August 20, 2005, 1pm PDT
The proposed $70 million facility in Henderson is under fire from nearby residents.
August 11, 2005, 11am PDT
The EPA creates a million-year health standard for Yucca Mountain dump.
August 7, 2005, 7am PDT
Nevada's desert oasis is facing serious water issues -- most of which are caused by residents.
June 20, 2005, 9am PDT
As Las Vegas grows, the city is sending more pollutants into Lake Mead, the source of drinking water for millions in the West.
June 8, 2005, 11am PDT
The Henderson and North Las Vegas suburbs were the No. 2 and No. 3 most rapidly expanding cities nationwide in 2004.
May 24, 2005, 1pm PDT
A strange new dream began to take real shape and materialize on the desert floor—the Burning Man Art Festival. Includes an essay and slideshow.
April 29, 2005, 7am PDT
As the city opens the world's most expensive casino, residents worry about lack of housing, bad traffic, smog, and crime.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 12, 2005, 1pm PDT
Architect Cesar Pelli will design a 4,000-room "themeless" hotel-casino, part of a $4.7-billion project to be built on the Las Vegas Strip.
April 12, 2005, 9am PDT
A showdown in the Nevada desert pits coal plant proponents against advocates of renewable resources. L.A.'s decision will shape the outcome.
January 31, 2005, 7am PST
Developer Steve Wynn has returned with his $2.7-billion 'Wynn Las Vegas' hotel that may again elevate the standard for luxury in Sin City.
January 24, 2005, 1pm PST
"Sun, Sin & Suburbia An Essential History of Modern Las Vegas", by Geoff Schumacher, may be the definitive work about the fastest-growing place in America.
January 4, 2005, 8am PST
Las Vegas monorail is up and running for holiday peak business.
December 30, 2004, 1pm PST
Instead of building a new megahotel MGM is spending $3 billion to transform 66 acres on the Las Vegas Strip into a mini-Manhattan.
December 28, 2004, 7am PST
The four-mile monorail reopens Christmas Eve, ending a 107-day shutdown because of mechanical problems.
November 30, 2004, 10am PST
Municipalities show little interest in Bureau of Land Management's program to make land available at discounted rates for affordable housing.
November 16, 2004, 7am PST
Two new 'mini-city' developments in Las Vegas could alter the Las Vegas landscape by the end of the decade.
November 15, 2004, 10am PST
Three billion dollar project in Vegas emphasizes living spaces and other nongambling features.
October 23, 2004, 9am PDT
The controversial nuclear waste storage facility in Nevada is causing some residents in this swing state to re-think their support for President Bush.
October 13, 2004, 6am PDT
Plannned community near Las Vegas is home to more than 87,000 people.
October 11, 2004, 5am PDT
Developers in Nevada begin importing water for decorative fountains to get around water conservation efforts.