The outage was reported at 3:20 p.m. and affects 1,858 customers within the 89128 zip code. Power is expected to be restored by 5:15 p.m.
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 city of Las Vegas also has apparently changed its stance against enforcement of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s Friday order for all nonessential businesses to close as a measure to curb the coronavirus outbreak.
Some official visitors still will be allowed to visit with inmates via video, Metropolitan Police Department said in a Friday statement.
Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) said in a statement Saturday the number of initial claims is the largest week-over-week increase since at least 1987.
The Lake Mead National Recreation Area announced Friday that it is closing several camping areas, trails and hot springs to promote “social distancing.”
Las Vegas police are investigating a robbery that happened Friday at a convenience store on the Strip.
Highway services such as roadway maintenance and construction are continuing. But the state agency has transitioned to online business services.
Sahara West Urgent Care Wellness offered three days of drive-through testing this week but stopped the service after being overwhelmed by the demand.
Many so-called nonessential businesses in Southern Nevada were closed Thursday in response to the governor’s call for them to shut down, but others remained open anyway.
Henderson Libraries announced Wednesday it will temporarily close all of its branches until further notice in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Throughout Las Vegas, businesses deemed nonessential were preparing Wednesday to shut their doors by noon to comply with an order from Gov. Steve Sisolak.
Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation is urging people who have been laid off as a result of COVID-19 to apply online instead of in person.
Community tournaments will be moved online in response to the COVID-19 virus. Starting Monday, gamers interested in participating in tournaments can visit hyperxesalv.com.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas announced Saturday it will hold two teacher in-service days next week to prepare for remote instruction if school closures are needed.