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Boy Scout troop marks 50 years of impacting the Las Vegas Valley community

Fifty years of learning. Fifty years of fun. Boy Scout Troop 102, part of the Bighorn District, marked its 50th anniversary Sept. 24 with a special celebration at Westminster Presbyterian Church, its home since 1966.

Army vet gets mortgage-free home in Las Vegas courtesy of partnership

Former U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Hudson was used to moving from place to place. His life was centered on movement, but he craved stability. When he received the keys Oct. 14 to a newly renovated home in Centennial Hills, Hudson was all smiles.

North Las Vegas council OKs ‘community cat’ pilot program

Stray cats strutting into North Las Vegas could soon be trapped, sterilized and released back to their neighborhoods, under “community cat” pilot program that received initial council approval Wednesday night.

Las Vegas’ First Friday to celebrate voting with Suffrage theme

The First Friday arts festival is Nov 3 at venues throughout the 18b Arts District. In celebration of the upcoming election, the theme for November is Suffrage, the right to vote.

Fantasy takes flight in ‘Books do not Have Wings’

The rhyme is irresistible, evocative of a hip-hop tune in “Books do not Have Wings,” by Brynne Barnes with illustrations by Rogério Coelho.

Literary Las Vegas: Scott R. Abella

Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, the book “Conserving America’s National Parks” by local author Scott R. Abella tells the story of challenges and successes in conservation efforts in the United State’s more than 400 national parks.