April Corbin, LasVegasSun.com

April Corbin


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by April:

Another day in Southern Nevada, another roundup

Lured by the promise of an easy meal, burros have been wandering from their designated herd area on BLM land, colliding with fast-traveling vehicles on Nevada State Route 160 and wreaking havoc on neighborhoods in northwest Pahrump. → Read More

NLV mayor says city's improved outlook is product of bold ideas

Things are done differently in North Las Vegas, and Mayor John Lee likes it that way. That was one key message of the mayor’s State of the City address, which he delivered Thursday ... → Read More

North Las Vegas shake-up elicits a new interim city manager

North Las Vegas Assistant City Manager Ryann Juden was promoted to interim city manager by the city council Wednesday, succeeding the woman who last week attempted to fire him before rescinding her decision and retiring. The shakeup has brought renewed attention to the relationship between Juden and Mayor John Lee and sparked calls of cronyism within local government. Juden and Lee are ... → Read More

Questions about wages delay Strip bollard project

Work to protect pedestrians on Las Vegas Strip sidewalks with steel barriers has been delayed because of an ongoing wage dispute. Clark County has already spent about ... → Read More

Henderson mayor lays out road map for growth, development

Last year, the Henderson State of the City address was as much about the person giving it as the city itself. Then-Mayor Andy Hafen was termed out and preparing to ... → Read More

Board seeks to whittle down its wish list for the next schools chief

The board will decide on a timeline for a series of meetings where parents and the general public can weigh in on priorities ... → Read More

Charter school's first graduating class on track for 100 percent college acceptance rate

Seven years ago, a group of elementary school teachers launched an after-school program for fifth-graders. It was so successful and beloved by the students and their parents that they wanted it extended to sixth grade. Then seventh. Then eighth. And ninth. After five years of bouncing around borrowed space within the Clark County School District, the after-school program known as ... → Read More

Las Vegas' plan to annex small portions of Clark County fuels a flare-up

The Las Vegas City Council voted to begin the process of annexing 872 acres of land from the county, which would affect 1,553 private properties and ... → Read More

Want to rent your room or house? This course could help

Listing your home on Airbnb might seem like a simple way to bring in additional income, but there is a lot more to operating a short-term rental than meets the eye. From compliance with local regulations to best practices for managing unruly guests, the learning curve and hurdles facing homeowners ... → Read More

Decision made on how money for Oct. 1 victims will be distributed is done. Now what?

The Las Vegas Victims Fund collected $22 million for victims of the mass shooting on the Strip. Now that the distribution has been decided, the focus turns to meeting the ongoing needs of those affected. → Read More

County exploring enhancements to increase cell coverage on Strip

People don’t always want what happens in Las Vegas to stay here. They want to livestream it on social media, and all that increased data usage is taking a toll on existing cell towers in ... → Read More

County scraps proposal for elevated expressway

Clark County is abandoning its pursuit of an elevated expressway. The proposed expressway, which would have cost an estimated $200 million, would have run along Koval Lane and Swenson Street to and from ... → Read More

Distribution formula decided for $22 million Oct. 1 shooting fund

The distribution formula for the $22 million raised after the Oct. 1 mass shooting for the Las Vegas Victims Fund has been released. Here are the details on who will ... → Read More

Trustees spurn offers to help with cost of search for superintendent

Selecting a superintendent is one of the biggest responsibilities bestowed upon the Clark County School Board, and trustees say they are determined not to ... → Read More

Las Vegas Victims Fund chief is aiming for 'transparent, equitable' distribution

Scott Nielson, chairman of Las Vegas Victims Fund committee, spoke with the Las Vegas Sun about the task of assigning financial value to the loss of life, physical injuries and emotional trauma. The fund, currently about $16 million, is expected to rise through ... → Read More

Sisolak recalls ‘war zone’ following Oct. 1 shooting

Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak opened up about the Oct. 1 shooting during a Henderson Chamber of Commerce breakfast this morning. “I’ve never been in a war zone. That was a war zone,” he said of visiting the site of the ... → Read More

Las Vegas freezes applications for stores to sell dogs

The Las Vegas City Council today unanimously approved a three-month moratorium on accepting or processing business license applications for pet shops that sell ... → Read More

Clark County to file opioid lawsuit against big pharma

Clark County commissioners voted unanimously today to sue major pharmaceutical companies for their role in creating the opioid epidemic. District Attorney Steve Wolfson will ... → Read More

School Board chooses firm for CCSD superintendent search

The Clark County School Board on Thursday selected Iowa-based recruiting firm Ray and Associates to assist in the search for the district’s next superintendent ... → Read More

'It’s not fair': Some victims worry they'll be excluded from Oct. 1 shooting payouts

Gia Iantuono believes her life was spared the night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival because her boyfriend, 30-year-old Brennan Stewart, gave his life shielding her from the bullets that rained down on the crowd of 22,000 concertgoers and festival workers ... → Read More