The Clark County Commission voted to reinstate a new mask mandate during Tuesday afternoon's meeting. Starting July 21 at midnight, employees will be required to wear a face mask when inside their place of work, regardless of vaccination status. The required mandate is set to be enforced until August 17.
Two young children found dead in Henderson on Monday are believed to be the victims of homicide, according to police. Officers got a report of a medical emergency in the 700 block of Calamus Palm Place, part of a gated complex near U.S. 95 and Sunset Road, Henderson Police said in a press release.
Henderson Police and Fire are investigating an incident involving two dead juveniles Monday evening. At approximately 6:33 p.m. paramedics responded to the 700 block of Calamus Palm Place after reports of a medical emergency. They located two unconfirmed aged / raced juveniles who were pronounced deceased. Police believe the incident is suspicious in nature.
Nevada HAND is hosting several wellness events ahead of the new school year. Residents living in the community will be able to receive free backpacks with school supplies, dental screenings, vision screenings and immunization checkups. The Back-to-School Wellness events are scheduled for the week of July 19, 2021.
A&W Restaurants will soon be serving up frosty root beer floats at five new locations around Las Vegas. A spokesperson for the fast-food chain confirmed two Las Vegas real estate developers have signed an agreement to open new restaurants in Clark County. A search for sites is underway.
Single-game tickets are now on sale for the 2021 UNLV Rebels football season. Tickets for the six home games at Allegiant Stadium start at $45, according to the athletic department. All single-game tickets will be in the 100 level of the stadium. Seats in sections C109-C115 and C131-137 include access to either the Twitch Lounge or the Modelo Cantina Club.
The Killers will be playing for a hometown crowd next summer. Live Nation announced Monday that the "Mr. Brightside" band will bring their "Imploding the Mirage" tour to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Aug. 26, 2022. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, July 23.
One person is in custody after a hostage situation developed late Sunday night in Pahrump, according to the Nye County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were in the 1000 block of Bruce Street for what the sheriff's office called "an armed barricaded hostage situation." Related Facebook post
Petsmart Charities and The Animal Foundation have teamed up to host an adoption event in honor of National Adoption Week. Starting Monday, July 19 through Sunday, July 25, adoption fees will be waived for adoptable pets on-site at a local Henderson Petsmart, with the exclusion of Thursday, July 22.
After the pandemic put a halt in the event last year, Lee Canyon announced the return of their summer festival. Mountain Fest will take place Saturday, August 7, from 10 AM to 6 PM and is open to all ages. The event features the 18-hole disc golf competition, Birdies & Beer, other summer activities, and live music.
The president of the Oakland Athletics has reportedly rejected the city of Oakland's non-binding financial plan for a new stadium on the waterfront, setting up a potential showdown as the team threatens relocation to Southern Nevada. The city on Friday released its non-binding terms of development agreement for a stadium and entertainment complex at Howard Terminal.
A lucky guest hit it big while visiting the Ninth Island. Boyd Gaming says a visitor from Hawai’i won a more than $646,000 jackpot on Thursday. The guest made a $15 bet on a Buffalo Inferno slot machine at the Fremont Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas.
Clark County health officials are now recommending everyone wear masks in crowded indoor public places, regardless of vaccination status. The Southern Nevada Health District said Friday that both vaccinated and unvaccinated people should wear masks in spaces where they might have contact with others who are not fully vaccinated.
According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) June 2021 economic report, Nevada added back 15,400 jobs over the month as the state continues to recover. The number of jobs remain below typical levels, but are up 138,700 since June 2020, an annual increase of 11.6%.
A survey conducted by a moving company ranks Nevada public schools as the fifth-worst in America. The company HireAHelper says researchers used data from the U.S. Education Department and Census Bureau to create a composite score for each state. Reading and math scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, each made up 25% of the scores.
Fire crews are investigating a fire that started inside a hotel room at the Luxor on Wednesday afternoon. According to the Clark County Fire Department, the Combined Communications Center was notified of the fire around 3 PM. Crews headed to the hotel's fire control room upon arrival, where control panels indicated sprinkler activity coming from the 12th floor.
Troopers are responding to a deadly crash involving a pedestrian and tractor-trailer on Interstate 15 in the northeast Las Vegas valley Wednesday. Nevada Highway Patrols says the crash happened on southbound I-15 near Speedway Boulevard. All southbound traffic was initially diverted to the Speedway exit, though one travel lane was back open by about 2:30 p.m.
Nevada hospitals are reporting that most COVID-19 patients have not been vaccinated for the disease, though there are some breakthrough cases requiring advanced treatment. The Nevada Hospital Association said in its weekly report published Wednesday that hospitalizations related to COVID continue to increase in Clark County. "The general population appears desensitized to the threat, and individuals are not following CDC guidelines related to maskwearing for unvaccinated persons or maintaining social distancing in crowded indoor locations," the NVHA said in its report.
According to the National Weather Service, severe thunderstorms are moving into northern Clark County Tuesday evening. The storms are expected to continue to move south into the Las Vegas Valley arriving between 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The service said strong winds will be the primary threat.