A three-day camp held July 21-23 at UNLV helped 50 carefully chosen incoming high school freshmen decide if a career in the medical field was right for them.
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Sam Mazza looks forward to one thing every year: summer camp. Mazza, 15, has been going to the same camp, Camp Mend-A-Heart, since she was 9 because it’s the only camp that she and her family can trust to keep her safe.
The Southern Nevada Health District’s Board of Health voted June 23 not to green light any new traumas centers in the Las Vegas Valley. Three hospitals — Centennial Hills, MountainView and Southern Hills — had put in applications to receive Level III trauma center designation.
An event at a local church hopes to reintroduce people to old-time religion with an old-fashioned ice cream social, but it’s probably not the old-time religion that comes to mind when most people hear that phrase. The Pagan Pride Las Vegas Project Ice Cream Social is scheduled for July 16.
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Local author Raymond Blackwood follows the transformation of Barbra Paige, a young widow who takes on the name Champagne Miller and goes on a quest for retribution and answers, in the crime thriller “Champagne Heights.”
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Q: I have a new Early Grande peach which produced more than 80 blossoms. I removed 50 of the fruit when they were small and harvested the rest when the fruit ripened. Now the leaves are turning yellow and dropping off. I am watering the tree for 40 minutes, three times a week so the tree is getting 16 gallons a week.
The past several decades have welcomed a new voice in the controversial topic of sex work — sex-positive sex workers. They enjoy getting paid for sex and are tired of getting negative attention.
The bright lights of the Strip don’t just shine on showgirls and singers. Amid the scantily clad outfits and magical acts are household pets sharing the stage with world-renowned juggler Gregory Popovich.
After years of making children’s dreams come true, the Make-A-Wish Foundation recently had one of its own wishes granted — new office space.
At Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation office, a group of kids are spending their summer together, doing activities with other kids with vision disabilities. “Our motto here is ‘all things.’ Do all things,” said Emily Smith, executive director of the foundation.
On June 16, 60 attendees were able to try a gourmet dinner at Alize French restaurant at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tea Pairing in the Sky matched fine dining with specialty teas.
Cooking up legislative change that benefits women and children in Nevada takes more than an apron, if you ask members of the Nevada Women’s Lobby. The group and its sympathizers staged Mad Men Monday in full view during the last legislative session — donning pearls, dainty “Jackie O” white gloves, and the inimitable apron. They were making a point about archaic mindsets and “good bills that died early.” Not everyone appreciated the sarcasm.
The work of known painter Martin Kreloff has taken a step in a different direction with photographic-like quality. Kreloff’s exhibit, “Martin Kreloff, A Retrospective,” is at The Studio in the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., through Aug 6. It is a free exhibit that includes his art from 1963 up to 2016.