It’s true that drinking water is vital to life. Especially during these hot summer months. But do we really need to drink massive amounts of bottled water?
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According to a 2015 American Pet Products Association survey, 79.7 million (out of a total 124.6 million) American households have pets, with just over 54 million of those accounting for 77.8 million canine companions. Taking into consideration the 2010 U.S. Census reporting the nation’s urban population increasing by 12.1 percent between 2000 and 2010; the trend would suggest that more of our nation’s canines are becoming urbanized.
A pending home sale and plans to film a horror movie have prompted Penn and Emily Jillette to hold a yard sale this weekend at his old bachelor pad, The Slammer, 7601 W. Wigwam Ave. The couple said Saturday’s sale could spill over into Sunday.
Penn Jillette’s only request about the yard sale at his colorful southwest valley home Saturday afternoon was that people flee with the things they bought before he had a chance to miss them.
Along a narrow two-lane highway, a week before the counterculture colossus known as Burning Man would ignite for another year, the faithful were already arriving; howling out of car windows at the midday sun, getting stoked for that Mother of all Parties in the desert.
About 500 miles from Las Vegas, a blank stretch of desert has been transformed into a functioning city for just more than a week through the efforts of both organizers and the attendees themselves.
The trail is hard, especially for people who don’t hike often. And the last part is treacherous. But it is doable. And the awe of seeing the entire canyon before you is so satisfying, it makes the crowded trail behind you worth every second.
Early autumn, along with late spring, marks one of the best times to visit the iconic Western scenery of Monument Valley, when days are generally balmy and bright in this desert destination on the Arizona-Utah border.
The U.S. National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of managing some of the nation’s most well-known parks, monuments and historic places.
Here are upcoming events for September and early October in our region.