Q: I found 50 to 100 red and black beetles running around the rocks in my yard while I was pulling weeds. If these numbers are representative, I must have thousands. A friend thinks they may be boxelder bugs, but I don’t have any boxelder trees in my yard. The pictures of boxelder bugs online are similar but do not look exactly like these. So what are they and should I declare war on them and begin spraying?
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The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival began as a program aimed primarily at adults, but festival coordinator Suzanne Scott said programming quickly expanded to accommodate teens and families.
It’s an uphill battle: Residents living in Red Rock Canyon are rallying to prevent a proposed zoning change to the mountain that separates them from the rest of the Las Vegas Valley. The issue is set to be heard by the Clark County Commission Nov. 2 at the Clark County Government Center.
Experts from across the valley have taken a hard look at both the city and state’s mental health care situation and most agreed that, in order to fix things, it will take time, new professionals and lots of money.
When a domestic violence victim is ready to leave an abusive situation, their next hurdle might be navigating the legal and judicial systems. Organizations such as SAFE House and Safe Nest provide each survivor with an advocate who can help them, whether it’s seeking custody of children or filing for a protection order.
While a survivor is fleeing a domestic violence situation or in the process of restarting their life, sometimes a temporary protection order can help.
She is 14, 5-feet, 7-inches tall and weighs 103 pounds — but don’t let her youthfulness and size fool you. Faith Dillon can kick the you-know-what with the best of them. Earlier this year, the Summerlin resident won the U.S. Open Taekwondo Championship for her age group. It’s another step to her ultimate goal.
There’s a new tavern in town, but its location might look familiar. SG Bar recently opened in the former Sedona location at 9580 W. Flamingo Road, spearheading a high-end brand for Golden Entertainment.
When Gene Stephens was drafted for World War II at 21 and chosen to be one of the first Military Police Officers for the Army, he had no idea he’d be the last surviving member of that inaugural group. Now 98, he was honored with the Military Police Regimental Association’s Order of the Marechaussee award at the 75th anniversary of the Military Police in September.
October is anti-bullying month, and local schools and organizations have made efforts to get the word out that the problem is widespread and deeply damaging.
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