While there are hundreds of stunning slot canyons in our region, most of them are difficult to reach and many require technical skills to explore them. Two of the best, however — tops on my list for being visually stimulating — are pretty easy to access.
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While moving to a new city is exciting, it can also be hard to make friends — unless, that is, they are a part of the Westside Newcomers Club.
This year, the Las Vegas Civil War Round Table is marking the 150th anniversary of the War Between the States. Nevada’s input into the Civil War was mostly monetary, with its mining industry fueling the North. The conflict led to it attaining statehood (hence the nickname Battle Born), but the local group of enthusiasts claim a more fervent connection: Many had ancestors in the war.
It took CompassionWorks International founder Carrie LeBlanc a while to find her calling to make a difference in the world.
At the Bioblitz at Clark County Wetlands Park, citizen scientists can observe organisms, count creatures and catalog critters. The two-day event, planned for April 29 and 30, is part of the fifth annual Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival,
Like any other 8-year-old, Larson Foster of Henderson loves playing video games on his iPad. Unlike most 8-year-olds, he has already had four strokes. According to the nonprofit International Alliance for Pediatric Strokes, strokes in children up to age 15 are estimated to happen to nearly six out of 100,000 people.
What would it look like if Frank Sinatra was at the top of his game today and performing in Las Vegas? Frankie Moreno thinks it would look a lot like his new show “Frankie Moreno — Under the Influence,” which begins April 20 at Planet Hollywood Resort.
From the mind of chef Jaret Blinn, the idea of creating a restaurant was based on a principle — more of a golden rule — to “feed people how you want to be fed.”
If you build it, they will come. The saying held true for the new Hi Scores as crowds filled the southwest location of the “barcade” on a recent Friday night, playing old-school video games and enjoying food and craft beer.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Las Vegas native Laura Carroll and her former Las Vegas Review-Journal colleague Adam Kealoha Causey packed a bucket list full of fun into “100 Things to do in Las Vegas Before You Die.”
Las Vegas Valley residents’ awards and achievements
View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. Contact each individual agency for more information.
Crime and safety news and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
Health news and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
View rounds up education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley, including school news and scholarship information.
News and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
The rain this past weekend may have brought some problems along with it, the same as it did last year after a rain like this. Problems might develop during the coming week or, with some plants, even extend into May or later.
Henderson Libraries enlisted Las Vegas resident Brian Gardner to host a percussion and drum session April 2 at the Green Valley Library as a way to get kids involved with a variety of activities. A local musician with 47 years of drumming experience, Gardner provided a variety of instruments, including congas, tablas, marimbas.
A nonsmoker all her life, Henderson resident Lysa Buonanno got a job as a cocktail waitress at 21. At 40, she was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.
Nonprofit Opportunity 180 hopes to bring more educational opportunities to the Las Vegas Valley, particularly for low-income students. The brainchild of Allison Serafin — whose background includes being the former Nevada State Board of Education vice president and executive director of Teach For America Las Vegas Valley — the group wants to see high-quality charter schools enter the valley to educate those students who are underserved due to their economic status.
According to Cheryl Wagner, coordinator for the Clark County School District’s School-Community Partnership Program, there are more than 120 school gardens across the Las Vegas Valley. General education classes in elementary, middle and high schools use the gardens differently and tailor the lessons depending on the class.