View Neighborhood Newspapers earned several awards in the 2016 Nevada Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. View staff writer F. Andrew Taylor took first place for Best Editorial Cartoon for Urban Weeklies.
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View’s puzzles for Sept. 22, 2016
Q: I have a young, fruiting mulberry and realized too late that it’s planted too close to a wall. When would you recommend is the best time to dig it up and transplant?
On any given day, there might be Cirque du Soleil performers practicing, actors on stilts doing tricks or people working on their auditions for the NBC TV show “American Ninja Warrior.”
An award-winning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) school opened in Centennial Hills for the 2016-17 school year.
When Summerlin resident Adilyn Radwanski was 9 months old, she could have no idea she’d be the impetus for an event to support organizations who help children with cancer.
Lorraine Richter tries hard to stay strong. Nowadays, it’s been hard for the former Aliante resident to talk about her daughter, Karen Summerhays, without shedding a tear or two. A year ago, Summerhays began feeling dizzy and having random seizures. At first, doctors didn’t know what to make of it. They diagnosed her a few times, but she always felt that something was wrong. Six months later, she was diagnosed with syringomyelia.
As much as 26 percent of the U.S. adult population falls victim to telemarketing scams each year, and 57 percent of those people are age 50 or older, according to a 2001 AARP study. Locally, the Metropolitan Police Department investigates roughly 400 to 500 cases each year that fall under “elder abuse,” a blanket term that does not specify the type of crime.
The UNLV Women’s Council advocates for all women on campus. And yet, Mary Riddel, co-chairwoman, said she doesn’t see much activism from students.
When she was younger, Juanita Curiel’s dream was to, one day, record a song in Los Angeles. Only Curiel’s fears where holding her back. As a background singer for Wayne Newton, she sought the help of a hypnotherapist in Las Vegas.