J. Patrick Coolican
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Shouts of joy rang out among Nevada’s political elite on the news that an entity owned by famed investor Warren Buffett is buying the state’s electric monopoly, NV Energy.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The unfortunate truth is that story of expelled Assemblyman Steven Brooks, sad as it is, could have been even more tragic.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Craig Blankenhorn has spent most of his professional life on film and TV sets — “Sex in the City” and “The Sopranos” among them — shooting photos for the big advertising displays you see in newspapers and magazines. But now he’s also traveling the country, documenting the lives of homeless families. In Las Vegas he met Tom, Angela and little Kaleb, who is one of 1.6 million homeless kids in the United States, and he won't soon forget them.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
King Richard’s realm is not a conventional one. It is the weathered sides of Downtown cinder block.
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012
On Friday, we posted a long piece that I wrote tracking Canyon Springs High School’s football season. Now comes this addendum, because I must share with you my personal feelings after having found myself becoming attached to the team.
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
A last installment of Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican's Neon Eden column.
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012
Will the wrecking ball arrive after all is said and done?
- As We See It
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
Chicago's turnaround mayor is in Las Vegas this week for a Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012
Some poor soul bought a two-bedroom, two-bath unit at the Juhl tower Downtown in 2009 for $465,804. The same unit sold earlier this year for $104,500. And yet, things are looking up at Juhl.
- As We See It
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
The retro homes were designed smarter than the track homes lining suburban streets.