Keith Rogers, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Keith Rogers

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV, United States

Contact Keith

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal

Past articles by Keith:

Remembering Korean War vet’s sacrifice on Purple Heart Day

Al Grandis, then a 19-year-old lovesick Marine, earned one of his Purple Heart medals when he stepped on a mine on a mountaintop in east-central Korea known as “Heartbreak Ridge.” → Read More

Stakeholders fume over Zinke’s shortened Nevada monuments visit

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s cancellation of planned meetings with tribal leaders and Rep. Dina Titus prompted an angry news conference Monday at which they accused him of not wanting to hear “the whole story.” → Read More

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke arrives in Bunkerville

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will speak to reporters Sunday evening in Bunkerville as he wraps up a much-anticipated visit to Southern Nevada that included a hike at Gold Butte National Monument and a stop at Basin and Range National Monument to see American Indian rock art. → Read More

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke caps review of monuments with Bunkerville visit

BUNKERVILLE — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spoke to reporters Sunday evening in Bunkerville as he wrapped up a much-anticipated visit to Southern Nevada that included a hike at Gold Butte National Monument and a stop at Basin and Range National Monument to see American Indian rock art. → Read More

Gov. Sandoval: Nevada National Guard transgender policy unchanged

In a statement responding to Trump tweets saying transgender individuals will no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S. military, governor directs Guard officials to make no change “unless instructed by the secretary of Defense.” → Read More

Employers lined up for veterans jobs fair in North Las Vegas

The event, featuring more than a dozen employers, will be held at the VA Medical Center, 6900 N. Pecos Road, from noon to 3 p.m. → Read More

VA offers crisis mental health care to vets with other-than-honorable discharges

A policy that takes effect Wednesday allows veterans who received an other-than-honorable discharge to receive emergency mental health care from Veterans Affairs facilities. → Read More

Scientists prepare to debate danger of Yucca Mountain’s volcanic neighbors

If licensing proceedings for the proposed high-level nuclear waste repository in Nevada’s Nye County, arguments will be based on arcane computer models of what might or might not happen over a million years. → Read More

Trump signs bill to make VA officials more accountable

Measure co-sponsored by Nevada Sen. Dean Heller makes it easier to fire employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs for wrongdoing. → Read More

Nellis-based Thunderbird jet skids off runway, flips in Ohio

The F-16D Fighting Falcon from the Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team flipped after landing at the conclusion of a “familiarization flight” for an Ohio air show at Dayton International Airport, authorities say. → Read More

Air Force Weapons School reactivates 6th Weapons Squadron at Nellis AFB

Keeping its century old skull-and-propeller shoulder patch for its pilots and ground crew, the U.S. Air Force Weapons School reactivated the 6th Weapons Squadron on Tuesday at Nellis Air Force Base as a new home for F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter jets. → Read More

Town halls to help ex-Nevada Test Site workers, survivors

Information on seeking health-care benefits and compensation under Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act will be provided. → Read More

Bill Anton, first Nevadan inducted into Army Ranger Hall of Fame, dies at 68

North Las Vegas resident later worked as tireless veterans advocate and helped shape “stolen valor” laws aimed at war hero pretenders. → Read More

Energy department awards $202.94M contract for Nevada sites

SOC LLC to provide facility protection, patrol services and protection of nuclear materials at Nevada National Security Site and some facilities at Nellis Air Force Base for up to five years under terms of the deal. → Read More

U.S. Army Rangers remember comrades killed in action

Dale Burchfield, 93, trained with the U.S. Army commando unit named for its famed commander, but was hospitalized with an illness before his comrades shipped out. → Read More

For Las Vegas WWII vets, Memorial Day is another day to be thankful

Vernice “Lucky” Gaar, 91, and Frank Costa, 99, traveled similar paths without ever meeting until they recently shared a bronze-worthy moment during a trip to the Tomb of the Unknowns in Washington, D.C. → Read More

Friends to remember Joe Fiore, former NASA trainer, Nevada Test Site official

Longtime Las Vegas resident lived out his dreams by working on U.S. space program, helped develop stockpile stewardship program at the test site after end of full-scale nuclear testing. → Read More

‘Hot spot’ in nuclear waste shipment underscores Yucca Mountain concern

Higher-than-expected radiation levels detected in liquid waste shipped from Canada to South Carolina illustrate the folly of shipping even-more-dangerous materials to Nevada by truck and rail, state’s top nuclear safety official says. → Read More

Fallen Korean War soldier returns home for burial — PHOTOS

A Nevada National Guard honor guard conducted the dignified transfer of remains of Korean War soldier Pfc. Manuel M. Quintana from a flight that arrived Wednesday at McCarran International Airport. → Read More

American Patriot Fest tribute to military members, veterans starts Wednesday

Entertainment, food and fun at Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas will celebrate the service of active duty troops and veterans. → Read More