Someone was casually looking through Google Street View when he spotted a spacecraft near McCarran International Airport. The spacecraft is an art car built to look like a “Star Trek” shuttlecraft.
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When Janice Haupt Allen landed in Las Vegas, it was June 1, 1947, and she was piloting her own plane, a red Taylorcraft named Dear Jan (her namesake). A reporter for the Alliance Review in Sebring, Ohio, she’d come to take a job at the Evening Review Journal, now the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Summer memories are packed with pools and sprinklers for many residents. General manager Ben Burkhalter at the Born and Raised sports bar and lounge and Bonanza High School graduate said the key to summer survival was water.
Summer is traditionally a time for travel, including trips to the beach, the lake, the mountains, to visit family and friends or to go back and visit old stamping grounds and reminisce. For Danny Gonzales, the old saying that you can’t go home again is true. The little town of Sloan, where he spent his early years, is gone.
Sam Mazza looks forward to one thing every year: summer camp. Mazza, 15, has been going to the same camp, Camp Mend-A-Heart, since she was 9 because it’s the only camp that she and her family can trust to keep her safe.
The Southern Nevada Health District’s Board of Health voted June 23 not to green light any new traumas centers in the Las Vegas Valley. Three hospitals — Centennial Hills, MountainView and Southern Hills — had put in applications to receive Level III trauma center designation.
An event at a local church hopes to reintroduce people to old-time religion with an old-fashioned ice cream social, but it’s probably not the old-time religion that comes to mind when most people hear that phrase. The Pagan Pride Las Vegas Project Ice Cream Social is scheduled for July 16.
Summertime, and the grillin’ is easy — especially if it’s done for you. With its Western decor and atmosphere, Cactus Jack’s Saloon is a perfect spot to operate a barbecue joint, and who better to cash in on the opportunity than Jessie Rae’s BBQ.
To the untrained eye, Boulder Station might seem an odd place to go in search of old-school upscale dining. But a group of dedicated regulars knows just where to go to find their east-side steakhouse fix: The Broiler Steak & Seafood.
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Dogs, of course, have served on the battlefield for millennia, but history only remembers a handful of brave canine soldiers.
Local author Raymond Blackwood follows the transformation of Barbra Paige, a young widow who takes on the name Champagne Miller and goes on a quest for retribution and answers, in the crime thriller “Champagne Heights.”
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