Assemblyman Wheeler Elected GOP LeaderWheeler has represented Douglas County in Assembly District 39 since 2013. His 15-member caucus elected him during a meeting Thursday in Las Vegas to replace former Assemblyman Paul Anderson.
Strip Pedestrian Bridge Connecting New York, New York; MGM Grand ReopeningThe refurbished concrete and steel structure links the New York-New York and MGM Grand hotel casinos. The 23 year old pedestrian bridge received new escalators as well as low energy glass and air conditioning units to the elevators.
324K Tourists Expected in Las Vegas During Labor Day WeekendTourism officials expect 324,000 people to travel to Las Vegas during Labor Day weekend.
Report: Vegas Drawing More Millennial, First-Time VisitorsA report from the resort's biggest travel booster released Wednesday shows 34 percent of Las Vegas visitors in 2016 were millennials. That's up from 24 percent in 2015.
Record 42.9M Vegas Visitors in 2016, Tourism Officials ReportOfficials say Las Vegas drew a record number of visitors for a third straight year, attracting 42.9 million tourists to town in 2016.
Sandoval Names Las Vegas Convention Center Upgrade PanelGov. Brian Sandoval has named a casino company design executive and the managing partner of the Thomas & Mack Corp. to head a Las Vegas Convention Center upgrade project oversight panel.
Ballot Could Add Legal Marijuana to Las Vegas' List of VicesNevada already has legal brothels, round-the-clock casinos and a coy catchphrase declaring that "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas." If voters approve, the state could soon add another vice in the form of recreational marijuana.
Report: UNLV Presidential Debate Costs Top $8 MillionCosts attached to the upcoming presidential debate at UNLV have escalated to $8 million, twice as much as the Oct. 19 event was originally projected to cost, according to a published report.
Final Riviera Casino Tower Due for Strip Implosion TuesdayThe last tower of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino is about to be reduced to rubble during an overnight implosion on the Las Vegas Strip.
Second Riviera Casino Tower to Be Imploded Aug. 16There's another implosion planned for the Riviera Hotel and Casino.
Heavy Traffic Expected In Vegas For Holiday WeekendAn estimated 330,000 visitors are expected in Southern Nevada from July 3 through July 5.
Riviera Says Goodbye as Tower Implosion Goes SmoothlyThe tallest tower of the Riviera Hotel and Casino has crumbled in a controlled demolition that brought an end to one of the last relics of Las Vegas' mobster past.