Douglas Oliverius recently threw a surprise party in honor of his wife Janice’s 57th birthday. Imagining the celebration would come might have surprised both of them six years ago. In March 2008, Janice was diagnosed with stage 3B breast cancer.
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Two performance artists, Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder, are spending 10 days living, eating and sleeping on a giant hamster wheel to make a larger point: We all have to work together to get through the daily grind.
Despite a slight increase in traffic last year, Lake Mead National Recreation Area dropped to sixth on the list of the most visited national park sites.
The Las Vegas Valley is known for its desert climate, but Henderson residents have shown there are still ways to be creative when it comes to gardening. Get outdoor tips from the Acacia Demonstration Gardens, Master Gardener Jeneane Young and dinosaur decorating enthusiast Steve Springer.
No free buffet for you if you can’t name the state’s most populous city and county. The 2010 census showed Las Vegas, at 584,000 people, and Clark County at 1.95 million, as the far-and-away leaders in Nevada, a state with 2.7 million.
A 1-acre facility in North Las Vegas serves its surrounding community through researching and demonstrating fruit production under Nevada’s desert climate.
Through customer reviews, public interest and a monthly newsletter sent to approximately 17,000 people, Gilcrease Orchard has continuously attracted a new and regular flow of visitors to its 60-acre farm.
Growing up in Michigan, Southwest resident Julie Gardner always dreamt of tending her own flower beds and lawn. It was only fitting when she married into her last name almost 37 years ago.
Urban gardeners who are new to the valley quickly learn that Las Vegas enjoys mild winters, making it possible to grow plants year-round. Mid- to late March are good times for plants such as artichokes, asparagus, beets, parsley, parsnips, radishes, spinach and turnips.
When you drive through the Vegas Heights neighborhood, you may not expect to find peanuts, collard greens, rice and cotton growing.