Austin’s Blue Index

Austin, Texas – Blue Index – https://www.facebook.com/blueindexaustin – is participatory research project designed to gather feedback on 30+ waterscapes through capturing people’s emotional response to water and photography. Blue Index markers are next to the most treasured water sources around town — from Lady Bird Lake to Big Stacey and Pease Park. Find a station, …

Las Vegas Weather

Photo Key Links National Weather Service – @NWSVegas National Weather Service: Extended Forecast Tweets by NWSVegas Hashtag: #nvwx Elsewhere on the Web Weather Channel: Today’s Forecast Weather Channel 10 Day Forecast Weather Underground https://www.lasvegasnow.com/interactive-radar https://lasvegassun.com/weather FYI – The official rainfall record is kept at McCarran International Airport Air Quality http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/airquality/monitoring/Pages/default.aspx http://redrock.clarkcountynv.gov/forecast/ http://airquality.clarkcountynv.gov/cgi-bin/aqi_map.pl Tweets by CCAirQuality …

USA 2018 Midterms

Photo: Vote Rolling coverage of the 2018 midterm elections in the USA: Live Coverage https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/2018-election-results-coverage https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/election-day-live-updates-analysis/nov-6 https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/live-blog/live-blog-midterm-election-2018-updates-news-analysis-n930691 Headlines The GOP’s 2018 Autopsy: Democracy Is Our Enemy https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trumps-base-isnt-enough five-energy-and-environment-ballot-questions-to-watch therevelator.org/environmental-ballot-initiatives important-science-issues-every-state North Dakota https://www.publicintegrity.org/2018/10/30/22398/north-dakota-voter-id-law-backlash Lots of news outlets are jumping on the North Dakota voter ID story these days. But there's some larger context that's important. …

Haverford College

Elsewhere on the Web Haverford College https://www.haverford.edu About Haverford Facts and Stats https://www.facebook.com/haverfordcollege https://www.youtube.com/user/haverfordedu Spotlight Dizhsa Nabani Twitter https://twitter.com/haverfordedu Tweets by haverfordedu Embedded Tweets "Words lead to stories which lead to other stories." Yesterday at @haverfordedu, Moisés Garcías de Guzmán, representing @cetis124 @CETISTLACOLULA, shared about the Voces del Valle project and other collaborations with linguists. …

Talk the Walk Downtown

Photo: Walk Las Vegas, November 1, 7pm – Richard Hooker, a cultural urbanist and co-owner of Las Vegas Pop Culture Tours, narrated a lively and educational slide show about his popular Downtown walking tour. Free! Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library. Questions What is the status of walking tours in downtown Las Vegas? The …

Las Vegas Monorail

Photo The Las Vegas Monorail – https://www.lvmonorail.com – provides a quick and convenient connection along the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to world-class restaurants, shows, shops, day/nightclubs, spas, hotels, and casinos. Trains arrive every 4-8 minutes at each of the 7 stations. The Las Vegas Monorail has customer service ticket offices at the following stations: …

Interstate 11

Interstate 11 Interstate 11 (I-11) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Nevada that follows U.S. Route 93 (US 93) and US 95, officially designated by the United States Congress in the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. Near Boulder City, Nevada, the first two-and-a-half-mile (4.0 km) southbound segment was opened on August …

Recreational Marijuana in Nevada

Photo: Nuwu Dispensary Recreational marijuana is subject to both a 10% sales and use tax, and a 15% excise tax. Key Links Nevada Dispensary Association – @nvdispense http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/business-license/lg/Documents/Notification%20to%20Marijuana%20Licensees.pdf Headlines https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/jeff-sessions-congress-and-crackdowns-4-things-to-know-about-how-washington-d-c-is-handling-pot https://republicanmensclub.com/recreational-marijuana-industry-affect-nevadas-economy Planeta.com Nevada Behavior Marijuana = Cannabis Marijuana Tourism