A National Park Service official says searches have been scaled back to routine patrols in a Lake Mead area where two Las Vegas-area fishermen were reported missing from a capsized boat more than two weeks ago.
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Despite a slight increase in traffic last year — 6.3 million visitors in 2013 — Lake Mead National Recreation Area dropped to sixth on the list of the most visited national park sites.
Henderson is not planning to eliminate senior transportation to the Heritage Park Senior Facility, but the city wants to find a cheaper way to do business.
The Clark County Museum offers absorbing excursions into Southern Nevada’s past. It includes indoor exhibit space, a neighborhood of vintage houses, a railroad depot and more.
“I had a vision,” said Tracey Allyn Cutler, owner and instructor at The Stage Professional Dance and Fitness Studio, 2510 Anthem Village Drive in Henderson. “I wanted to share my passion and joy with other people. No matter how old you are, it’s never too late to learn to dance.”
Death Valley National Park attracts visitors year-round, but springtime brings the greatest number of people.
Question: On the north side of our house, we have a 10-foot-wide space we are trying to landscape. Several have suggested planting bay laurel trees, but we are concerned about the tree’s size for the space. When we went to the nursery, their suggestion was the Majestic Beauty hawthorn tree. Will the hawthorn tree do well in our climate and soils?
Grapevine Canyon, located toward the southern end of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is said to be among the best of all places to see the intriguing Native American rock art called petroglyphs. It’s certainly one of the easiest to visit. It’s especially good if you want to take small children or other folks who can’t hike long distances, as the best petroglyph panels are at the mouth of the canyon only about a quarter-mile from the parking area.
Starting March 8, Southern Nevadans will have a chance to reconnect with the Las Vegas Valley’s equine past when Horses4Heroes Inc., a Las Vegas-based nonprofit organization, moves to Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs to offer the public horseback riding and other family-friendly activities.
Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas is readying for its second season and has started hiring for more than 450 seasonal jobs. The water park will open April 12 and operate through September.