Vegas Weather

Photo Key Links National Weather Service – @NWSVegas National Weather Service: Extended Forecast Tweets by NWSVegas Hashtag: #nvwx FYI – The official rainfall record is kept at McCarran International Airport Elsewhere on the Web Weather Channel: Today’s Forecast Weather Channel 10 Day Forecast Weather Underground Reference If it is 4pm in Las Vegas, what time …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel and great fun – Nevada. …

Vegas Links

Las Vegas flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion Solar http://news3lv.com/news/local/7100-acre-solar-project-announced-for-desert-northeast-of-las-vegas We made the evening news in Las Vegas! Over potential bulldozing of up to 7,100 acres of beautiful undisturbed #Mojave #Desert #tortoise habitat near Valley of Fire in Nevada. Solar needs to go on rooftops https://t.co/GqXTdb5W8n — Basin & Range Watch …

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 …

Project Enchilada (Las Vegas)

For fans of downtown Las Vegas July 2018 announcement of the City of Las Vegas’ Project Enchilada which seeks public-private collaboration to enhance the area from Las Vegas Boulevard to 14th Street. The project aims to bring more energy, redevelopment and new commerce. Included are many of the recommendations set forth in the 2016 Downtown …

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 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 – 99% Invicible Headlines …

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 …

Seven Magic Mountains, aka #7magicmountains

Photo: Windy Day Quotes Most people don’t know how beautiful the land is around Las Vegas, so I hope this inspires them to explore the city’s nature. – Ugo Rondinone Essay Can stacked, day-glo boulders be more than a tourist trap? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic …