Annie Sprinkle, a former porn star with a PhD in human sexuality, and Elizabeth Stephens, a professor at UC Santa Cruz, will stage an Earth Day lecture/live art performance at the Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The lecture will detail the ecosex manifesto, which includes pledges to “make love to the Earth” by caressing rocks, hugging trees and worshipping the sun.
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After a week of above normal spring temperatures in Las Vegas, winds are expected to pick up Tuesday and stir up some dust. Clark County air quality officials released an advisory for dust on Tuesday.
Since two bulls were shot during the weeklong roundup of Cliven Bundy’s cattle in the Gold Butte area, Bureau of Land Management officials have been short on details about how and why they were killed.
Environmentalists say Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, whose skirmish with the federal government has gained him icon status with states’ rights and free speech advocates as well as other disgruntled ranchers, doesn’t “own” the public land where hundreds of his cattle roam in the Gold Butte area nor does he have the “right” to let them graze there.
Clark County’s Department of Air Quality issued an advisory for ozone this week that will be in place throughout the spring and summer.
Wearing a cowboy hat and with a copy of the U.S. Constitution poking from his shirt pocket, controversial rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday asked dozens of supporters of his cattle-grazing feud with federal land managers what they thought of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid calling them “domestic terrorists.”
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller on Friday called for congressional hearings into how the Bureau of Land Management handled the roundup of cattle around Cliven Bundy’s Bunkerville ranch, which turned into an armed stand off between the BLM and militia groups.
Hundreds of woolly four-footed fire suppression units, along with their bleating offspring, were unloaded into the hills west of Carson City on Thursday in what has become an annual program to reduce the risk of wildfires.
The Bureau of Land Management said Thursday that two bulls were euthanized during the agency’s weeklong roundup of cattle that ended Saturday with an armed standoff between supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy and federal agents.
Cliven Bundy’s son said four certified letters from the BLM arrived Tuesday. But so far, the 67-year-old Bunkerville resident has chosen not to open the envelopes.