With the arrival of warm weather and school almost out, this is the time to think about a summer visit to the cooler climates of Northern Nevada. One of the most stunning areas you can visit lies just east of Elko: the Ruby Mountains.
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Growing up in a shady neighborhood steered 23-year-old Michael Flores in the wrong direction. As a young father trying to provide for his daughter, he knew he had to change, but his criminal record prevented him from getting a job.
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Hackberry Canyon in the southwestern section of the 1.9 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument remains so enchantingly unspoiled it’s easy to forget you’re in the 21st century. And that’s the point of going there. While the hike is quite remote, the reward is a stunning narrow canyon, carved by a perennial stream, flanked by lush vegetation. If you go right now, there are also wildflowers.
When a sensitive tooth erupts into full-blown pain in the middle of the night, where can you go for relief? The time to ask that question is before you experience a dental emergency.
Bids will soon be considered for the intersections of Lone Mountain Road and the 215 Beltway and Ann Road at the 215, and an overpass at Centennial Parkway, said Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown.
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In this day and age, it has become increasingly easier for people to tell their story through photos and anecdotes on social media. Parents especially have jumped at the chance to record their child’s milestones for distant friends and relatives.
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Despite what you may have heard, locals do go to the Strip, and they do go downtown. I know because they email me all the time to tell me about their dining experiences in both places, good and bad (though mostly good). And one of the places I hear about most often is Cafe Cortez at the El Cortez.
Summer is just around the corner, and now is the time to start counting those calories. For more than 20 years, Muscle Maker Grill has helped health-conscious diners by creating a menu fit for vegetarians, people following a carb-free diet or those looking for gluten-free options.
American Mothers Inc. is set to hand out its annual Mother of the Year awards May 9.
Marvetta King is a physically disabled widow of a veteran raising three of her grandchildren, each of whom has medical issues.
During the annual Good Scout Luncheon March 19, the Las Vegas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and business and community leaders honored Jeff Shaw for his consecutive terms as president of the Las Vegas Area Council.
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There are many people in the valley who have had schools named for them, but few could have boasted that they also designed their namesake facilities.
The Syn Shop began as a few friends getting together in a garage. The group and equipment grew too big, so they moved to a larger garage.
Cristen Jacobsen of Summerlin is a mother of four, but she may well be a mother to 270. That’s how many orphaned girls live at the St. Elizabeth Girl’s Academy of Uganda, East Africa, an orphanage and school that rescues street children up to 21 years old. Jacobsen helps support the school through her nonprofit Hope for Hearts, which she co-founded in 2007.
GREEN VALLEY GROCERY PROMOTION TO BENEFIT PHILHARMONIC
In recent years, YouTube has become more than a way to gain five minutes of fame. It’s an outlet and support system for anyone going through a struggle, especially mothers.
Residents at the Spring Mountain Youth Camp gathered in mid-April to listen to stories about redemption and hope at the inauguration of the camp’s boxing gym.