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Mulroy could use power for good on way out

Jan 29, 2014 3:40pm
The clock is ticking for the immensely-talented Pat Mulroy, which means that, in a few days, we...

City’s dance with arena developer troubling

Jan 22, 2014 10:09am
Whenever I see a headline or an article that mentions the word “arena,” my thoughts drift...

Incident not going away for school district

Jan 16, 2014 10:14am
Imagine how you’d feel if your kid went to a party and got completely shit-faced while in...

Water czar’s impact will live on for generations

Updated: Jan 15, 2014 10:40am
It is the year 2113 and the robotic head of Pat Mulroy has just finished presiding over a...

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Zoo story more complicated

Updated: Oct 03, 2013 12:32pm
I probably didn’t need to see the video of a half-naked Pat Dingle standing in his doorway and jousting with a TV crew. Dingle, the longtime proprietor of the now defunct Las Vegas Zoo, wasn’t happy...

Mulroy’s job just not fun anymore

Sep 26, 2013 9:09am
People who work closely with water czarina Pat Mulroy are not surprised by the news of her impending resignation. The story broke Monday afternoon in a short item blasted out by political analyst Jon...


Updated: Sep 19, 2013 10:02am
The last time we tuned in to the long-running soap opera in Boulder City, the town fathers had just given the boot to police chief Tom Finn, who subsequently filed ethics complaints and legal actions...
<p>George Knapp</p>

Aliens and airwaves

Sep 12, 2013 11:05am
In miles, it’s not all that far from the outskirts of San Diego to the lights of the Strip. But, figuratively, the journey from angst-ridden, lower-middle-class San Diego suburbia to the glittery...
<p>George Knapp (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Knapp: Why Sheriff Gillespie won’t run for re-election

Aug 28, 2013 1:04pm
Tongues are wagging within Metro and in political circles about the real reason Sheriff Doug Gillespie stunned the community this week by announcing he would not seek a third term. When it comes to...
<p>George Knapp (portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Knapp: Cruelty is not a cultural ‘tradition’

Aug 21, 2013 5:08pm
COMING SOON to the fabulous South Point arena, the ultimate showdown of man versus beast — full-throttle bullfighting. That‘s right, it’s Toro Time.Hey, why not? What could be more exciting than a...

Knapp: The water monster returns!

Aug 14, 2013 4:40pm
Holy crap, people. Circle the wagons. Head for the hills. Hide the women and children, because trouble is on the way. Death, destruction, despair, a disaster of biblical proportions. Pestilence....
<p>George Knapp (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Knapp: On terror, spying and redheaded nerds

Aug 07, 2013 4:27pm
I’m beginning to wonder whether the terrorists who are plotting to kill every American are playing with a full deck. Does anyone else suspect that the timing of the latest terror alert, the one that...
<p>George Knapp (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Knapp: Why you should be concerned about the NSA’s new info-collecting program, even though you have nothing to hide

Updated: Aug 07, 2013 4:25pm
Government officials in our neighbor to the east were pretty pleased with themselves when they finally locked down a deal to bring a massive spy facility to their neck of the woods. The National...

Knapp: David Schubert didn’t have to die

Jul 24, 2013 2:47pm
The death last week of former chief deputy DA David Schubert probably did not come as a surprise to those who knew him well. Schubert had been despondent ever since being busted in 2011 for...