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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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<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: Don’t go changing

May 15, 2013 6:51pm
I’M OLD ENOUGH to understand that change is inevitable. And I’m stubborn enough to shout to the heavens that I generally don’t like things to change all that much.For example, I don’t relish the idea...
<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: Are two local unions in hot water?

Updated: May 15, 2013 6:16pm
Anyone with more than a passing interest in Las Vegas history is familiar with the key role that labor unions have played in the development and success of our fabulous city. Union members and union...
<p>U-F &amp;#8230; whoa.</p>

George Knapp: Stop the snark

May 01, 2013 7:01pm
If you’ve ever wondered why Congress has avoided the subject of UFOs for 45 years, you can get a pretty good idea by observing reactions to the unofficial Citizens Disclosure Hearing underway this...
George Knapp

George Knapp: Finn, cabbies and other updates

Apr 24, 2013 6:07pm
Fired Boulder City police chief Tom Finn hasn’t had much to laugh about in recent months. He’s been embroiled in a nasty slugfest with government officials in his hometown, has taken some punches to...
<p>Former Boulder City Police Chief Thomas Finn. PHOTO: STEVEN ANDREW.</p>

George Knapp: BC’s melodrama continues

Apr 17, 2013 10:55pm
On a dark and stormy night, in a black castle atop a spooky mountain, a cast of characters that resemble Montgomery Burns, Sideshow Bob and other nefarious types from The Simpsons cackle as they plan...
<p>Bigelow Aerospace founder and president Robert Bigelow (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)</p>

George Knapp: To infinity — and beyond!

Updated: Apr 12, 2013 5:38pm
Business deals don’t get much bigger than this one. Have you ever read a contract that gives a governmental green light to a program to “place a base on the surface of the moon?” Ever see an...
<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: Free speech, video at 11

Apr 03, 2013 6:10pm
Score one for the First Amendment. And while we’re at it, score one for up-and-coming District Court Judge Rob Bare.Few people were allowed to see the epic confrontation of legal titans that played...
<p>George Knapp</p>

George Knapp: Shame on Florida

Mar 28, 2013 12:05pm
A long time Nevada prison inmate named Fred Steese is due for a break, but it doesn’t look like he’s going to get one. Steese served 21 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. He was...
George Knapp

George Knapp: Cabbies deserve a fair deal, in spite of themselves

Mar 13, 2013 9:03pm
Displaying all the charm and grace for which they are so widely known, Las Vegas cab drivers have started their own unofficial media campaign in support of the driver strike against Yellow-Checker-...

George Knapp: The curse of Tony Cornero

Mar 07, 2013 12:06pm
If there is such a thing as a cursed patch of land, the acreage underneath the soon-to-be-built mega project known as Resorts World Las Vegas would qualify. The announcement this week that a...