Category Archives: Cover

Classic Country

The importance of family was instilled in Crystal Gayle from the very beginning, even if it comes with the stipulation that your own life might be put on hold while tending to the needs of others. That has been the case the last several months especially with her sister Loretta Lynn recuperating from a broken hip and the passing of their brother Donald Webb in the fall of 2017.

Epic Illusions

Illusionist Rick Thomas has never been about competing with or trying to “out do” other magicians. The veteran showman has always been about keeping his eye on his own show, creating his own effects, and working to find ways to make them even better. He’s constantly thinking outside the traditional box and finding his own way in the world of magic because Thomas likes being different.

Passing Heritage Along

The 24th Avi Kwa Ame Pow Wow is about coming together…. a celebration and social gathering and exchange between different Native American tribes to preserve their culture and heritage. It is a show of respect between the generations, passing on traditions to the young people and instilling pride.
The pow wow is also a competition where warriors, maidens and youngsters dance, traditionalists sing songs of lament and victory, and drummers are the heart and heartbeat of the whole event.

Meet the Manager: Rick Yuhas

Rick Yuhas has been the general manager of the Tropicana Laughlin since 2012. Before that he had an extensive career that took him all across the globe.
Growing up in a small town in northeast Pennsylvania, Yuhas was a “coal cracker,” or someone who lived in a hard coal mining town. He was raised by his single mother, whom he credits for teaching him the principles he still lives by today.