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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Musk hopes to expand LVCVA’s proposed subway to downtown, stadium

By: - March 6, 2019

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority wants to spend roughly $33 million dollars in tax money to enlist a company partly owned by Elon Musk to build a version of a subway beneath the rapidly expanding convention district.  The project would allow convention attendees to travel the soon to be one and a half […]

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Drug screens raising revenue for rehabs, costs for patients

By: - March 5, 2019

It’s a long way from Las Vegas to Tennessee — about 1600 miles by air. Yet each week, despite the presence of nearby labs in Las Vegas that charge about $130 for drugs screens, hundreds of vials of urine are shipped from American Addiction Centers’ drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities in Southern Nevada to labs […]

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Source: Seroka resigned over sexual misconduct allegations

By: - March 5, 2019

Las Vegas Councilman Steve Seroka offered no reason when he tendered his resignation Monday. But a source close to Seroka confirms the departure appears to be related to a sexual misconduct complaint from an employee submitted to the city’s Human Resources department on February 25.   The Current is not identifying the employee alleging sexual […]

Anderson leaving top job at economic development office

By: - March 1, 2019

After just a year at the helm of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, former Assembly Majority Leader Paul Anderson is stepping down, according to a news release from Governor Steve Sisolak.     Spokeswoman Helen Kalla says the governor will name an acting director and begin a search for a new executive director.   “I […]

There he is

Now Sisolak wants a meeting with Trump

By: - February 28, 2019

After turning down an invitation to the White House a week ago, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak is asking President Donald Trump for a meeting to discuss the Department of Energy’s clandestine shipment of weapons-grade plutonium to Nevada, and the fate of Yucca Mountain.     “As governor, I am committed to ensuring the safety of Nevada’s […]


Judge refuses to dismiss suit against opiate makers, distributors

By: - February 27, 2019

Clark County Judge Timothy Williams denied a motion Wednesday to throw out a lawsuit filed by Clark County against opioid manufacturers and distributors.  The county is trying to hold the parties responsible for the crisis that’s resulted in an estimated 115 deaths a day in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

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Cortez Masto greenest of Nevada delegation in LCV scorecard

By: - February 27, 2019

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto scored a perfect 100 percent on the League of Conservation Voters’ 2018 National Environmental Scorecard for votes that affect the environment.  In contrast, her former colleague in the Senate, Dean Heller, a Republican, received a score of 7 percent. The scorecard, based on 2018 votes, ranks former Congressman Ruben Kihuen […]


Wynn Resorts – “face and pride of gaming” – fined $20 million

By: - February 26, 2019

Claiming shock and indignation, the Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously voted to levy the largest fine in state history — $20 million — against Wynn Resorts, for the sexual misconduct of its founder Steve Wynn, and the behavior of executives who covered it up. Like parents on the hook for an absentee, wayward child, board members […]


Abortion talk off-limits for docs, patients under Trump rule

By: - February 22, 2019

Planned Parenthood is vowing not to bend to a Trump administration rule draft that would prevent health care providers who receive Title X funding from discussing abortion and referring patients for the procedure. Title X is the nation’s only federal grant program for providers of reproductive care and family planning. The so-called “gag rule” on […]

what a mess

Circle Park at center of Ward 3 race

By: - February 22, 2019

It’s not the homeless people who seek respite in Huntridge Circle Park that have neighbors fearing the park’s reopening a little more than a month from now, says Kathleen Kahr D’Esposito, president of the Huntridge Neighborhood Association. It’s the drug dealers and bike thieves attracted by the “anarchists” who previously organized free feeding frenzies several […]

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Hope for Prisoners touts “game changer” for state, offenders

By: - February 19, 2019

Inmates in several Southern Nevada prisons will now have an opportunity to begin preparing for life on the outside as much as a year and a half before their release.   Hope for Prisoners, an organization credited with helping former inmates adjust to life on the outside, is forging a partnership with the state that […]


Trump wall emergency may cut in to Nevada seizure/forfeiture funds

By: - February 15, 2019

Nevada law enforcement agencies that seize cash and assets from motorists and others suspected of illegal activity may lose revenue under President Trump’s funding formula for building a wall via emergency executive action. Trump announced today he’ll take $600 million from Treasury Department forfeiture funds to help raise the $8 billion he wants for building […]