Correspondence

Nevada Correspondence - June 2017

Nevada Correspondence – June 2017

In this edition: Baker, Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Lincoln County, Mineral County, South Lake Tahoe Baker Baker is busy in June! Fortunately, all the local businesses are up and running. One of the new offerings is the Great Basin Café, up next to the Lehman Caves Visitor Center. Hours are starting at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with breakfast and lunch served. Menu offerings include locally made bagels, coffee cake, cheesecake, and cookies; pretzel sandwiches, steak chili, and to-go salads; ...
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Baker Correspondence - June 2017

Baker Correspondence – June 2017

Baker is busy in June! Fortunately, all the local businesses are up and running. One of the new offerings is the Great Basin Café, up next to the Lehman Caves Visitor Center. Hours are starting at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with breakfast and lunch served. Menu offerings include locally made bagels, coffee cake, cheesecake, and cookies; pretzel sandwiches, steak chili, and to-go salads; Shirley Temple and Roy Rogers floats; beer, wine, and other beverages. A variety of local arts ...
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Elko Correspondence - June 2017

Elko Correspondence – June 2017

California Trail Days On June 3rd and 4th, come experience western history as the California Trail Interpretive Center will be hosts its Annual Trail Days event. This free event features demonstrations and talks, living displays of a Shoshone Indian camp, as well as an emigrant wagon train encampment. On Saturday night there will be a pioneer dance with live music by Southwind. Find out more at californiatrailcenter.org Camping in Lamoille Canyon With the nice Spring weather upon us, it is ...
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Ely Correspondence - June 2017

Ely Correspondence – June 2017

Ely's Great Bathtub Race at Cave Lake Ely has a history of creating off the wall events, and one of the wackiest has to be the Great Bath Tub Race held each June at Cave Lake State Park. After one of the local motels remodeled their rooms a few years ago, a late night brainstorming session led to the wild idea of floating and racing bath tubs on the lake. A few planning sessions followed and the concept for a ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - June 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – June 2017

The calm before the explosions Ramping up to the explosive month of July, it’s nice to calm things down a bit, relaxing at events that you would not normally attend. You can catch the pool league championships at Bally’s, dress up in comical costumes or be a pawn at the chess festival. So, take that rest before July and summertime activities hit! The Valley National 8-Ball League is holding the 37th annual VNEA World Pool Championships at Bally’s through June ...
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Lincoln County Correspondence - June 2017

Lincoln County Correspondence – June 2017

Beaver Dam Gravel Grinder “Wanna take a ride?” That’s a line from a 1997 science-fiction movie “Contact” with Jodi Foster and Matthew McConaughey. But for now we will allow it to be an invitation to participate in this year’s annual Beaver Dam Gravel Grinder mountain bike ride in Lincoln County on June 17. With its deep canyons, high peaks, unique volcanic rock formations and juniper–pine forests, riders and visitors alike will find it an enjoyable place to unplug and unwind ...
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Mineral County Correspondence - June 2017

Mineral County Correspondence – June 2017

A Museum of History and Significance With a newly hired curator and director at the Mineral County Museum, located in Hawthorne, across from the notable Veteran’s Park, the vast number of displays and collections continue to be preserved with a continued respect for the past, while venturing into the technology of today. Kathy Kacheiries has begun using bar codes that sync up to Smart Phones or electronic tablets to provide an extended experience of linking the workable items to a ...
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South Lake Tahoe Correspondence - June 2017

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – June 2017

On one particular day in the month of May, my father and I went for the shakedown cruise on his Sea Ray motorboat.  The first voyage of the year was a trip up to Zephyr Cove from Lakeside Marina at Stateline Beach, where the boat is moored.  It was just about an hour-long trip, but enthralling even to this lifelong Tahoe resident.  Big white puffy clouds spotted the sky, and the windless day made the lake flat and glassy -- ...
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Nevada Correspondence - May 2017

Nevada Correspondence – May 2017

In this edition: Baker, Boulder City, Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Lincoln County, Mineral County, South Lake Tahoe Baker The flowers are blooming, and you can enjoy them over a longer distance as the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive in Great Basin National Park is plowed this month. During the winter it is open only to Upper Lehman Creek Campground, but as conditions allow, it is opened to the Osceola Trail parking, then Mather Overlook, then the Wheeler Peak Summit parking, ...
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Baker Correspondence - May 2017

