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When it came to choosing how to fulfill her school’s Pay It Forward project, Goolsby Elementary fifth-grader Juliana Puppel knew just what she wanted to do: make life better for shelter dogs. She readily admits to having an ulterior motive: If she could prove herself responsible, her parents had agreed to get her a puppy.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Army veteran Tony Ray Silva’s dog, Freedom, couldn’t have a more fitting name.
Fifty-one minutes is all the time Katie Kropas had to prepare for what most expectant mothers spend nine months planning for: motherhood.
Salvatore Coco and Victor Leoncavallo light up their Henderson neighborhood with about 25,000 lights.
The city of Henderson’s Commemorative Beautification Commission announced the winners for its 2014 Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest Dec. 12.
Chef Michael Mina opened Bardot Brasserie in the Aria this month. Its interior is designed to evoke a cafe along Paris’ Champs Elysees in the ’20s.
“Roast Figs, Sugar Snow: Food to Warm the Soul” features recipes such as Quebecois mussel chowder with cod and cider.
In the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks will see whether they can win a second straight Super Bowl by defeating the New England Patriots. If the battle moved to the dinner table, salmon would be up against lobster. Chefs take sides.
Home and Garden
As George Harrison sang in 1970, “All things must pass …” and so it is with my involvement as the author of this column. After nine years and 234 consecutively published columns in this space, I am hanging up my Green Living keyboard.
Metallic finishes can add an instant pop of color, as well as elegance and glam, to any decor.
My home has long been a part of the Ottoman Empire. I was conquered years ago when I starting dreaming of all the ways I could use these small but mighty pieces of furniture in my home to add style and function. Here are the top three ways you can use an ottoman to enhance your interior spaces.