When the Civil War breaks out, 17-year-old Roy Fox is asked to use his knowledge of the area’s terrain to carry messages to Confederate leaders. His elusiveness in evading Union capture earns him the title The Gray Fox.
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Lake Havasu City, Ariz., makes a great weekend getaway this time of year. During February, you’ll get to choose from an abundance of outdoor activities, including some of the city’s most popular annual events. And you’ll enjoy temperatures a little warmer than in Las Vegas — pleasant for wintertime.
RAINBOW YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE SIGN-UPS PLANNED
Literary happenings coming up include signings at Dragon Castle Books, the Mob Museum, Tuscany Grill and more.
Authenticity tops the list of qualities in the new book “Stella by Starlight” by Sharon M. Draper.
Faith Lutheran High School’s Conservatory of the Fine Arts plans to open its previously senior-only classes to all Las Vegas Valley high school students beginning next school year.
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.
If it’s time for a new car, drivers should consider coverage costs before they make their purchase, insurance experts said. Premiums also depend on a vehicle’s specifications, including its price, average repair costs, its safety record and whether it’s attractive to thieves.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP COUNT THE HOMELESS ON JAN. 27
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
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If the name doesn’t give it away, we’ll spell it out: Frijoles Grilled Tacos prides itself on serving authentic Mexican food. The eatery sits a few blocks west of Rainbow Boulevard on the northwest corner of Antelope Way, but it would fit in well on any street corner in Tijuana, Mexico.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Jan. 15, 2015, View editions.
Walk into one of the three Mastroianni Fashions stores in Las Vegas and signs of discounts are everywhere. Walk in while the stores’ owner, Vasili Lazarou, is working the floor, and you’ll get a Greek-accented lecture on how he strives to secure those discounts.
Air Force Airman 1st Class William J. Link graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Link is the son of Kerry Layton of Las Vegas and Willy Link of Butte, Mont.
I kind of remember where I was when I heard the news.
BOYS TOWN NEVADA OFFERS CHARITY WORKOUTS
Army veteran Tony Ray Silva’s dog, Freedom, couldn’t have a more fitting name.
Literary happenings coming up include a Jan. 15 presentation by paralympics medalist, “Dancing With the Stars” competitor, Las Vegas native Amy Purdy.
Beginning with his earliest memory and moving forward to young adulthood, Jason Schmidt shares a powerful, emotional coming-of-age tale of an unstable childhood, of the beginning of AIDS and of people living on the edge of society with little to nothing, all told in a voice dripping with sarcasm, irony and anger.
When former emergency medical technician Shelly Cochran responded to a call a few years back, she found a young woman suffering from an overdose. The woman’s choice of drug? Nutmeg.