Baker Correspondence – May 2017

The flowers are blooming, and you can enjoy them over a longer distance as the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive in Great Basin National Park is plowed this month. During the winter it is open only to Upper Lehman Creek Campground, but as conditions allow, it is opened to the Osceola Trail parking, then Mather Overlook, then the Wheeler Peak Summit parking, then the Bristlecone/Alpine Lakes trailhead, and finally the Wheeler Peak campground is opened, often around Memorial Day weekend or ...
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Boulder City Correspondence - May 2017

Boulder City Correspondence – May 2017

America's Heroes and Boulder City, or Why We Love Veterans Larry was a special friend, a fishing buddy. Fishing buddies lie, cheat, compete, and, sometimes, are even willing to die for one another. The first time we ever went fishing together, I remember us sizing each other up. He had nice, very new gear with a very pretty lure that I was sure no self-respecting fish would attack unless he got really pissed off at it. Larry boasted, "This lure ...
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Elko Correspondence - May 2017

Elko Correspondence – May 2017

Edible Elko  The Fresh Fare Bistro has been open for a few months, and I finally tried it out, twice, during the past week. I am glad I did. Their menu is centered around providing healthy meals prepared with organic and sustainable products including organic veggies, grass-fed beef and free range chicken. For dinner I had the vegetable stuffed chicken breast, and for breakfast I had the salmon eggs Benedict. Both were very good! Combine that with friendly wait staff ...
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Ely Correspondence - May 2017

Ely Correspondence – May 2017

Ely’s Open Road Race Twice a year Ely hosts an open road race where anyone who enters can run 90 miles of highway flat out or as fast as they want. How is this possible? The third weekend of May and September, Highway 318 from Lund to Hiko, is closed to traffic. The race starts just south of Lund and runs 90 miles to Hiko. Contestants are the only traffic on the road, and timed races are run.  This is ...
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Gerlach Correspondence - May 2017

Gerlach Correspondence – May 2017

Kayaking in Gerlach?  This wet year has brought an unusual amount of water to the Black Rock Desert. Folks have been kayaking, paddleboarding and floating, taking advantage of this rare phenomenon. "I've never seen this much water on the playa" said a local resident of over 30 years. Water forms every year on the flat playa, but this year there has been an exceptional amount. The water tends to move with the winds, so sometimes you will find it to be more accessible ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - May 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – May 2017

It’s not easy driving through Las Vegas when you’re hungry and you’re looking for something besides another half-pound double cheeseburger with fries and a thick, chocolate milk shake. Consider Health Binge, the grab-and-go style health market that provides over 60 portion-controlled, freshly-prepared meals at the ease of a fast food establishment. It was created by former NFL athlete Gerome Sapp. His menu includes nutrient-rich breakfast, lunch and dinner meals along with other nutrient-rich snacks and juices. Health Binge is at ...
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Laughlin Correspondence - May 2017

Laughlin Correspondence – May 2017

Grammy-winning Mariachi Divas will visit the Avi The two-time Grammy Award Winning Mariachi Divas, a multi-cultural, all-female ensemble formed in 1999 in Los Angeles by founder, director and distinguished trumpet player Cindy Shea, will appear in the Avi Grand Ballroom on Sunday, May 7 at 8 p.m. The band has had nine Grammy nominations. They are in the recording studio creating their 13th CD, “Recordando Juan Gabriel,” which will be released this year. Tickets start at $15. Rio Vista Amphitheater ...
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Lincoln County Correspondence - May 2017

Lincoln County Correspondence – May 2017

World Migratory Bird Day "Come Fly with Me" is an old song by Frank Sinatra, and let’s make it the theme this year for World Migratory Bird Day, May 12-13. Okay, so it probably isn’t the official theme, but it sounds good anyway. World Migratory Bird Day is a worldwide event, and it’s also being observed at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge because the refuge is on the Pacific Flyway, where the number of migratory bird species that can be ...
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Mineral County Correspondence - May 2017

