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December 20, 2014

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  • Joseph Miller, Nevada area manager for Fisher Industries, stands at the Ascaya development in Henderson.

    Proud to have helped build Southern Nevada

    December 14, 2014

    The Nevada area manager for Fisher Industries talks about some of the toughest projects he has undertaken, as well as the Ascaya mountainside development he worked on in Henderson, and the pride he takes in building roads.

  • Let it snow, let it snow — please, let it snow

    December 14, 2014

    Across the country, the winter sports industry has increasingly struggled with unpredictable winters and decreasing snowpack, phenomena attributed to climate change. ...

  • Program puts books in Jewish kids’ hands

    December 14, 2014

    PJ Library delivers books every month to families who want to teach their children about the core values of Judaism.

  • The List: Nonprofit organizations

    December 14, 2014

    Find out about nonprofit organizations. This week, we rank them by revenue for most recently completed tax period.

  • Emily Rawlings, left, owns Dynamic Music Therapy. Bailey Hinz is an independent contractor.

    Singing the praises of music therapy

    December 14, 2014

    The biggest challenge about running her business isn’t outperforming the competition, Emily Rawlings says — it’s educating the community about the existence and benefits of music therapy.

  • UNLV head coach Dave Rice and assistant coach Todd Simon talk during the Bishop Gorman vs. Findlay Prep basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime. Rice's brother Grant Rice is the Gorman coach, while Simon previously coached Findlay Prep.

    UNLV assistant works long, strange hours to land top recruits

    December 14, 2014

    It’s 5:15 a.m. The rain spits sideways against a rented Nissan Altima that Todd Simon is steering north on Interstate 95 toward New Haven, Conn. The rest of the Rebels flew home from New York the day before, but UNLV ...

  • Talks Westgate L.V. plans

    Lawsuit against Westgate owner dismissed, for now

    December 14, 2014

    Heather Atwell vows to continue the fight ...

  • The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign isn't actually in Las Vegas.

    Are you in Las Vegas? You may be surprised

    December 14, 2014

    Just because you’re strolling down the Strip, doesn’t mean you’re in Las Vegas. When Las Vegas incorporated in 1911, landowners could choose to remain unaffiliated with the new city. That’s why today, most of the Strip — from Sahara Avenue to Mandalay Bay — sits in unincorporated Clark County. You’d think most locals would know that, but ...

  • People on the Move: Dec. 14-20

    December 14, 2014

    In the People: Patricia Lee, Mark Goldstein, Matthew Smith, Kristine O'Quinn, Logan Pratt, Candace Herling, Sarah Yance, Edward Silverman, John Newton, Robert List, Sharath Chandra, Soozi Jones Walker, Reid Kaiser and more ...

  • Nonprofit trying to tackle Nevada’s mental illness crisis

    December 14, 2014

    The Nellie Bly Leadership Society was formed to focus on raising funds and awareness to help those in need of help.

  • A unified voice on controversial social topics

    December 14, 2014

    Rancho High senior Kristopher Alighchi gives us a glimpse of social topics discussed at the Sun Youth Forum ...

  • The Data: Dec. 14-20

    December 14, 2014

    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]

  • Did Tesla Motors open doors for Apex industrial park?

    December 14, 2014

    Since opening more than 20 years ago, Apex Industrial Park has found itself stuck. Businesses are reluctant to locate there because there’s not enough water to support manufacturing and other ...

  • Aerialist Alyssa Gray rehearses in the Life nightclub at the SLS Las Vegas Thursday Sept. 25, 2014.

    For Las Vegas nightlife performers, all the club’s a circus

    December 14, 2014

    You don’t have to shell out big bucks for a stage show to see dazzling theatrical performances in Las Vegas. Just head to a nightclub. In Las Vegas’ nightlife scene, aerialists and clowns are a necessity, not a novelty ...

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