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What makes Las Vegas special II

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February 20, 2018

Earlier in February I wrote a post asking, “What makes Las Vegas special?” I posted a similar question on Facebook. I got such great feedback from the Facebook post, I decided to print all the responses here and share them. These responses tell the story of Las Vegas from the heart of the people who… Read More ›

Rotary Chinese Dinner

Something different

for good causes…   If you’re looking for a way to contribute to worthwhile causes and have a good time rolled into one great event, don’t miss the Rotary Club of Las Vegas Chinese Dinner, Thursday, Mar. 1, 5:30 – 7:30 in the Plaza Hotel Ballroom. Tickets are $15 per person. United World College students… Read More ›

Jessica Snow

Paper Sheds Light on Diagnosing Pulmonary Hypertension

News from NMHU– A New Mexico Highlands University biology professor will publish a research study that helps shed new light on better diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension. Jessica Snow co-authors the paper that will be published in the American Journal of Physiology. “We probed the microscopic details of the body that underlie pulmonary hypertension,… Read More ›

What makes Las Vegas special?

I’ve been giving this a lot of thought, especially since I have accepted an assignment to write an article about that very thing. Face it, if you live here you are in one of two camps: There’s nothing special about Las Vegas! There’s everything special about Las Vegas! What I want to know, is what… Read More ›

MainStreet de Las Vegas

Shovel ready and ready to go

Entrepreneurship and small business continue to be the backbone of the American economy. MainStreet de Las Vegas is making strides in opening up opportunities for Las Vegas and area entrepreneurs to start up new businesses in the railroad district and historic downtown area. The organization has completed shovel ready engineered plans for a major redesign… Read More ›

Patti Romero

Historical photos gain new life

(NOTE: For an overview of this book’s development, go to Historical photo book arriving soon on this website.) “How can the Friends (of the City of Las Vegas Museum) help to get this important resource more accessible to the public?” That was the question board members considered when they discovered the museum had many archived historical… Read More ›

Highlands Offices Move to Make Way for Historic Rodgers Hall Renovation

The New Mexico Highlands University Business Office and Human Resources Office are now open in the university’s Communications West Building at 901 University Ave. directly across from the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium. The two offices are among the university offices relocating to make way for the historic Rodgers Hall renovation slated to begin approximately July… Read More ›

Range Cafe Las Vegas, NM

The Range Café at the Plaza

Ordinary food done extraordinarily well From the website: The original Range Café was started in 1992 by Tom Fenton and Matt DiGregory in Bernalillo, N.M., in a funky, 56-seat former gas station. In 1995 the original building was destroyed by a devastating fire. In 1996 the Range Café opened in its current location and has… Read More ›

Tim Hagaman

Outlaws at Jan. 27 Saturday @ the Museum

Featuring actor and writer Tim Hagaman Tim Hagaman describes himself as an actor, writer and speaker, cultural economic development promoter, and film historian. He grew up in the mid-west and attributes a lifetime of experiences to his love for history and the great outdoors. “Raised a Midwesterner from Peoria and now 26 years living in… Read More ›

Henrietta Martinez Christmas

Four to be honored at annual banquet

LVCCHP celebrates 41 years of service  Award winning author Henrietta Martinez Christmas will be the guest speaker at the annual Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation banquet on Saturday, Jan. 27, at Charlie’s Event Center on Douglas Avenue. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. Christmas is a respected historical researcher… Read More ›

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