Las Vegas, Nevada - Clark County Department of Air Quality (DAQ) issued an advisory for today through Monday, June 27 for potentially elevated levels of ozone and smoke due to wildfires burning in the Southern California and Arizona. Air Quality officials say smoke is made of small dust particles and other pollutants that can aggravate respiratory diseases and contribute to ground-level ozone formation.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Clark County Commission formally transferred more than nine acres to UNLV for its new medical school today, taking the final step in a historic move to transform the Las Vegas health care landscape and boost medical care for a growing population short of physicians.

Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:

Las Vegas, Nevada - The ramps connecting eastbound 215 and the Airport Connector will be closed for several nights during the next three weeks. Traffic leaving the McCarran International Airport on the Airport Connector will not be able to directly connect to eastbound 215 (towards Henderson) overnight Thursday, as that ramp will be closed from 9 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today released the following statement after the National Hockey League (NHL) announced its selection of Las Vegas, Nevada as the official city for its expansion team.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Clark County Wetlands Park will host is first Summer Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 2 at the park, located at 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, about 1 mile east of Tropicana Avenue and Boulder Highway. The event will include a wide range of interpretive and interactive exhibits, family friendly activities and crafts, displays featuring desert creatures of all kinds and more. The event is free and open to the public.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The city of Las Vegas has placed a quick-service kiosk at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, to allow chamber members a convenient way to make business license transactions.

Washington, DC - Yesterday afternoon, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, participated in a call with thousands of Americans who signed a We the People petition supporting a ban on assault weapons. Ms. Jarrett emphasized the President and Vice President's support for reinstating the ban on assault weapons that Congress enacted in the 1990s and that sunsetted over a decade ago.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The city of Las Vegas is looking to fill hourly positions in its Safekey program and will host a hiring event/job fair on two consecutive Wednesdays, June 22 and June 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cashman Center, Room 101. Cashman Center is located at 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Participants should bring their resumes and be prepared for on-site interviews.

Washington, DC - President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Attend the Inauguration of the Expansion of the Panama Canal in Panama City, Republic of Panama on June 26, 2016.