Mineral County Correspondence – May 2017

Hawthorne's Restored 1942 USO Building Historic buildings don’t always make the restoration list, but the USO Building in Hawthorne is one of only two left standing in the United States. With the original structure restored to incorporate some of today’s building standards, Mineral County saw fit to retain this valuable 1942 landmark from it’s memorable days when it was a jumping social hall. With WW II soldiers crowding in to meet young hostesses, one can only imagine those couples swinging ...
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South Lake Tahoe Correspondence - May 2017

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – May 2017

Amazing what a difference a year makes!   Last year at this time the West was gripped by a severe drought. It seemed as though climate change had shifted the weather pattern so badly that we wouldn’t receive any more snow in the Sierra Nevada ever again.  Water levels dropped  at South Lake Tahoe to the point that docks and boat buoys sat on dry land.  People were seriously concerned that a dry winter would become the norm.  Then it ...
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Nevada Correspondence - April 2017

Nevada Correspondence – April 2017

In this edition: Baker, Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Lincoln County, Mineral County, South Lake Tahoe Baker April is a wonderful month to be in Baker. Flowers are blooming, snow is melting up in the mountains, and the temperatures are very comfortable. Visitors are coming, and the town is reawakening from its winter slumber. The Great Basin Café will be opening mid-month at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center under new management. Check the May installment for more info about what ...
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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence - June 2017

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – June 2017

On one particular day in the month of May, my father and I went for the shakedown cruise on his ...
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South Lake Tahoe Correspondence - May 2017

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – May 2017

Amazing what a difference a year makes!   Last year at this time the West was gripped by a severe ...
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South Lake Tahoe Correspondence - April 2017

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – April 2017

Spring is in the air, and there is snow everywhere.  But the big thaw is underway, while the days get ...
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South Lake Tahoe Correspondence - March 2017

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – March 2017

There are many roads to South Lake Tahoe, but during a stretch in February major highways into America’s year round ...
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South Lake Tahoe Correspondence - February 2017

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – February 2017

Snow, snow and more snow! That’s what we wanted, and that’s exactly what we got.  A good old fashioned Sierra ...
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mountains from south shore, Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – January 2017

On New Year’s Day a lot of people wake up bleary-eyed and discombobulated from a night of saying goodbye to ...
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the loft in South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – December 2016

The wait is over .... The temperatures dropped and the snow started falling the weekend before Thanksgiving. Artificial snowmaking efforts ...
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A trio of young skiers at Heavenly Ski Resort

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – November 2016

November is a month of great anticipation: who is going to be elected the next president of the United States?  ...
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Tayler Creek, South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – October 2016

Lake Tahoe in October It happens every year: the subtle changes of the season, and you start to see and ...
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Iconic sternwheeler the Tahoe Queen undergoing repairs following extensive damage by a fire.

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – September 2016

Lake Tahoe Is Lovely in September Well, that’s a wrap on summer at Lake Tahoe.  Wait, no it isn’t: September ...
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Elko

Elko Correspondence - February 2016

Elko Correspondence – February 2016

Elko Megateuthis  Makes its Debut in Elko The giant, mechanical squid known as Megateuthis was a Burning Man sensation this ...
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June in Elko

Elko Correspondence – June 2016

Elko Waterfalls and wildflowers June greetings from Elko. This is my first post, and I'm happy to be sharing stories ...
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Elko Correspondence - July 20016

Elko Correspondence – July 20016

Elko July Campouts I'm paraphrasing a line from one of the poets who recited earlier this year at the National ...
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September Hiking in the Rubies

Elko Correspondence – September 2016

September Hiking in the Rubies September is often the best time to hike in the Ruby Mountains, as the temperatures ...
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Lamoille Canyon in Fall

Elko Correspondence – October 2016

Fall Colors in Elko County A Fall brings a lot of changes to the mountains of Elko County, and one ...
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Boulder City

Boulder City Correspondence - May 2017

Boulder City Correspondence – May 2017

America's Heroes and Boulder City, or Why We Love Veterans Larry was a special friend, a fishing buddy. Fishing buddies ...
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Boulder City Correspondence - February 2017

