- Appreciating Nellis, Dorinson
- Monday, March 18, 2013
- For many Southern Nevadans, Nellis Air Force Base comes to mind only when they see contrails in the sky. But Nellis’ impact on the economy is unmistakable.
- Kids’ education affects us all
- Monday, March 11, 2013
- Even if you don’t have a child enrolled in the Clark County School District, its success rate should concern you. The state of education locally long ago became an issue that transcends parental concerns.
- Miller’s fascinating memoir
- Monday, March 4, 2013
- The first time I met former Gov. Bob Miller, it was in front of the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City. I stood with a long line of kids waiting to meet him, my son among them.
- Where does Las Vegas rank?
- Monday, Feb. 25, 2013
- Everybody likes a list, and a city such as Las Vegas naturally makes it onto quite a few.
- Growing literary reputation
- Monday, Feb. 18, 2013
- Las Vegas may be many things to many people. But it’s fair to say we rarely are seen as a literary center. We should be.
- Every day is a celebration
- Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
- To everything, there is a season. And sometimes, a dedicated day, week or month. Take February, for example. We celebrate Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day and Mardi Gras. But there are several other, more obscure observances that fall on the calendar.
- How to keep the city growing
- Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
- Tom Skancke spoke Jan. 24 at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s annual Preview Las Vegas about globalization and the central role transportation plays in economic development. He easily described the connection.
- Fun with science and history
- Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
- Museums and tourists typically go hand in hand, but here in Las Vegas, the Natural History Museum is busier with locals than out-of-town visitors.
- Good year for United Way
- Monday, Jan. 21, 2013
- Like so many other charitable organizations around the world, the United Way of Southern Nevada relies heavily on contributions from businesses and their employees. So it would come as little surprise to hear it had struggled in the recent economy.
- How’d we live without cellphones?
- Monday, Jan. 7, 2013
- If it seemed tough to put away the cellphone over the holidays, you weren’t alone. Under oath, many of us would plead guilty as charged.
- On list of highest-paid executives in Vegas, gaming industry reclaims top spot
- Nellis commander worries base’s muted noises are here to stay
- If NV Energy made too much money last year, should you get a refund?
- Indiana woman sentenced to death at 16 released from prison
- Commissioners to discuss plans for new Strip casinos this week
- These five homes sold in May for how much?
- Developer attains 'a real little gem' in ManhattanWest, now the Gramercy
- Rio plans zip line ride between two towers
- The Fremont Street Experience no longer free at the Golden Nugget
- So long, Shenandoah? Wayne Newton expects to move into newly purchased home by month's end
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