Clark County declares State of Emergency

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On September 8, 2014, significant rainfall and thunderstorms created fast moving floodwater in the Moapa, Moapa Valley (Logandale and Overton), and Sandy Valley. Staff from the County has spent the past several days cleaning up and removing debris … [Read more...]

NDOT releases Detour Route info

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Please share this whenever you can, to ease travel frustrations for everyone involved. North Bound Traffic: From I‐15 NB, turn onto US 93 NB and proceed to Panaca NV. At Panaca, turn onto NV SR 319 (UT SR 56) and go east to BERYL JUNCTION … [Read more...]

Scorpion hunts and night hikes on tap at Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites the public to participate in a special evening event at the Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge. When the sun sets, the wildlife refuge comes alive with creeping scorpions, calling coyotes, and other … [Read more...]

“Dreamtime Revisited”: The Art of Joyce Spavin at The Lost City Museum in September

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“Dreamtime Revisited” is an exhibit of the works of Joyce Spavin at The Lost City Museum in September. The artist’s etchings, prints, linocuts and block printing explore the southwestern desert. Spavin majored in graphic arts while studying at … [Read more...]

Health District offers back-to-school immunizations

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The Southern Nevada Health District is urging parents to beat the back-to-school rush by bringing their pre-schoolers, kindergartners, and 7th graders for mandatory vaccinations at one of its conveniently located public health centers. For … [Read more...]

First-ever sterilized tortoises need good homes

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Regional veterinarians learning new techniques to limit backyard breeding — new custodians needed A desert tortoise sterilization clinic is being held in Las Vegas onAugust 27 and 28, 2014. This first-ever clinic is intended to help curtail the … [Read more...]

Bee Safety

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Warmer weather and increased outdoor activity boosts the possibility of people encountering bees in Southern Nevada. Bees tend to be most active from the spring to the fall, when they are colonizing and looking to set up hives, according to the … [Read more...]

Health District detects West Nile in mosquitoes

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The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting the first West Nile positive mosquitoes of 2014, collected in the 89103, 89107, 89129, 89138, and 89149 zip codes. To date, there are no human cases of West Nile virus reported in Clark County. Last … [Read more...]

Disabled American Veterans Host Always Lost Exhibit at National Convention – Las Vegas

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The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) has joined with Western Nevada College arts and humanities exhibition “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” organizers to bring the unique war memorial to Nevada communities. As part of Nevada’s 150th … [Read more...]

Students in Clark County invited to create poems for Spark! Poetry Writing & Recitation Competition

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Clark County high school students are invited to create original poems for the Vegas Valley Book Festival Spark! Poetry Writing & Recitation Competition. Entrants should submit by Sept 2 three original poems to be judged by a panel of poets, … [Read more...]