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Justin Gilbert, 17, of Summerlin has been named the Battalion Commander of the 129th Corps at St. John’s Military School in Salina, Kan. The rank is the highest position a senior cadet can attain at the private school.
Ikea hit the ground running when it opened its first store in Las Vegas on May 18. By breakfast the day after the opening, representatives were already partnered with Three Square food bank and speaking at a Sustainability Symposium at the local charity’s offices at 4190 N. Pecos Road.
When Bret Fraser, 34, moved to Las Vegas in 2005, the housing market was booming and businesses were doing well. There weren’t a lot of shops focused on the local skateboarding community, so Fraser opened the Southern California-based Pharmacy Boardshop at 1920 E. Serene Ave., Suite 500-2, and then at 725 W. Craig Road in North Las Vegas across from Craig Ranch Regional Park’s skatepark.
The United States is known as the land of opportunity for immigrants who escape the harsh conditions of their native countries and hope to pursue a better tomorrow. Yet the country that was founded by immigrants has also turned its back on them with harsher immigration laws and barriers on higher education.
Ayele Amavigan was never supposed to get out of her village in Togo, a small country in West Africa. The odds were against her. But in 2013, the Spring Valley resident received her doctorate in education from Nova Southeastern University. It was a monumental achievement for someone who started school at 9 years old with limited resources.
Las Ventanas at Summerlin has opened the Ronald Reagan Memory Support Suites, a separate area specifically for those who are facing Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases and can no longer care for themselves.
When you want to engage students in history, give them a little mystery. That’s what Summerlin resident Kay Moore does every time she writes a book for young people. An educator before retiring in 2013, she knows how to bring that spark to a young person’s eye with tidbits from history. Her first two books were published by Scholastic as part of its “If You Lived” series. Besides being used in schools, her books are sold in gift shops at historical sites. Each has sold over 700,000 copies, and both are in second printings.
Want to see nature despite the triple-digit temperatures? Hiking in summer is not for most, and some experts will say it’s not recommended.
In the torrid midsummer of Southern Nevada, the closest place for local folk to enjoy a cool outdoor escape is in the Mount Charleston area of the Spring Mountains National Recreation area. Since you’re likely to head there anyway, you might as well choose a trail that will show you some of the area’s most pleasant scenery while putting some miles on your boots
With a food mantra that stresses simple, fresh, flavorful and colorful foods that appeal to all senses, Mint Indian Bistro’s menu is sure to attract customers from all walks of life — whether spiritual, religious or atheist.
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One could easily assume that growth in Summerlin’s population has exploded after learning that three new schools, which will eventually accommodate more than 4,000 students, will be opened in the community within the next couple of years.
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