LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The most common explanations for why Las Vegas is called Hawaii’s “Ninth Island” are silly, inadequate, devoid of historical perspective. Says who? Two anthropology professors who studied what they call a “cultural phenomenon,” that’s who. The 50th state’s bond with Las Vegas did not evolve from […]

AN historic pub on an island off the coast of Barrow is set for the first structural improvements since its reopening earlier this year. The Ship Inn, on the 50-acre Piel Island, has been granted permission to build new bothies and toilet facilities for customers of the iconic hostelry. The […]