Kelcie Grega, LasVegasSun.com

Kelcie Grega

LasVegasSun.com

Washington, United States

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Recent:
  • LasVegasSun.com
Past:
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • The State Press

Recent articles by Kelcie:

Two more cases in Clark County of pediatric virus-related illness

Two new cases of a coronavirus-related inflammatory syndrome in children have been reported in Clark County, according to the Southern Nevada Health District. Both patients ... → Read More

Southern Nevada officials taking steps to helps Hispanics in COVID-19 crisis

Alyssa Cortes lost her uncle six days ago to COVID-19. It was an abrupt loss that has devastated her family. → Read More

Nevada health officials detail contact tracing, case investigation efforts

State health officials say they plan to launch a targeted response effort this week to support communities most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Advocates: Data needed on COVID-19 risk in Las Vegas LGBTQ community

New research shows that members of the LGBTQ community may face a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 due to health and socioeconomic conditions, but advocates say ... → Read More

Allegiant to require passengers to wear masks before, during flights

Allegiant Air passengers will soon be required to wear face masks both before and during flights, including at ticket counters, gate areas and during boarding. The new policy will begin on ... → Read More

Despite dramatic surge in cases, Nevada, rest of the country still experiencing first wave

Two weeks after Nevada entered the second stage of its reopening plan, the state started experiencing rapid upticks in the amount of new COVID-19 cases. Nevada isn’t alone, with cases surging in more than half the states in the country, most notably Arizona and Florida. → Read More

Las Vegas organizers bring sense of calm to the protests while seeking solutions

Prie Falaniko was saddened by what he was witnessing at the end of a George Floyd protest in downtown, where police fired tear gas and so-called “less-lethal” rounds into the crowd to get them to disperse. The night ended ... → Read More

Health experts on how to minimize COVID-19 risks as Nevada gradually reopens

Nevada is more than one week into the second phase of the reopening of the economy after coronavirus closures. Many are venturing out of the safety of home to casinos, churches, work and more. → Read More

COVID-19 testing set for Saturday in Sandy Valley

A free coronavirus testing site will be available at the Sandy Valley Community Center 9 a.m. to noon Saturday ... → Read More

At North Las Vegas rally, protesters urged to sustain movement, vote

Hundreds of demonstrators from many backgrounds and ages showed up to the outdoor rally at the park, most commonly known as Doolittle Park, near the prominently black West Las Vegas to demand the end of racism, police brutality and racial inequality. → Read More

'Step in the right direction': George Floyd protest ends peacefully in Las Vegas

Sabrina Bistel stands at the corner of Main Street and Clark Avenue in front of Las Vegas City Hall. In a bold red lipstick and matching headband, she raises a sign above her head with the names of black Americans and the dates they died from police brutality as cars whiz by. → Read More

County considering ban on large bags at protests

lark County commissioners today considered an ordinance to ban backpacks, luggage and other large bags at protests, following demonstrations that ... → Read More

County OKs grants to help businesses hurt by coronavirus

Clark County commissioners today approved using more than $19 million in federal funds to help businesses hurt by the coronavirus shutdown pay rent, utilities and ... → Read More

Black Lives Matter protesters return to Strip for a fourth night of demonstrations

Black Lives Matters demonstrators are rallying in the Las Vegas resort corridor for a fourth straight night with demands for justice after the in-custody death of a black man ... → Read More

Pandemic, fewer patient visits causes strain on financial health of Nevada hospitals

When the first cluster of coronavirus cases began to appear statewide in March, Nevada health officials moved swiftly to ramp up facilities for a potential overflow of patients. → Read More

For Las Vegas breast cancer patient, others, virus presents another hurdle

A breast cancer survivor, Cathie Sharon has been cancer free for three years. But that doesn’t mean her cancer treatment is over — many who survive cancer are still at risk of … → Read More

'Black Lives Matter': A second day of protests happening in Las Vegas

A second day of protesting has started in Las Vegas over the in-custody death of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, bringing hundreds of demonstrators to downtown ... → Read More

What to expect when Clark County Government Center, other facilities reopen Monday

The Clark County Government Center and other county facilities will begin to reopen Monday as part of Nevada’s Phase 2 reopening plan. But things will look much different moving forward ... → Read More

National Guard member, Route 91 survivor takes on new mission: COVID-19

Jackie Trujillo appears to be seasoned for any crisis that comes her way. During the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting on the Strip, she led her sisters and a stranger to safety. Now, as a member of the Nevada National Guard ... → Read More

Clark County, UMC expand COVID-19 testing capacity with UNLV site

A new coronavirus testing site at the UNLV will have the capacity to test hundreds of daily patients, including children. → Read More