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Nutrition program gets national grant
Thursday, March 5, 2009
All 4 Kids, a preschool nutrition program run by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in Silverado, has recently been given the opportunity to prove its effectiveness.
Fitness class includes dance, high heels
Thursday, March 5, 2009
One look at the footwear worn by the women in the dance studio and it's obvious this isn't an ordinary fitness class. Rather than running shoes, they're wearing high heels.
Artistic couple shows dark side with gallery
Thursday, March 5, 2009
A school-uniform-clad zombie with blood dripping from his mouth, a brunette female with a Statue of Liberty-esque tiara and oil dripping from her fingers and a half-dressed woman flanked by a three-headed hyena stare out from their places on the wall in the tiny studio.
Cirque-hopefuls tested in auditions
Monday, March 2, 2009
In a studio full of fellow dancers, LJ Jellison had more on his mind than just keeping the rhythm as he counted out the exaggerated movements to the beat of The Beatles' "Come Together."
Students bring their parents to school for science lessons
Monday, March 2, 2009
First grader Allison Clark giggled as she stuck her hand into the green, googly-eyed germ puppet and pulled it out again to shake a bystander's hand.
Gorman thespians get help from pros
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009
Bishop Gorman High School drama students took the stage, feet moving and hands waving in the air while senior Angelia Formisano belted out "Blow, Gabriel, Blow" from atop the set's work in progress, the interior of a cruise ship nightclub.
Voice exhibit giving students opportunity to show work
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009
A chance to have artwork displayed in a professional setting as well as win cash is once again being offered to local secondary students with the opening of the annual Voice exhibit in early March.
Shutterbugs show their artistic side
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009
An exhibit of the work of local amateur photographers made its first stop at the Enterprise Library this month.
Silverado headed to 'Wonderland'
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009
Audiences will soon be invited to take a trip down the rabbit hole at Silverado High School.
Volunteers needed for Enterprise zoning committee
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
The Enterprise Town Advisory Board is seeking volunteers to serve on a committee that will make recommendations about how to buffer low- to medium-density residential areas from more dense uses in Enterprise.
Wolf-hybrid sanctuary gets OK from planners
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009
The Clark County Planning Commission Tuesday approved a request to open a wildlife sanctuary in Silverado near the M Resort. The Ba’cho Nowhidee Wildlife Sanctuary will be permitted to house as many as 20 wolf-hybrids and three horses.
Meditative dance classes geared toward stress relief
Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
Ever caught yourself tapping out the rhythm of whatever is on the radio without really being consciously aware that you’re doing it?
Meadows students raise money to help animals
Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
"Come get your animal cookies!" Yovan Hirales yelled to his schoolmates from the other side of the large orange dog house front that served as the window to his baked goods stand. Yovan and other students at The Meadow School held their annual Second Grade Valentine's Bake Sale on Friday to benefit the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty for Animals.
Virtual Academy gets OK to expand
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009
Whether students are of the age to learn their ABCs or to start prepping for their SATs, they will soon all be welcome to gain their education from the Nevada Virtual Academy.
Wolf-dog wildlife sanctuary could open in Silverado area
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009
A wildlife sanctuary that has been operating for five years near Pahrump may soon relocate and bring wolf-dog hybrids to the outskirts of the Silverado area.
County board caps height of church crosses at 50 feet
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009
The Clark County Commission said no to a church that wanted to erect three crosses — the tallest one 90 feet tall — near Interstate 215. But the commission OK'd three smaller crosses, as long as the church keeps the tallest one to 50 feet.
Faith Lutheran breaks in new theater with mystery
Monday, Feb. 9, 2009
With pencils behind their ears and drills in hand, the students scurried around setting 2-by-4 boards and mock doorways in place on the stage at Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr. High School.
Metro reacts to burglary spike with prevention tips
Monday, Feb. 9, 2009
After a spike in home burglaries in the Silverado area, Las Vegas Metro police officers recently took time to help teach residents how to safeguard their homes.
Dads, daughters celebrate Valentine's Day at school dance
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009
As the well-known song's first notes rang out, fathers - many dressed in suits and ties – were pulled by the hand to the dance floor by their pint-sized dates to pretend to flap their wings and shake their tail feathers to the tune of the "Chicken Dance."
Enterprise Library hosts Wii competition for kids
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009
Holding a cordless Nintendo Wii steering wheel, the small group of library-goers took turns dodging obstacles and opponents Saturday afternoon as they raced around the various tracks trying to get the best time.
School raises money with lifesaving class
Friday, Feb. 6, 2009
During Roger D. Gehring Elementary School's first CPR instruction class, held Wednesday, attendees were able to aid in the goal of sending the fourth graders on a spring trip to Carson City as well as gain some skills that may one day help them in the case of an emergency.
Commissioners let billboards go digital
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009
Billboards in Clark County could be getting a little more sparkle, as the County Commission voted Wednesday to allow owners to convert them to digital displays.
Planners OK tavern near residential area on Eastern Ave.
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009
A proposed tavern in the Silverado area is one step closer to fruition after a 4-3 vote for approval Tuesday by the Clark County Planning Commission.
Students get inside look at effects of smoking
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009
A simultaneous "Ewww" escaped the lips of the group of grimacing students as a pair of human lungs — blackened and spotted with tumors — were set up for display on the desk at the front of the classroom.
