View Nieghborhood Newspapers editorial cartoon, Jan. 29, 2015, by F. Andrew Taylor.
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Abbey Gaddett is far from the stereotypical sexy stewardess. The plucky protagonist of View reporter Jan Hogan’s debut novel “Coffee, Tea or … Murder?” may be small in stature, but she’s big on bravery as she faces off with hijacker Billy-boy Boyland the murderer.
Amanda Garcia , a seventh-grader at Becker Middle School, won the local and district levels of competition in the 2014-15 Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest. Her poster advanced to the international level of competition. The contest theme was Peace, Love, and Understanding and allowed students ages 11 to 13 worldwide to express their vision of peace through art. Amanda was recently honored at the Summerlin Lions Club Dinner meeting with her art teacher, Lynn Meetz, parents, Phyllis and David Garcia, and grandmother, Sylvia Contreras, present.
Things were different back when Ralph Lamb worked in local law enforcement.
Gig Depio’s exhibit, “A Brief History,” isn’t outsider art, it’s art about being an outsider.
It’s a unique name for a church with a unique setting: a movie theater. Relentless Church held its initial first service in early December at Regal Downtown Summerlin 5, and regular services are set to launch Jan. 18.
Frank Kology and his wife, Delores, learned the dangers of hypothermia about 20 years ago when the couple hiked to the top of Mount Charleston. It was July. They were dressed for summer. The winds brought cold air during the last, long leg of their ascent.
The First Friday arts festival is scheduled from 5 to 11 p.m. Jan. 2 at venues throughout the 18b Arts District in downtown Las Vegas, near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Main Street. Organizers have canceled all outdoor activities due to the cold weather.
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The MTO in MTO Cafe stands for Made To Order, and this hip eatery lives up to the name, dishing up fresh fare and an even fresher atmosphere.
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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.
Some east valley and southwest-area homes were swept up by the spirit of the season and adorned their homes with holiday lights.
Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens, you need “The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas.”
Careful as you may be in choosing Christmas gifts for your children, it’s a rare gift that won’t eventually be broken, outgrown or worn out. But good memories can last a lifetime, and those few days after Christmas morning, but before school resumes, offer an unparalleled opportunity to build those memories along the trails of Southern Nevada
CHEFS FOR KIDS 5K RUN/FUN WALK PLANNED
Literary happenings coming up include Mob Month at the Clark County Library.
Las Vegas resident Paul S. Bodner faced his 2012 Stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis with humor and a determination to squeeze something sweet out of the biggest lemon of his life. He shares his experiences before and after the news in “My Lemonade Life: A Memoir of Living With Love, Laughter and Now … Cancer.”
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Vegas Santa has had a busy holiday season, visiting a Christmas at Huntridge Circle Park, 1251 S. Maryland Parkway; a holiday party called Twisted Vegas at a private home; Doggie Date Night at the the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St.; and the Santa Rampage, a holiday-themed downtown bar crawl.