When Matthew Kadish released “Earthman Jack vs. The Ghost Planet” as an e-book on Amazon.com on Fourth of July weekend last year, he didn’t think about it during his three-day vacation, but when he got back, he was pleasantly surprised to find he had sold more than 600 copies.
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Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from July 24, 2014, View editions.
CAMP SILVER PINES REGISTRATION OPEN
Literary highlights this week include a promotion to give free ‘Chicken Soup’ books to patrons who adopt pets at The Animal Foundation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Nevada is home to 23 state parks, the majority with only one unique feature. But Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park is in a class of its own, as it features not only a well-preserved historic mining town but also remains of the ancient ichthyosaur (pronounced ICK-thee-o-saur), our state fossil.
After grad school, Joel Christian Gill did a series of paintings that he says “freed” him from the racism that his father and grandfather endured. But something was missing. That’s when he turned to comics to tell stories of “obscure black history.”
“If my dirty shoes could fly, I would help all the mommy birds feed their baby birds. One by one, I would give them a worm. I could loop-the-loop like bumble bees or twirl just like a pinwheel. Wwwhhheeeee!” writes Henderson author Sarah Hoover in her new children’s book.
Event highlights this week include a Winchester Skate Team art show and Pioneer Settlement Day.
Army PV2 Thomas Snow graduated from basic training and Airborne School at Fort Benning, Ga. He is stationed in Alaska. Snow is the son of Philip and Jeannette Snow of Las Vegas and is a 2013 graduate of Northwest Career and Technical Academy.
CHARITY CLEANS UP AT WHITNEY ELEMENTARY
People have different ways of coping with the death of a loved one. But almost all agree: It’s a process.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
From the organic ingredients to the recycled chairs, LYFE Kitchen stresses the importance of not only its customers’ well-being but also the environment’s.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Horace T. Ayres was born before the first ship went through the Panama Canal, World War I and the invention of the stop sign. On June 26, he turned 100 and took part in a ceremony attended by his friends, family and several others who enjoy the gift of longevity.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from July 17, 2014, View editions.
Before setting out to climb outdoors, whether it’s locally or nationally, Bill McLemore recommends people try climbing at an indoor facility first.
SOGGY JOG PLANNED AT WET ‘N’ WILD
“Born a slave as Providence planned, Lucy Higgs Nichols was snatched from her mother and sent south, still an innocent child,” Kathryn Grant writes in “Honorable,” her first book for adults.
Literary highlights this week include a presentation by local author Lindsey Leavitt and a free author pavilion at the NAACP’s conference at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
You can stop groaning now, because what you’ll find in “Cool Science Tricks” isn’t like what you’d find in school. These science activities are actually fun to do.
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