Boulder City Correspondence – February 2017

Keyhole Canyon If Zion Canyon in Utah is a cathedral where one feels the overwhelming glory of nature, then Keyhole ...
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Great Egret at Lake Mead

Boulder City Correspondence – December 2016

The Birds of Lake Mead Chirp, caw, quack, squawk, squeak, coo are parts of the cacophony of sounds performed in ...
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Boulder City is the Annual Art in the Park

Boulder City Correspondence – October 2016

Good Citizens The biggest event of the year in Boulder City is the Annual Art in the Park held downtown ...
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Alabama the Toilet-paper Man

Boulder City Correspondence – September 2016

A Walkable City & Alabam the Toilet-paper Man Everyone has seen something that looked like something but which they are ...
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Reno

Reno Correspondence - August 2016

Reno Correspondence – August 2016

Reno Arrrrrg maytees! August 13th brings the Reno Pirate Crawl. For anyone who enjoys the night-life, and pirates, this should ...
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Reno Correspondence - June 2016

Reno Correspondence – June 2016

Reno Reno Street Food and More An experience that most people know all too well is the dreaded “Where do ...
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Virginia Street Bridge in Reno

Reno Correspondence – May 2016

Reno Whether you are a dedicated metal-head, or just an open mind seeking new forms of entertainment, Reno’s local metal ...
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Reno Ukelele Festival

Reno Correspondence – April 2016

Reno If you are planning to travel to Reno in the month of April, you picked the right month! There ...
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Reno 7 Card Stud

Reno – Correspondence – September 2015

Reno The Last 7-Card Stud Game in Nevada The Eldorado has had a poker room for more than 25 years, ...
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Baker

Baker Correspondence - June 2017

Baker Correspondence – June 2017

Baker is busy in June! Fortunately, all the local businesses are up and running. One of the new offerings is ...
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Baker Correspondence - May 2017

Baker Correspondence – May 2017

The flowers are blooming, and you can enjoy them over a longer distance as the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive in ...
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Baker Correspondence - April 2017

Baker Correspondence – April 2017

April is a wonderful month to be in Baker. Flowers are blooming, snow is melting up in the mountains, and ...
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Baker Correspondence - February 2017

Baker Correspondence – February 2017

Lehman Caves Lint and Restoration Camp It’s winter, which means visitation is low, despite a record-breaking 130,000 visitors to Great ...
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Baker Correspondence - January 2017

Baker Correspondence – January 2017

Cross-country Skiing January is a great time to head out cross-country skiing, especially with the snow we’re hoping to get ...
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Great Basin National Park

Baker Correspondence – December 2016

Holiday Festivities help make the long nights sparkle in and near Baker The annual EskDale Banquet, with food, singing, orchestra, ...
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Beautiful November skies over Baker Nevada

Baker Correspondence – November 2016

November is a rather quiet month for the Baker area. Many of the local businesses close or reduce hours, but ...
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The Strawberry Fire viewed from Nevada Highway 487 near Baker

Baker Correspondence – September 2016

Strawberry Fire Update On August 8, 2016, smoke was spotted in upper Strawberry Creek drainage, on the north side of ...
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Gretchen - Bristlecone PineQ

Baker Correspondence – August 2016

Baker Great Basin National Park Celebrates National Park Service Centennial The National Park Service is turning 100 on August 25 ...
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Baker Correspondence - July 2016

Baker Correspondence – July 2016

Baker Escape the Heat There are three fun ways to escape the summer heat in Baker: get wet, go up ...
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Carson Valley

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Hikes of the Month You know it's coming. Every primal thread in your body is on high alert for it, ...
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Carson Valley Correspondence - August 2016

Carson Valley Correspondence – August 2016

Carson Valley Hike of the Month: Marlette Lake With summer temps peaking, Carson Valley folk are heading for the hills -- ...
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Upper Sweetwater Canyon

Carson Valley Correspondence – June 2016

Carson Valley Hike of the Month In under an hour's drive from Carson Valley lies a most majestic, surprising and ...
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Carson Valley Correspondence - May 2016

