NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 12: Clark County Fire Department Chief John Steinbeck (L) speaks as Clark County Commission Chairman Marilyn Kirkpatrick looks on during a A glimpse of a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in the parking lot of the Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel on November 12, 2020 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The site will open Nov. 13 amid increased demand for testing due to an increase in coronavirus cases in the state. Over the past two weeks, Nevada has averaged nearly 1,000 new coronavirus cases per day, with a test positivity rate of 13.7%. Clark County is partnering with the Southern Nevada Health District, Nevada National Guard, University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, City of North Las Vegas and property owner Station Casinos to open the site. Texas Station has been closed since mid-March due to the pandemic. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The corporate owner of several local Las Vegas-area casinos said he plans to demolish three shuttered hotel towers and sell properties that have been shuttered since the coronavirus pandemic began. in March 2020. Red Rock Resorts said Friday its Texas Station, Fiesta Rancho and Fiesta Henderson locations will be razed, although an ice rink at Fiesta Rancho will remain open. Station Casinos President Scott Kreeger said about one in three employees of these aging hotel-casinos now work at another Station Casinos property. The company has several other properties that cater to local residents of North Las Vegas, Henderson and Las Vegas.