Western communities celebrate the joys of winter with festivals, athletic events and a very famous cowboy poetry showcase.
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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
Literary happenings coming up include signings at Dragon Castle Books, the Mob Museum, Tuscany Grill and more.
Fidelity National Financial chairman Bill Foley has hired a growing Las Vegas social media company that has cultivated an impressive array of sports clients as part of his campaign to generate 10,000 season ticket deposits for a potential National Hockey League team in Las Vegas.
The Chefs for Kids Dinner and Auction, “Mangia Italiano,” begins at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The evening, which will include live and silent auctions and live music, benefits Chefs for Kids’ efforts to eliminate malnutrition and hunger in Southern Nevada. Tickets are $185; call Susan Lednicky at 702-257-5548 or visit www.ChefsForKids.org . …
Authenticity tops the list of qualities in the new book “Stella by Starlight” by Sharon M. Draper.
Pope Francis on Wednesday sought to clarify his remark that Catholics should not breed “like rabbits,” saying economic injustice — not large families — was the real cause of poverty.
Microsoft is set to lift the curtain a bit higher on Windows 10, showing off some of its new consumer features.
Readers recommend spots for falafels and provide two recipes for KFC-style cole slaw.
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The quest to complete the first solar-powered flight around the world moved a bit closer to reality Tuesday. Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg announced the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft will depart the United Arab Emirates in late February or early March, making a total of 12 planned stops.
A regional chain of health clinics is set to open in the Las Vegas Valley. Optum Urgent Care, which has quick-care clinics in Texas and Kansas, is holding its grand opening at 75 S. Valle Verde Drive, Suite 100, on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
An 81-year-old Grand Rapids man has found out that he has a son. The man had tried having kids all his life but thought it was a life goal he never accomplished.
The cult classic Shake Shack opened at the new The Park along the Strip at New York New York. The restaurant has acquired a following for its 100-percent Angus burgers, hot dogs cooked crisp on a flat-top grill and frozen custard creations including concretes.
It’s easy to think of meaty stews when the temperature drops, but that’s not the only option. Try something new with comfort foods in which the vegetables dominate.
Faced with some of the worst cards life might deal an energetic young woman Amy Purdy continues to play the hand beautifully.
On average, young children catch the common cold 6-8 times a year and adults 2-4 times a year. Let’s take a look at what makes this condition so common and what we can do to decrease our risk of catching it, minimize our symptoms and prevent spreading it to others.
Look to the skies this week in Switzerland and you’ll see the heavens are cluttered with private jets. Billionaires and world leaders from across the globe are flying en masse to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland — and they insist on traveling in style.
New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork helped rescue a woman from her car after it had rolled over near Gillette Stadium following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, Massachusetts State Police said.
Winter visitors to beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park find a different place from the one they experience the rest of the year. The vividly colored formations that characterize this forested wonderland at the edge of a dramatically eroded plateau stand in sharp contrast to wintry skies, their shapes etched and outlined in frosty white.
Catholics should not feel they have to breed “like rabbits” because of the Church’s ban on contraception, Pope Francis said on Monday, suggesting approved natural family planning methods.