When I first called Roland Rogers, his pleasant South African accent surprised me. Two days later, I strangled him in his kitchen.
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Q: My next-door neighbor cut down large pine trees that shaded my wall of star jasmine two days ago. Is there any point trying to rig a shade cloth to get through the rest of the summer hoping they can “harden off” to full sun or should I basically pronounce them dead and start the grieving process now?
While the hot, dog days of summer are coming to an end, there’s never an end to delicious hot dogs.
Under clear skies on May 18, the Ries Rockettes – Ries Elementary School’s cheer team – added a little grace to an otherwise dirt-and-shovel affair. Heavy machinery loomed in the background.
While many teachers are busy unpacking books, decorating classrooms and preparing lesson plans, students are buying backpacks, gathering school supplies and getting in the last of their late-night fun. It’s time for another school year to begin Aug. 29.
One of the challenges the district has faced is how to solve the problem of overcrowded classrooms. To address this, the district is set to open a replacement school at Lincoln Elementary School, 3010 Berg St., in North Las Vegas next summer.
It’s that time of year when many parents rejoice and some youths wish the clock would stop. The first day school is Aug. 29.
Classes begin for the 2016-17 Clark County School Year on Aug. 29, and returning students will find a few changes, particularly in the east valley, the area most greatly affected.
For those 50 or older, the Nevada Senior Games are set to run Sept. 16 to Oct. 19.
Las Vegas native and Palo Verde High School graduate Cody Miller won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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