Jack Stark, 10, didn’t place at GeoBee in the nation’s capital but will be back on a national stage at the National History Bee finals near Chicago, beginning June 7.
Teodulo Martinez-Rios, 59, was not wearing a seat belt when he ran the light at West Charleston Boulevard early Saturday and hit a Nissan Altima.
Volunteers from Jackson Hole Mountain Guides took four special needs teens on a vertical trek in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Class participants learn about the nature of suicide, myths and facts, warning signs and ways to approach those suffering. Among those at a recent class was Jessica Woods of Summerlin, who has lost her father, grandfather and brother-in-law to suicide.
Brody Vanwagoner learned a little something about eggs and sidewalks in his fourth grade class at Staton Elementary School. “There was like this idiom at school that ‘it’s so hot you can fry an egg on the sidewalk,’ so I just wanted to see if you could actually do that — to see if it’ll actually fry,” he said Thursday in front of his Summerlin home.
A sold-out crowd at Las Vegas Ballpark will witness history Friday night as the Las Vegas Aviators host their inaugural postgame fireworks show.
Over 400 students filled Pavilion Center Drive in Downtown Summerlin on April 12 to sell freshly harvested fruits andvegetables from their school gardens as part of Green Our Planet’s twice-yearly, student-run Giant Student Farmers Market.
The Las Vegas Walk is one of more than 550 Out of the Darkness overnight, community and campus walks being held nationwide this year, said co-chairwoman Karen Wall. The local group has raised over $80,000 of its $100,000 goal for the walk and is still accepting donations.
Sunshine Nevada Organization conducts programs to benefit special-needs children and their families throughout the Las Vegas area but doesn’t have one facility, according to the organization’s vice president of business development, Melanie Bash. She wanted a physical representation of the work the nonprofit organization does and a place to honor donors.
The Las Vegas Aviators, the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, will play their first game Tuesday night at a new $150 million home in Summerlin.
With the Las Vegas Aviators playing baseball at the new Summerlin stadium, neighboring land could eventually sprout a range of projects.
The fatal poisoning of a pet dog last month in west Las Vegas is at least the eighth attempt to kill canines in the area in the last five years, neighbors say.
Milan Norton of the Summerlin area has found her passion playing golf, she says. The 9-year-old started playing three years ago after watching her sister and father from the golf cart as they practiced.
Lucia Taylor of the Summerlin area remembers jumping trains during her teen years in Pisa, Italy — a small town near Tuscany that bordered the ocean.
Thanks to his quick actions, Spencer Powell is going to get a chance to celebrate his 9th birthday next month. The third-grader survived a scare after being struck by a pickup truck March 3 near The Vistas Park by his west Summerlin home.