Henderson resident Frank Meoni has been gambling most of his life. Whether it was with his safety as a firefighter or a hand of cards as a poker dealer, the 63-year-old considers himself lucky.
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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.
Enjoy free activities at center
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.
With prompting from her father, a TIMET employee, Sally Canada arrived at the company on a hot day in June 1963 to start a new job.
Richard, a spirited 90-year-old with a life-limiting disease, is graduating from hospice after a recent hip fracture. Who knew people could graduate from hospice without dying? There is much more to hospice care than just the last few days of a person’s life.
Doughnut day brunch planned
Las Vegas has been off to a slow start this year with our hot summer weather. Although we are thankful for the early relief, we know it will soon be scorching.
On April 30, members of the Las Vegas High School Alumni Association unveiled the Senior Squares Monument at Las Vegas Academy, 315 S. Seventh St., the former site of Las Vegas High School.
The Disabled American Veterans is one of the leading veterans service organizations in the state and the nation. Each year the Nevada DAV honors local employers that establish programs that reach out to veterans and seek to hire them for responsible jobs.
Wanting to use spare wood around his home, Bill Hornecker transformed unused and unneeded scraps into a hobby — building miniature houses.
Leo Little of Summerlin has been a bowler since the 1960s. On the morning of March 9, the 82-year-old bowled a perfect game of 300, becoming the oldest in the state to do so.
Sandra Ransel knew something was seriously wrong while walking to her son’s Little League baseball game. She and her husband were carrying a cooler when she tried to lift her leg over a chain barrier. She tripped and fell. At 41, Ransel was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
One of the best scenic drives in Southern Nevada starts only about a half-hour west of the Strip at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres was once quoted as saying, “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 now, and we don’t know where the heck she is!”
The seniors of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada’s foster grandparent program are helping brighten the future of at-risk Clark County students using a tool students are comfortable with — the Internet.
Menopause the Musical passes its 3,000th performance in Las Vegas.
Many people look at 65 and see retirement. Some semi-retire at that point and then stop working completely when they reach 75. Dr. Sigfrid Muller falls into neither group.
When it comes to establishing courts that hear cases only from military veterans, there are some individuals who take umbrage and feel that veterans should be tried only in traditional courts.
seniors clay shooting event scheduled
The word in play is amazing. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G.