The city of Las Vegas celebrated the completion of the second phase of its section of the Las Vegas Wash Trail on Jan. 12. The milestone put the valley one step closer to the large network of trails that planners from several entities hope will make nonmotorized travel a viable option for commuting and leisure.
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Does full-day kindergarten improve children’s health? That’s the big question UNLV health sciences researchers plan to examine. Researchers are partnering with the Kansas Health Institute to create a health impact assessment that will inform how possible state legislative changes to full-day kindergarten could impact children’s health.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Billed as an “American Izakaya,” Lucky Foo’s serves as a modern Japanese-styled hangout for casual drinks after work or dinner before a night on the town.
Tucked into a strip mall on Craig Road, Jun’s Korean Restaurant offers traditional Korean dishes in a casual setting.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
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This year, downtown is set to see the grand opening its first bookstore in decades, The Writer’s Block, 1020 Fremont St.
There are the monsters in our imaginations, lurking in the shadows and haunting our dreams. But for children facing cancer, those monsters can be all too real. Painter/sculptor Kent Caldwell is helping the kids take control by using their designs to create 3D printed figurines that will be featured in the upcoming exhibit “Forest Monsters” at the Sahara West Library.
The winter season is in full swing. While some people are ready to face the snow with their snowboards or skis, others find excitement in different activities.
GARDENING IN SMALL SPACES WORKSHOPS PLANNED
Literary happenings coming up include Mob Month at the Clark County Library.
Everybody needs a hero in their life. In the new book “Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth” by Joel Christian Gill, your hero just might be a lawman.
Abbey Gaddett is far from the stereotypical sexy stewardess. The plucky protagonist of View reporter Jan Hogan’s debut novel “Coffee, Tea or … Murder?” may be small in stature, but she’s big on bravery as she faces off with hijacker Billy-boy Boyland the murderer.
Amanda Garcia , a seventh-grader at Becker Middle School, won the local and district levels of competition in the 2014-15 Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest. Her poster advanced to the international level of competition. The contest theme was Peace, Love, and Understanding and allowed students ages 11 to 13 worldwide to express their vision of peace through art. Amanda was recently honored at the Summerlin Lions Club Dinner meeting with her art teacher, Lynn Meetz, parents, Phyllis and David Garcia, and grandmother, Sylvia Contreras, present.
Things were different back when Ralph Lamb worked in local law enforcement.
Gig Depio’s exhibit, “A Brief History,” isn’t outsider art, it’s art about being an outsider.
It’s a unique name for a church with a unique setting: a movie theater. Relentless Church held its initial first service in early December at Regal Downtown Summerlin 5, and regular services are set to launch Jan. 18.
Frank Kology and his wife, Delores, learned the dangers of hypothermia about 20 years ago when the couple hiked to the top of Mount Charleston. It was July. They were dressed for summer. The winds brought cold air during the last, long leg of their ascent.
The First Friday arts festival is scheduled from 5 to 11 p.m. Jan. 2 at venues throughout the 18b Arts District in downtown Las Vegas, near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Main Street. Organizers have canceled all outdoor activities due to the cold weather.
PRESENTATIONS TO TEACH RISKS OF RADON
The new year brings with it new opportunities to make lifestyle adjustments. While many individuals pursue physical fitness, some turn to alternative healing methods to keep a healthy mind and spirit.