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Hold the rice: Couples scramble to reschedule Las Vegas weddings Logan Charnell was worried that his leave from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana might not happen due to the coronavirus outbreak, but he held out hope that he could get away. He had an important personal mission: He was planning to marry his fiancee, Alyssa Bayudan, in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas health care workers share the good, the bad and the worst to come To address the rapid rise in COVID-19 infections and minimize fatalities in Southern Nevada, health care workers and industry experts say there is more than one challenge at play - and more than one solution.

Nevada distilleries turning hooch into hand sanitizer RENO - Several alcohol distilleries in Nevada unable to make liquor under current coronavirus shutdowns are turning their attention to another product to help soothe customers. They're combining their key ingredient - ethanol, which kills germs - with aloe vera or other chemicals to make hand sanitizer.

Councilman helps Vegas hospitals, shelters get much-needed gloves Like all government officials these days, Las Vegas councilman Brian Knudsen spends most of his time dealing with the fallout of the coronavirus outbreak, coordinating with local businesses about loans and unemployment benefits and other long-term measures to help mitigate the damage.

Nevada Interrupted: Open just four months before pandemic hit, Reno's Coffee N' Comics wants to be part of the solution "We just opened four months ago," Farside said about the business, which is a coffee shop by day and a bar by night. "We're not Apple. We don't have $500 billion in cash that we're sitting on. We're just two guys who have a coffee shop.

Finding ways to normalize your work from home routine While working from home can present different challenges for everyone, it is also providing unique ways for people to communicate with coworkers and new habits to help normalize the situation.

Little Darlings donating water to Las Vegas locals in need The local strip club that is also known for continually giving back to the Las Vegas community published this letter today announcing water distribution to those in need.

Las Vegas road projects remain on track during coronavirus crisis With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all portions of life across the world, one thing that will keep on moving are road projects.

City of Las Vegas launches downloadable coloring book The City of Las Vegas has made a downloadable coloring book available online for children and parents while many are home from school and work.

SAT and ACT college entrance exams postponed The two most well-known college entrances exams, SAT and ACT, have both canceled upcoming testing dates.

Coronavirus outbreak changing life in Beatty For the burros, it’s business as usual in Beatty, although there has been a curtailment of handouts from passing tourists and some local eateries. But for most of the human residents, the &#8…

EDITORIAL: Labor transparency needed as local governments deal with financial pain The coronavirus caused economic shutdown is going to devastate local government budgets. It’s why transparency in collective bargaining negotiations is more important than ever.

CARTOON: In the red The other threat: The national debt is $23.3 trillion and growing.

LETTER: Public health officials should still advocate flu shots It might help free space for coronavirus patients.

LETTER: There’s logic to maintaining construction workforce during coronavirus crisis Workers may be needed for immediate construction of vital facilities.

LETTER: Cortez Masto, Rosen put party ahead of Nevada They help delay the original economic stimulus package.

Things to know this week in Las Vegas: Shows for students, blood drives Things to know this week in Las Vegas, the week starting March 29, 2020.

Instacart workers call for strike as jobs get busier, riskier A possible strike by Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their safety as they try to meet a surge i…

OHSA announces new construction site recommendations OSHA is releasing new recommendations to local construction sites.

How To Homebrew Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale While You're Stuck at Home Sierra Nevada officially closed the guest experiences at both its Chico, CA and Mills River, NC breweries on March 15th as well as the brewery's Torpedo Room taproom in Berkeley, California. However, that doesn't mean that you can't still can't watch some Sierra Nevada Pale Ale being made, provided you're willing to make it yourself.

Nevada governor imposes statewide moratorium on residential and commercial evictions for late rent payments - The Sierra Nevada Ally During an online press conference on Sunday March 29, Governor Steve Sisolak, Attorney General Aaron Ford and state Treasurer Zach Conine announced an emergency directive that imposes a statewide moratorium on residential and commercial evictions for late rent payments.

Jeff Lowe of ‘Tiger King’ wanted attraction in downtown Las Vegas Lowe sought a partnership with Dirk Arthur for what was billed as an educational / entertainment attraction, where tourists could have photos taken with the exotic creatures.

Hawaii tourism ebbs as coronavirus restrictions flow Like many cities across the world, Honolulu came to an eerie standstill this weekend as officials implemented measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the islands.

Gautam Adani gives Rs 100cr to PM Fund to fight coronavirus Billionaire Gautam Adani announced a Rs 100 crore contribution by his group's philanthropy arm to the Prime Minister's Fund to fight coronavirus outbreak. Adani joins Tata Group, Reliance Industries and other corporates who have come forward to make contribution to fight the unprecedented crisis.

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