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Editor’s note: It's hot outside, but it's nice and cool inside this e-mail newsletter. Here are some greatest hits from the Desert Companion vault that will keep you in a chill state of mind — with stories about historic hockey, summer-friendly hikes, and pool-worthy cocktails.

July 2019
It’s Pie Time
Summer’s here, the season for picnics, pools, patio dining — and pie!

July 2018
Puck Wild
Recalling the slapshot days and crazy nights of Vegas’ first hockey team, the Gamblers
By Matt Jacob

July 2018
Summer Chuggin’
Refresh in good taste with these chilltastic summer cocktails

June 2018
Higher Ground
Escape the Vegas heat with these cool Mount Charleston hikes
By Alan Gegax

March 2020
Hikes After 5
These quick post-work hikes are perfect for the sunset hours
By Rachel Christiansen

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