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July 27, 2014

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Woman dead after colliding with public services truck
Published Sun, Jul 27, 2014 (4:11 p.m.), Updated 6 hours, 44 minutes ago
A 29-year-old woman is dead after her vehicle slammed into the back of a Republic Services truck.
Sirloin and crab-topped shrimp at Outback Steakhouse.
G’day for Outback lovers in Henderson; frozen novelties pop up at new location
Openings & Closings:
Monday, July 21, 2014
Henderson is getting a taste of the Outback once again. Elsewhere, another well-known national chain has opened a shop, and a late-night dining spot at Caesars Palace said goodbye. A gourmet popcorn shop serves up frozen novelties, and ...
Storyteller Mike McCartney, also known as "Indiana Bones" explains a rain stick to families gathered in the children's reading room at the Paseo Verde Library.
Henderson Libraries announces plans to resume Monday hours at Paseo Verde branch
Friday, July 18, 2014
In response to community demand, library officials adjusted the schedule so that Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, could be open Mondays – something the Henderson Libraries district hasn't been able to do for two years due to …
Man found dead in Henderson city pool
Thursday, July 17, 2014
A man’s body was found this morning in a Henderson outdoor municipal pool, according to Henderson Police. An employee at the Wells Outdoor Swimming Pool ...
A view of the the Downtown Grand in downtown Las Vegas Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
Downtown Grand adjusts food options; Presto Café offers healthy provisions
Openings & Closings:
Monday, July 14, 2014
A Chinese restaurant and sports book deli at the Downtown Grand say goodbye as Japanese Cuisine By Omae holds its soft opening. Five Guys launches a new location ...
Henderson Police: Woman hit, killed in crosswalk on Boulder Highway
Thursday, July 10, 2014
A 27-year-old woman was crossing Boulder Highway in a marked crosswalk this afternoon when she was hit and killed by a vehicle that failed to yield. The accident occurred about ...
Approximate location of The Three Kids Mine Area, which the city has renamed Lakemoor Canyon. Lakemoor was the site of manganese mining during Henderson's formative years, providing the base mineral that drove magnesium production at the manufacturing plants that spawned the city.
Congress clears Henderson to buy, clean up toxic mine site
Thursday, July 10, 2014
An abandoned mine outside Henderson could go from toxic eyesore to residential high-rises after Congress approved the sale more than 900 acres of federal land to the city of Henderson. The Senate approved legislation Wednesday...
Report: Man who shot at Henderson cops had 186 guns, anti-government books
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Police found 186 guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition and books with anti-government themes when they searched the home of a man who opened fire on...
Limited services at Pebble Road post office after fire
Monday, July 7, 2014
A temporary retail van has been set up to provide limited transactions at the post office at 455 E. Pebble Road, where a fire broke out over the weekend. Patrons can also use the main post office at 1001 East Sunset Road. Henderson and Clark County firefighters responded...
Elysian Fields and Andrew Huskey of Las Vegas complete the Point panic slide during opening day at Cowabunga Bay on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Henderson.
Hundreds splash their way through holiday at Cowabunga Bay
Friday, July 4, 2014
The line had already passed the ticket counter, a 1960s-era station wagon and was snaking its way through the parking lot at about 10:30 a.m. when the first guests were allowed in Cowabunga Bay. The Henderson water park celebrated its grand opening today, with about 2,000 people expected to splash, slide and raft their way through the Fourth of July holiday. Business went ...
Rain falls in Henderson but shouldn’t impact fireworks
Friday, July 4, 2014
Isolated rain storms were reported over Henderson this afternoon but should move out by tonight and not interfere with fireworks displays, according to...
A crane operator lowers the final piece of the "Breaker 1-9" water slide at the Cowabunga Bay water park in Henderson Thursday, June 5, 2014.
Cowabunga Bay to offer guests a groovy time; lights out at West Sahara Firefly
Openings & Closings:
Monday, June 30, 2014
A 1960s beach-themed waterpark readies for its grand opening as a small-plates restaurant closes another location, and Bally’s welcomes gay nightclub Liaison ...
Justin Micatrotto (left) and Joe Micatrotto Jr. of Micatrotto Restaurant Group are photographed Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, outside of their Las Vegas Boulevard location of Raising Cane's.
Raising Cane’s won’t let Henderson slip through its chicken fingers
Restaurant on St. Rose Parkway near Eastern Avenue could open in September
Thursday, June 26, 2014
When the Micatrotto family looked to open their first Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers franchise 10 years ago, they had their hearts set on Henderson. After a real estate deal fell through ...
Silverado High School graduate and New York Mets minor leaguer Chasen Bradford was recently promoted to the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s.
Local product Bradford living out a dream by pitching at Cashman Field for 51s
las vegas 51s:
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Las Vegas 51s pitcher Chasen Bradford was walking to the clubhouse Monday after pregame warmups when he ran into a familiar face. Mary Wilmore, the Triple-A franchise’s longtime security guard, is on a first-name basis with most at Cashman Field. For Bradford, a 24-year-old reliever promoted to the 51s two weeks ago from Double-A Binghamton (N.Y), their relationship ...
Hot barbecue coals catch Henderson house on fire
Monday, June 23, 2014
What started as a barbecue ended with a garage fire Sunday night after the grill’s hot briquettes were dumped into a trash can, according to...

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