Vegas rail: a gamble or good thing?
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — On a dusty, rock-strewn expanse at the edge of the Mojave Desert, a company linked to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants to build a bullet train that would rocket tourists from the middle of nowhere to the gambling palaces of Las Vegas. Privately held DesertXpress is on the verge of landing a $4.9 billion loan from the Obama administration to build the 150 mph train, which could be a lifeline for a region devast...
Nevada auditors say horse group kept sloppy books
CARSON CITY (AP) — A wild horse group that receives money from special Nevada license plates kept sloppy records of their expenses and in some cases fabricated spending to balance its books, legislative auditors said. The Las Vegas Sun reports the group Horse Power couldn’t show that all its money was spent solely for the benefit of wild mustangs and burros. But a Horse Power executive told the Legislative Commission on Special License Plates ...
In an article that ran in the March 22, 2012 edition of the Daily Sparks Tribune, Washoe County Manager Kate Simon’s spokeswoman Nancy Leuenhagen insists that a statement written in the article is incorrect. In an attempt to rectify this issue, the Daily Sparks Tribune issues the following clarification. According to the Washoe County Employees Association, an impasse was reached because county administrators could not reach a contract deal to...
Reed High’s actors tackle the quirky, funny fairy tale ‘Once Upon a Mattress’