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Family-owned Lucki Thai is a cozy eatery in the Silverado Ranch Village shopping center, with quiet booths lining the walls and subdued lighting. The menu offers Chinese as well as Japanese options, but everything is cooked in a very Thai tradition.
Thai food options abound across the Las Vegas Valley, and after you’ve tried them all, you’ll likely find yourself returning to Archi’s.
Authentic Mexican food can be hard to come by, which is why Leticia Mitchell, a native of Mexico, created Leticia’s Mexican Cocina with a pledge to make her customers feel as if they were in “su casa,” or their own home.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
When Air Force veteran Merle Voight was diagnosed with breast cancer early last year, the 49-year-old was in shock. The former nurse recalled working on the oncology floor, seeing chemotherapy patients vomit as they also lost weight and most of their hair. That image frightened her, but a Non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical care program helped turn a scary event into one of hope.
When it came to choosing how to fulfill her school’s Pay It Forward project, Goolsby Elementary fifth-grader Juliana Puppel knew just what she wanted to do: make life better for shelter dogs. She readily admits to having an ulterior motive: If she could prove herself responsible, her parents had agreed to get her a puppy.
It may have started as a male-dominated profession, but after more than 30 years in the trade, Jamie Ann Yocono has proved that women can thrive in the woodworking industry. Besides making a profit from her work, she has inspired a generation of women and men to pursue creative projects through the classes she teaches at her business, Wood It Is!, 2267 W. Gowan Road, No. 106.
Local entrepreneur, civil rights activist and gaming pioneer Sarann Knight Preddy died Dec. 22 at the age of 94, but she still has quite a few tales to tell in a book she was wrapping up when she became ill around Thanksgiving.
After settling in the valley last year, American Preparatory Academy has big plans to expand. As in 112,000-square-feet big.
Green Valley High School students are set to bring the sea to the desert. The school, 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., plans to perform “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. Jan. 29-31, 2 p.m. Jan. 31 and 7 p.m. Feb. 5-7. The show originally ran on Broadway from 2008 to 2012.
Air Force Airman Brittaney N. Ponce graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Ponce is the daughter of Jose N. Ponce of Perris, Calif., and Rebecca Burns of Las Vegas and the stepdaughter of Kelly Burns of Las Vegas.
During their years of teaching math classes part-time at UNLV, student Chris Southworth and graduate Jessica Robinson have seen many freshman students struggle with basic equations. Math classes become so problematic that they’ve witnessed students resort to switching majors, completely altering their career paths and their lives.
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