Carson Valley Correspondence – May 2016

Carson Valley With the warming weather, Carson Valley's activity calendar is really ramping up! There are two iconic event series kicking ...
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Jobes Peak Trail hiking

Carson Valley Correspondence – April 2016

Winter returned to us in March, after an incredibly warm and dry February. But alas, spring is inevitable, and all critters, humans ...
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Carson Valley Correspondence - February 2016

Carson Valley Correspondence – February 2016

Carson Valley Dangberg Ranch If you have any interest in the history of the Carson Valley or western agriculture, the Dangberg ...
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Mustangs in East Carson Valley

Carson Valley Correspondence – January 2016

Carson Valley Bighorn Sheep Outing at Walker Lake As enamored as we are with the Carson Valley, we looove us a good ...
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River Fork Ranch trail

Carson Valley – Correspondence – December 2015

Carson Valley We think the Carson Valley this time of year is the best place on Earth. The grasses with ...
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Tuscarora

Tuscarora Correspondence - May 2016

Tuscarora Correspondence – May 2016

Tuscarora One Cowboy's Culinary Treat May Be Another Person's "Eww!" Old timers will tell you that some years branding calves ...
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Ben Parks opening his kiln Tuscarora

Tuscarora Correspondence – April 2016

Tuscarora Tuscarora's Souper-Man One of the busiest citizens of Tuscarora is Ben Parks, who divides his time between running the ...
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Tuscarora Correspondence - March 2016

Tuscarora Correspondence – March 2016

Tuscarora A Conspiracy of Rabbits It’s quiet in Tuscarora these days and, most likely, will stay that way until spring ...
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Nevada Postcard by Marti Bein

Tuscarora Correspondence – January 2016

Tuscarora The Wild Women of Tuscarora If you are in Elko for the Cowboy Poetry Gathering, January 25-31, don’t miss ...
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Tuscarora Ladies Club

Tuscarora – Correspondence – December 2015

Tuscarora The Tuscarora Ladies Club Making apple and pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving and Christmas is the Tuscarora Ladies Club biggest ...
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Railfanning

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Railfanning – April 2016

Railfanning Clearing the way - Union Pacific "Snow Fighters" keep the trains moving in Winter Trains keep America running. They ...
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Snow Fighters Union Pacific Flanger

Railfanning – April 2016

Railfanning Clearing the way - Union Pacific "Snow Fighters" keep the trains moving in Winter Trains keep America running. They ...
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Nevada Northern Railway Locomotive No. 40 rolls out of the enginehouse

Railfanning Correspondence – March 2016

Railfanning Nevada Northern Railway Winter Steam Photo Spectacular Gallery Back in January, we told you about the Winter Steam Photo ...
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Railfanning Correspondence- February 2016

Railfanning Correspondence- February 2016

Railfanning See Nevada from the California Zephyr For a lot of people, railfanning means finding a location overlooking some railroad ...
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Railfanning January 2016

Railfanning Correspondence – January 2016

Railfanning Nevada Northern Railway Winter Steam Photo Spectacular Welcome to 2016, we hope you had a joyous holiday season and ...
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas Correspondence - June 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – June 2017

The calm before the explosions Ramping up to the explosive month of July, it’s nice to calm things down a ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - May 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – May 2017

It’s not easy driving through Las Vegas when you’re hungry and you’re looking for something besides another half-pound double cheeseburger ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - April 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – April 2017

You never know what you'll find in Las Vegas -- so enjoy! On April 1st and 2nd, the Silver State ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - March 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – March 2017

Diamond Jack's Picks for March If you come up with an idea in Las Vegas and it’s an idea that ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - February 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – February 2017

Las Vegas Romance?  Maybe not! It’s heart month, and what could be more warming then getting together with your significant ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - January 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – January 2017

Inside Las Vegas Since the weather outside in January could still be a little frightful in Las Vegas, it is ...
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Magical Forest at Opportunity Village Christmas

Las Vegas Correspondence – December 2016

Diamond Jack loves great art, and that includes LEGO art. Through Dec. 30 at The Park (on the Strip between ...
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Seasons Market, Las Vegas

