Despite its desert setting, Las Vegas becomes an ice skating mecca Dec. 20 when Olympic champs — from 2014’s Meryl Davis and Charlie White to 1988’s Brian Boitano — check into Mandalay Bay Events Center for “Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice,” accompanied by rockers O.A.R.
Subscribe to Life RSS feed
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Kat Doyle’s early life was filled with dancing and school activities, until the day she went to the doctor for pink eye at 17. The nurse practitioner who saw her noticed that Doyle had a heart murmur and ran an EKG. Doyle, who’d experienced moments of lightheadedness and heart arrhythmia, underwent open heart surgery and had a pacemaker placed in her chest.
Although they had to wake up early to walk a chilly 2½ miles in the rain on Thanksgiving, Foothill High School’s marching band had much to be thankful for.
To help get residents in the holiday spirit, the Henderson View highlights some festivities offered throughout the city.
At 39, Centennial Hills resident Melissa Santaella has found her third calling in life.
“Part memoir, part travelogue, half serious, mostly true” reads the description on the cover of Stefany Holmes’ “Gone With the Whim: Leaving the Bible Belt for Sin City.”
Las Vegas resident Robert Gibbs doesn’t consider himself a hero.
It’s Christmas Eve, a quarter to ten, and Spark Elf is getting antsy. In just two hours, he and his fellow elves Bobbin and Nutshell will help Santa deliver presents. The reindeer are ready, the sleigh is full, and because he feels “so good,” Spark snaps an elfie.
Literary happenings this week include the a Holiday Authorfest.
A Source of Joy Theatricals, the producers of Broadway In The Hood, and Shoes for Children are presenting “Once on This Island,” Friday through Sunday at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre as a benefit to help collect shoes for underprivileged children.
For some reason doubtless buried in our prehistoric past, most humans find volcanos interesting, as long as they’re not spewing molten rock and poison gas. If you’d like to visit one that has behaved itself for about 10,000 years but still shows the interesting geologic features acquired in its flaming youth, Amboy Crater makes a fine day trip this time of year. The temperature will be 5 to 10 degrees warmer than the same day in Las Vegas, and the route I suggest will take you through the Mojave National Preserve, an agreeable place in early winter.
As part of a project to earn a merit badge on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout, 13-year-old Phillip Bouchard raised over $1,400 dollars in gift cards and cash donations for the Las Vegas charity that helps families with critically ill children.
NATALIE GULBIS GOLF CLASSIC PLANNED AT BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
Americans started paying attention to Western wear was during the 1930s, says UNLV associate professor Deirdre Clemente. The modern interpretations get shown off in Las Vegas during the National Finals Rodeo.
Only a few days left to find that special gift unique to Las Vegas. What now?
If you are planning on having a holiday wedding, Las Vegas venues are more than ready for any request you may have to make your day special. They also tend to have more specials for guests, from room rates to spa dates, during the holiday season.
The holiday party is traditionally meant to be a joyous occasion, however, many seasoned hosts have thrown in the DIY towel for a much more relaxed catered event.
When Sharon Seltzer, co-founder of Heaven Can Wait Animal Society, adopted her shepherd mix Sophie, she was a puppy and a happy bundle of energy. Fast-forward about 10 years, and Sophie began showing her age, ending up partially paralyzed. Seltzer went on the Internet but found it frustrating trying to locate information that would make life more comfortable for her furry companion. As a result, she created the website Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog.
The state’s health insurance exchange reported its first sign-up numbers this morning.
Pfc Zane P. Iona-Schopp , 19, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and the School of Infantry (Infantry Training Battalion) at Marine Corps Base Camp at Camp Pendleton, Calif. He is the son of Jami Schopp of Las Vegas and a graduate of Centennial High School.
Taste of the Town readers find sources for shelled sunflower seeds across the Las Vegas Valley, saving time and a potential mess in the kitchen.
Here’s a recipe for Bailey’s Irish Cream Cake from “5-Minute Mug Cakes” by Jennifer Lee.