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?
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Q: I have a young, fruiting mulberry and realized too late that it’s planted too close to a wall. When would you recommend is the best time to dig it up and transplant?
On any given day, there might be Cirque du Soleil performers practicing, actors on stilts doing tricks or people working on their auditions for the NBC TV show “American Ninja Warrior.”
An award-winning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) school opened in Centennial Hills for the 2016-17 school year.
When Summerlin resident Adilyn Radwanski was 9 months old, she could have no idea she’d be the impetus for an event to support organizations who help children with cancer.
Lorraine Richter tries hard to stay strong. Nowadays, it’s been hard for the former Aliante resident to talk about her daughter, Karen Summerhays, without shedding a tear or two. A year ago, Summerhays began feeling dizzy and having random seizures. At first, doctors didn’t know what to make of it. They diagnosed her a few times, but she always felt that something was wrong. Six months later, she was diagnosed with syringomyelia.
As much as 26 percent of the U.S. adult population falls victim to telemarketing scams each year, and 57 percent of those people are age 50 or older, according to a 2001 AARP study. Locally, the Metropolitan Police Department investigates roughly 400 to 500 cases each year that fall under “elder abuse,” a blanket term that does not specify the type of crime.
The UNLV Women’s Council advocates for all women on campus. And yet, Mary Riddel, co-chairwoman, said she doesn’t see much activism from students.
Walking into the Lootique, it looks like a typical boutique with a variety of women’s, men’s and children’s clothes. But this store is a little different. The Henderson business was opened with the idea to raise funds for local domestic violence survivors.
In May, members of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Las Vegas enlisted students from various schools to help collect letters to send to soldiers. The goal was to collect enough letters to break the Guinness World Record for most letters to military personnel collected in one month.