Les Krifaton, FOX 5 Las Vegas

Les Krifaton

FOX 5 Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Les:

Fish survive at Lake Mead despite low water levels

Fish populations are doing well at Lake Mead despite the low water levels. → Read More

Las Vegas landfill projected to operate until at least 2275

The Apex landfill North of Las Vegas has been operational sine 1993. The landfill covers 2200 acres and is the equivalent of more than 1200 soccer fields. → Read More

Dry, cooler weather impacting honey production in Las Vegas

With warmer temperatures returning, plants and trees are starting to flower and that means bees are out looking for nectar. → Read More

Hoover Dam reopens to tours following pandemic closures

After being closed for nearly two years, Hoover Dam tours reopened to the public on Monday. → Read More

Hoover Dam reopens to tours following pandemic closures

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- After being closed for nearly two years, Hoover Dam tours reopened to the public on Monday. → Read More

Drought-tolerant grass installed at Las Vegas Ballpark ahead of minor league season

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- When the umpire yells “Play ball!” on April 5 at Las Vegas Ballpark, the field will have a new appearance. → Read More

Forest Service in Nevada prepares for wildfire season with controlled burns

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- It’s a busy time of year for special teams with the U.S. Forest Service in Nevada. → Read More

What makes Las Vegas’ most famous water show at Bellagio run?

For 22 years, the Bellagio water show has been dazzling visitors seven days a week, 365 days a year. → Read More

Clark County commission reviews plans ahead of NFL Draft in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) - While the focus for the NFL this weekend is the Pro Bowl and next weekend's Super Bowl, a league representative went before the Clark County commission → Read More

Las Vegas farm survives despite losing main revenue source amid pandemic

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A sanctuary for abused and neglected farm animals is surviving despite losing its main sources of revenue. → Read More

500,000 solar panels installed near Boulder City

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- It’s a new solar farm that has the capacity to generate enough power for 60,000 homes. → Read More

Board OKs banning grass in new Las Vegas Valley housing communities

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Southern Nevada Water Authority Board voted Monday to ban natural grass in new communities. → Read More

Lee Canyon prepares for upcoming winter ski season

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The winter ski season is weeks away and the Lee Canyon Ski Resort are preparing the slopes for opening day. → Read More

SNWA offers water leak kits for Las Vegas homeowners

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- It’s a problem that affects many Las Vegas homeowners. → Read More

Nevada adopts standards requiring more low or no-emission electric cars

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The gas station of the future is looking more and more like our utility company. → Read More

El Cortez hotel-casino celebrates 80 years in downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- El Cortez Hotel and Casino celebrates 80 years of operation in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday. → Read More

Supply chain disruption leads to 'candemic' hitting Las Vegas-area microbreweries

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Supply chain issues and shortages could make this upcoming holiday season a little harder to deal with for some. → Read More

String of coyote sightings reported in Henderson neighborhood

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Coyote sighting are blowing up on the NextDoor app as residents in the Green Valley area are seeing them regularly. → Read More

How Gilcrease Orchard is able to grow fruit in high desert

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Tapping into an artisan well, that’s how Gilcrease Orchard, a nearly 100-year-old Las Vegas institution in the northwest valley, is able to grow fruits and vegetables. → Read More

Boaters advised of low Lake Mead levels ahead of Labor Day weekend

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- As the Lake Mead level continues to lower, authorities are offering advice for boaters planning to be on the lake Labor Day weekend. → Read More