The winners of the 2013 Dan Leach Memorial Horseshoe Tournament, Kevin Tibbs and Jim Holland, with their trophies after the winning match of the 28 team double –elimination tournament. The event raised $1,725 for the Dan Leach Memorial Fund, which provides financial support for local youths, for extracurricular activities. Leach was a Las Vegas corrections officer for 25 years, and was killed when his Metro transport van collided with a semi-truck on Nov. 21, 2009, just north of Searchlight, while transporting prisoners.
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When we think solar power we envision large solar panels on roofs, atop parking structures, and now blanketing miles of our dry lake bed.
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Norma Vally credits her ability to put a hammer to a nail or a wrench to a pipe on one person – her dad.
Bret Runion has an uncanny knack of remembering a house he sold 30 years ago, who bought it, who sold it and in what year. And if you give him a few extra seconds, he could probably tell you the coloring of carpeting in each.
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For many, turning the big 4-0 is a milestone. But for Bill Strachan, this milestone takes on a whole different meaning.
“The music goes round and round and it comes out here.” That’s a lyric from a vintage song.
Walking my dogs around the neighborhood, early in the morning to beat the heat, I’ve noticed residents being mindful of water usage, taking steps to conserve in multiple ways. Several homes within a six-block radius have removed or are in the process of replacing their grass with desertscape (xeriscape) or artificial grass. Early morning watering schedules are being adhered to – before 9 a.m., for optimal lawn health and water conservation.
When my friend learned there was asbestos in the roof of a house he was looking to buy in Boulder City, it reminded me that the scarlet letter ‘A’ of building materials is something to be wary of when you own a home.