Originally started as a breed suitability test for German shepherds, the Las Vegas Valley Schutzhund Club is a “highly stylized” sport.
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New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker visited with residents at Las Ventanas in Summerlin May 7 with his mother, Carolyn Booker, for a Mother’s Day-themed event moderated by former KLAS-TV, Channel 8 anchor Paula Francis
Q: I have had a grapevine for the last six years. The first year when I planted it, I didn’t get grapes but years two, three and four, I had lots. Last year my vine grew leaves and it was time for the baby grapes to show up, but they never did. We’re in the middle of May and I’m wondering what is wrong with my grapevine.
Northwest Las Vegas residents are being asked to provide input for the Clark County Rural Streets Study. Residents living near Lone Mountain, designated a Rural Neighborhood Preservation area, are being asked to provide feedback on what alternative street designs might help serve the community, or if the current street standards are adequate.
Juniors and seniors from four area high schools attended a Student Leadership Symposium April 22 at Nevada State College, 1125 Nevada State Drive. It’s a fair bet that none of them expected to hear what motivational speaker Roy Juarez Jr. had to say.
The National Weather Service declared April 2016 to be Las Vegas’ third-wettest April on record and the wettest April the city has seen since 1965. That may be great for gardens and drought watchers, but for Takuya Ohki, general manager at Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road, soggy skies have been a challenge. On May 7, Ohki took a few minutes away from storm watch to talk about what it takes to run a water park.
On average, Las Vegas welcomes 2,200 refugees per year. To help ease the burden of resettlement, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with the help of Catholic Charities, will host a refugee drive on May 21.
They come from various places and different backgrounds. They also work for free. Summerlin Hospital relies on its volunteers — a force 250 strong — to help pick up the slack.
In 1993, Henderson resident Linda Flatt looked for a support group to help her deal with her son’s suicide — she didn’t find one. “I went to a general grief group and I felt completely out of place,” she said. “I was in there with people that had lost their (spouses) after 60 years of marriage, and my kid had ended his life on purpose.”
Crimebusters! took place at the Veterans Tribute Career Techincal Academy, 2531 Vegas Drive, on May 2 and showed kids and their parents how to not only extract DNA from a strawberry but how facial reconstruction is used to help identify victims from skeletal remains, how to dust for fingerprints, how to use a microscope and several other ways science helps investigators solve crimes.
From needleless shots to shock waves used to advance wound care, modern-day technology is influencing all aspects of health care.
Find summer pool schedules and fees for facilities across the Las Vegas Valley.
Have a cold one: PT’s has opened its first brewery, and it has plenty of food to complement the beer.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
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Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
A vaccine to treat a pandemic virus backfires resulting in infertility and birth defects in Las Vegas author Victoria Kaer’s dystopian novel “Regulated.”
Health 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.
News and event information from around the Las Vegas Valley.
For 20 years, it’s been known as “the place” to go for bagels. Savvas Andrews, owner/operator of The Bagel Cafe, 301 N. Buffalo Drive, said part of the business’ longevity was because he insists on consistency. He said a bagel made 20 years ago would taste the same as one made today.