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Lake Mead gets greener with 600 more solar panels

New PV panels will power warehouse, communications center and park offices By Taylor Nunley, Lake Mead NRA Public Affairs Assistant  Lake Mead National Recreation Area continues to “Go Green” with the addition of photovoltaic systems that not only ensure conservative energy, but also provide shade to government vehicles.  More than 600 PV panels were installed […]

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Doxie Moxie – Animal Rescue in Henderson

Local Dachshund enthusiasts promote rescue fostering, adoption, and socialization “The dachshund is a perfectly engineered dog. It is precisely long enough for a single standard stroke of the back, but you aren’t paying for any superfluous leg,” wrote author Maria Russell. Squatty and quirky, dachshunds seem to play the character roles of the canine world […]

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Fostering a hopeful future

CASA volunteers make the world better one child at a time Around 3,500 children are currently in foster care in Clark County at any given time.  In their formative years many of these children have suffered abuse and neglect and have been left hurt, confused and statistically predisposed to a life of crime and homelessness. […]

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Local teen Ellie Smith speaks out to stop practice of bullying

Ellie Smith fights Bullying Ellie Smith knows about bullying.  The 17-year old Henderson resident, who recently ended her reign as 2012 Miss Nevada Outstanding Teen, endured physical, social, and verbal abuse for years at school. Now she reaches out to students with the message that got her through those rough years:  don’t let it get […]

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