Q: I was very interested in a recent article about adding ammonium sulfate to one’s lawn to keep it green. Can I do this all summer long, every eight weeks?
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While there are hundreds of stunning slot canyons in our region, most of them are difficult to reach and many require technical skills to explore them. Two of the best, however — tops on my list for being visually stimulating — are pretty easy to access.
Summerlin-area resident Lori Power started her nonprofit, Angel’s Power, to help mothers and their children find emergency shelter after incidents of family sexual abuse. Her inspiration was her own daughter, who was molested by Power’s husband at age 7.
It’s been 10 years since Red Rock Resort opened on April 18, 2006. The first Station Casinos property to be marketed as a luxury brand, it ditched the “Station” name for “Resort” and has since become a locals’ favorite.
Attempted robbery; shots fired; break-ins and $11,000 worth of computer equipment stolen: These crimes all recently struck the laid-back retirement community of Sun City Summerlin within a number of days.
Brand-new Izod pants for $5 and $1,000 wedding gowns for $100 — it all can be found at Dinosaurs & Roses’ newest location in North Las Vegas, where every purchase goes toward the nonprofit’s outreach program to help area families in need.
When Las Vegas resident Lynda Tache’s son, Grant, was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, it changed her life. Once she came to grips with it, she started changing the lives of other families dealing with autism as the founder, president and CEO of the Grant a Gift Autism Foundation, named in honor of her son. The foundation plans its annual Race for Hope and Fun Walk for April 30 at Town Square.
Entering a surprise luncheon hosted by Station Casinos April 12, 300 at-risk Las Vegas Valley elementary students had no clue what was in store for them: their very own computer.
Movies often portray illegal drugs being smuggled in hidden compartments, swallowed in balloons, taped to people under bulky clothing or flown in small planes so low they go under the radar. Why don’t we ever see them just being mailed? Probably because it isn’t easy to do.
Can’t decide between Chinese and Japanese cuisine? There’s no need to at Ondori Asian Kitchen, a new restaurant inside The Orleans.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
“Go solar”… “Save money and energy”… “Help preserve the environment.” Sound familiar? It should, especially if you’re one of the more than 17,000 Nevadans who got suckered into believing those and other positive catchphrases when you either bought or leased the solar energy panels sitting on your roof.
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Vince Antonucci is the founder of Verve, an innovative Las Vegas church that strives to welcome all and love the sinner even if it doesn’t love the sin. In his book, “God for the Rest of Us,” he talks about why he and his supporters defied the “Who Will Jesus Destroy” evangelists on Fremont Street by handing out fliers that asserted, “The truth is that God loves … homosexuals, gamblers, strippers, abortionists, prostitutes, addicts, and you.”
Las Vegas Valley residents’ awards and achievements
View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. Contact each individual agency for more information.
News and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
View rounds up education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley, including school news and scholarship information.
Health news and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
Crime and safety news and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
By F. ANDREW TAYLOR
Las Vegas is packed with options for kids who need a safe place to play while parents work or even for those who have a parent at home and are seeking a cure for summer boredom.
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