Cesar Lemos, Spring Mountain Youth Camp manager, left, and Kelly Storla, juvenile probation sup ...
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Spring Mountain Youth Camp forestry program marks 52nd year

Since 1970, trail maintenance at Mount Charleston has been bolstered every summer by dozens of helping hands from a juvenile detention center. Boys serving time…

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This Summer Delite aprium has internal rotting and mold. (Bob Morris)
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Fluctuating spring temperatures can cause uneven ripeness

Q: Birds were flying-in to harvest my Summer Delite apriums. Turns out most of my apriums have problems with some type of fungus or rot….

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The leaves of this Chinese pistache tree have been shocked. Strong winds are particularly damag ...
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Strong wind in spring can damage young leaves

Q: I have two Red Push Chinese pistache trees planted about three years ago and doing well. Recently one was shocked and I’m not sure…

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Wind in Las Vegas is common, but spring gusts were higher than normal

Everyone in Vegas seems to have a wind story this year. Maybe it’s a gust knocking down an unsuspecting pedestrian, a set of patio furniture…

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The Ichigo Daifuku at Suzuya Patisserie on Friday, May 6, 2022, in Las Vegas. (Ellen Schmidt/La ...
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Japanese confection ichigo daifuku only in the spring and summertime

Much like the blossoms that burst forth on the branch only to flutter away weeks later, the traditional Japanese sweet known as ichigo daifuku is…

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Spring Mountain Youth Camp attempted homicide investigated

Las Vegas police are investigating an attempted homicide at the Spring Mountain Youth Camp at Mount Charleston. Police spokesman Misael Parra said that at 10:45…

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UNLV football completes spring practices, looks ahead to summer

Senior Austin Ajiake knows UNLV football still has work to do. “Spring, for me, is really just the foundation,” he said. “You can’t have a…

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Only minor pruning can be done in spring

Q: When should I start pruning my fruit trees? A: Major pruning cuts, requiring a saw or a lopper, should be done during the winter…

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New homes showcased for spring buying season

We’re well into 2022, and it’s hard to believe that spring is already upon us. As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. And…

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UNLV football gets some much-needed fun during spring showcase

The black cast envelops fifth-year senior linebacker Austin Ajiake’s left hand, protecting the wrist he broke last November. But it didn’t prevent him from intercepting…

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