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Three Businesses Busted for Selling Alcohol to Kids

Three Businesses Busted for Selling Alcohol to Kids


Clerks at three Henderson businesses were hit with citations Saturday night for allowing minors to purchase alcohol.

Henderson Police officers conducted checks of underage alcohol compliance at local stores. Officers from the Community Relations Unit, with the assistance of underage volunteers, checked 89 convenience stores, grocery stores and liquor stores throughout the city of Henderson. Of these, 86 did not sell alcohol to the underage person.

The businesses that failed were:

Casino MonteLago Celebrates a Year Since Reopening

Casino MonteLago Celebrates a Year Since Reopening

A year ago, Casino MonteLago reopened at Lake Las Vegas after shutting down because of the recession.

A lot has changed in that year. More shops at the Village at Lake Las Vegas are opening and real estate values are up 14 percent. The resorts on the lake, including The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort, Hotel Ravella and Casino MonteLago, are working together to keep people visiting.

“The cooperation between the village, the casino and the hotels is at an all time high. We all recognize we all have to pull together,” CEO of Casino MonteLago Jon Berkley said. 

Weekends brings in more traffic. Free concerts on Fridays and Saturdays means more people walking through the casino and playing. The concerts also bring more foot traffic to the stores in the village.  

Memorial Day weekend Casino MonteLago and the village are having a one year anniversary party.    

Regis University to Shutter Henderson Campus in 2013

The Henderson campus of Regis University will shut down in August 2013, according to university officials.

Insufficient enrollment over several years is cited as the primary cause for the closure.

The Henderson campus, which has nine staff, one full-time faculty member and 35 affiliate faculty, will continue in operation until Aug. 31, 2013.  There were 169 students enrolled at the Henderson campus in 2011.

Henderson Car Dealership Named Dealership of the Year

Henderson Car Dealership Named Dealership of the Year

A Henderson car dealership has been named one of the best General Motors dealership in the country.

Henderson Chevrolet is one of only 50 dealerships out of 3,000 around the country named Dealer of the Year. The honor is not just for selling the most cars, but, also for high ratings in service and customer satisfaction.

“I am extremely proud of the team at Henderson Chevrolet for their relentless commitment to an outstanding customer experience in sales and service,” owner and president Greg Heinrich said.

Lake Las Vegas Realtor Expands Operation

Lake Las Vegas Realtor Expands Operation

The owner of a Lake Las Vegas real estate office said business is strong enough that she is hiring seven new agents.

Robyn Yates, owner/broker of Windermere Prestige Properties, Tuesday announced the hiring of Barbara Barnett, Vicky Crichton, Joseph Denofrio, Barry Guca, Tammie Harris, Jeff Jonas and Sharla Scharpnick. Together, the seven agents bring more than 100 years of combined real estate experience to Windermere Lake Las Vegas.

“Low prices in Lake Las Vegas continue to spark growing demand,” Yates said. “We are happy to bring a group of experienced and communally trusted agents on board to help us meet this rising demand.”

Windermere Lake Las Vegas merged with Lake Las Vegas Village Realty in mid-January and is located in the heart of the Village of Lake Las Vegas in Henderson. The office, Windermere’s third in southern Nevada, manages all aspects of residential sales and serves 19 surrounding neighborhoods.

Food 4 Less, "Mammovan" Team Up for Breast Cancer Prevention

Food 4 Less, "Mammovan" Team Up for Breast Cancer Prevention


Free and low-cost breast cancer screenings will be offered at local Food 4 Less stores throughout 2012.

Food 4 Less has teamed up with Nevada Health Centers to offer low- to no-cost breast mammograms at selected Food 4 Less locations through the Centers’ Mammovan program.

The Nevada Health Center Mammovan is a mobile mammography van designed to travel to underserved areas of the state to provide mammogram screenings to geographically isolated and/or uninsured women who otherwise might not seek out the service on their own.

The program was made possible in part from a $10,000 grant from Food 4 Less to Nevada Health Centers.

The Mammovan will be offering breast cancer screenings at the following Food 4 Less locations throughout the year:

New Health Card Office Set to Open


A new health card office will soon open in east Las Vegas.

Health card services offered by the Southern Nevada Health District at its East Las Vegas Public Health Center will be unavailable Thursday, Feb. 16 while the program is moved to a new location in the same complex.

The new health cards office, 570 N. Nellis Blvd., Ste. E-12 will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. For more information, visit the health district website, www.SNHD.info.

The East Las Vegas Public Health Center is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (closed on Friday). Services include health cards, birth/death certificates, family planning services (by appointment), children’s exams (by appointment), women’s healthcare services, and immunizations for adults and children.

Health district public health centers are located at: