After years of serving people who are battling homelessness or food insecurity, the Friends in the Desert Foundation has gotten a glimpse of the population it serves. A study conducted by UNLV students looked at the organization, which offers a hot meal to those in need, and was able to identify its demographics.
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In honor of Nevada’s 150th anniversary, the Clark County Museum has set up an exhibit called “Welcome to Las Vegas, Arizona” that looks at the founding of Nevada and how close Clark County and Las Vegas were to being part of the copper state.
When is a book more than just words on paper? When it is sitting in a Little Free Library.
Fresh out of World War II, a young doctor named Joseph M. George Jr. boarded a train to California. During the steam-powered locomotive’s stop in downtown Las Vegas, he spoke witha bellhop about his plans to set up a medical practice. Las Vegas needed doctors, too, the bellhop told him, and George never got back on the train.
No hip surgery, joint pain or back problem can stop Barbi Evans Baker and her crew of dancers from performing hula.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah is enjoyed by about 2 million visitors a year who come to see its 10 deep, hoodoo-filled amphitheaters. Hoodoos are called that because they are tall natural columns that suggest living but unearthly beings. They are formed by an unusual type of erosion involving the freeze-and-thaw cycle that is repeated approximately 200 days every year due to the park’s high elevation.
The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday for many people. Unlike the stress that comes with Thanksgiving and other holidays, such as relatives and in-laws visiting, gift shopping and traveling, the Fourth of July is generally a three-day weekend that screams fun and relaxation.
Two retired military officers recently presided over a conference in Las Vegas to address the fact that although the U.S. boasts a highly skilled and professional force of soldiers, airmen and Marines, there are problems lurking in future recruitment.
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Susan Gomez has been a professional photographer in Las Vegas for 35 years. When the economy turned sour a few years ago, she scaled back her operation. Now she’s rebuilding it.