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Some subterranean wonders safe to explore

Caverns, tunnels and mine shafts call out to the curiosity in many of us. We can't seem to resist their mystery, even though we recognize their inherent dangers. A few such dangerous traps have been developed into safe attractions. Old mines open...

Goodsprings a short drive with a long heritage

The smallest of the pioneer towns surviving in Clark County, Goodsprings, is about a half-hour's drive from Las Vegas, nestled near the southern Spring Mountain Range, a short trip into the region's past. To reach the town of fewer than 200 people,...

Scenic national parks even cooler in wintertime

Winter calendar scenes come to life for visitors to our national parks during the colder months. After a snow in Zion National Park, the soaring cliffs look like the layers of a fancy wedding cake iced in frosty white. In Yosemite, winter nearly...

Hoover Dam remains engineering marvel

Hoover Dam commands attention, still ranking as one of world's engineering marvels 77 years after its dedication. The landmark annually draws nearly a million visitors from around the world, and Southern Nevadans may find themselves in the minority...

Great outdoors makes perfect gift

Finding the perfect gifts for the outdoor types on your shopping list should be one of the easiest tasks you will tackle this holiday season. For youngsters still developing their outdoor interests, the gift you give may open their eyes to new...