The art exhibition Tilting the Basin is ambitious both in its scope and motive. The show, which opened March 16 in Downtown Las Vegas, presents a range of work from 34 Nevada-based artists and is intended — in part — to increase momentum for a new contemporary art museum in the city.
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While the debate and legal challenges continue over the reorganization of the Clark County School District, many business and other civic leaders are focused on one thing: Is this going to create a better workforce as part of an effort to diversify the economy.
Days after Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed spending $115 million on higher education, the College of Southern Nevada released a study saying the region’s three community college campuses are a worthy investment.
The Nevada economy is poised for a breakthrough in 2017 after showing it has emerged from the depths of the Great Recession, according to a Wells Fargo senior economist.
When a family-owned Wilmington, Delaware sandwich shop named Capriotti’s opened for business in a previously boarded-up store in 1976, it took 12 years before a second location was added. The company, which now has 102 locations, is launching a targeted, nationwide expansion that is expected to increase the number of shops fivefold.
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Several of downtown Las Vegas’ most powerful authors of development and the glitz and glam spoke at a panel about their visions for what’s to come and what they’d like to see in the region in the coming years.
Frank Pellegrino Sr., the New Yorker and actor who brought his famed Italian restaurant to Las Vegas, has died at the age of 72.
From the classroom to the courtroom, Corinne Price has put her passion for children and their well-being first. It’s no wonder the former third-grade teacher turned family law attorney was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
William S. Boyd School of Law student Beatriz Aguirre was recently awarded the Waldo De Castroverde Immigration Scholarship. The scholarship, named in honor of the late Waldo De Castroverde, a former criminal defense and immigration attorney in Las Vegas, is given to a first- or second-year Boyd student, as recommended by the faculty.
Change is coming to Boulder City. Since growing out of the desert as a company town for Hoover Dam workers beginning in 1931, the city has developed a rather distinct and separate culture that aligns with its physical proximity, nestled into the mountains retaining Lake Mead, only 26 miles and a world away from Las Vegas and its suburb cities to the north and east.
The Safety Consultation and Training Section of the State of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations recognized Helix Electric of Nevada in January for its successful completion of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program.
UNLV Executive Director of Housing, Residential Life and Card Services Richard Clark wants to give every individual a voice; especially those who are under-represented.
Las Vegas gets more than 200,000 visitors a year from China, but the number can be much higher and Southern Nevada is getting ready for it.
The number of Chrysler dealerships is increasing in the valley with longtime local car dealer Jim Marsh completing construction on his new northwest location. Although the market’s getting more crowded, Marsh, and other franchisees, expect business to stay positive.
When it comes to development along the Las Vegas Strip, 2017 might be remembered as the comeback year from the Great Recession.
The 15-mile stretch of Interstate-11, a $318 million project that will create a concrete bypass around Boulder City that joins the Interstate-93 route just west of Hoover Dam with a 15-mile, four-lane, asphalt interstate, is expected to be complete within a year. But the future of the broader project remains very much in question.
Larry Close, general manager of The Palm Restaurant of Las Vegas, inside the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, has seen the famed label through a large part of its 23-year existence on the Strip and is leading the brand into the next phase of its evolution.
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Gary Johnson, the one-time executive director of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce who helped transform the city’s economic base in the 1980s and 1990s, has died at the age of 74.
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Boulder City Mayor Rod Woodbury spoke of a city that continues to flourish at the annual State of the City address Jan. 19, but he admitted that it has a long way to go before it reaches new heights.
Robert (Bob) Holguin, the Nevada district director for the U.S. Small Business Administration, died on Jan. 15, leaving behind a legacy of increasing funding to help small, local businesses grow and veterans increase their potential for success.