With the arrival of warm weather and school almost out, this is the time to think about a summer visit to the cooler climates of Northern Nevada. One of the most stunning areas you can visit lies just east of Elko: the Ruby Mountains.
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Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Dozens of barrels line the warehouse shelves of Grape Expectations in Henderson’s Booze District.
Volunteer Janet Henke staffs the front desk at NextStep Ministries’ Thrift Store, 3720 E. Sunset Road. She greets each customer with a smile and explains that the store’s purpose is to support the homeless in the valley.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from April 23, 2015, View editions.
Benzena Brown’s “So I Will So I Can: Goal Achiever Journal for Teenagers and Young Adults Success” is designed to be an accessible place where young people can discover and record their goals.
Born into a well-to-do Connecticut family, Juliette Magill wanted more from life than most girls got in the early 1800s. Young women then were expected to stay home rather than attend school, but Juliette wanted an education. Her parents agreed and sent her to the Troy Female Seminary, which was one of America’s first schools for girls.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include presentations by authors Jack Sheehan, Richard Siken and Nikkos Zorbas.
That cute little bunny you bought on impulse for Easter? You might be having second thoughts. A rabbit is a 10-year commitment. It is not a good pet for kids.
The HowRU program was designed to minimize seniors’ risk of living alone by maintaining daily contact with them.
View Neighborhood Newspapers editorial cartoon, April 23, 2015, by F. Andrew Taylor.
View Neighborhood Newspapers editorial cartoon, April 30, 2015, by F. Andrew Taylor.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at email@example.com or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Vegas PBS announced Keith Kaderlik as an instructional Web designer and Learning Management System coordinator for the station’s Global Online Advanced Learning program. The program is a service of Vegas PBS’ Workforce Training and Economic Development Department, offering affordable online education designed for entry, certification and advancement in the modern workplace.
Some children at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center call them by their first names. Others, the younger ones, will refer to them by other names, such as “Bubbles.”
Sure, you could go to the park and play soccer, kickball or one of those ordinary sports, but from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, you can enter the Wacky World of Sports to watch and/or participate in six unusual sports, including Human Derby Races, Knockerball or Mud Volleyball.
The Animal Foundation’s Best in Show is “the Westminster (Kennel Club) Dog Show meets the movie ‘Best in Show’ with a little Las Vegas flair,” said Animal Foundation representative Meghan Scheibe.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Lucky Foo’s Restaurant & Bar is the kind of place that could be insufferably hip. That would kill it in the suburbs, and it appears the owners are smarter than that. What they’ve created is a fun, fusiony restaurant with an edge, without the annoying hipster elements.
Ping Pong Thai relocated from Seattle to Las Vegas in 2008 and has been serving traditional Thai food for more than 16 years.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Jamillah Ali-Rahman , executive director of Friends of Parkinson’s, 2400 N. Tenaya Way, recently went on a trip to Washington, D.C., to attend a Parkinson’s panel in the White House Eisenhower Executive Office. The panel highlighted the importance of continuing Parkinson’s research and providing support programs for people with Parkinson’s.