Most mornings, Marcus Stewart is up well before dawn doing the same job he began while in college. The work is physical, messy and precise, but he loves it, and he loves helping people pursue a healthier life.
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Every year, Lee Canyon on Mount Charleston offers senior citizens an opportunity to relive memories of their youth or create new memories around the campfire.
Look for the next caption contest in the Sept. 11, 2014, View editions.
With more than 123,000 people on the nationwide organ transplant waiting list, Nevada Donor Network aims to raise awareness and educate the public on becoming registered donors through community events.
Literary events this week include “Creativity & Madness: Channeling the Muse,” a poetry and music performance featuring Lee Mallory and Nate Segundo.
Malik didn’t do it. Janae knew that her son was innocent. He was just 15 years old, a good-enough student, her baby. She’d raised him right and Malik wasn’t capable of killing.
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With the opening of school and the approach of holidays, most of us become too busy to escape for long from our city lives. That makes the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge a good choice for a September escape. Lying in Nevada near the California state line, it’s close enough to enjoy thoroughly in a single day, yet it’s a little farther north, a little higher, and therefore a little cooler, than our own valley. Now is an especially good time to go if you enjoy birdwatching or counting how many different kinds you can see, for the fall migratory season is upon us, and more than 275 species have been recorded there.
COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFERS JUNIOR GARDENING CLASSES
Many tourists think of Las Vegas as the home of glitz and glamour, not homemade arts and crafts. For at least one weekend each year, denim, handcrafted items and music played on the banjo and washboard return to the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North.
John Thomas McWilliams, the namesake of McWilliams Elementary School, 315 Hiawatha Road, the McWilliams Campsite on Mount Charleston and McWilliams Avenue, was a Las Vegas Valley pioneer in a number of categories.
Send caption idea, name, address and phone number to: email@example.com or View Caption Contest, PO Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Entries are limited to five per person and must be postmarked by Sept. 27 . Anonymous submissions will be disqualified. Look for the winning captions in the Oct. 9 editions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Tim Lam , executive director of The International School of Hospitality, and Donnell Bayot , the school’s director of academic affairs, have been elected to the board of the National Association for Catering and Events. Lam was named president-elect, and Bayot was named second vice president.
In a cool room protected from the 90-degree weather of Las Vegas stands North Las Vegas Flotilla Cmdr. Barry Keller, encouraging people to join the Metro Las Vegas Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
PROGRAM TO EDUCATE SENIORS ABOUT BUS ROUTES
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Making fresh pasta is considered an art, but Pasta Shop Ristorante owner David Alenik added a whole new aspect to the art form by combining his restaurant with an art gallery.
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Four-year-old Bailey Stevens was born a fighter. After being diagnosed with a life-threatening bacteria at 4 days old, Bailey continued to beat the odds while being cared for at Spring Valley Hospital.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Aug. 28, 2014, View editions.
Literary events this week include the opening of the “BAM! It’s a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels” exhibit and a signing for “Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days.”