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SLIDESHOW: Snow blankets parts of the Las Vegas Valley

Snow started falling around the Las Vegas valley Wednesday night around 6 p.m., but it lasted for a little over three hours. Some areas accumulated as much as 1-3-inches. Take a look at the photos below to see how valley residents captured the moment in photos!

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City council members unanimously approve ice hockey rink for Henderson

A new ice rink is headed to Henderson! During the City of Henderson's city council meeting, council members unanimously voted to approve the ice rink.

Members discussed the "Exclusive Negotiation Agreement between the City of Henderson and Black Knight Sports Arena II, LLC, for a portion of improved property located at the southwest corner of Water Street and Atlantic Avenue commonly referred to as the Henderson Convention Center, and identified as a portion of Assessor's Parcel Number 179-18-810-001."

The ice skating rink is something the area's been wanting for quite some time.

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People who live in Henderson say they've been waiting years to get an ice rink. ... Read More

CCSD Superintendent announces new leadership to oversee teaching

Clark County Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara announced Monday the creation of Teaching and Learning Teams that will be in charge of overseeing three regions within the Clark County School District.

Each of the regions has three leaders: A region superintendent and two associate superintendents. Their main responsibility is to fulfill doctor Jara's 5-year strategic plan that focuses on improving student achievement at all 360 CCSD schools.

"Today really is a great day for the children in the Clark County School District," Dr. Jara said.

Watch the news conference below:

Dr. Jara is putting into motion his Focus: 2024 Strategic Plan. He admits it's an ambitious agenda over the next 5-years to improve all one and two-star schools, along with increasing the graduation rate to 90-percent, among other goals, but he's up for the challenge.

"Everybody here, as we have regions, will be all aligned to the strategic plan," Dr. Jara said... Read More

Henderson City Council members to take up new ice skating rink deal during Feb. 19 meeting

A new ice rink is headed to Henderson! According to the City of Henderson's website, the city council is expected to take up the issue at its meeting on Feb. 19.

The information was listed under meetings and agenda.

The notice said that members will discuss the "Exclusive Negotiation Agreement between the City of Henderson and Black Knight Sports Arena II, LLC, for a portion of improved property located at the southwest corner of Water Street and Atlantic Avenue commonly referred to as the
Henderson Convention Center, and identified as a portion of Assessor's Parcel Number 179-18-810-001."

The ice skating rink is something the area's been wanting for quite some time. People who live in Henderson say they've been waiting years to get an ice rink. ... Read More

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Witnesses describe moments before 3 people were hit by an SUV

Henderson Police say they found the car involved in a hit-and-run crash that left three people injured Sunday.

According to a news release, the white Suburban was found on Monday, but it doesn't say where it was located.

The vehicle, which was stolen, is a white 2000 Chevy Suburban bearing Arizona license plates. The vehicle also had the name of a business plastered on its back window.

Two of the pedestrians are in critical condition. The driver is still on the run.

Douglas Tait says he will never forget what he saw Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Boulder Highway and Lake Mead Parkway, which is where the pedestrians were struck.

"There was actually two cars in front of us, and one took off, and we rolled forward, and we saw the truck coming and knew it wasn't going to stop," Tait said. ... Read More

Henderson Police find stolen vehicle in hit-and-run

Henderson Police have found the stolen vehicle that hit three pedestrians at an intersection on Sunday, but the driver is still at large.

According to a news release, the white Suburban was found on Monday, but it doesn't say where it was located.

Police attempted to stop the driver on Sunday afternoon near Collins Drive and Westminster Way, near Burkholder Boulevard, when the driver led police on a chase.

The vehicle struck three pedestrians at Boulder Highway and Lake Mead Parkway.

A 20-year-old woman and 56-year-old man are listed in critical condition and a 62-year-old woman sustained minor injuries.

Anyone with information on the driver is urged to call Henderson Police at (702) 267-4911, 3-1-1, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.... Read More

New ice rink could be in the works to be built in Henderson

Ice hockey has taken the Las Vegas valley by storm, and now a new ice rink may be headed to Henderson. It's something the area's been wanting for quite some time.

8 News Now Reporter Orko Manna has more on what to expect, and what a new rink would mean for local hockey leagues... Read More