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CITY HALL: Whitney Ranch development gains Council approval…again

CITY HALL: Against homeowners’ opposition, City Council affirms June 17 approval of design review for development proposed at Whitney Ranch – Dozens of Whitney Ranch homeowners filled the City Council chambers Aug. 5 to speak out against a development proposed at community’s southern entrance. But after nearly three tense hours of  often heated discussion, council members […]

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CITY HALL: Whitney Ranch says NO!

Updated 8/5/2014 at 1:23 p.m. CITY HALL: Whitney Ranch residents vow fight with City and developer. – Fighting one more battle in what many Whitney Ranch residents see as an eight-year war with commercial developers, homeowners have asked the City Council to reconsider approval granted for a fast food restaurant that City Sunstone Properties aims […]

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Amy Smith, far left, was named in the Top 10 Finalists at the Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition Tuesday night. The award is based on community service the teens have accomplished through their platforms. Photo courtesy MAOT Organization. Miss Nevada Outstanding Teen

UPDATED: Amy Smith recognized at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition

 – Updated 8/3/2014 12:38 A.M. BEAUTY & FASHION: Henderson’s Amy Smith named Miss Congeniality and wins Teens in Action award at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competition. – Amidst local controversy due to allegations of voting irregularities in the state pageant, Amy Smith has made her mark as Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen in other ways this […]

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MAGAZINE: Relay for Life – May the Hope Be With You

HEALTH: Local event South Valley Relay for Life raises money for the American Cancer Society. –The 12th annual South Valley Relay for Life (SVRFL) was held April 26-27 at Foothill High School in Henderson.  The overnight fundraiser is held annually for the American Cancer Society (ACS) in locations worldwide and has collectively been called the largest […]

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#TeamSmithSisters sweeps Miss Nevada pageants

Beauty & Fashion: Henderson’s Ellie and Amy Smith make history in Miss America Organization —  Ellie Smith, Miss Nevada 2014, and Amy Smith, Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen 2014, made history Sunday, June 1 at pageants held in Las Vegas when the Henderson girls became the first set of sisters in the Miss America Organization to […]

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Endorsement war heats up Assembly District 22 primary

Politics: Governor Sandoval, U.S. Rep. Heck, and former Commissioner Woodbury issue endorsements in Assembly District 22 primary. — Republicans throughout Nevada Assembly District 22 received robocalls from Governor Brian Sandoval Thursday encouraging votes for incumbent Lynn Stewart in the primary election, for which early voting began May 24. Sandoval’s message told voters that he, along with […]

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A fight for the Right: Lynn Stewart and Richard Bunce vie for Assembly Seat

POLITICS: Nevada State Assembly District 22 Republican candidates Lynn Stewart and Richard Bunce defend platforms as they head toward the upcoming winner-takes-all primary election. — In a race that epitomizes the right vs. far-right and practical vs. ideal contention that has been growing in the GOP, voters in Nevada Assembly District 22 will begin casting […]

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It’s all in the royal family: Henderson Sisters Simultaneously Compete in Miss Nevada Pageants

 Team Smith Sisters cheer each other on to state pageant titles – Counting down the days until the May 31 state competition, Henderson sisters Ellie and Amy Smith cheer each other on as they prepare to compete for state titles in the Miss America Pageant circuit. Ellie, age 17,  the reigning Miss Northeast Nevada has […]

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