Las Vegas Correspondence – November 2016

Visit Suburban Las Vegas in November What should you do on Thanksgiving before getting tremendously overstuffed on that bird with ...
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Witches House, Las Vegas

Las Vegas Correspondence – October 2016

A Is there anything better than a steak and a sublime glass of Scotch? I can answer that question: no, ...
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Siegried & Roy’s Tiger Cubs Celebrated Their First Birthday

Las Vegas Correspondence – September 2016

Welcome to beautiful, cool and relaxing Las Vegas! The SPE Wacky World of Sports is being held on Saturday, 9/17/16, ...
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Lamoille Canyon

Elko Correspondence – August 2016

Elko Exploring Elko County’s History -- Aspen Tree Carvings The back roads of Elko County are perfect for exploring in ...
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Neon Museum Fossil Welcome to Las Vegas Watch

Las Vegas Correspondence – August 2016

Las Vegas Topgolf plus Blackjack at The El Cortez Diamond Jack doesn’t golf anymore. After several years of chasing the ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - July 2016

Las Vegas Correspondence – July 2016

Las Vegas Star-Spangled Banner Weekend in Las Vegas There are so many places to go for free entertainment during the ...
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The Park in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Correspondence – June 2016

Las Vegas The Park Diamond Jack was born and raised in Kansas City, MO, and he knows parks. Kansas City ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - May 2016

Las Vegas Correspondence – May 2016

Las Vegas No May showers for this bunch of festivals! We started with a few festivals in our April edition ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - April 2016

Las Vegas Correspondence – April 2016

Las Vegas Bound at the Cromwell & Minus5 Ice Bar There is always something new to be learned, and I ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - March 2016

Las Vegas Correspondence – March 2016

Las Vegas March is Sports month in Las Vegas! Let March Madness begin! March is the true beginning of the ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - February 2016

Las Vegas Correspondence – February 2016

Las Vegas Beer Park by Budweiser Beer Park by Budweiser at Paris Hotel is another reason why there is only ...
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Yoga with dolphins

Las Vegas Correspondence – January 2016

Las Vegas In Las Vegas, It's That Time of Year for ... Exercise! Sure, you could go to the fitness ...
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Las Vegas - Correspondence - December 2015

Las Vegas – Correspondence – December 2015

Las Vegas In some parts of our glorious state, there is snow, sleet, hail and rain. In Las Vegas, there ...
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Mesquite

Mesquite Correspondence - February 2017

Mesquite Correspondence – February 2017

Mesquite is home to all things spherical during the month of February.  Soccer, baseball, and golf dominate the emerald green ...
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Mesquite Correspondence - January 2017

Mesquite Correspondence – January 2017

Mesquite Outdoors hits its stride in the New Year While the north country is shivering, Mesquite basks in beautiful sunny ...
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Sparling gifts at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery Christmas Boutique

Mesquite Correspondence – December 2016

Mesquite Sparkles as it Shares the Spirit of the Holidays ‘Tis the season of sharing, and no place shows its ...
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Iconic Falling Man, Mesquite Nevada

Mesquite Correspondence – November 2016

Mesquite “Strikes Gold” At last the temperatures have dropped below triple digits and it’s time to turn to some of ...
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At the end of the drive golfers can rock out in the Backyard

Mesquite Correspondence – October 2016

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch in Mesquite In the past year, Mesquite has burnished its brand as a sports mecca ...
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Mesquite Correspondence - August 2016

Mesquite Correspondence – August 2016

Mesquite Mesquite Celebrates a “Double Rainbow” at New Exit 118 Mesquite celebrated the official opening of its third I-15 freeway ...
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Mesquite Correspondence 2016

Mesquite Correspondence – January 2016

Mesquite Mesquite is a town that thrives on good times. Guests come for the sunshine and outdoor sports, but January ...
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Mesquite – Correspondence – November 2015

Mesquite – Correspondence – November 2015

Mesquite Mesquite is back in action! Mesquite continues to offer attractions that make the town an outdoor sports paradise as ...
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The Big Lonely, Mesquite Film Festival

Mesquite – Correspondence – October 2015

Mesquite Mesquite’s “Best of Fest” Film Festival, Oct 5-8 Just in time for the arrival of snowbirds and all film ...
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Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery

