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North Las Vegas to approve $625,000 grant for Nicholas & Co. food distribution center

The city of North Las Vegas is expected to sign off on a grant that will allow a Utah company to expand operations in the city.

The North Las Vegas City Council will sign off on an agreement tonight approving a $625,000 grant that helped lure a Utah food distributor to expand to the city. Nicholas & Co. plans to ...

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Officials Tour Businesses in North Las Vegas

Officials Tour Businesses in North Las Vegas

Officials from the City of North Las Vegas toured businesses in the city's Ward 3 Wednesday in an effort to gauge the health of businesses.

Ward 3 takes in the city's far northwestern side. City councilwoman Anita G. Wood, who represents the area, headed up the City Walk tour.

“North Las Vegas is working hard to ensure a sustainable economic recovery,” Wood said. “Part of that work is staying in touch with local businesses to make sure we stay on the right track and provide the right environment for them to grow and succeed.”

Members of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce were also on the walk. 

Job Fair Highlights Local Employers

Job Fair Highlights Local Employers

A number of employers with local connection will be hiring at a job fair Wednesday.

LasVegasJobs.com is holding a job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Texas Station.

Some of the employers attending this event include:

  • 24 Seven
  • Easter Seals
  • Ed Bozarth Chevrolet
  • Marshall Retail Group
  • Prestige Travel & Cruises
  • Santa Fe Casino
  • Nevada Dept. of Corrections

Jobs will be available in accounting, automotive, customer service, hospitality, management, nursing, retail and sales. The event is free and resume reviews will be available.

To learn more, visit LasVegasJobs.com.

City Officials, Leaders to Take Stock of Ward 2

City Officials, Leaders to Take Stock of Ward 2


No city in Nevada took a harder blow from the recession than North Las Vegas and city leaders want to look first-hand at how the recovery is going.

To take stock of the health of business in the city, North Las Vegas officials and local leaders plan to visit with business owners and workers during a “City Walk” on March 25. A walk is planned in each of the City Council wards this year.

The walk will be conducted by the City’s Economic Development Division and the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. Participants will gather at 9 a.m. at the chamber offices, 3365 W. Craig Road, Suite 25. They will be grouped into teams, and each team will be assigned to a different target area within Ward 2. The teams will spend about two hours in their respective areas, and then reconvene to talk about their findings.

Luncheon Honors Impact of Nellis in Southern Nevada

Luncheon Honors Impact of Nellis in Southern Nevada


The impact of Nellis Air Force Base and its servicemen and women will be honored next month at a business luncheon.

The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce will host the event Tuesday, March 19, at Texas Station. Major General Jeffery G. Lofgren, commander of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis, will be the keynote speaker and will discuss Nellis’ role in the military, as well as the relationship between Nellis and the southern Nevada community.

Nellis Air Force Base has an estimated $5 billion economic impact on Las Vegas. More than 8,500 military and 4,200 civilian personnel are employed at Nellis, Creech Air Force Base and the Nevada Test and Training Range.

Registration and the Nellis showcase will open at 11:30 a.m. and the lunch will run from noon to 1 p.m. Cost of the event is $50 for Chamber members and $65 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased at LVChamber.com.

E-Bill Service Offered for North Las Vegas Residents

E-Bill Service Offered for North Las Vegas Residents


North Las Vegas wants residents to utilize its electronic billing service to cut down on paper waste.

City Hall Building Receives Green Nod

City Hall Building Receives Green Nod


The new North Las Vegas City Hall building completed in 2012 received LEED Gold Certification for its environmentally friendly design and construction.

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized mark of excellence developed by the US Green Building Council. It verifies that a building was designed and built for high performance in human and environmental health, including sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

LEED Gold certification verifies it is designed to lower operating costs, reduce waste generated during construction, conserve energy and water, be healthier and safer for occupants, and reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.