Little old ladies love Las Vegas fireman Chris Stiles, who has been known to bring in their mail or put away groceries after helping them up from a fall. But next year, it’s safe to say the 26-year-old will have a new flock of women calling themselves his fans — and not just for his good deeds. The Las Vegas native stripped down to his bunker pants, showing off his perfectly sculpted abs for the first-ever national fireman’s calendar.
The drama is just part of their stressful, successful business — and now, their reality show, “Flipping Vegas.” Working on tight deadlines to transform run-down abandoned properties for profit, the show follows their work, which the couple say is always full of action in the city that never sleeps.
So, hundreds of teachers — the district employs 18,000 — have to wait to hear whether they will have a job on the first day of school.
One local fifth-grader already knows what he wants for Christmas — the Henderson SWAT team’s new robot, Andros Mark 5.
“It will be on my list this year,” Carl Miller, a 10-year-old at Wolff Elementary in Henderson, said. “I mean, what else can push a school bus?”
Two names adorn dozens of scars on Cassondra Coleman Schoppe’s wrists. On her left — her mother, “Marilyn.” On her right — her brother “Timothy.” The tattooed inscriptions replace flesh once stained with blood. The dedications serve as motivation to never fall that low again. In alcohol-fused hazes, Coleman Schoppe, a University of Nevada, Reno alumna, slit her wrists once in 2003 and again in 2007, shortly after the unexpected deaths of her two family members.
Glick, UNR’s 15th president, died suddenly Saturday, leaving a lasting vision to foster a “sticky campus,” improve graduation rates and recruit the “best and the brightest,” as well as diverse students to campus.
While lightning late Thursday night might have put a scare in some visitors to this year’s Country Thunder celebration, hardly anything will stop one Kenoshan from being there. Not even duty with the U.S. Army. Sgt. Blake Buchanan, 26, scheduled his two-week leave from his tour in Afghanistan to rock out at the four-day music festival.