Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to the Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …

MLK Day

Martin Luther King Day – a federal holiday – falls on the third Monday of January. Hashtags: #MLKDay, #MLKDay2018, #MartinLutherKing Embedded Tweets A universal message of justice.A symbol of tolerance.A dream of peace. Martin Luther King Jr. was born #OnThisDay in 1929. There's no better time than now to do what is right. 📰 https://t.co/ZeSYQNk1Tc #MLKDay pic.twitter.com/zdXRk1e1aB — …

Hawai’i Tourism Boom 2018

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Waikiki Beach Recommended Viewing: Tourism Boom – Do We Know When to Say When? PBS Hawai’i Insights program explored the environmental and economic impacts of Hawai’i’s ongoing tourism boom. In 2017 Hawai’i made its eighth straight record-breaking year for tourism, topping 9 million visitor arrivals. The program asked its panelists to review …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Downtown Henderson hosts the brand-new celebration of the Last Friday …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Las Vegas – Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit is the Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 East Tropicana, a 10,000-square warehouse with rows and rows of playable pinball machines. It’s an amazing hands-on museum and one more reason to visit Trop. Just put your quarters into the machines …

Diné = Navajo

Photo: Navajo Weaving, Luchia’s Restaurant Planeta.com guide to Diné (Navajo) culture, language and travel tips for visitors. The Navajo Nation extends across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, covering more than 27,000 square miles. Slideshare DineBizaad from ron mader Wiki Diné Planeta.com Flagstaff Indigenous Peoples #NavajoCodeTalkersDay

Washington

Photo: Michael Matti, Snoqualmie Falls Washington is the Northwestern-most state of the contiguous United States. It is bordered to the north by the Canadian province of British Columbia, to the south by Oregon, to the east by Idaho and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. Nickname: The Evergreen State Wiki washington Planeta.com USA Seattle