The Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway offers a cool retreat from the Las Vegas summer heat.
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Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from July 2, 2015, View editions.
Laura Henkel initially created the annual “12 Inches of Sin” show to promote Sin City Gallery in The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., but it quickly became more than a promotional tool.
It has been two years since the death of former Arbor View High School principal Patrick Hayden, but co-workers, friends and family members still cannot speak about him without shedding a few tears.
The National Atomic Testing Museum is unusual in that many of its docents are former workers from the Nevada Test Site, now named the Nevada National Security Site.
Fireworks are on sale through July 4 in temporary venues on many corners in the valley. Others enter the valley illegally, purchased in states or communities with less stringent fireworks regulations.
They can be seen wearing dark green and black T-shirts with upside down American flags and confidently riding shark trikes painted with a mouth full of teeth through the streets of Las Vegas.
Inside the recently opened Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway Center is a frosty white mural that holds hidden secrets to the naked eye. It’s only when seen with a polarized viewer that a new colorful world greets the eyes.
Ah, a day playing golf at one of the valley’s premier courses. It doesn’t get much better than that. Spanish Trail Country Club beckons, offering history, luxury and a great playing experience.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
RTC SUGGESTS TIPS FOR DEALING WITH HEAT WHILE CATCHING THE BUS
View rounds up education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley, including school news and scholarship information.
Stepping inside Viva Zapata’s Mexican Restaurant is like being transported to the heart of Mexico. From its dim lighting to its colorful lights and banners surrounding the cantina or bar, its festive and relaxed atmosphere will not disappoint.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
When the new mosaic mural was unveiled June 2 at Petersen Elementary School, 3650 Cambridge St., it drew squeals, oohs and aahs from some attendees. The children seemed excited about it, too.
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In Sun City Anthem author Robert Lee Murphy’s historical novel, “Eagle Talons: The Iron Horse Chronicles: Book One,” newly orphaned 14-year-old Will Braddock sets off across the post-Civil War West to find his railroad surveyor uncle and escape a life as a blacksmith apprentice.
In the new book “The Red Bicycle” by Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin, one boy’s outgrown bike becomes another child’s treasure.
After visiting with the mayor of Caldwell, Idaho, Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem and Ward 6 City Councilman Steve Ross saw the difference that a youth council made in the city. In an area where problems included violence and graffiti, Ross learned how involving young people in the decision-making process could change problems overnight.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a book launch by Holly Madison.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
On June 2, the Las Vegas Emblem Club No. 114, a community service organization, awarded its first scholarship to two Clark County high school seniors: Hannah Borguilla from Southwest Career and Technology Academy and Cassidy Nicole Campbell from Cowan Sunset High School. Borguilla is the daughter of Anthony and Virginia Bruce of Las Vegas, and Campbell is the daughter of Debra Campbell of Las Vegas.