Las Vegas has always been known as a party city, drawing millions of people each year to its dynamic selection of entertainment. And the Fourth of July will be no exception.
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The National Atomic Testing Museum is unusual in that many of its docents are former workers from the Nevada Test Site, now named the Nevada National Security Site.
Fireworks are on sale through July 4 in temporary venues on many corners in the valley. Others enter the valley illegally, purchased in states or communities with less stringent fireworks regulations.
Enjoy these red, white and blue delights for Fourth of July weekend.
You don’t have to be a politician to dine at the White House. Just ask 9-year-old Jack Newkirk. This Henderson boy won a reserved seat July 10 representing Nevada in the first lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park in Central Nevada protects an abandoned 1890s boomtown and nearby fossils of huge marine reptiles dating from the time of the dinosaurs.
Value love and friendship. Pay attention, celebrate and be grateful. Because we simply never know. Human beings have no rights or claims on the ever-so brief moments they are given to be together.
Contaminated pool and spa water can cause some nasty illnesses, but a few measures can help to keep an afternoon at poolside enjoyable.
Living wills and advance directives for health care aren’t pleasant to think about. But adopting them now will be valuable in the future if you’re ever unable to voice health care choices yourself.
Sunday Assembly is a global network of congregations that meet to celebrate life with the best bits of church — communal singing, inspirational speakers and camaraderie — minus the religion.
Each year, tourists from around the country flock to celebrate the Fourth of July in Las Vegas — but it’s a great holiday for locals, too, in all corners of the valley.
They can be seen wearing dark green and black T-shirts with upside down American flags and confidently riding shark trikes painted with a mouth full of teeth through the streets of Las Vegas.
Inside the recently opened Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway Center is a frosty white mural that holds hidden secrets to the naked eye. It’s only when seen with a polarized viewer that a new colorful world greets the eyes.
Brian David Bruns, a Summerlin resident, has visited 50 countries, made the seven seas his playground, pursued the girl and won her, and lived within walking distance of Dracula’s birthplace. And he tells it all in his books.
As Father Bob Stoekig began his hopeful and heart-felt homily on keeping the faith in the face of storm and tragedy, a thought occurred to me.
An unmanned Space Exploration Technologies rocket exploded about two minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Sunday, destroying a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station, NASA said.
The following activities are planned in the Las Vegas region during July.
Blanca Gamez stared at the white, unmarked door inside the White House and nervously began thinking about who was on the other side.
There are about 100 species, and thousands of cultivars, of this flower, and even in the parched Mojave Desert, they can be desirable additions to the garden. Roses do surprisingly well in this arid climate, which has given me a whole new respect for them.
Guests could view popular exhibits at the museum as well as enjoy evening air and entertainment.
Every dog has its day and Friday was Rosie’s day.
Ah, the Fourth of July. This year a real three-day weekend (for most of us, anyway), and always a good time for fireworks, and hot dogs and beer.
Even with Las Vegas’ glitzy roots, cafe owner Kenny Knoll said he doesn’t get starstruck when local celebrities or Strip performers eat at his establishment.