with Boulder City Council candidate Linda Graham
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Sun recently interviewed the candidates for Boulder City Council. They talked about everything from the city's finances to the state of political discourse to traffic issues. Each candidate responded to the same questions.
Q&A with Boulder City Council candidate Rose Ann Miele
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Sun recently interviewed the candidates for Boulder City Council. They talked about everything from the city's finances to the state of political discourse to traffic issues. Each candidate responded to the same questions.
Pet boutique focuses on finer side of canine life
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Debbie Bledsoe couldn’t find the right groomer here in the valley for her five dogs. So, six years ago, she founded Sniffany and Co. on Sahara Avenue, a “pet boutique, bakery and salon.”
Boulder City goes medieval with annual Renaissance Faire
Friday, March 25, 2011
The days of yore are descending on Boulder City this weekend: the city's sixth annual Renaissance Faire is under way.
Savers store in Summerlin area to hire at least 50 workers
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Savers, a thrift store chain opening its sixth Las Vegas location in June, is hosting a hiring fair next week to fill more than 50 positions at its new store.
Boy Scouts expect to raise $15,000 in Stratosphere SkyJump fundraiser
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Ryan Moon is taking a plunge on Friday -- 885 feet from the top of the Stratosphere, to be precise -- as local Boy Scout and business leaders Jump for Scouting to raise money for the group's Scoutreach program.
Youth from local church volunteer time with senior citizens
Thursday, March 24, 2011
The residents at the St. Joseph Transitional Rehab Center will be treated to a special evening on Saturday, thanks to youth from the Las Vegas Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Fashion students design prom dresses for deserving teens
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Without the fashion students at the International Academy of Design and Technology in Henderson, Jade Jones wouldn’t be going to her senior prom on May 13.
Jones, her mother and two sisters “lost everything” while living in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, she said. They moved to Las Vegas in 2005, and Jones has worked hard as a student at West Prep. She’s positioned herself to be the school’s valedictorian in June. But until January, Jones thought she’d have to miss the most traditional of high school traditions — the prom — because she couldn’t afford a dress.
Report outlines 40 road projects to boost economy, but money is lacking
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
You’ve got to spend money to make money. That was the conclusion of a national transportation research group that released a report Wednesday outlining the top 40 transportation projects that would support economic growth in Nevada. Call it a wish list for the Nevada Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, which unveiled the study’s findings.
Italian festival comes to Sahara West Library
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
"Live the beautiful life" -- that's the English translation of Viva la Vita Bella, a daylong celebration of all things Italian at Sahara West Library on Saturday.
Threatened with lawsuits, Boulder City puts hold on law limiting political signs
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The Boulder City Council voted on Tuesday to put a moratorium on enforcement of an ordinance limiting residents to placing no more than two political signs in their yards during election seasons.
Volunteers who whittle toy cars for children get space to expand
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
After four years of lighting up the faces of Clark County’s underprivileged youth, Toys 4 Smiles finally has a place to call home. The non-profit group, whose volunteers craft toy cars from scrap wood, opened its first Toy Shop on March 10 near the corner of Polaris and Sirius avenues.
Boulder City residents picket City Hall over ballot initiative lawsuits
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Bubbling tension over Boulder City’s decision to sue the petitioners of several ballot questions on November’s ballot inspired about 30 residents to march on the front steps of City Hall on Tuesday. The demonstrators held neon-colored signs that expressed their frustration. Some examples: “R.I.P. First Amendment Rights,” “Don’t Silence the People” and “Don’t Sue Me.”
Neighborhood meeting scheduled on traffic near Sahara and Rainbow
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada and Clark County Public Works are hosting a Neighborhood Safety Study Workshop on Thursday at Mountaintop Faith Ministries, 2845 Lindell Road.
Thespians to perform Rapunzel on Thursday at Boulder City High School
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
On Thursday evening, the Boulder City High School auditorium will transform into the setting of one of the Brothers Grimm's most famous tales: Rapunzel.
Commissioner Mary Beth Scow hosts town hall meeting Wednesday
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The Clark County Commission's newest face, Commissioner Mary Beth Scow, is holding the first in a series of town hall meetings on Wednesday at the Cora Coleman Senior Center.
New facility will provide shelter, structure for homeless youth
Monday, March 21, 2011
For now, it's a bare patch of land near the corner of McLeod Drive and Tropicana Avenue. Soon, St. Jude's Ranch and Building Hope Nevada will construct a home on the property for homeless young adults in the valley as part of their efforts to help those individuals find success.
Plans in the works for outpatient surgery center in Henderson
Monday, March 21, 2011
Plans are underway to build a new surgery facility at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Wigwam Parkway after the Henderson City Council approved an application last week.
New traffic light at Washington Avenue and Comstock Drive
Monday, March 21, 2011
All eyes on the road: Las Vegas will turn on a new traffic signal at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Comstock Drive on Monday.
Henderson resident to be featured on ABC's 'Secret Millionaire' tonight
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Self-made millionaire James Malinchak, a motivational speaker, garners fees of up to $100,000 per appearance. But on ABC's "Secret Millionaire" this evening, the Henderson resident will experience what it's like to live on less than $50 a week.
Las Vegas gets its green on for St. Patrick's Day
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Inside Ri Ra’s Irish Pub at Mandalay Place, Ciaran Sheehan has erected a tribute to his homeland. Salvaged memorabilia, even whole bars, were imported from all over Ireland, and its exterior façade could have been plucked from a Dublin sidewalk. The heavy oak doors opened into a musty, but jovial, scene on Thursday: Friends toasted each other, dressed in holiday garb, and a fiddle player cut a traditional Irish tune somewhere in the back. “We’re hoping it’s as if people were walking in from the street,” Sheehan said. The pub held its grand opening appropriately on St. Patrick’s Day, marked by a green-speckled parade through the mall Thursday morning.

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