October is a wonderful time to spend outdoors enjoying Zion National Park. Daytime temperatures will likely drop into the pleasant zone, and you’ll be there for the start of fall foliage season depending on the elevation. You can get double value for your visit if you participate in one of the workshops being offered by Zion Canyon Field Institute.
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View’s puzzles for Sept. 29, 2016
View Neighborhood Newspapers earned several awards in the 2016 Nevada Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. View staff writer F. Andrew Taylor took first place for Best Editorial Cartoon for Urban Weeklies.
Q: About 1/3 of my fruit trees are dying. Some of the branches on a sick tree look healthy; some of the branches on the same tree look dead. There is sap coming from some of the trees. I fear it is a borer infestation. I am scraping the bark and spraying with Neem oil. What do you think?
You don’t have to be German American to come to Jazz Night Tuesdays at the German-American Social Club of Nevada, 1110 E. Lake Mead Blvd., but it does raise the price of admission from the $2 members pay to a whopping $7, which really isn’t much for three hours of jazz by seasoned performers.
They are the questions that every parent ponders: What to make for dinner? What can be made that will satisfy every family member and add enough variety and nutrition?
While different groups debate the impact of payday lenders, Nevada is looking at ways to regulate the industry in the Silver State.
Most people imagine the life of a stand-up comic as a long series of anonymous hotel rooms and performing endless one-night gigs in dingy clubs with brick walls. Vinnie Favorito has been performing almost exclusively in Las Vegas since 2003. “It’s awesome,” Favorito said. “I have a great family and a great support system. Now I have a new family, (Red Mercury Entertainment). I’ve never been with such a professional crew as I am now. I’ve never been with a group that really cares the way this one does.”
On Sept. 30, United Way of Southern Nevada hopes to bring together more than 1,200 volunteers its largest, one-day, community-wide volunteer event celebrating the spirit and value of volunteering. The inaugural event is hailed as the Day of Caring.
Earthquakes. Floods. Wildfires. Electric grid system collapse. No matter the disaster, it’s wise to be prepared at all times. A free class is planned to give Las Vegas residents a hand in emergency preparedness at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.