Question: I want to plant potatoes here in Las Vegas. Our season is timed different than others, though, so there aren't seed potatoes available now for a mid- or late July planting.
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March was National Problem Gambling Awareness Month, but every month sees people struggling with the addiction.
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Let’s get this out in the open: “Rusty Summer” is OK. A six out of 10, just slightly better than middling. In its favor, I liked the characters in this book; they’re all decent people, the kind you’d want in your corner. I was truly drawn to their good hearts. What I didn’t like was the overabundance of slang here.
Las Vegas author Mary Crocco visited the Pine Ridge Reservation and drove through the Badlands of South Dakota doing research for her novel “In Kala’s Hands: A Lakota Sioux Proclamation.”
Most people know a nice car when they see one, but “gearheads” work on a different level.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include the launch of free workshops by Clark County’s poet laureate.
Joi Goynes , a 2011 Faith Lutheran High School graduate and North Las Vegas resident, graduated May 9 from Vanguard University of Southern California in Costa Mesa, Calif., with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. During her four years at Vanguard, Goynes participated in women’s track and field. She maintained a 3.6 GPA during her senior year, was crowned the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics champion in the 200 meters and captured the school record and earned a qualifying time for NAIA Outdoor Nationals.
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.
Even years after his death, Brady Caipa continues to impact the community. The 17-year-old died from acute alcohol intoxication and asphyxia after attending a teen party in October 2011.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include signings by Kendra Shaw, R. Jay Berry, C. L. Gaber and Dr. Donald Ozello.
In the book “The Anxiety Toolkit: Strategies for Fine-Tuning Your Mind and Moving Past Your Stuck Points,” Las Vegas author Alice Boyes shares tools to manage and overcome anxiety.
His guide, Thelma Rudd, confirmed it. Oliver, known as “Boo” to his classmates because of his pale-pale skin, had been “rebirthed.” He’d “passed” into this place everyone called “Town,” where he’d forever be 13 years old, skinny and non-athletic.
The Las Vegas City Council unanimously approved naming a park for Metropolitan Police Department Officer Alyn Beck at the June 17 meeting.
Las Vegas has a wide assortment of physical recreation options, from rock climbing to amateur sports leagues to disc golf, but in the summer, the valley also has temperatures high enough to be dangerous even to the heartiest of people. In the summer, a lot of recreation moves indoors.
Sari Dennis’ mission is to help people bring their bodies back into balance. Dennis is a certified health and wellness counselor who studied at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and founded My Wellness Counts, mywellnesscounts.com, in 2010. Some clients bestow on her their own title.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
WATER DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE SHADE TREE
View rounds up education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley, including school news and scholarship information.
If you’re looking for a traditional meal with a twist, Blaze Pizza is just the place. Like a mini assembly line, the pizza joint assigns an employee to nearly every step of the pizza-making process, from dough rolling to pie cutting.
Tokyo Cafe is the quintessential hole-in-the-wall type of restaurant. At first glance, people may be hesitant to try it, perhaps because of its location near the Cannery, which might cause them to overlook the newly painted building with scattered decorations.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Climbing, swinging, jumping — it’s all about fun for children at Gravady Extreme Air Sports. Gravady, 7350 Prairie Falcon Road, Suite 120, launched in December, using word of mouth and social media to get attention, and has been seeing plenty of action ever since.