J.R. Pony Parties in the northwest valley received notification three years ago from the Clark County Commission and the Southern Nevada Health District that it must have a larger septic tank installed to continue being open to the public. It received an extension, but the deadline is nearing.
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Spread the Word Nevada is trying to collect enough books so students from at-risk elementary schools will have a new one every month. Last year, it collected more than 425,000 books to give to schools across Clark County. Currently, it has about 375,000 books stored and ready for the upcoming school year.
The Speakeasy Swingers have close to three centuries of experience among them, and they have no intention of stopping now. They love the music they play, and they believe the audience for it continues to grow.
It was March 2010 when Henderson resident Diana Edelman was hit with what she calls a “quarter-life crisis.” It took Edelman a few months of traveling, soul-searching and working another part-time job for her to completely change her career focus and devote her time to freelancing and her blog. In September 2011, she went to Thailand and volunteered at Elephant Nature Park, where she said she learned about the horrors in the elephant entertainment industry.
Since North Las Vegas began experiencing an economic rebirth a few years ago, City Councilman Isaac Barron began to ask himself, “What is a city without art?”
Las Vegas sees roughly 2,500 fires break out every year, said Tim Szymanski, public education and information officer with Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. He should know: In January of 2013, his own house caught fire.
Cars obviously come to mind when you mention Detroit — but pizza? Generally, not so much. However, there’s a pizzeria in Las Vegas that’s paying homage to the Motor City pie, so much so that even the names on its menu reflect a Detroit heritage.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Glen Canyon, Ariz., contains one of the few stretches of river whose beauty rivals that of the Grand Canyon farther down the Colorado River. Through smooth-water raft trips, you will treated to a close-up view of Glen Canyon Dam, stunning scenery, plenty of wildlife, and pre-historic and historic sites.
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View’s adoptable pets, June 23, 2016.
Local author Stephen Murray revisits his fictional Las Vegas wedding chapel in “Return to the Chapel of Eternal Love,” a novel packed with more marriage stories.
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
View’s puzzle solutions, June 23, 2016.
When actress Kady Heard learned that the inaugural group show at The Bubblegum Gallery would be mermaid-themed, she dove into the opportunity to participate. Artists from all over the Las Vegas Valley contributed paintings, sketches, watercolors, decor, jewelry and more, and Heard slipped into a mermaid tail and donated her time during the show’s June First Friday opening. The show is the first of many themed group exhibits planned in the coming months.
2008 was a big year for east valley resident Arturo Miramontes. It was the year he started working at the Cannery Warehouse in North Las Vegas and the year that he and his wife, Carolyn, decided to stop their futile efforts to have their own child and decided to start fostering children.
Las Vegas natives and longtime locals: View is seeking your fondest summertime memories from growing up in the desert.
Our spring this year was cool and wet. Even our early summer was that way. This kind of weather was good for producing a lot of tomatoes but not necessarily for high-quality fruit from fruit trees.
The March 31 shooting death of Metropolitan Police Department patrol dog Nicky made many in the Las Vegas Valley ask why the dog was not wearing a bulletproof vest.
Stay-at-home fathers are redefining stereotypes, fatherhood and family, and they’re here to stay. Take northwest resident Michael Reed, for example. He’s been working the payless 24/7 job for almost eight years.
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