Silversage is poised to make a name for itself. The rock band, made up of locals, has been in existence for less than a year, but it’s already played a number of gigs in town and regionally. Most notably, it opened for Steve Winwood at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas in June.
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John Thomas McWilliams, the namesake of McWilliams Elementary School, 315 Hiawatha Road, the McWilliams Campsite on Mount Charleston and McWilliams Avenue, was a Las Vegas Valley pioneer in a number of categories.
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Tim Lam , executive director of The International School of Hospitality, and Donnell Bayot , the school’s director of academic affairs, have been elected to the board of the National Association for Catering and Events. Lam was named president-elect, and Bayot was named second vice president.
In a cool room protected from the 90-degree weather of Las Vegas stands North Las Vegas Flotilla Cmdr. Barry Keller, encouraging people to join the Metro Las Vegas Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
When a street is named for someone, it’s usually the person’s full name or the last name that is used. Not so with Alexander Road, which runs east and west and is located north of Cheyenne Avenue. It was named for Alexander Coblentz.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Hawaiian food is comfort food, and Lulu Hawaiian BBQ offers a setting where it is easy to feel comfortable.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Every two years, 12 individuals have the opportunity to be officers of an elite air demonstration squadron known for performing aerobatic formations. This honor comes as part of the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, most commonly known as the Thunderbirds.
When he comes out on stage at Harrah’s, it would be easy to think that Pete Vallee is about to play his role as Big Elvis for laughs.
Four-year-old Bailey Stevens was born a fighter. After being diagnosed with a life-threatening bacteria at 4 days old, Bailey continued to beat the odds while being cared for at Spring Valley Hospital.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Aug. 28, 2014, View editions.
A Las Vegas resident was honored with a $1,000 scholarship by the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program out of more than 37,000 nominees nationwide for her philanthropy efforts to promote the adoption of racing greyhounds.
Youths will have a chance to demonstrate kickflips, the whiplash, bunny hops and more to a group of professionals at the first city-sponsored action sports event at Craig Ranch Regional Park.
Literary events this week include the opening of the “BAM! It’s a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels” exhibit and a signing for “Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days.”
Your parents are lucky to have you around.
Written as a letter to incoming educators, local author Travis Bowker shares his story and strategies for teaching success in “What Teaching Has Taught Me.”
In the interest of journalistic integrity, I’ll be frank: I am a person of dubious character. A deviant, so to speak. Of course, you say, he’s a golfer. I’ll also admit to enjoying a glass (or two) of wine on occasion. I’ll also admit I love to play video poker without budgetary concerns. I also drink milk straight from the container out of the refrigerator. Who’s perfect?
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