Get Outdoors, Nevada #getoutdoorsnv

Saturday, October 7 is Get Outdoors Nevada Day and celebrations will be held at Henderson’s Cornerstone Park between 9am-2pm. Hashtag:#getoutdoorsNV About the event The Outside Las Vegas Foundation, in partnership with the City of Henderson, presents the 4th annual Get Outdoors Nevada Day. A free, fun, family-friendly event highlighting all Southern Nevada has to offer in recreational …

History of the Old Spanish Trail

Photo: Jimmy Emerson, Old Spanish Trail Marker Las Vegas – The Clark County Wetlands Park hosts a lecture about the history of the Old Spanish Trail Thursday, August 17, from 6-8pm. Presenter Liz Warren is a historian and one of the founders of the Old Spanish Trail Association. The two-hour lecture is free to attend and …

Yucca Mountain

The Trump administration has plans to begin using Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository once more, but the Nevada governor said in a statement that it’s something he’s “not willing to consider.” Hashtag: #YuccaMountain Wiki Yucca Mountain

#DTLV

Photo: Ron Mader, Blue Skies Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one recovering from years of neglect. We are looking for suggestions of places to go and people to meet. Also see: Bike Share in …

Gold Butte

Gold Butte National Monument is an area of about 300,000 acres of public lands located between the Overton Arm of Mesquite in southern Nevada near the Arizona border. Prior to its designation as a national monument, most of the area was designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern. An executive order issued by President Trump in April, directs Interior Secretary Zinke …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Ron Mader, Hoover Dam The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam and powerplant since 1937. Today, close to 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. Take US Highway 93 to Nevada State Route …

Recreational Marijuana in Nevada

On July 1, Nevada legalized sales of recreational marijuana. What are the impacts? We’ll be keeping track of the stories. Facebook Embedded Tweets It's official: Recreational marijuana is for sale in Nevada + @tsegerblom made the first purchase at @ReefDispensarie. #NVpot pic.twitter.com/iXP5oFC2Kc — Jackie Valley (@JackieValley) July 1, 2017 I think there's a bit of …