An unusual visitor came to the valley in early February, and the visit was the talk of the town for bird-watchers.
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The Clean Energy Project has named Jennifer Taylor its new executive director. She took over for longtime founding executive director Lydia Ball on Feb. 1. Ball will continue with the organization in an executive consulting role. Taylor spent nearly 20 years as an environmental and construction defect attorney.
”In Lieu of Therapy” is a collection of journal entries, religious reflections, short stories and poetry written over a lifetime by Las Vegas writer Rena C. Winters. Winters is also the author of “Smurfs: The Inside Story of the Little Blue Characters.”
Literary happenings coming up include poetry performances at First Friday, Painted Stories at the Bootlegger and a free creative writing series.
Glenn Murphy doesn’t just teach in “Evolution: The Whole Life-on-Earth Story,” “Bodies: The Whole Blood-Pumping Story” and “Disgusting Science” — he entertains, too, with a back-and-forth format that seems like a conversation between author and reader.
Temple Bar is only an hour and a half or so from Las Vegas, yet somehow has remained underutilized, if not undiscovered, by most of the city’s outdoor lovers. That reason alone would recommend it as an especially relaxing getaway destination, but there are plenty of other reasons.
FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE ACCEPTING SIGN-UPS
Every year, couples face the same conundrum: what to get their significant others for Valentine’s Day. The Silver Statesmen Barbershop Chorus offers one possibility: sending a quartet to your loved one’s home or work for a private serenade including two love songs, a personalized card and a red rose.
For someone to whom few paid attention, Claude I. Howard made a major impact on Las Vegas. On Feb. 11, the College of Southern Nevada plans to formally unveil renovations to the Claude I. Howard Health Sciences Center, the oldest building on its Charleston Boulevard campus, which opened in 1988 and is named for the late multimillionaire philanthropist.
Las Vegas is not known for wet or wintry driving conditions. But some residents steal away for snow skiing, ice skating and snowboarding trips, which can mean encountering rain, snow and/or ice.
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 email@example.com 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.
READER OBJECTS TO WORDING OF NONPROFIT’S GOAL
The streets running north/south in west Las Vegas are named alphabetically from A Street to N Street. About 15 years ago, when Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly was a councilman for the city of Las Vegas, he thought it was something that could be improved upon.
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First Friday in the 18b Arts District is set to include Mardi Gras-inspired parades, dancing and music.
HEALING HEARTS 4K TO BENEFIT RAPE CRISIS CENTER
Lisa Valentine has been named editor of the View Neighborhood Newspapers. She replaced editor Ginger Meurer Feb. 1.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area just got a little bigger. On Dec. 12, the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which included a package of land bills providing more open space for outdoor enthusiasts’ enjoyment.
It’s the weekend, and you find yourself in need of medical attention. It could be a swollen ankle, fever or an allergic reaction. Should you head to the emergency room or urgent care center? In order to receive the proper care and potentially save a life, people must understand the difference between the emergency room and urgent care centers.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Tucked into a small Henderson strip mall, Bavarian Castle is like a quaint slice of Germany in a modern desert. Painted in Bavarian blue with a large mural of Schloss Neuschwanstein, a true Bavarian castle, the space provides its customers with an authentic German dining experience.
Find Valentine’s Day dinners and dining promotions across the Las Vegas Valley.