Coyotes slinking around golf courses and backyards — it seemed everyone in Sun City Summerlin had a story about recent encounters with the desert-dwelling creatures. The Sun City Summerlin Community Association Board of Directors brought in experts to address the issue Sept. 14 during a meeting at the Desert Vista Community Center.
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Gilcrease Orchard, 7800 N. Tenyaya Way, opened its 2016 pumpkin patch for the season to a crowd of eager pumpkin pickers on Sept. 24.
It’s been speculated that payday loan stores have a specific business target: low-income, minority neighborhoods and other at-risk groups.
Ever since your child has been young, (s)he’s known that you’d be around for comfort when things got too scary. Well, stand by.What’s inside “Frightlopedia” may still leave you on sentry duty.
According to the State Mental Health Agency, in 2013, Nevada spent about $89 on mental health services per capita — a 13 percent increase from 2007, when it was about $79 per capita. On average, the U.S. spends $119 per capita on services, including $160 per capita in California and $205 in Arizona.
Attend “Seth” Carlos Mongrut’s performance, and you may come away with more than an appreciation for music. Mongrut said he wants his poetry, music and dialogue with the audience to further a sense of connectedness. It’s a sense of brotherhood he said he’s felt since converting to Judaism.
Inside a converted storage room at Western High School is a freshly painted mural that reads, “It matters little what lies in the past or even what lies ahead. What matters most is what lies within.” Created by Las Vegas artist D2, the mural was the finishing touch to the new yoga room at the school, 4601 W. Bonanza Road, and speaks to the use of the space: It is dedicated to at-risk students as well as those who have experienced a crisis in their lives.
Hunger pangs and lack of school supplies are no longer a reason to miss class at Desert Rose High School. The North Las Vegas school recently opened a new student resource center to help its at-risk student population.
Once the Boulevard Mall was “the place” for locals to shop, stroll and socialize. Timo Kuusela, the mall’s general manager, hopes it can be again, but to get there, they’ll be reinventing the very concept of a mall.
In the middle of Lake Las Vegas, Jim Andersen pulls his motorized boat up to a group and begins giving instructions: “Long, steady strokes,” he says. “Much better folks. Much better.” Though the group is a mixture of ages and backgrounds, they have all come together with a common desire: To learn how to row.
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