Blog & Updates

Blog & Updates

Clark County officials launch heat safety awareness campaign

County and health district officials launched an initiative aimed at raising awareness about heat-related illness Thursday morning. County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick, Southern Nevada Health District Health Officer Dr. Fermin Leguen, Clark County Fire Chief John Steinbeck and National Weather Service Meteorologist Dan Berc began the campaign outside of the Clark County Government Building. Officials shared […]

Great Northwest Country Fest 2024: See Photos Of Stunning Performances

The Las Vegas community came together to spend a day basking in the sunlight while listening to live country music and simply enjoying life at the Great Northwest Country Fest 2024 on Saturday. It was a beautiful day at Lone Mountain Equestrian Trail and Park. County Commissioners Ross Miller and Marilyn Kirkpatrick organized this event […]

Best of Bunkerville’ honored by Commissioners

The annual Bunkerville’s Best awards were presented to Roger and Regena Bunker and Paula Perez (pictured left) and Cecil and Carol Leavitt (pictured right) at a community dinner held on March 28. The Board of County Commissioners presented its 4th annual “Bunkerville’s Best” awards on Thursday, March 28 at the town’s Community Center. The suitably […]

Clark County launches Opioid Task Force amid rising overdose deaths

Clark County’s Opioid Task Force will hold its first meeting on Thursday. In Southern Nevada, fentanyl is contributing to a staggering increase in overdose deaths, according to data from the Southern Nevada Health District. From 2020 to 2023, there was a 97% increase in Clark County overdose deaths in cases where fentanyl was mixed with […]

Kirkpatrick organizes ‘Clothes For Comfort’ drive

Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick is working towards helping kids who need clothing to get some new threads by organizing a donation drive during February. “It is a great opportunity to make sure those that need clothes have them,” Kirkpatrick said. For February Kirkpatrick’s office has been sponsoring the Clothes for Comfort Charity Drive, collecting […]

Clark County still seeking donations for 4th annual community clothing drive

Officials say they are still seeking donations for the fourth annual Community Clothing Drive in Southern Nevada. Hosted by Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick, the drive is seeking donations of warm clothes to support those facing hardship. “Together, we can make a warm and meaningful difference for families in tough circumstances,” Kirkpatrick said in a […]

NV politicians tour Mesquite STEAM center

A handful of state dignitaries paid a visit to the Mesquite Works STEAM Center on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 4, just prior to the Mesquite to Moapa (M2M) Democrats’ “True to the Blue” rally at the Eureka Casino Resort. Congressman Steven Horsford (D-4th District), Sen. Edgar Flores (2nd District), County Clerk Lynn Goya, and Commissioner Marilyn […]

Las Vegas host committee’s community initiatives to continue beyond the Super Bowl

When senior citizens in North Las Vegas mentioned to Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick awhile back that they wanted to know more about the Super Bowl coming to Southern Nevada, Kirkpatrick invited members of the Las Vegas Super Bowl Host Committee to speak with her constituents at one of the senior citizen luncheons she hosts […]

Clark County kicks off month-long community clothing drive

Las Vegas (KSNV) — An annual clothing drive is back and accepting donations through the end of the month. Commissioner Kirkpatrick’s Annual ‘Clothes for Comfort’ clothing drive is returning for its 4th year as it hopes to provide numerous people facing hardships with some warm clothing. “Together, we can make a warm and meaningful difference for […]

Iconic M.V. sign replaced

It was a changing of the guard of sorts last week as a Moapa Valley icon was retired and replaced by a new one. A large informational sign located at the park-and-ride turnout near the Logandale/Overton interchange of I-15 was taken down on Thursday, Jan. 25. In its place, crews from the Nevada Department of […]

Kirkpatrick announces 2024 re-election bid

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Marilyn Kirkpatrick announced Monday she will run this year for re-election to the Clark County Commission. It would be Kirkpatrick’s third four-year term representing District B, which covers a large section of the north valley. She was appointed to the commission in 2015, and won elections in 2016 and 2020. Kirkpatrick, […]

First of-its-kind opioid treatment center to be built in Las Vegas valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Clark County stepping up efforts to combat the opioid crisis in the Las Vegas valley. The new facility is aimed at housing and helping those suffering from drug addiction. “It can’t go unnoticed,” County Commissioner of District B, Marilyn Kirkpatrick said. “Whether it’s opiates that started out as a pain killer […]