Originally started as a breed suitability test for German shepherds, the Las Vegas Valley Schutzhund Club is a “highly stylized” sport.
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Whether it’s participating in the school play or partaking in the senior prank, Shadow Ridge High School principal Travis Warnick knows the importance of engaging with his students. To celebrate his lively ways, the 45-year-old was nominated and selected as a finalist for Varsity Brands’ 2016 School Spirit Awards Principal of Principle award, which highlights the connection between school spirit, involvement, achievement and self-confidence.
On average, Las Vegas welcomes 2,200 refugees per year. To help ease the burden of resettlement, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with the help of Catholic Charities, will host a refugee drive on May 21.
In 1993, Henderson resident Linda Flatt looked for a support group to help her deal with her son’s suicide — she didn’t find one. “I went to a general grief group and I felt completely out of place,” she said. “I was in there with people that had lost their (spouses) after 60 years of marriage, and my kid had ended his life on purpose.”
Crimebusters! took place at the Veterans Tribute Career Techincal Academy, 2531 Vegas Drive, on May 2 and showed kids and their parents how to not only extract DNA from a strawberry but how facial reconstruction is used to help identify victims from skeletal remains, how to dust for fingerprints, how to use a microscope and several other ways science helps investigators solve crimes.
Find summer pool schedules and fees for facilities across the Las Vegas Valley.
Have a cold one: PT’s has opened its first brewery, and it has plenty of food to complement the beer.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
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Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
A vaccine to treat a pandemic virus backfires resulting in infertility and birth defects in Las Vegas author Victoria Kaer’s dystopian novel “Regulated.”
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.
Behind the Red Shield tours at The Salvation Army’s Social Services Campus let those who work to aid the homeless show the behind-the-scenes efforts of the operation. The next tour is set for May 19.
Northwest resident Melinda Munson does not consider herself, or her husband Paul, exceptional. She believes that anyone in their shoes would do what they are doing, no questions asked. The reality is not everyone would be able to take care of children with special needs — or especially go out of their way to adopt them.
Tiffany King and De Salazar found out about their breast cancers around the same time. They’re daughter and mother and have taken the fight to the streets to encourage people to get mammograms and detect the disease early.
This year, Maverick Hiu has performed in roles originated by ‘80s heartthrobs Kevin Bacon and Christian Slater. Beginning May 19, he’ll be appearing in a role originated by himself in the new musical “Bright Side” at Art Square theater, 1025 First St.
The Jean Nidetch Women’s Center at UNLV is making efforts toward helping sexual assault victims, hoping to offer sexual assault kits in the near future. Last fall, as a way to work with populations that might be overlooked, it obtained a grant to have a care advocate specifically for LGBT students.
Haven Craft co-founders Ian Shields and Melissa Eggstaff seek to offer community a space for lesser-known practices. “We’re an interfaith community center for people of alternative religion and spirituality,” Eggstaff said.
After 14 years at the company, Ryan Paulos has been appointed vice president and general manager at the Cannery. He started out as a knight at the Excalibur and went on to be a gladiator at Caesars in Atlantic City. With Boyd Gaming purchasing the Cannery and North Las Vegas’ presence as a technology hub, he is looking forward to attracting a new type of customer.