History

North Las Vegas Elects 1st Black Mayor in Nevada History

Pamela Goynes-Brown

On November 8, 2002,¬†when she was elected mayor of North Las Vegas, Pamela Goynes-Brown also became the first Black mayor in Nevada’s history. Her father, Theron Goynes was the first Black man to serve as a member of the North Las Vegas City Council, and later became Mayor Pro Tem. …

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North Las Vegas: A Budget-Friendly Alternative to the Las Vegas Strip

North Las Vegas: A Budget-Friendly Alternative to the Las Vegas Strip

As one of the world’s most iconic and vibrant entertainment destinations, the Las Vegas Strip often overshadows its lesser-known sibling, North Las Vegas. However, for travelers looking to experience the excitement of Sin City while enjoying more affordable accommodations, North Las Vegas offers a budget-friendly and convenient alternative. In this …

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Why North Las Vegas Offers More Bang for Your Buck

Valley of Fire State Park, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, known as the Entertainment Capital of the World, attracts millions of tourists each year with its dazzling lights, world-class shows, and bustling casinos. However, a trip to Sin City can prove to be quite expensive, especially when it comes to accommodations, food, and entertainment. That’s where North Las …

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2021 Marks 75th Anniversary Of North Las Vegas As City

City of North Las Vegas

2021 marks the 75th anniversary of North Las Vegas incorporating as a city. On May 1, 1946, the town of North Las Vegas became the city of North Las Vegas. The history of North Las Vegas is replete with numerous attempts by Las Vegas to annex the town, and it’s …

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The History of North Las Vegas

The History of North Las Vegas

The history of North Las Vegas begins with Native Americans who inhabited the Las Vegas Valley over 10,000 years ago. Around 700AD, Paiutes settled here, migrating between nearby mountains in the summer and spending their winter in the valley, near Big Springs. The area was named Las Vegas (The Meadows …

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