Ordinance would let billboards go digital
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009
Clark County Commissioners are scheduled Wednesday to host a public hearing and take action on a proposed change to code that would allow existing billboards in county commercial areas to go digital.
Catholic Church to host Valentine's Day party
Monday, Feb. 2, 2009
Young, old, single, married or in a relationship, Las Vegans are welcome to celebrate cupid’s holiday at St. Sharbel Mission.
Enterprise Library offers Wii event
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009
The local library will soon give teens a chance to put their racing skills to the test.
Liberty concert to benefit Uganda
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009
A local group of high school students plans to use music to help reach out and become better global citizens.
Rodeo brings a little country to Las Vegas
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009
Decked out with a large white star on his shoulder – part of the red, white and blue Texas-flag shirt that covered his upper body – " Texas" Ted Keeling looked on at the dangerous sport taking place on the arena floor below.
Body art on display at tattoo festival
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009
The steady whirring of tattoo guns wielded by several artists from around the city filled the air as Justin Carder watched an artistic depiction of a king of hearts flanked by the letter "F" take permanent shape on his forearm.
With bull riding in town, rodeo fun trickles into local bar
Friday, Jan. 23, 2009
Despite the contest's testosterone-laden title, it was two women who took top rankings Thursday during Stoney's Rockin' Country's Man vs. Machine event.
Pair honored by county for replacing memorial
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009
A tree in Silverado Ranch Park may have been nothing more than simple landscaping to the eyes of most, but one group of residents was profoundly saddened when vandals destroyed its branches and broke it in half.
Students get ready for Chinese New Year
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009
Freshly cleaned and pressed red and gold Asian-inspired miniature costumes hung neatly on racks between the kindergarten classrooms at the Meadows School as the young students squirted glue to the backs of paper yellow feathers that would be attached to large red dragon faces.
Stop light coming to dangerous intersection
One fatality, eight accidents prompt county to speed up installation of traffic signal
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009
There is a light at the end of the tunnel for residents of the area near the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard South and Wigwam Avenue who have expressed concerns about the safety of the pedestrian crossing there. Clark County Public Works spokesman Bobby Shelton said everything is on track for the early May activation of a traffic signal at the intersection.
Bistro to celebrate third anniversary of hosting young singers
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009
Young local singer Malia Civetz has performed at venues including the famed the Apollo Theater in New York, the stadiums of numerous sports teams and the Suncoast Showroom, just to name a few, but there is one stage that continues to hold special meaning for her.
Local cafe celebrates Inauguration Day early
Music, art, poetry bring Silverado residents together as Obama readies to take the reins
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009
A life-sized cardboard cutout of Barack Obama sporting a curly-haired red, white and blue wig and an equally patriotic lei on the patio of the Canvas Cafe smiled at concert-goers Monday as they entered the inside stage area that was bedecked in ribbons, stars and flags.
Make-A-Wish fundraiser coming to Town Square
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
A couple thousand residents plan to help make wishes become reality during an event at Town Square this month.
Visits to Gift of Lights down 6 percent
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
With the holidays over and the lights now out, the numbers are in for how the Gift of Lights Festival and the charitable organizations associated with it fared this year.
Futuristic home becomes national example of green living
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
Amid the rich history of the Tomiyasu Lane neighborhood near Sunset Park — home at one time or another to the likes of Wayne Newton, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard — one property is about to serve as an example for the future.
Parents in northwest valley want boundary changes delayed
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
During a meeting Wednesday night to discuss zoning for schools in the Northwest Region, one sentiment was expressed by residents again and again: Don’t change anything right now.
District official: School system needs 'fed' with money
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
With a few weeks to go before the February convening of the 2009 Nevada Legislature, Clark County School District Associate Superintendent for Community and Government Affairs Joyce Haldeman said she has been pushed over the edge by budgetary issues.
New members join town advisory boards
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
The Silverado-area town advisory boards welcomed four new members during meetings in mid-January.
Belated holiday show doesn't dampen spirits
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
For a group of students at Charles Silvestri Junior High School, the fostering of holiday cheer didn't end with the ringing in of the new year.
Library gives teens chance to sing like a star
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
The words of Hannah Montana, Lizzie McGuire and other favorites, many of them also Disney stars, filled the room as a new karaoke event at the Enterprise Library in Silverado proved itself to be a big hit with attendees Saturday.
Kids get hands-on environmental lessons
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
A sweet aroma filled the room while the small group of students filled out a measurement conversion math worksheet.
Restaurant raises money for drowning prevention program
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
The Drowning Prevention Program sponsored by the Clark County Fire Department and North Las Vegas Fire Department will get a breath of new life this swimming season thanks to a donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Green homes use less energy, have more high-tech features
Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
Imagine a residential home that uses 65 percent less energy during peak hours than a traditional home and that allows residents to monitor all of their energy use at the touch of a button.
Enthusiasts gather to bid on, admire motorcycles
Millions of dollars expected to change hands at South Point auction this weekend
Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
With a daredevil grandfather who used to race motorcycles through walls of fire at fairs back in the '30s, Ray Suiter's love for motorcycles is based in a rich family history.
Expo offers ideas to help future brides
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009
The buttercream-iced tiered cake and flower-decorated cupcake samples flowed freely while on the stage at the South Point Exhibit Hall; and well-toned male dancers ripped off their shirts in time to the music.
High school student to teach anime class
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009
Budding cartoonists are invited to sharpen their skills at the Enterprise Library during a free lesson in character creation.

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