Halloween is almost here but those eerie lights seen over the Las Vegas Valley early Thursday night were of earthly origins. California origins, that is.
Mark Davis maintains reviewjournal.com on the evenings and weekends. A graduate of Ashland University in Ohio, he has worked as a sports, features and news reporter at several news organizations, including the Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal. He is not related to Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis.
A wildfire shut down some northbound lanes of Interstate 15 in Southern California on Wednesday afternoon.
The valley has recorded only six days of triple-digit temperatures this month, the National Weather Service said in a tweet. A high of 102 on Wednesday made it seven.
Friday’s flash flood event is the latest chapter in a series of floods that have damaged roads and buildings (and in one case killed visitors) at Death Valley National Park.
In July 1983, Lake Mead was nearing full capacity. As a result, in a rare move, the Hoover Dam opened its spillways, creating a show that visitors will never forget.
The Golden Knights defeated the Raiders on Monday night in the annual Battle for Vegas charity softball game at Las Vegas Ballpark.
On this day in 1992, the Review-Journal celebrated Las Vegas native Andre Agassi’s first major tennis title.
On this day in 1983, in a front-page story, the Review-Journal warned readers that holiday activities at Lake Mead would be limited because of high water levels.
Parts of Capitol Reef National Park in southern Utah have reopened after flash floods hit the area last week.
A Canadian visitor has died while hiking inside Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.