Highlighting achievements, July 28, 2016 — PHOTOS

Eagle Scouts:

— Garrett G. Malburg, member of Troop 99 and the son of Clint and Stephanie Malburg, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on May 19. For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Malburg, 16, coordinated a work crew that cleared brush, restored trails and made directional signs at Mount Charleston. Under his direction, scouts and adult volunteers completed the project that took more than 60 man-hours. Malburg is a junior at College of Southern Nevada High School.

— Richard Allen Golgart, Jr. of Henderson, 16, received his Eagle Scout badge in a Court of Honor presentation at the Donald Reynolds Scouting Resource Center on June 25. He is the son of Rose Fuscaldo and Richard Golgart, Sr. and a junior at Foothill High School.

Forgotten Song awards: On May 21, nonprofit Forgotten Song Foundation’s second annual VIVA Awards (Vegas Icon Visionary Awards) honored two arts activists; Ken Hanlon, director of the Arnold Shaw Popular Music Research Center at UNLV as well as professor of music, and composer Keith Thompson.

Veteran recognized: Robert “Bob” Hale, a veteran of the U.S. Army in Vietnam in 1966, a 23-year pilot for the Air Force, and a member of the 18th Air Corps for the U.S. Navy, was honored June 2 as Nevada Veteran of the Month by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Teacher awarded: In May, Variety School teacher Douglas Trinkle was announced as a winner of the 2016 Outstanding Special Education Teacher Award from the National Association of Special Education Teachers. The award is bestowed upon special education teachers across the United States who demonstrate exceptional achievement and excellence in the field of special education. Visit naset.org.

Scholarship winner: Marcelle Cruzado, a graduate of Southwest Career & Technical Academy and a recipient of the Bank of Nevada Forward Together Scholarship, is set to pursue a degree in business in the fall at UNLV.

Students accepted to play basketball: Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas announced in May that two high school seniors have been accepted to top-rated institutions to play basketball. This fall, Brennan Rosales will play for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Division 3 team, and Kaleb Robinson will play for Deerfield Academy.


— In May, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia announced the graduation of Desirae Lair and Wei Lin, both of Las Vegas.

— Alicia Ana Resurreccion of Las Vegas was among those earning a doctor of physical therapy degree or a master’s degree at The University of Scranton’s graduate commencement May 28 in Pennsylvania.

Lights FC coach Eric Wynalda lost his home in California wildfire
Eric Wynalda, coach of the Las Vegas Lights FC soccer team, talks about losing his home in the deadly California wildfires during an interview in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Nov. 17, 2018. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Women face issues from Essure birth control implants
DeVonna "Kat" Normand said she had complications from the Essure birth control implants. Normand uses her Sin City Heat show at 22.3 TakeOver Vegas Radio internet radio station in Las Vegas as a platform to raise awareness about Essure and connect with other women who have used the device. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Truancy and Clark County schools
Tony Stark, one of 23 attendance officers with the Clark County School District, have a tall order tracking down students who aren't in school.
North Las Vegas Water Meters
Randy DeVaul shows off the new water meters that the city is installing.
Project 150 Thanksgiving 2018
About 100 volunteers for Project 150 box Thanksgiving meals for high school students and their families in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Three Square’s Maurice Johnson Talks About Food Waste
Three Square’s director of operations Maurice Johnson talks about food waste.
Parade preparation nears completion
Downtown Summerlin prepares for its annual holiday parade.
Clark County Wetlands promotes 2019 Wetland Walker Program
This year the park will be celebrating the Northern Flicker. The program is designed to teach about that bird, and encourage people to visit the Wetlands and walk the same distance the bird migrates each year.
Poet’s Walk Henderson introduces storytelling
Residents enjoy a storytelling activity.
Downtown Summerlin hosts its annual Festival of Arts
People crowd to Downtown Summerlin for the 23rd annual Summerlin Festival of Arts in Las Vegas, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County educators debate alternative grading systems
Spring Valley High School principal Tam Larnerd, Spring Valley High School IB coordinator Tony Gebbia and retired high school teacher Joyce O'Day discuss alternative grading systems. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Grandparents on the fire that killed three family members
Charles and Doris Smith talk about the night an apartment fire took the lives of three of their family members. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
New York artist Bobby Jacobs donated a sculpture to the Las Vegas Healing Garden
Bobby Jacobs, an artist from upstate New York, has spent much of the past year creating a sculpture of two separate angel wings. He donated the sculpture to the Las Vegas Healing Garden. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Weather will cool slightly through the end of the week
The weather will cool slightly through the end of the week., but highs are still expected to be slightly above normal for this year. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Mayor announces new public-private partnership
Mayor Carolyn Goodman announced the creation of the Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, a public-private partnership that will allocate money to the city’s neediest.
Fremont9 opens downtown
Fremont9 apartment complex has opened in downtown Las Vegas. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Fall fairytale gets cozy at Bellagio Conservatory
Bellagio Conservatory introduces its fall-themed garden titled "Falling Asleep." (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
What the house that Ted Binion died in looks like today
Casino heir Ted Binion died in this Las Vegas home in 1998. Current home owner Jane Popple spent over $600,000 to restore and modernize the home. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Rescue Mission employees terminated
Don James, a former employee for the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, talks about the day his team was terminated. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders Cupcakes at Freed's Bakery
Freed's Bakery will have Raiders-themed cupcakes available in store and for order during football season. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
51s fans say goodbye to Cashman Field
Las Vegas 51s fans said goodbye to Cashman Field in Las Vegas, Monday September, 3, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
51s owner Don Logan's last weekend at Cashman Field
Don Logan, owner of the Las Vegas 51s, gives a tour of Cashman Field before the team's final weekend using the field. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
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