When the summer camp they attended and loved was about to close because the founder, Jim Shoop, was retiring, a group of former campers and current adult staff members got together with Shoop to keep it alive.
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The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles said it plans to boost manpower to reduce wait times so people don’t have to stand on line outside in the heat.
The Strip lures people in with its lights, exclusive clubs and extravagant shows, but underneath its beauty lies a darker world. It is a world known as Sin City, where addictions can run wild. Narcotics are plentiful in that atmosphere. For many drug users, it starts with innocent curiosity, but in this 24-hour town known for its easy access to the excess, curiosity can lead to a lifetime struggle.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, is such a feast for the eyes that more than a million people from around the world visit every year. Located on the eastern rim of the Paunsaugunt Plateau, the park features natural amphitheaters filled with a colorful landscape of spires, pinnacles and pillars called hoodoos.
There’s a truism in the hair restoration community: If you notice you’re losing your hair, then you’ve already lost 40 to 50 percent.
View rounds up education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley, including school news and scholarship information.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
BICYCLIST FATALITIES INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR
Public School 702 takes its name to heart in its school-themed project on the second floor of the dining arroyo at Downtown Summerlin. The decor includes blackboard and wall bleacher accents, world globes hanging from the ceiling and school paraphernalia galore. Cocktail napkins resemble lined school paper. The menu mimics a composition book. But that’s all to be expected from a place that promises “an education in the art of food and beer.”
They don’t call it Wimpy’s because the portions are small or the flavors are weak.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
THINGS TO DO
In “Noble the Prehistoric Mouse,” Las Vegas writer Jackie Shirley shares the story of a mouse born with the spirit of adventure and curiosity.
Starting with the fall semester of high school, mother-daughter authors Margo Ewing Woodacre and Steffany Bane Carey walk readers through everything from choosing a college, studying for SATs and packing for the big move, all the way through secondary education and for a year or two beyond in “I’ll Miss You Too.”
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include the launch of former showgirl Vicki Pettersson’s first psychological thriller, “Swerve.”
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.
Second-grader Milan Frederick , 8, received Guy Elementary School’s Citizenship Award, High Achiever Award, Art Award, the Test Math 2-12 Ribbons Award and was on the All A Honor Roll. She is the daughter of Anthony and Victoria Frederick and granddaughter of Elton and Sandra Linton, all of North Las Vegas.
Results for View’s June 11 and 18, 2015, caption contest:
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from July 2, 2015, View editions.
It has been two years since the death of former Arbor View High School principal Patrick Hayden, but co-workers, friends and family members still cannot speak about him without shedding a few tears.
Fireworks are on sale through July 4 in temporary venues on many corners in the valley. Others enter the valley illegally, purchased in states or communities with less stringent fireworks regulations.
They can be seen wearing dark green and black T-shirts with upside down American flags and confidently riding shark trikes painted with a mouth full of teeth through the streets of Las Vegas.
Inside the recently opened Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway Center is a frosty white mural that holds hidden secrets to the naked eye. It’s only when seen with a polarized viewer that a new colorful world greets the eyes.
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