Yosemite

Photo: Tsai Project, Half Dome Yosemite National Park The area was called “Ahwahnee” (“big mouth”) Giant Sequoias can grow to be 300 feet high, 35 feet in diameter and 100 feet in circumference. One of the grove’s largest trees, the Grizzly Giant, is 209 feet tall and an estimated 1,800 years old. The grove is …

Henderson Libraries

Henderson, Nevada – Spotlight on Henderson Libraries http://hendersonlibraries.com https://www.facebook.com/hendersonlibraries https://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Tweets by hendersonlibs Friends of Henderson Libraries http://www.hdplfriends.org http://www.hdplfriends.org/book-sales.html https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofHendersonLibraries 2018 Book Sales June 14-19 at Paseo Verde Library & 22-27 at Green Valley Library July 12-17 at Paseo Verde Library & 27-31 at Gibson Library August 16-21 at Paseo Verde Library & 24-29 at Green Valley Library …

Montevideo, Minnesota

Photo: Montevideo, Minnesota Named after the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo is a city in Chippewa County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 5,383 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Chippewa County. Montevideo is located in a double river valley where the Minnesota and Chippewa rivers converge, approximately 140 miles (230 km) …

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. We are fans of Chef Flemmings bakery, the Thursday Farmers …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Statue of Liberty (2018), New York, New York Las Vegas – The strip is part of and not part of Las Vegas. It’s plunked in the middle of Clark County and is considered a separate entity from Downtown Las Vegas. Treasure Hunt Oldest building on The Strip Recommended Listening Lessons from Las Vegas – …

Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání)

Lingo Cards 2018 is the 150th anniversary of the Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání), signed June 1, 1868 between the Navajo Tribe and the United States of America. Planeta.com spotlights commemorations and events Navajo businesses responsible, conscious travel Elsewhere on the Web WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation has officially kicked off the Year of …

State of Nevada

State Flag Recommended Listening KNPR’s State of Nevada — https://knpr.org/programs/knprs-state-nevada — is a weekday conversation, 9am-10am, about the places Nevadans call home. Newsmakers and experts give context to local issues; discussion and profile interviews. Call the live show in Las Vegas: (702) 258-3552 and toll-free 1 (877) ASK-KNPR. Twitter: @KNPRnews Podcast fans, subscribe directly using …

Minnesota Links

Flag Links to all things Minnesota Headlines Visiting Minnesota during the Super Bowl? Don’t ‘Fargo’ us, man 11 Under The Radar Restaurants In Minnesota That Are Scrumdiddlyumptious New life for sacred burial mound in Northland? The Original Sports Bar Tourism Notes Tourism is an $11 billion industry in Minnesota. The leisure and hospitality industry employs …

El Paso

Cities El Paso Border Book Festival http://www.fronterasdesk.org/news/2012/oct/22/after-some-sluggish-years-nafta-creates-border-boo http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/12/30/travel/36-hours-in-el-paso-tex.html Baseball https://www.milb.com/el-paso @epchihuahuas Planeta.com Texas