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VEGAS ALMANAC BY CHIP MOSHER

Jan 29, 2014 3:42pm
Feb. 1, 2006: Metro officer Sgt. Henry Prendes, 37, is shot and killed during a domestic violence...
<p>Public figures like former Gov. Jim Gibbons, who became embroiled in a scandal involving a cocktail waitress while in office, became easy targets for the sharp pens of CityLife.</p>

A REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST

Jan 29, 2014 3:40pm
“The fact that many Americans are still deluded enough to claim Iraq was an imminent...
<p>April 30, 2009</p>

REFLECTIONS ON A BLOODSHOT LIFE

Updated: Jan 29, 2014 4:41pm
All great things come to an end, and it is now CityLife’s time to exit gracefully from...

BY THE NUMBERS

Updated: Jan 22, 2014 10:37am
40medical marijuana dispensaries are allowed to be opened in Clark County according to a...

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<p>MIKAELA DENISE YBANEZ/MIKI D&amp;#8217;S PHOTOGRAPHY</p><p>Fire spinning is a growing subculture in Las Vegas with nearly 100 known practitioners. The group Pyro Sagas, with Kristal Joy &amp;#8216;Sizzles&amp;#8217; Roehr in front and Doll Del Fuego in back, was one of the few groups that performed at First Friday this month.</p>

BLAZE DANCERS

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:01pm
Walking down the bizarre world of First Friday, I pause at shops, shuffle through knickknacks, pass food trucks while steering past people holding pamphlets. Reaching a dead end, I start back but the...
<p>The Brett Wesley Gallery, in Art Square, is just across a parking lot and Art Way from the proposed site of a new modern art museum.</p>

A MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM DOWNTOWN?

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:04pm
Is a brand-new arts museum in Las Vegas another boon for downtown — or another boondoggle?The downtown area of Las Vegas has seen the Neon Museum, Mob Museum, the investments of entrepreneur Tony...
<p>PHOTOS BY LAUNCE RAKE</p><p>Gilliane Holt leads her Kit Carson elementary students to class in the morning.</p>

BACKIN MY DAY!

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:03pm
When I went to elementary school, some four decades ago, the best part of the day was recess. We had two recesses, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, for a full hour of running, screaming,...
<p>A kitchen is on display inside an old railroad cottage at the Clark County Museum on Nov. 14. The cottage rented for $18 per month to railroad employees. The cottage was part of Las Vegas&amp;#8217; first housing community.</p>

CHILLIN LIKE IT’S 1909

Nov 20, 2013 4:43am
Too bad MTV Cribs wasn’t around to broadcast in 1909. Otherwise, the old downtown Las Vegas railroad cottage surely would have had its own special. The recently refurbished digs made its debut at the...

TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY STEPS OUT

Nov 20, 2013 4:19am
In a first for the Las Vegas Valley, gay community activists are planning Trans Pride Week.Using the model for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride celebrations elsewhere, the event begins on...

BY THE NUMBERS

Nov 20, 2013 4:13am
513Number of people who had purchased insurance in the Silver State Health Insurance exchange as of Nov. 13.24,623Nevadans who have received notices that their individual health insurance plans have...
<p>COURTESY PHOTO</p><p>The mixed-use container complex at Fremont and Seventh street is being built by the Downtown Project, a $350 million revitalization downtown Las Vegas revitalization effort bankrolled by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh.</p>

DOWNTOWN NIRVANA?

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 3:54pm
Renewed BeginningsA recently refurbished hotel-casino could soon inject new vitality and excitement into downtown Las Vegas, drawing more visitors and redevelopment dollars. The 634-room Downtown...
<p>Ron Nelsen of Las Vegas, a supporter President Barack Obama, said his garage-door installation business Overhead Garage Door, has benefited from the Affordable Care Act.</p>

THE SIDES OF OBAMACARE

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:06pm
Those who fear the horrifying imposition of socialized medicine referred to as “Obamacare,” hiding in Nevada under the governmental rubric of “HealthLink,” are right about some fundamental issues....
<p>A man walks by news racks along The Strip across the street from the Monte Carlo on Oct. 22. An ordinance is being considered by Clark County that would ban all news racks, including those used by <em>CityLife,</em> on the Strip.</p>

TO CLARK COUNTY VOTERS

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:02pm
Flip-flip-flip-flip…There are few things in this world, the one we call “Las Vegas,” that are more obnoxious than the act of flipping business-card-sized advertisements of mostly naked women in the...
The Prez visiting Hoover Dam. Bet he didn't pay a fee for the tour, but you will now pay more.

HOOVER DAM JACKIN’ UP ITS PRICES

Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:02pm
Citing an increase in maintenance and operation costs, the entrance fees to some Hoover Dam Visitor Center attractions, and the cost of parking in the garage and Arizona spillway lot.The entrance fee...
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