BMX riders and Henderson officials celebrated the grand opening of the Whitney Mesa BMX track Saturday.
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An unusual visitor came to the valley in early February, and the visit was the talk of the town for bird-watchers.
PUBLIC INPUT REQUESTED ON LAKE MEAD RATE CHANGES
Those seeking a getaway with a cultural focus will find much to enjoy in the region during March.
Without the latest “unprecedented” blizzard someplace else, where would the Las Vegas Valley get material for our snow joke routines? We bore this question traveling to the heights of Flagstaff, Ariz.
Springtime in the desert is the premier birdwatching season, when thousands of avian visitors follow a major international flyway northward as winter retreats.
Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort is flourishing thanks to an unorthodox strategy to turn once-or-twice-a-year skiers into season-ticket holders. The resort is ahead of last year’s revenue totals despite having to close its tubing hill this week as a result of warm weather.
We skiers and snowboarders dwelling in Southern Nevada mostly haunt our beloved and handy Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort. But sometimes we want a change of slopes and scenery for just a few days. One of the best getaways for that purpose is the Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff. It’s not only close enough for easy access but also has the advantage of excellent nearby nightlife.
FREE BEGINNER GOLF CLINIC PLANNED
Readers, my hat is off to you guys. Congratulations on a job well done. It seems that a lot of you are passionate about golf. Also evident is that many of you are equally passionate about the Coyote Springs Golf Course. Responses to a recent column about how Coyote Springs might increase its profile and attract more golfers ran the gamut. And, if you recall, the best would win a round of golf with yours truly (a truly unique experience, to be sure).
RUGBY TOURNAMENT WEEK EVENT TO INTRODUCE YOUTHS TO SPORT
FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE ACCEPTING SIGN-UPS
Temple Bar is only an hour and a half or so from Las Vegas, yet somehow has remained underutilized, if not undiscovered, by most of the city’s outdoor lovers. That reason alone would recommend it as an especially relaxing getaway destination, but there are plenty of other reasons.
It’s not a sport that immediately comes to mind when one thinks of Las Vegas, but ice skating is enjoyed by many. End-of-season options are still available to valley residents.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS PLANNING YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUES
Art, nature, food, history — it could take a month, a year or even a lifetime to drink in everything Scottsdale, Ariz., has to offer. But three or four days may be enough for a memorable sip.
Western communities celebrate the joys of winter with festivals, athletic events and a very famous cowboy poetry showcase.
Lake Havasu City, Ariz., makes a great weekend getaway this time of year. During February, you’ll get to choose from an abundance of outdoor activities, including some of the city’s most popular annual events. And you’ll enjoy temperatures a little warmer than in Las Vegas — pleasant for wintertime.
RAINBOW YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE SIGN-UPS PLANNED
I kind of remember where I was when I heard the news.
BOYS TOWN NEVADA OFFERS CHARITY WORKOUTS
One way to beat the January blues is by taking a day trip to nearby Death Valley National Park, Calif. Depending on where you live in the Las Vegas Valley, you can be at the hub of the park, Furnace Creek, in 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
ROSE CARE CLASS PLANNED