Question: I want to plant potatoes here in Las Vegas. Our season is timed different than others, though, so there aren't seed potatoes available now for a mid- or late July planting.
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Earl of Sandwich bills itself as serving the world‘s greatest hot sandwich. Come to its new location at Downtown Summerlin, and you‘ll see why.
Tucked inside the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and surrounded by ponderosa pines, cool mountain air and wild horses sits Camp Foxtail. The camp at 5871 Lee Canyon Road provides Girl Scouts ages 8 to 17 with a traditional overnight camp experience filled with hiking, crafts and games.
Leo Lukidi has gadgets and gizmos aplenty at KitcheNova, 4054 Schiff Drive.
The Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, is getting a new community garden, but Patrick Gaffey, cultural program supervisor for Clark County, said it wasn't his idea.
A new approach to Alzheimer‘s disease is taking place at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Since the first of the year, it‘s been recruiting participants for a new clinical trial, the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer‘s study, or A4. The study investigates whether treating older individuals with an investigational drug, dubbed solanezumab, can delay memory decline in those who may be at risk to develop Alzheimer‘s disease.
Bloodmobile drives planned across valley
NDOT plans upgrades on US 95 in north valley
Depending on which history book you read, World War II officially ended on three different dates 70 years ago. If you live in the United Kingdom, V-J Day (victory over Japan) is celebrated Aug. 14. Or was it Aug. 15, as it is noted (not celebrated) in Japan? In the U.S., however, V-J Day is celebrated Sept. 2, the day Japanese notables were brought aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay to sign the official document of surrender.
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Let’s get this out in the open: “Rusty Summer” is OK. A six out of 10, just slightly better than middling. In its favor, I liked the characters in this book; they’re all decent people, the kind you’d want in your corner. I was truly drawn to their good hearts. What I didn’t like was the overabundance of slang here.
Las Vegas author Mary Crocco visited the Pine Ridge Reservation and drove through the Badlands of South Dakota doing research for her novel “In Kala’s Hands: A Lakota Sioux Proclamation.”
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include the launch of free workshops by Clark County’s poet laureate.
Joi Goynes , a 2011 Faith Lutheran High School graduate and North Las Vegas resident, graduated May 9 from Vanguard University of Southern California in Costa Mesa, Calif., with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. During her four years at Vanguard, Goynes participated in women’s track and field. She maintained a 3.6 GPA during her senior year, was crowned the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics champion in the 200 meters and captured the school record and earned a qualifying time for NAIA Outdoor Nationals.
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.
Car culture is hot in the southwest and Spring Valley, so hot that even the heat can’t beat the weekly car night at Mr. D’s sports bar and grill, 1810 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Even years after his death, Brady Caipa continues to impact the community. The 17-year-old died from acute alcohol intoxication and asphyxia after attending a teen party in October 2011.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include signings by Kendra Shaw, R. Jay Berry, C. L. Gaber and Dr. Donald Ozello.
In the book “The Anxiety Toolkit: Strategies for Fine-Tuning Your Mind and Moving Past Your Stuck Points,” Las Vegas author Alice Boyes shares tools to manage and overcome anxiety.
His guide, Thelma Rudd, confirmed it. Oliver, known as “Boo” to his classmates because of his pale-pale skin, had been “rebirthed.” He’d “passed” into this place everyone called “Town,” where he’d forever be 13 years old, skinny and non-athletic.
Las Vegas has a wide assortment of physical recreation options, from rock climbing to amateur sports leagues to disc golf, but in the summer, the valley also has temperatures high enough to be dangerous even to the heartiest of people. In the summer, a lot of recreation moves indoors.
Sari Dennis’ mission is to help people bring their bodies back into balance. Dennis is a certified health and wellness counselor who studied at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and founded My Wellness Counts, mywellnesscounts.com, in 2010. Some clients bestow on her their own title.