How extreme heat helped make Las Vegas

Air conditioning turned extreme weather into another tourist attraction

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Overlooking Las Vegas, the mystique–and myths–of Mount Charleston

Sitting as it does in the Mojave Desert of southern Nevada, less than 300 miles from Mexico, the immediate Las Vegas area has pretty mild winters, with no snow most years. Except for this: A scan of the mountainous horizon … Continue reading

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Carolyn Goodman isn’t the mayor of the Las Vegas Strip, or me

She draws national scorn for CNN interview calling for economic reopenings but disclaiming the coronavirus consequences

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Clark County, home of Las Vegas, is named for a corrupt tycoon

Copper mogul William A. Clark tried to bribe his way into U.S. Senate before putting a railroad straight through the future Sin City

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