When the Civil War breaks out, 17-year-old Roy Fox is asked to use his knowledge of the area’s terrain to carry messages to Confederate leaders. His elusiveness in evading Union capture earns him the title The Gray Fox.
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The box hummed and a white light came from the edges of it. Ranger couldn’t look at the light but when he finally opened his eyes, he was in a dusty, loud place with big animals, funny smells — and a woman’s frantic voice. Someone was lost, and Ranger heard a familiar word: “FIND!”
The city of Las Vegas celebrated the completion of the second phase of its section of the Las Vegas Wash Trail on Jan. 12. The milestone put the valley one step closer to the large network of trails that planners from several entities hope will make nonmotorized travel a viable option for commuting and leisure.
Modern eating habits have caused Americans to develop modern ailments, but ancient Chinese medicine could be the answer to getting the body back into balance. So says local acupuncturist Dr. Kyo Mitchell, who spoke on the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and Eastern Medicine Dec. 11 at Sun City Summerlin’s Desert Vista Community Center.
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension selected Eric Killian as the southern area director overseeing the daily activities for Clark, Lincoln, Nye/Esmeralda, Eureka and White Pine counties. He is to lead more than 110 faculty and staff members in five counties, 10 offices and an annual multimillion dollar budget.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Jan. 29, 2015, View editions.
It’s not a sport that immediately comes to mind when one thinks of Las Vegas, but ice skating is enjoyed by many. End-of-season options are still available to valley residents.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS PLANNING YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUES
Literary happenings coming up include the final Neon Lit event at Trifecta Gallery and grand opening festivities at The Writer’s Block.
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.
The Clark County School District wants teens to know, “Ditch school, ditch your driver’s license.”
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Community news from around the east valley.
METRO EXPLORER PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
View Nieghborhood Newspapers editorial cartoon, Jan. 29, 2015, by F. Andrew Taylor.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Jan. 22, 2015, View editions.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
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Family-owned Lucki Thai is a cozy eatery in the Silverado Ranch Village shopping center, with quiet booths lining the walls and subdued lighting. The menu offers Chinese as well as Japanese options, but everything is cooked in a very Thai tradition.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
When Air Force veteran Merle Voight was diagnosed with breast cancer early last year, the 49-year-old was in shock. The former nurse recalled working on the oncology floor, seeing chemotherapy patients vomit as they also lost weight and most of their hair. That image frightened her, but a Non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical care program helped turn a scary event into one of hope.
Local entrepreneur, civil rights activist and gaming pioneer Sarann Knight Preddy died Dec. 22 at the age of 94, but she still has quite a few tales to tell in a book she was wrapping up when she became ill around Thanksgiving.
Air Force Airman Brittaney N. Ponce graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Ponce is the daughter of Jose N. Ponce of Perris, Calif., and Rebecca Burns of Las Vegas and the stepdaughter of Kelly Burns of Las Vegas.
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