Las Vegas http://kunm.org en Do Indians Make Better Cowboys Than Cowboys? http://kunm.org/post/do-indians-make-better-cowboys-cowboys <p>The <a href="http://infr.org/index.html" target="target_blank">Indian National Finals Rodeo </a>(INFR) just wrapped up in Las Vegas. During the event, spectators enjoyed the usual rodeo competitions: barrel racing, steer wrestling and bull riding. But what's different about this event is it’s an Indian-only rodeo, which means in addition to the bulls, cows and Indian cowboys, the whole family is there.</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:23:00 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 37827 at http://kunm.org Do Indians Make Better Cowboys Than Cowboys? Beyond Sprawl: Las Vegas, NV, Homes Are Going Cheap to Foreigners http://kunm.org/post/beyond-sprawl-las-vegas-nv-homes-are-going-cheap-foreigners <p>Half of home buyers in Las Vegas Nevada paid in cash in October. For the most part, these are investors buying up properties. Prices have dropped to 1990&#39;s levels, and many homes in the area are selling for below building cost.</p><p>In Part Four of the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a> series Beyond Sprawl, Jude Joffe-Block reports some Las Vegas homes are getting attention from buyers from all over the world.</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 17:28:10 +0000 4897 at http://kunm.org Beyond Sprawl: Las Vegas, NV, Homes Are Going Cheap to Foreigners Nevada Scammer Pleads Guilty to Unemployment Fraud http://kunm.org/post/nevada-scammer-pleads-guilty-unemployment-fraud <p>A Las Vegas man has pleaded guilty in federal court to filing hundreds of fraudulent unemployment claims worth millions.&nbsp; From the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>, Jude Joffe-Block reports the scheme cheated the government of 4-point-4 million dollars.</p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 16:23:35 +0000 3513 at http://kunm.org Nevada Scammer Pleads Guilty to Unemployment Fraud Las Vegas Jews Go To Casinos to Celebrate the New Year http://kunm.org/post/las-vegas-jews-go-casinos-celebrate-new-year <p>As Las Vegas Nevada grew in recent years, so too did its Jewish population. But that can lead to problems during the High Holy Days.</p><p> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:04:25 +0000 2296 at http://kunm.org Las Vegas Jews Go To Casinos to Celebrate the New Year