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Someone was casually looking through Google Street View when he spotted a spacecraft near McCarran International Airport. The spacecraft is an art car built to look like a “Star Trek” shuttlecraft.
Sagan Bocskor isn’t exactly what most people think about when they picture a Burning Man participant.
Henderson resident Jolie Brislin vividly remembers a time when she experienced hatred because of her religious beliefs.
At 72 and with 50 years of teaching already under her belt, Cortez Elementary teacher Chelita Clinkscale has no plans to abandon her students just yet.
When you walk through the lobby of the St. Rose Dominican Hospital-San Martin Campus in southwest Las Vegas on a Tuesday or Thursday, the smell will be unmistakable — in a good way. In an area that used to be a Starbucks, the hospital’s nutrition services whips up freshly baked bread.
Behind the buffet counter at Green Valley Ranch Resort, Sarah Jameson — known to her co-workers and regular customers as Mama Sarah — is cooking another round of Cajun-style crab legs. While people might be there to get a taste of her specialty, most are there simply to see her.
Fourteen-year-old Marya Drabicki remembers when she could barely finish her CrossFit workouts. Nearly five years later, Drabicki is winning gold and silver medals at national weightlifting competitions with a plan to attend the CrossFit Games. She also recently found out she was sponsored to do a weeklong training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Small-business owner Jamie Bennett has always had a creative and entrepreneurial spirit. Her mother, Pegge Stutzman, said her daughter’s first business venture was selling hair accessories to her peers at Bonanza High School. Bennett’s true passion, however, has always been party planning.
Las Vegas resident Betteann Meyers can trace her family history at least eight generations back. She fears that for the families of some deceased buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, locating their lost relatives might be not be as easy as it was for her. She fears that for families of some of the deceased buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, 1500 Las Vegas Blvd. North, locating their lost relatives might not be as easy as it was for her.
It wasn’t an easy task. After years of filling out paperwork, paying thousands of dollars and learning about the United States, a new group of citizens made it through the naturalization process. The mixed group of immigrants turned citizens were all smiles at the latest naturalization ceremony July 6 inside the Henderson City Council chambers at City Hall, 240 S. Water St.
Justin Gilbert, 17, of Summerlin has been named the Battalion Commander of the 129th Corps at St. John’s Military School in Salina, Kan. The rank is the highest position a senior cadet can attain at the private school.
Ikea hit the ground running when it opened its first store in Las Vegas on May 18. By breakfast the day after the opening, representatives were already partnered with Three Square food bank and speaking at a Sustainability Symposium at the local charity’s offices at 4190 N. Pecos Road.
When Bret Fraser, 34, moved to Las Vegas in 2005, the housing market was booming and businesses were doing well. There weren’t a lot of shops focused on the local skateboarding community, so Fraser opened the Southern California-based Pharmacy Boardshop at 1920 E. Serene Ave., Suite 500-2, and then at 725 W. Craig Road in North Las Vegas across from Craig Ranch Regional Park’s skatepark.
The United States is known as the land of opportunity for immigrants who escape the harsh conditions of their native countries and hope to pursue a better tomorrow. Yet the country that was founded by immigrants has also turned its back on them with harsher immigration laws and barriers on higher education.
Ayele Amavigan was never supposed to get out of her village in Togo, a small country in West Africa. The odds were against her. But in 2013, the Spring Valley resident received her doctorate in education from Nova Southeastern University. It was a monumental achievement for someone who started school at 9 years old with limited resources.
Las Ventanas at Summerlin has opened the Ronald Reagan Memory Support Suites, a separate area specifically for those who are facing Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases and can no longer care for themselves.
When you want to engage students in history, give them a little mystery. That’s what Summerlin resident Kay Moore does every time she writes a book for young people. An educator before retiring in 2013, she knows how to bring that spark to a young person’s eye with tidbits from history. Her first two books were published by Scholastic as part of its “If You Lived” series. Besides being used in schools, her books are sold in gift shops at historical sites. Each has sold over 700,000 copies, and both are in second printings.
Want to see nature despite the triple-digit temperatures? Hiking in summer is not for most, and some experts will say it’s not recommended.
With temperatures regularly averaging 20 to 30 degrees cooler than in the Las Vegas Valley, the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area and Mount Charleston are great summer getaway spots close to home. Recreation opportunities and planned activities are available for all ages and skill levels.
In the torrid midsummer of Southern Nevada, the closest place for local folk to enjoy a cool outdoor escape is in the Mount Charleston area of the Spring Mountains National Recreation area. Since you’re likely to head there anyway, you might as well choose a trail that will show you some of the area’s most pleasant scenery while putting some miles on your boots
With a food mantra that stresses simple, fresh, flavorful and colorful foods that appeal to all senses, Mint Indian Bistro’s menu is sure to attract customers from all walks of life — whether spiritual, religious or atheist.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
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