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16 days

was the length of the partial federal government shutdown. See you in January.

14 years

of record drought have seen water levels in Lake Mead, the source for 90 percent the valley’s water, drop 100 feet placing Las Vegas on the brink of a severe water shortage.

$88 million

design-build renovation of the Clark County Detention Center’s north tower will include the mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems.


is the cost a parking permit for Life Is Beautiful festival, or the price of the shuttle from Bally’s, Caesars Palace or Planet Hollywood Resort to the festival.


people are expected to be living in Clark County by 2033, up from the 2,008,315 that currently live here.

$2 million

in funding for training and jobs for 200 of Opportunity Village’s most severely disabled clients could be lost due to federal funding cuts hidden in proposed Medicaid regulation changes.


is how much Las Vegas Democrat Erin Bilbray raised in her first three months as a candidate for Congress. Current Rep. Joe Heck (see Snark Week) raised $241,000. But Heck still has a $822,357 cash on hand advantage due to prior campaigns.

$4.5 million

is the amount Shriners Hospitals for Children pay annually for sponsorship of the PGA event played last week in Summerlin.

$130 million

is the price of the Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas, a price that city couldn’t really afford but got stuck with after closing the city’s most popular golf course.


is the highest median income for a zip code (89138) in Las Vegas area


is the lowest median income for a zip code (89101) in the Las Vegas area.