Animal lovers gathered on March 22, 2015, at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive, for the 19th Annual Wag-A-Tail Walk-A-Thon. The canine- and family-friendly event benefited the Las Vegas Valley Humane Society. More than 400 people took part in the day’s activities. The Las Vegas Valley Humane Society helps rescue or spay more than 3,000 dogs and cats each year and provides advocacy for animal welfare issues. The group is based at 3395 S. Jones Blvd., Suite 454. For more information, visit lvvhumane.org or call 702-434-2009.
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Taylor Hammond may be only 8, but he is a fighter. His battle is against a rare and particularly vicious form of childhood leukemia.
Carnegie Hall is one of the most famous venues in the U.S., and Las Vegas resident Aaron Lockhart got to play there recently as a member of the 2015 High School Honors Orchestra. The West Career and Technical Academy sophomore performed as part of the High School Honors Performance Series, presented by WorldStrides.
Restaurants across the Las Vegas Valley are planning Easter dining specials.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
A once pleasant drive on Summerlin Parkway has become an increasingly stressful experience for drivers, with 68 lane-departure crashes occurring in the past five years. Improvements are planned, including a cable barrier to reduce lane-change crashes.
Read about news and events from across the Summerlin area.
There’s not a lot going on, commercially, in the predominantly residential Southern Highlands, but the place sure does know how to breed restaurants.
It’s easy to miss, but once you find it, if you like real Hawaiian, Chinese and Korean fare, you’ll be coming back for more. Since 1991, Island Style has been offering up cuisine true to its roots.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Only 17 percent of American companies allow animals in the workplace, according to an American Pet Products Manufacturers Association survey, but the idea is gaining steam.
Las Vegas author Re’na L. Garcia surveyed more than 100 pastor’s kids, or PKs as she calls them, for the book “Raised in the Pew.”
Hearing, smelling, feeling: those are three of the five senses you might use every day. And in the new book “Nadine, My Funny and Trusty Guide Dog” by Carol Chiodo Fleischman, illustrated by Stephanie Ford, one woman “sees” with the help of four furry feet.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include the annual Local Author Showcase at Paseo Verde Library.
If you’ve ever dreamed of shooting arrows like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen from “The Hunger Games,” View has your back, exploring archery ranges throughout the valley.
View explores centers and nonprofits dedicated to servicing residents with vision impairment.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from March 26, 2015, View editions.
Find things to do across the Summerlin area.
Take a sip for scholarship at UNLVino, Las Vegas’ wine weekend, slated for April 16-18. The event, set to feature celebrity chefs, entertainers, wines, spirits, craft beers and cuisine over three nights, raises funds for UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration.
Awards and accomplishments by Las Vegas Valley residents.
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.
From Cowabunga Bay Water Park in Henderson to Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, pools around the valley are in hiring mode for lifeguards as the warmer weather approaches.
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