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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There was a time when political signs urging folks to vote for certain candidates not only dotted the vacant landscapes, they overwhelmed almost every foot of empty space.
Fortification Hill, just east of the Hoover Dam on the Arizona side of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, towers about 2,000 feet above Lake Mead’s Boulder Basin. Although it looks impenetrable, there is a short but strenuous route to the top where you will be treated to some of the finest views in the park.
The thought of a sushi burrito sounds odd — it’s not quite Mexican or Japanese — but one thing’s for sure: It’s a winning fusion of both.
Kurt and Jennifer Koenig started putting up ghouls and skeletons at Halloween about 10 years ago, adding more and more as the years went on. Now, they have so many figures that they decorate both sides of their lawn near W. Wayne Bunker Family Park.
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Bruce Borgos, a 50-year Nevada resident, began researching his first novel more than 15 years ago. He was intrigued by newsstories about Nevada ranchers like Cliff Gardner who were fighting federal control. When an armed standoff erupted betweencattlemen and the BLM in 2014, Borgos reworked his work-in-progress to reflect current events. The result was “Holding Fire.”