One of the finest backroad trips central Nevada offers to outdoor lovers is Kingston Canyon, lying about 27 miles south of Austin. It offers the multiple joys of hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping and just sightseeing. September is an ideal time to go there, as the weather will be neither too hot nor too cold.
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Janis L. McKay, associate professor of bassoon at UNLV and principal bassoon for the Las Vegas Philharmonic, traces the transformation of live music in Las Vegas in “Played Out on the Strip: The Rise and Fall of Las Vegas Casino Bands.”
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Do you work in a haunted attraction?
Look for the next caption contest Sept. 8, 2016.
View’s puzzles for Sept. 1, 2016
When I first called Roland Rogers, his pleasant South African accent surprised me. Two days later, I strangled him in his kitchen.
Q: My next-door neighbor cut down large pine trees that shaded my wall of star jasmine two days ago. Is there any point trying to rig a shade cloth to get through the rest of the summer hoping they can “harden off” to full sun or should I basically pronounce them dead and start the grieving process now?
While the hot, dog days of summer are coming to an end, there’s never an end to delicious hot dogs.
Classes begin for the 2016-17 Clark County School Year on Aug. 29, and returning students will find a few changes, particularly in the east valley, the area most greatly affected.