When the summer camp they attended and loved was about to close because the founder, Jim Shoop, was retiring, a group of former campers and current adult staff members got together with Shoop to keep it alive.
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They pack heat, and they know how to use it. Nationwide, more women are said to be purchasing firearms. According to a study released this year by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, 74 percent of U.S. gun retailers saw an increase in female patrons from 2011 to 2012, with women making up 20 percent of total gun sales.
Despite living in Nevada’s second-largest city, Henderson is still considered by its residents to have a small-town feel.
My Pet Stockings banks on the love of animals to sell its products — Christmas-style stockings made in the shape of bones for dogs and fish for cats. The products can also be used as gift bags year-round.
When Miles Farlow and Michael Gutierrez stopped on a busy highway to assist a North Las Vegas motorcycle officer struck by a hit-and-run motorist, they didn’t think twice about their actions.
Las Vegas resident Robert Gibbs doesn’t consider himself a hero.
Soo Clinton was driving to her northwest home on Halloween night in 2011 when the unthinkable happened.
Although a fire extinguisher is the last line of defense in a home before calling firefighting professionals, many homeowners don’t have one or know how to use and maintain it.
It’s been seven years since Noah’s Animal House opened its doors to welcome the dogs, cats and any other pets of women and children leaving domestic violence in search of a new life.
Clark County School District police officer Bob Mayer is trying to keep youths from getting involved in drugs by shutting off the source: their family and friends’ medicine cabinets.
RAPE CRISIS CENTER TO HOST PARTY FOR A CAUSE
The valley is two-thirds of the way through ozone season, when Clark County Department of Air Quality officials urge residents to increase their efforts to reduce their contribution to the valley’s air quality problems.
POLICE PLAN NATIONAL NIGHT OUT EVENTS AROUND VALLEY
Many self-defense classes concentrate on moves to incapacitate or disarm an attacker, but Simple Self Defense for Women teaches that the best defense is to not be there for the offense.
STUDENTS AT SUMMIT TO DEVISE WAYS TO COMBAT SEXUAL ASSAULT
Despite the funny names, brightly painted buildings and T-shirt advertising, bail bonds are serious business.
PRECAUTIONS URGED DURING FLASH FLOOD SEASON
AGENCY SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON TRANSPORTATION PLAN
The city of Las Vegas was asked to conduct a study to evaluate the need for a barrier on Summerlin Parkway. It appears the city is leaning toward a cable system to prevent future crossover accidents.
WORKSHOP PLANNED ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS REGARDING DAM SAFETY
Residents can see the newest unit of the Henderson Police Department zooming by on bicycles donning neon green shirts and spandex.
It’s not unusual to take a night class to learn a little more and expand your horizons, but one particular class covers global terrorism, bank robberies and cybercrime.
WORKSHOP TO TEACH WOMEN CONFLICT-FREE SELF-DEFENSE