When he comes out on stage at Harrah’s, it would be easy to think that Pete Vallee is about to play his role as Big Elvis for laughs.
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Literary events this will include a romance writers meeting featuring Chris Marie Green and a teen book club meeting with a visit from “Killing Ruby Rose” author Jessie Humphries.
You’ll make new friends at school, maybe even a new best friend, but be careful what you ask for. In the new book “First Day at Zoo School” by Sarah Dillard, Alfred’s new BFF is B-A-D.
Clark County schools open in a few weeks, but for many new teachers, the first big event of the school year is set to happen during orientation for new teachers Aug. 13 and 14 at a resort on the Strip.
Steven M. Merkes of Las Vegas earned a Masters of Business Degree in International Business from the University of Phoenix on June 7. Merkes is the husband of Maria Merkes and father of Reuben and Shimon Merkes.
The state law making cellphone use while driving illegal has been in effect more than 18 months, and while many people may know that the fine for a first offense is $50, what is perhaps less common knowledge is that fees attached by area municipalities can increase it significantly.
Event highlights this week include a Chillin’ with Santa Hawaiian Luau luncheon, a concert by the Barry Ross Quartet and an open house at the Landero Learning Center.
PILATES FOR POLICE PLANNED THROUGH AUGUST
It’s been said that when a parent dies, you lose the past. When a child dies, you lose the future.
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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.
Two world championships are scheduled to take place this weekend, and you can watch both free.
Fifteen children gather in the garden at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Aug. 7, 2014, View editions.
TENNIS COACHES’ WORKSHOP SCHEDULED
Hannah Newmaker’s voice quivered as she delivered a speech at the White Horse Youth Ranch’s gala event July 19 in Las Vegas. Nearly 70 people rose in a standing ovation, fueling Hannah’s confidence to finish.
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North Las Vegas author/illustrator Monica Hatley-Carr takes readers on an adventure where more than the glasses are rose-colored.
Running when you shouldn’t, could get you lost – but in the new book “Dozer’s Run” by Debbie Levy with Rosana Panza, illustrated by David Opie, it all turned out OK.
A visit to Canyon de Chelly National Monument is a feast for the eyes and soul. There, you will find sheer red sandstone cliffs rising 1,000 feet above the fertile farmland of the canyons, where prehistoric Ancestral Puebloan ruins and hundreds of other archaeological sites dot the landscape. People have lived there nearly 5,000 years; it is believed to be the longest continuous occupancy of any site on the Colorado Plateau.
Sy Nielson , chairman of the Sun City Aliante Veterans Club, has been appointed to the North Las Vegas Veterans Community Commission by Gov. Brian Sandoval and North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee.