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Don’t feed the bears! But birds OK, new Tahoe research shows | KEYE | CBS Austin

by SCOTT SONNER | Associated Press, Friday, February 10th 2023

This photo provided by the University of Nevada, Reno shows University of Nevada, Reno student Michelle Werdann feeds a wild Mountain Chickadee pine nuts at Chickadee Ridge in Mount Rose Meadows, Nevada, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023.(Jennifer Kent/University of Nevada, Reno via AP)

Wildlife biologists and forest rangers have preached the mantra for nearly a century at national parks like Yellowstone and Yosemite, and for decades in areas where urban development increasingly invaded native wildlife habitat.

But don’t feed the birds?

That may be a different story — at least for one bird species at Lake Tahoe.

Snowshoe and cross-country ski enthusiasts routinely feed the tiny mountain chickadees high above the north shore of the alpine lake on the California-Nevada border. The black-capped birds of Chickadee Ridge will even perch on extended hands to snatch offered seeds.

New research from University of Nevada scientists found that supplementing the chickadees’ natural food sources with food provided in feeders or by hand did not negatively impact them, as long as proper food is used and certain rules are followed.

Don’t feed the bears! But birds OK, new Tahoe research shows | KEYE

Where to Find the Best Breakfast in Las Vegas, From Downtown to the Strip | Condé Nast Traveler

The places that make waking up in Vegas a little less painful.

By Juliana Shallcross and Andrea Bennett, March 31, 2022

Courtesy MGM Resorts

In Vegas, brunch is as important a part of the weekend’s entertainment as the day clubs, shows, hotels, and gambling. And finding the best breakfast in Las Vegas serves a couple of important functions: You can regard it as a recuperative treatment for the prior night’s hijinks, or a head start into whatever you’re getting up to later in the day. Either way, the best brunches contain both the important elements of great food, of course, and great people watching. Add in a boozy element or rosé-all-day menu add-on, and you’ve reached the Vegas brunch trifecta.

Read our full Las Vegas travel guide here.

This article has been updated with new information since its original publish date.

Source: https://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/best-breakfasts-and-brunches-in-las-vegas

Legendary Nevadans: Mark Twain – Nevada Magazine

Summer 2022

Mark Twain circa 1905 ©University of Nevada, Reno Special Collections

All Nevada is a stage, and cowpokes, artists, activists, and visionaries are the players in a drama centuries in the making.

Whether born or raised, these special characters aren’t just Nevadans: they’re Legendary Nevadans.

In 1861, Samuel Clemens was living his childhood dream as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi. The 25-year-old had established himself as a talented, respected navigator and earned a considerable salary of $70 a week (equivalent to about $2,000 today).  But that summer, Clemens knew his days as a pilot were over.

The Civil War had just begun, and military blockades were undoing his livelihood. With few prospects in his home state of Missouri, a new opportunity suddenly appeared from his older brother. 

Source: Legendary Nevadans: Mark Twain – Nevada Magazine

Baby Boomer Migration Tilts Toward Las Vegas, Tampa And Phoenix

Editors’ Pick | Apr 28, 2021,03:23pm EDT | 517 views

Brenda Richardson, Senior Contributor, Real Estate, I cover residential real estate, including buying, selling and trends.

Sunny retirement locations are still a big draw for Baby Boomers.

Baby Boomers are the wealthiest generation of Americans alive today, and while some may no longer be active in the housing market, plenty are still looking to buy homes.

But where are Baby Boomers looking to buy? To answer this question, LendingTree analyzed mortgage purchase requests made in 2020 on the LendingTree platform across the nation’s 50 largest metropolitan areas.

Here’s what the study found:

Las Vegas, Tampa and Phoenix are the metros where Baby Boomers make up the largest share of mortgage purchase requests. In Las Vegas, 19.97% of purchase requests came from Baby Boomers. In Tampa and Phoenix, the numbers are 17.33% and 16.36%, respectively.

–from article
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Bobby Flay opens a new burger restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip – Eater Vegas

Bobby’s Burgers slyly opened at Caesars Palace

by Susan Stapleton, Apr 27, 2021, 9:00am PDT

Bobby’s Burger, Jason Lasswell

Chef and TV superstar Bobby Flay surprised everyone by opening Bobby’s Burgers, his twist on a fast-casual, American eatery, inside the Forum Food Hall at Caesars Palace. The restaurant takes over the former Smashburger space at the food court with burgers inspired by his travels around the country, fries, and shakes.

The burgers feature traditional ingredients such as bacon and cheese on the Palace Classic Burger and the Bobby Blue + Bacon Burger. A Crunchburger comes topped with cheese and chips; the Nacho Burger is made with queso, tomato salsa and pickled jalapeños; and the BBQ Smokehouse Burger comes with bacon, crispy onion, chipotle barbecue sauce, and American cheese. The outlet also has Bobby’s Veggie Burger with barbecue mushrooms, chickpeas, quinoa, lettuce, and tomato, or a fried chicken sandwich.

Source: Bobby Flay opens a new burger restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip – Eater Vegas

Census data shows Nevada 5th fastest growing state – Las Vegas Sun Newspaper

Published Monday, April 26, 2021 | 2:08 p.m., Updated Monday, April 26, 2021 | 2:09 p.m.

Photo by Stephan Mu00fcller on Pexels.com

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada was fifth fastest growing state over the past decade and now boasts 3.1 million residents, according to U.S. Census data released Monday.

Nevada’s population grew 15% from 2010 to 2020, adding more than 400,000 people.

The fastest-growing state was Utah, which grew 18.4%.Nevada’s increase was not enough to change the number of seats the state is apportioned in the U.S. House of Representatives, meaning the state will still be limited to four seats for the coming decade.

The state is now the 32nd most populous in the country, climbing up three spots from the 35th place.

Source: Census data shows Nevada 5th fastest growing state – Las Vegas Sun Newspaper