C. Moon Reed, LasVegasSun.com

C. Moon Reed


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Cindi:

World-renowned pro climber alternates between rock walls and Las Vegas windows

With some of the best natural walls in the world at Red Rock Canyon, Mount Charleston and beyond, Las Vegas is home to some major rock climbing talent. As a resident of the Valley since 2013, David Allfrey is one of them. The North Face-sponsored pro climber has ... → Read More

VGK University revs up for a third year of teaching sport to newbies

When the Golden Knights debuted in 2017, fans were still getting used to the rules surrounding hockey. But now that the beloved team is in its third season ... → Read More

Nevada's first cannabis consumption lounge opens

Since recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada in 2016, there’s been a great paradox. It’s legal to buy and possess recreational marijuana, but unless you’re a local resident or friends with one, there’s no place you can legally consume it. → Read More

A campaign to save Debbie Reynolds Drive

Our street names sometimes outlive their namesakes, and these legacy names offer a rare connection to history in a town that tends to value the shiny new thing. → Read More

Double trouble: Some women say their breast implants are making them ill

During the course of 15-plus years, burlesque dancer and cocktail waitress Jennifer Affronti, aka Ms. Redd, knew something was dreadfully wrong with her body. But neither she nor an army of doctors and specialists could figure out what. Her symptoms seemed inconsistent ... → Read More

A Lake Las Vegas yacht captain dishes on his life aquatic

As far as desert jobs go, Bryan Sloan might have one of the most unusual — a yacht captain. We chatted with Sloan to ... → Read More

Don't skip lake days: Your activity guide to coping with blazing hot summer days

It’s the dog days of summer, and desert dwellers may be tempted to stay inside until Halloween. But they’d be missing out on some very cool recreation opportunities. → Read More

Meet Lake Mead's new superintendent

Did you know that Las Vegas is right next door to the largest national recreation area in America? Clocking in at 1.5 million acres with 8 million visitors annually, managing Lake Mead National Recreation Area is no small job. So when the National Park Service (NPS) announced the selection of a new superintendent for Lake Mead, Margaret L. Goodro, we jumped at the chance to find out more. → Read More

What to expect from this monsoon season and beyond

If you think the weather has been weird recently — a lot wetter and cooler than usual — it’s not just in your mind. This has been the rainiest start of the year since 2005. The average annual rainfall in Las Vegas is 4.19 inches; we already reached 4.51 inches ... → Read More

Nevada museums receive a financial boost

This year’s session of the Nevada Legislature was a good one for local museums and cultural institutions. → Read More

Comparing the many rideshare options in Las Vegas

Nowadays, there are more options than ever when it comes to transportation. So we've created this guide to help you get from here to there. → Read More

What you need to know to drive in the new HOV lanes in Las Vegas

Instead of the “I-15,” it’s time to start calling it the “We-15.” Starting Monday, the busiest lengths of highway in the Las Vegas Valley debuted dedicated High Occupancy Vehicle lanes. Here’s what Southern Nevada motorists need to know to drive in the fast lane ... → Read More

Scramble to save Art Institute of Las Vegas might be paying off

Thanks to a dedicated group of teachers and stakeholders, the financially troubled Art Institute of Las Vegas is finding a way to continue operating ... → Read More

Without help, Art Institute of Las Vegas to close

Forget final exams. A bigger deadline looms for the Art Institute of Las Vegas. → Read More

Vegas Roots returns, so get your garden gloves ready

Grab your shovels, kids! After going dark for the winter, the Lil’ Roots Garden Club returns to Downtown’s Vegas Roots Community Garden. → Read More

Discovery Children’s Museum opens new makerspace

Sometimes the best way to learn is by doing. → Read More

Dive into that quintessentially Vegas dining option, the buffet

How did buffets become synonymous with Las Vegas? How do they remain relevant in the ever-changing culinary landscape? And what are the latest #buffetlife trends? → Read More

Winter and early spring are great times for spectacular plumage in Southern Nevada

Las Vegas is an oasis to more than just whales and gamblers. Thousands of migratory birds stop here to rest up, refuel and sometimes even mate while they journey back and forth across the globe. Think of it as the Pacific Highway, running north and south, but for birds instead of Beemers. → Read More

What's next for Las Vegas climbing couple after Oscar gold?

So what’s it like for a “dirtbag climber” to receive the Hollywood treatment? After six months touring to promote the film, Alex Honnold is back home in Vegas and still making sense of it all. → Read More

Climate change in Nevada can be stopped with our help

While we may be distant from polar vortexes and sea-level rise, Southern Nevada faces its own existential challenges because of climate change. The American Southwest is at risk of rising temperatures ... → Read More