Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power… [More…]

Vegas PBS Nationwide Research Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an ‘Excellent’ Use of Tax Dollars for 11th Consecutive Year

Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell announced that PBS and its member stations were again named number 1 in trust among nationally known institutions.

Annual Survey Also Names PBS KIDS as the Most Educational TV/Media Brand, the Safest On-Air and Online Destination for Children and the Top Provider of Content That Helps Children Learn Reading, Math and Essential Skills Las Vegas – Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell announced that during a time of significant increase in broadcast audience numbers and… [More…]

Vegas PBS Announces Annual PBS Kids Writers Contest

Vegas PBS announced its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through active learning.

Las Vegas – Vegas PBS announced its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning.  The contest empowers children in grades K-5 to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing and illustrating their very own stories. “Vegas PBS is committed to providing fun opportunities for Southern Nevada area… [More…]

Vegas PBS Partners with Andson to Promote Children’s Literacy and Vocabulary Skills

Vegas PBS announced that it has partnered with Andson Academics to launch a series of children's literacy camps.

PBS Kids’ “Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program” featured at summer camps  (Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS announced that it has partnered with Andson Academics (a division of the Andson Foundation) to launch “Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Summer Program,” a series of children’s literacy camps. In this 5-week program, camp participants watch and discuss a Martha Speaks episode, read… [More…]