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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At West Career and Technical Academy, 11945 W. Charleston Blvd., all 11th-graders now take a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) class, taught by Jeff Gromny. It was an elective before this year, but it had such a wide range of applications, it was made a requirement.
U.S. military veterans often have job skills that frequently do not match the abilities needed to fit a civilian lifestyle. To help make a smooth transition back into society and the workforce, the city of North Las Vegas has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Teamsters Local 14 to create the Veterans Intern Program.
Tractor-trailers are essentially a moving warehouse on wheels and are classified as Class 3 vehicles. They can weigh 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. When big trucks are on the road, drivers of other vehicles should be aware of the 18-wheeler’s capabilities and limitations.
Don’t expect to find any stuffy jazz or boring omelets at this Sunday brunch. Andiron Steak & Sea — open during the week only for dinner at Downtown Summerlin — really lets its proverbial hair down for this end-of-the-week affair.
Arches National Park, just outside the town of Moab, Utah, lives up to its name. The park contains more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, the densest concentration in the world. Besides arches, you will also get to see natural windows, balanced rocks, fins, pinnacles and hoodoos.
Do you have any idea what the hottest item is in Summerlin these days? Your house. And do you have any idea what the hottest item will be in Summerlin, at least for several years to come? Again, your house.
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Downtown Summerlin kicked off its year-two partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital March 12, unveiling the 2016 “Celebration of Life” sculptures, displayed throughout the shopping center at 1980 Festival Plaza Drive.
“One young girl’s courageous spirit becomes one family’s firm foundation. This is the story of that journey,” begins Las Vegas author Gwendolyn I. Taylor’s “An Unbroken Bundle.”
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
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.
New citizens recognized: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area welcomed 103 new U.S. citizens representing 30 countries during a special naturalization ceremony March 12 from the following 30 countries: Argentina, Belize, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma, Canada, China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe. Visit uscis.gov.
View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. Contact each individual agency for more information.
Q : What should I use to amend raised beds? My beds need to be rejuvenated. Sulfur, rock dust, chicken manure, worm castings — I am not sure which ones to use or to use them all.
The machines can handle many of the tasks that previously required a trip to one of the valley’s DMV offices, including vehicle registration renewal, driver’s license renewal, getting a duplicate driver’s license or identification card, printing out a driver history and getting a vehicle re-registered after an insurance lapse.
The party-hardy reputation of the Strip means Las Vegas is not usually the first city that comes to mind for cultural leanings. But secreted in little pockets of the Las Vegas Valley are sprouts of culture, including an abundance in the Summerlin area.
The death of a family member is rarely an easy experience, but saying goodbye to one’s child can be even harder. In the case of Jeff and Sherry Ruby, they received a bittersweet ending after finding that the death of their son helped give life to many others because he was a registered organ donor.
You might say Steve Lake, 67, has a thing for numbers. He completed a quest to visit 500 colleges in America. It took more than two decades to achieve. He reached No. 500 — Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio — in 2008.
Digital 86, on the Web at digital86.com, is the brainchild of Alex Simon of Summerlin. His company, established in spring 2014, replaces online media bad-mouthing with ones more favorable to his clients.