Latest Clark County Stories

2008-09-24 21:00:18

By MICHAEL ANDERSEN Eighty-six years of pounding from Army rifle ammo, howitzer shells and other explosives, and it turns out that the dirtiest thing that ever happened at Camp Bonneville had a unique Clark County flavor. Fireworks.

2008-09-12 21:00:10

By CAMI JONER Clark County's foreclosure rate was down in August from the prior month, but still well above the August 2007 level. A total of 292 foreclosures were filed in the county last month, down from 315 in July, according to RealtyTrac, a California real estate data firm.

2008-09-11 21:00:14

By ERIK ROBINSON An ecologically rich chunk of northwest Clark County would be permanently conserved under a land swap being considered by the county, the state Department of Natural Resources and a local family.

2008-08-28 06:00:43

By Keith Rogers By KEITH ROGERS REVIEW-JOURNAL More Nevadans said a presidential candidate's stance on disposing of nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain would have no impact on their vote than said that it would have a major influence. In a poll of 400 likely Nevada voters Aug.

2008-08-27 21:00:24

By MICHAEL ANDERSEN If anyone has ideas on how to rescue plans for a veterans cemetery at Camp Bonneville, Clark County is open to suggestions. The U.S.

2008-08-25 03:00:30

By Spillman, Benjamin Clark County commissioners awarded Perini Building Co. a $1.2 billion contract to build a new terminal at McCarran International Airport.

2008-08-22 21:00:14

By MICHAEL ANDERSEN A county task force recommended allowing more business variety and smaller lots near rural centers like Dollars Corner.

2008-08-02 21:00:13

By Matt Wastradowski, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 2--Fair offers something for just about everyone Clark County's biggest party returns with 10 days of carnival rides, livestock, food, games, extreme action events and concerts. When: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and Aug.

2008-07-23 15:01:12

By Courtney Sherwood, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 23--Northwest Natural's Clark County gas customers may be sweating their bills when they turn on the heat this winter.

2008-07-20 00:00:26

By Michael Andersen, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 19--How to summarize a two-hour debate between seven candidates with three party affiliations running for one county commissioner's seat, all in 1,100 words? Why not start by giving them two words each? Craig Williams: green economics.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.