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I have two passions — one is instructional design and the other is quilting. The two seem unrelated, but they are actually similar in so many ways. Instructional design and quilt crafting both require careful consideration and interconnectivity, or the results are flat and uninspiring.
Phoenix in line with Western metros for job gains, housing prices
The job climate and housing prices may seem a little sluggish in the Valley of the Sun, but that's only because it's been sluggish throughout the West.
That's at least according to the first quarter tracking results of the Mountain West's economic conditions by the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program, released on Monday.
Las Vegas economy lags behind neighboring metros in first quarter
The economy of Las Vegas got off to a slow start in 2015 compared to its neighboring metropolitan areas, with a slight increase in unemployment and growth in economic output that lagged behind the rest of the region, according to a report released today from the think tank Brookings Mountain West.
Slew of former Rebels and top draft picks highlight Vegas Summer League
One of the things UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice wanted to do four years ago was increase the Rebels’ overall talent level. He’s done that, and while the on-court results haven’t come in lockstep, you need only look around UNLV’s campus July 10-20 to see that more players with pro potential are making UNLV a destination.
UNLV baseball coach taking indefinite medical leave of absence
UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers is taking an indefinite medical leave of absence because of an ongoing back ailment that will require him to undergo another back surgery, UNLV Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy announced Thursday.
Western lawmakers, others warn against EPA moving radiation detection lab out of Las Vegas
Federal officials want to move a mobile radiation detection laboratory from Las Vegas to Alabama, but nuclear safety advocates and lawmakers warn it could leave the Western U.S. vulnerable to an accident or terror attack.
One might not expect to find fresh seafood poke, local-style oxtail soup or Spam musubi 2,684 miles from Hawaii, especially in the Las Vegas desert. It might also come as a shock to see chain stores such as Walgreens with a shelf or two dedicated to Hawaiian imported products.
Boosting Las Vegas Tourism Goal Of Governor's New Group
Governor Brian Sandoval says a new committee tasked with looking at ways to boost tourism in Las Vegas will have a year to report back on what needs to be built — including convention space, stadiums and transportation — and how it might be funded.