In a memo released Tuesday night, Chancellor Melody Rose wrote the requirement will apply to “all unvaccinated and vaccinated NSHE students, employees, and members of the public.”
Julie joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in July 2019 as a reporter for The View, covering the southwest/Henderson area. She grew up in southern California, and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. She worked as an education and health reporter at the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho for eight years. Before that, she was an education and county government reporter for two years at the Elko Daily Free Press in Elko, Nev.
The Clark County School District is facing widespread teaching and staff vacancies with less than two weeks before a new school year begins, district officials said Wednesday.
The district sent emails and made robocalls to parents on Tuesday morning advising that all staff and students will be required to wear masks indoors and on district buses.
Proponents of face masks on college campuses this fall on Friday urged the Nevada Board of Regents to go beyond a mandate for employees OK’d by the Clark County Commission.
UNLV officials provided an update on the project Wednesday during a construction site tour on Shadow Lane. The facility is scheduled for completion in summer 2022.
The district is standing behind its face mask policy for the new school year — at least for now — despite calls from local and national health officials for stricter rules.
Byron Peterson, 80, who developed Wernicke’s aphasia as the result of a stroke, inspired a character in “The Ice Road,” a Netflix film starring Liam Neeson released in late June.
The federal agency will begin its Southern Nevada canvassing operation Saturday, said David Fogerson, chief of the Nevada Division of Emergency Management and Office of Homeland Security.
Five new Las Vegas charter schools were supposed to open in August. Now, only two will.
The university is considering a new policy that would prohibit smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, and tobacco products in all spaces on campus.
FEMA is working with the state to provide on-the-ground assistance starting early next week in response to an increase in COVID-19 cases and stagnant vaccination rates.
The City Council voted Wednesday to approve a services agreement with Pioneer Technology & Arts Academy to operate Southern Nevada Urban Micro Academy.
The Las Vegas Fire Department responded to 427 calls for service on Sunday and of those, 118 were fires. It’s a slightly lower number than last year.
It is the first known lawsuit filed over the devastating July 5, 2019, explosion, which badly damaged two campus dormitories and injured eight, including six students.