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Springs Preserve- Spotlight Saturday

  I’ve volunteered doing clean up projects at the Springs Preserve before, but I’ve never just walked around and took in the sights before. man is this place beautiful and fun for everyone! 321 more words

Project Love Vegas

Comstock-era artifacts not always what they seem

A few readers of my column have asked me to re-tell the story of some Comstock-era artifacts I found in 1999 at the former United States Mint in Carson City. 915 more words

History

The first non-triple-digit summer day in a long time

It’s not hot today. The high is supposed to be 84. There could be thunderstorms, although in Las Vegas that can mean you get a 30-second sprinkle and call it done.   484 more words

Upcoming events related to the release of ‘Sun, Sin & Suburbia: The History of Modern Las Vegas'

• Friday: Oct. 12, 10 a.m., KNPR: Interview with the author of “Sun, Sin & Suburbia: The History of Modern Las Vegas.”

• Friday, Oct. 12, 5-7 p.m., Artifice, 1025 S. 66 more words

Upcoming Exhibitions and a Bike Ride Around Cades Cove

“God never made an ugly landscape. All that the sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild.”
~ John Muir

It seems as if the miserable spell of heat and drought has finally been broken here in the mountains! 1,182 more words

A Wonderful Time Playing!

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
~ George Bernard Shaw

Wes, Barb, Fred and me in front of the very cool Wonderworks building… 1,130 more words

Climbing Mt. LeConte!

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, 1,592 more words