Dana Gentry

Dana Gentry

Dana Gentry is a native Las Vegan and award-winning investigative journalist. She is a graduate of Bishop Gorman High School and holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Feds investigating Las Vegas casinos, say sources

By: - August 2, 2023

Federal law enforcement agents from California are investigating allegations that current and former Las Vegas hotel employees used casino assets to pay gambling debts and provided confidential customer data to an illegal gambling ring that operated for almost two decades, according to sources. A state employee, who asked not to be identified for fear of […]

NV Energy plan, process draws criticism

By: - July 28, 2023

NV Energy is asking regulators to approve its plan to convert its sole remaining coal-fired power plant to natural gas, buy solar production facilities and a battery-storage operation at a cost of $1.8 billion. “The amendment reflects the best path forward to balance the stability and reliability of our energy grid while working toward the […]

Watchdog alleges NV Energy seeking to stick ratepayers with cost of tickets, sports promotions

By: - July 27, 2023

It’s called the Power Play, a few aptly-named minutes of unbridled hockey, sponsored by NV Energy as part of a year-long marketing partnership with the Henderson Silver Knights. The package – one of several the utility has with Southern Nevada sports teams – includes free tickets and Zamboni rides, too. But NV Energy doesn’t want […]

Fake elector debacle may revisit Lombardo, Ford in 2026

By: - July 27, 2023

Gov. Joe Lombardo’s veto of a bill outlawing attempts to redirect the state’s electoral votes in a presidential election will be used against him should he seek re-election, say Democrats. Conversely, Attorney General Aaron Ford, the highest-ranking elected Democrat in the state and a prospective challenger to Lombardo, could benefit politically from his decision not […]

Lombardo censured, fined $20k by Ethics Commission for excessive use of uniform, badge in campaign

By: - July 26, 2023

The Nevada Commission on Ethics in a 4-2 vote Tuesday determined Gov. Joe Lombardo willfully violated the law by featuring his Clark County sheriff’s badge and wearing his Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department uniform in ads, social media and other materials during his campaign for governor. The commission had the option to censure, reprimand, or […]

Lombardo announces Ethics Commission appointments days before his ethics hearing

By: - July 21, 2023

Gov. Joe Lombardo on Wednesday announced the appointment of a former police officer and the grandson of a former sheriff to the Nevada Commission on Ethics. The announcement comes just days before Lombardo is set to appear before the commission on allegations he violated ethics laws by using his sheriff’s badge and uniform during his […]

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Las Vegas City Council approves expanded Vegas Loop, punts on animal shelter

By: - July 19, 2023

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman on Wednesday railed against the Vegas Loop, a planned maze of tunnels to run primarily under the Las Vegas Strip, to the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Harry Reid International Airport, but voted for its expansion nonetheless. Goodman said no city but Las Vegas “would undertake this entire project […]

Animal advocates to rally at City Hall for new shelter 

By: - July 18, 2023

An effort by the Animal Foundation to obtain local government funding for a call center to help stem an upward trend in owner-relinquished animals hit a snag Tuesday, when the Clark County Commission abruptly pulled the item to provide $230,050 to fund the effort from its agenda.   TAF is asking Clark County, Las Vegas and […]

Boring Co. wants Vegas Loop expansion

By: - July 18, 2023

The Boring Co., already permitted to construct a labyrinth of tunnels beneath Southern Nevada, is asking the City of Las Vegas to approve an expansion to the Vegas Loop before it’s opened a single tunnel within city limits.  TBC has encountered obstacles in other municipalities where it offered burrowed, autonomous vehicles as an alternative to […]

Biden administration seeks to revive cat experiments curbed by Congress

By: - July 12, 2023

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough is asking Congress to approve his request to obtain seven cats for research at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, despite a change in federal law prohibiting the research.   McDonough said in the letter the VA intends to implant an experimental device in the cats.   “This […]

NV Energy wants Las Vegans to subsidize wealthier Northern Nevadans

By: - July 11, 2023

NV Energy is asking regulators to saddle ratepayers with more than $30 million in expenses the company chalks up to preventing damage from natural disasters, including what experts deem wasteful spending, such as lavish dinners and an outreach event at a Lake Tahoe casino that cost $5,222 and drew ten people.   The company’s Natural Disaster […]

How A’s stadium advocates avoided registering as lobbyists

By: - July 6, 2023

The law that allowed fiscal analyst Jeremy Aguero and Las Vegas tourism chief Steve Hill to avoid registering as lobbyists for the Oakland Athletics when the two advocated for $380 million in public funding for a baseball stadium is a by-product of the pandemic era changes passed by lawmakers in 2021..  Among the many effects […]