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August 10th, 2018 Senator Cortez Masto held a Press Roundtable. To tell everyone about what she’s been currently working on and also to answer questions from the media. She began the meeting by telling everyone she’s happy to talk about what she has been working on. In Washington and the State. With more and more people coming to Las...
By Megan Way Photos by Su Phelps The Outdoor Adventure Foundation hosted a Fund-raising Dinner Gala on July 14th at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino. The Outdoor Adventure Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization. They are dedicated to providing outdoor dreams for disabled combat or children under the age of 18 and young adults under the age of 25...
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Henderson, Nev. – Henderson Police initiated a 17-day enhanced traffic enforcement effort that began August 25 and will run through September 10, targeting impaired drivers and riders. As part of Joining Forces, a statewide law enforcement program, agencies will work together in an effort to make roadways safer through increased patrol saturation, specifically looking for impaired drivers and riders. With an...
By: James Lint The BSides Las Vegas information security conference took place in Las Vegas from August 7-8th. This conference is different from the usual cybersecurity conferences: it is free to participants and is a volunteer-organized event. The keynote speaker for this event was retired Special Agent Jim Christy, who spoke on August 7th. Christy’s experience includes several decades of working for the Department of...
By: Terence Way A legend in Nevada politics and a World War ll veteran, Paul Laxalt sadly passed on August 6th at age 96. Paul Laxalt was a former US Senator for Nevada and also served a term as its Governor. Laxalt had felt that his enduring support for former President Ronald Reagan was his “major contribution” to public service....
By Barbara Rodgick On Monday, August 6, 2018, Congresswoman Dina Titus hosted a Veterans Benefits Forum and Fair. The event was held in the Las Vegas City Hall from 2-4 PM. The keynote speaker was David McLenachen, Director of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Appeals Management Office. Mr. McLenachen described the Appeals Modernization Act which establishes a new review process...
By: Dr. Tom Waters Since Mr. Robert Wilke has been confirmed by the US Senate and now has the title of VA Secretary, let’s allow him to establish himself as we follow his accomplishments.  So, until we have the opportunity to report on what he is doing to help improve the VA Healthcare System for ALL Veterans, there are many other...
By Janet Snyder This is a photo of Su Phelps, Publisher of the Veterans Reporter News, taking photos at a NDVS event in Las Vegas on 3/31.  Su attends as many events as possible, to report about what is going on in our military community. Su Phelps is always looking for information about community events and what people or groups do to...
By Cheri Fisher The Southern Nevada Veterans Community Engagement Board and Department of Veterans Affairs co-hosted an Employment Boot Camp and Veterans Town Hall meeting on July 19th. Tammy Ray, a vendor at the Employment Boot Camp told us that since July 23th, Pecos Bridge is closed and will be closed for next 4 months. People that are going to the...
By Barbara Duckett Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Las Vegas, NV Say “annual checkup” and most people imagine waiting at the doctor’s office. But, there’s another type of checkup that can give you a sense of wellness without even leaving home. Visit www.socialsecurity.gov and follow these five steps to conduct your own Social Security annual checkup. Your Social Security Statement is...
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