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...]

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Board Of Trustees Selects Ronald Heezen, Ph.D., To Be Next Executive Director

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At its June 17, 2014 meeting, the Library District Board of Trustees selected Ronald R. Heezen, Ph.D., for the position of Executive Director. He will replace current Executive Director Jeanne Goodrich who is retiring at the end of the … [Read more...]

Hardy to take on Horsford

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Mesquite resident wins Republican congressional primary Cresent Hardy easily defeated Republican challenger Niger Innis in the Republican primary for Congressional District 4 Tuesday night. Statewide, Hardy was able to carry 42 percent of the vote, … [Read more...]

Soil available at Research Center & Demonstration Orchard in North Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. – In September 2013, the northwest area of the Las Vegas Valley and the Carpenter One Fire scar area were impacted by a severe rainstorm producing intense rainfall and heavy runoff which washed a large amount of soil  and  debris into … [Read more...]

Real story of the Lost City at Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas program Saturday

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With 21st century technology to help provide new insight, researchers from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas recently returned to Southern Nevada’s “Lost City,” the Native American town site excavated between 1924 and 1941.  What they found will be … [Read more...]