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Las Vegas CityLife

Las Vegas CityLife, founded in August 1996, was the oldest alternative weekly newspaper in Southern Nevada and covered news about the Las Vegas Valley and surrounding areas. Coverage included news, politics, arts, and culture reporting in print and online formats. The publication is owned by Stephens Media Group but was formerly owned by Wick Communications. Its primary competitors were Las Vegas Weekly (founded in 1998) and Vegas Seven (founded in 2010). Publication ceased on January 30, 2014. Its editor, Scott Dickensheets, took the position in February 2011 after then-Editor Steve Sebelius returned to the Las Vegas Review-Journal as a political columnist. Former managing editors include Larry Lane, Bill Hughes, Geoff Schumacher, Hugh Jackson, Matthew O'Brien and Steve Sebelius. Former writers include Sarah Jane Woodall, Chad Plummer, Launce Rake, Pj Perez, Heidi Walters, Amy Kingsley, Chip Mosher, George Knapp, Mike Prevatt, and Cathy Scott. Syndicated columns included Savage Love and Free Will Astrology by Rob Brezsny. O'Brien expanded a feature article for CityLife about killer TJ Weber, who hid in the storm tunnels until his arrest, into the book Beneath the Neon. In September 2006, CityLife earned more awards than the other weekly newspapers in the state in the Nevada P... ()

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Fischer | Data Science ID: NEWSPAPERS:3038, Added: 07/15/2019