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Skye Canyon Marketplace brings new businesses, restaurants to northwest valley

The Skye Canyon Marketplace is coming to life!

Several restaurants and officers are being built in the far northwest valley and people who who live in that area are eagerly waiting for them to open.

Bill Sanders is one of many people who spent his Sunday at the Smith’s in Skye Canyon. It opened last year, and now, several storefronts nearby are currently under construction.

“I love it. I think it’s great. We need it out here, especially with Skye Canyon developing, it’s great,” Sanders said. “[It’s] just something new, something different.”

Pictures recently posted on the Skye Canyon Facebook page give a glimpse of the progress. Residents say they can’t wait to have easy access to a variety of restaurants, like Cafe Rio and Tropical Smoothie Cafe – and businesses, like a nail salon and a dentist office... Read More

Businesses, drivers prep for upcoming Eastern Avenue roadway project

HENDERSON (KLAS) — The City of Henderson will begin projects on Eastern Avenue, between St. Rose Parkway and Horizon Ridge Parkway, and on Jeffreys Street, between St. Rose Parkway and Sunridge Heights Parkway, on Aug. 26.

The projects consist of general roadway improvements with asphalt rehabilitation, removal and replacement; sidewalk replacement; modifications to sidewalk ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards; signage; and striping.

Lane restrictions will be in place for the duration of the project with some lanes reduced or closed at various times. The work on Jeffreys Street will create two lanes of traffic in each direction and will be completed before lanes on Eastern Avenue are reduced, serving as an alternate route for motorists... Read More

Politics NOW: CCEA strike deadline set for Sept. 10

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – This week on Politics Now with co-hosts Patrick Walker and Steve Sebelius: the Clark County Education Association, the teacher’s union, is threatening to strike on September 10.

What needs to be fixed to call it off, how Governor Steve Sisolak plans to step in, and what Clark County School District administrators are doing in order to keep schools open on that day; the Trump administration issues new rules on child migrants, which allowed them to be detained longer. 

Alexandra Limon tells us why they say it will keep families together, and why critics say it will only make things worse; and it’s Patrick’s last day!

A tribute to his time on Politics Now and at Channel 8.  ... Read More

Face Off: The drug prescription debate, anti-semitism rhetoric from the government?

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – This week Politics Now co-host Patrick Walker moderates a panel with KXNT radio host Alan Stock from the right, and Battle Born Progress Executive Director Annette Magnus from the left.

This week’s topics: the teacher’s union threatening a strike, how to tackle rising prescription drug prices, and is there too much anti-semitism coming from our government? 

Patrick Walker is leaving Politics Now and 8 News Now. This is a tribute to his time at the station! ... Read More

Semis involved in fiery crash on I-15, near Baker

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — San Bernardino County Fire is reporting a fiery crash on northbound I-15 at Halloran Summit near Baker, California.

They say two semi-trucks were involved in the crash and one caught fire.

BAKER: #SBCoFD on scene of a TRAFFIC COLLISION with FIRE, NB15 near Halloran Summit. Two Semi trucks well involved with fire. Expect delays on I-15 in the area. Krn pic.twitter.com/ZGyOoBj5jl

— SB County Fire (@SBCOUNTYFIRE) August 25, 2019

The condition of those involved in the crash is unknown at this time. ... Read More

9 people displaced after southwest Las Vegas home fire

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say nine people have been displaced after a fire at a home in Las Vegas’ southwest valley.

Clark County Fire Department officials say nobody was injured in the fire early Sunday.

Fire crews were called out to a home just before midnight on Saturday.

Firefighters found heavy fire coming from the garage of the two-story home.

Authorities believe the cause of the fire was an issue with the vehicle parked in the garage.

Preliminary damage was estimated at $50,000... Read More

2 hurt, gunman sought in overnight shooting

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Metro Police say 2 people are recovering after a shooting in the northwest part of the valley.

The Department says it happened around 2:30 Sunday morning, at a home near Gowan and Durango.

A woman and man were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. LVMPD says one person has been arrested in connection to the shooting, and at least one more remains at large.

At this time, Metro Police have not released any description of the gunman, or said what led to the shooting. ... Read More