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Las Vegas’ nearest island is hundreds of miles away. But a “sky island” can be found right in the city’s backyard. The Spring Mountains, particularly the area near Mount Charleston, are a ...

Mount Charleston home to species nowhere else on earth

September 19th, 2019

Las Vegas’ nearest island is hundreds of miles away. But a “sky island” can be found right in the city’s backyard. The Spring Mountains, particularly the area near Mount Charleston, are a ...

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    A rundown of the Raiders' last regular-season schedule in Oakland, beginning with the Denver game on Monday night ...

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    Shopping at different sports books for the best line is a necessary strategy for any successful sports bettor. It’s especially vital when it comes to ...

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    By making it illegal in certain neighborhoods to build anything other than single-family homes, zoning became a way for communities to exclude people perceived as ...

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    The Raiders open their final season in Oakland with more issues than certainties, a preponderance of questions that need answering before the move to Las ...

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    Often characterized as an adult playground, Las Vegas has a reputation as a destination for bachelor and bachelorette parties, and other debaucherous getaways.

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    After talking to others with spinal cord injuries, Ashlee Kalina decided to start her own group, Las Vegas TRAILS, an acronym for Therapeutic Recreation and ...

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    Can this star-studded Aces squad bring the city its first professional sports championship? There are plenty of reasons to think they can get the job ...

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    For better or worse, Homo sapiens have left their mark on the world. So much so that those in charge of our history are considering ...

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    To the Western Shoshone, most of Nevada isn’t Nevada. At least not in the current sense. More than 150 years after the first treaty between ...

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    Since opening in April, the 10,000-seat, $150 million Downtown Summerlin ballpark has become one of the places to be—and to be seen—in the Vegas Valley. ...

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    After starting a successful stroller-rental business in Orlando this past year, Mark Ortenzo figured Las Vegas would be a good city for expansion. His business, ...

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    It can’t be stressed enough that we need to watch out for our family members, including the furry ones, and keep an eye out to ...

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    Time is running out to get action down on arguably the best way to bet college football.

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    During the 2015 legislative session, Nevada lawmakers identified a troubling trend: Owners of old cars labeled as “classic” vehicles were skirting smog tests and potentially ...

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    Vegas hasn’t always been known for its street style, but that’s changing. Layer it up ’90s-style by pairing denim jackets with Doc Martens, go ’80s ...

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    A Touch of Africa comes to Clark County Library, and This Will Destroy You plays at Bunkhouse.

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    In the age of climate change and global environmental change, fire season throughout the West has become longer, more pronounced and sometimes more volatile.

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    Despite the arid desert climate, the relict leopard frog once thrived in the region before the growth of Las Vegas changed its habitat.

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    Stop by L’Aperitivo, where the featured cocktail, Sangbrusco, is an Italian twist on sangria, made with fresh fruit, Ketel One Botanical peach vodka, Cocchi Americano ...

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    Hockey season is here, and the Vegas Golden Knights are currently in the midst of training camp. Though their roster is mostly set after two ...

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    Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant made a minor announcement Monday, one that won’t perk too many ears but will get hardcore fans rethinking what the ...

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    My favorite bite? The behemoth Firebird sandwich. The giant, spicy fried-chicken thigh is the crispiest, crunchiest fried chicken I’ve tasted, yet it maintains the perfect ...

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    We are still more than two weeks away from a Golden Knights game of significance, and it would be foolish to draw too many conclusions ...

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    If retail is indeed dying, nobody told the folks at Marshall Retail Group. An independent specialty retailer with more than 600 employees based in Las ...

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    "I’m going to miss you guys. You’re in my heart, you’re in my soul, every fiber of my being. I will never forget you."

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    The most noticeable difference: the addition of a convertible general admission standing-room area on the main floor right in front of the stage.

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    In 2018, a proposal that would have opened up the Ruby Mountain range to oil and gas leases was brought to the U.S. Forest Service. ...

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    Head to the pair’s YouTube channel to watch clips of them getting ready in their Vegas hotel room, fielding questions and performing at festivals like ...

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    “It defies description; it kinda becomes its own animal. Just a wild night.”

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