Category: Sparks

Sparks Correspondence – March 2018

Along with the spirit of the Irish coming in on March 17, there are plenty of other opportunities to spend time with friends and family and usher in springtime. If you want a blast from the past, check out Starship featuring Mickey Thomas at the Nugget Casino Resort on March 3. Known for hit songs […]

Sparks Correspondence – February 2018

                                    This groundhog may or may not have seen his shadow. (Photo by Abigail Lynn on Unsplash) We are finally seeing a change in the weather, but only Punxsutawney Phil (the infamous Pennsylvanian groundhog) knows when spring will come. If you want to party with Phil’s friends on February 2, head over to O’Skis Pub […]

Nevada Correspondence – January 2018

In this edition:   Carson Valley, Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Lincoln County, Mineral County, North Lake Tahoe, Pahrump, Reno, Searchlight, South Lake Tahoe, Sparks   Carson Valley                                                 Photo by Barbara MacDonald Thomas, courtesy Carson Valley Visitors Authority January has arrived at last. And with it come the gift returns, New Year’s resolutions, resuming […]

Sparks Correspondence – January 2018

We made it through another year and Sparks just seems to be getting better and better. The new Pyramid & McCarran intersection opened up making it easier to get around, new schools are being built, special events throughout the year allow family and friends to get together and create long lasting memories, and more. If […]

Sparks Correspondence – December 2017

Now that we are in the throes of winter, there are plenty of reasons to bundle up (maybe in your 80’s ugly sweater?), start shopping local craft fairs, and mingle with others who are willing to embrace the holiday spirit. Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas Nevada-style, check out the festivities going on in Victorian […]

Sparks Correspondence – October 2017

After coming off yet another successful Best in the West Rib Cook-off, Sparks is embracing the beginning of fall with fun outdoor events, including Riding on the River family bike riding event on October 7, Sparks Fire Department’s annual pancake breakfast/1st Alarm 5k run on October 14, the Sparks Mayor’s Cup on October 22, and […]

Sparks Correspondence – August 2015

Last Chance Joe's Last Chance

Sparks Last Chance Joe’s Last Chance is Now Last Chance Joe towered above the main entrance to the new Sparks Nugget in 1958 The Sparks Heritage Museum, dba Sparks Museum and Cultural Center, working with Sparks Councilwoman Julia Ratti, was recently able to save from destruction the iconic figure of Last Chance Joe, a massive […]

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