The National Weather Service is forecasting unseasonably cold temperatures this weekend across the Las Vegas Valley, with rain once again in the forecast during the middle of next week.
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 facilities – which cost a total of about $80 million – opened to students in August at the Charleston, Henderson and North Las Vegas campuses.
Quilters for Veterans – a group of about 30 women who live at Sun City Anthem, a Del Webb community for those 55 and older – has made 188 quilts.
The Metropolitan Police Department arrested a battery suspect in an officer-involved shooting Thursday at McCarran International Airport, police said Saturday.
The National Weather Service expects rain in the Las Vegas Valley and snow for Mt. Charleston from Wednesday through Friday. That could impact holiday travelers.
The initial report came in about 11:15 a.m. of a car on fire in the Terminal 3 garage, said airport spokesman Chris Jones.
A number of people heard gunshots in the area of Casada Way and Torrey Pines Drive around 12:30 a.m., Metropolitan Police Department homicide Lt. Ray Spencer said.
The Metropolitan Police Department says it appears one or more people in a white SUV left the man at 10:43 p.m. at the Inspire Apartments on North Buffalo Drive.
One person was injured during a police shooting Friday night in southeast Las Vegas after Metropolitan Police Department officers witnessed a possible narcotics transaction.
The Sloan Canyon campus – which spans 14 acres in quickly-growing west Henderson – has about 1,250 students in kindergarten through ninth grades.
The approximately $7 million county-funded project will include a larger multipurpose room, a TV room and two outdoor patios, each with a small garden.
The wall — a Henderson-funded project adjacent to City Hall — now recognizes veterans who served in Persian Gulf War and Global War on Terror.
The cycling event was a fundraiser for Project Hero, a national nonprofit that provides services for injured veterans and first responders.