Riffle through the stack of aging newspaper clippings and a thought occurs.

The story of the League of Women Voters of Las Vegas Valley is the story of the political and social evolution of the Las Vegas Valley itself during the latter half of the 20th century.

The local affiliate of the national voter advocacy organization tackled school integration here during the ’60s, equal rights for women during the ’70s, the federal government’s plans to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain during the ’80s and mental health issues during the ’90s.