Mesquite – Correspondence – September 2015

Mesquite You are Invited to Mesquite’s Fine Art Invitational No RSVP needed to experience this lavish display of art! Mesquite ...
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Tonopah

Tonopah Correspondence - May 2016

Tonopah Correspondence – May 2016

Tonopah A Glimpse of Tonopah Here is a glimpse into a few things of many that you can do on ...
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Ely

Ely Correspondence - June 2017

Ely Correspondence – June 2017

Ely's Great Bathtub Race at Cave Lake Ely has a history of creating off the wall events, and one of ...
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Ely Correspondence - May 2017

Ely Correspondence – May 2017

Ely’s Open Road Race Twice a year Ely hosts an open road race where anyone who enters can run 90 ...
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Ely Correspondence - April 2017

Ely Correspondence – April 2017

Ely Art Bank Adds New Exhibit The Ely Art Bank will host an open house on April 1 for its ...
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Ely Correspondence - March 2017

Ely Correspondence – March 2017

Ely and White Pine County: Full of History During its past, Ely was a mining town.  In the 1870s and ...
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Ely Correspondence - February 2017

Ely Correspondence – February 2017

Ely's Nevada Northern Railway Photo Shoot The whistle from the steam engine echoes across the valley as the white, puffy ...
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Ely Correspondence - January 2017

Ely Correspondence – January 2017

Fire and Ice Festival Snow and Ice Sculpture Competition Cave Lake State Park is the location for the Snow and ...
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Lehman Cave mural, Ely, NV

Ely Correspondence – December 2016

Ely Adds Two New Murals This summer saw the addition of two murals to the outdoor art that tells the ...
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The Polar Express of Ely brings the story to life

Ely Correspondence – November 2016

Ely Celebrates the Christmas Holiday The small hometown of Ely begins the holiday season Thanksgiving weekend and then offers a ...
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Halloween in Ely

Ely Correspondence – October 2016

Halloween in Ely A Ely celebrates the fall harvest and Halloween in a variety of ways, all designed to take ...
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Mount Moriah

Ely Correspondence – September 2016

Great Basin College Fall Field Trips Two field trips are being offered by the Great Basin College during the Fall ...
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Lincoln County

Lincoln County Correspondence - June 2017

Lincoln County Correspondence – June 2017

Beaver Dam Gravel Grinder “Wanna take a ride?” That’s a line from a 1997 science-fiction movie “Contact” with Jodi Foster ...
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Lincoln County Correspondence - May 2017

Lincoln County Correspondence – May 2017

World Migratory Bird Day "Come Fly with Me" is an old song by Frank Sinatra, and let’s make it the ...
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Lincoln County Correspondence - April 2017

Lincoln County Correspondence – April 2017

New Hiko Junction billboard When are you coming to Lincoln County again? Soon, we hope. And as you come to ...
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Lincoln County Correspondence - March 2017

Lincoln County Correspondence – March 2017

"P" stands for Pahranagat Does your town or community have a letter of the alphabet high on a mountain side ...
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Lincoln County Correspondence - February 2017

Lincoln County Correspondence – February 2017

Free Roaming Burros and a Remarkable Mule in 1930s Pioche Pioche, Nevada, in the days of the Great Depression and ...
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Silver City

Silver City Correspondence - June 2016

Silver City Correspondence – June 2016

Silver City Silver City Welcomes Visitors to Its Free Summer Events When you're exploring the Comstock and northwestern Nevada this ...
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Silver City Correspondence - April 2016

Silver City Correspondence – April 2016

Silver City Silver City, Nevada: 50 Years of Arts and Cultural Resources Production Although the residents of Silver City, Nevada ...
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Winter scene in Silver

Silver City Correspondence – January 2016

Silver City Visit Silver City's 1860 Post Office The Comstock community of Silver City, Nevada is sometimes mislabeled a "ghost ...
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Wendover

Salt City Cycle Cab

West Wendover Correspondence – November 2015

West Wendover Casinos Killed Wendover Bicycle Taxi Says Owner The owner of a bicycle taxi service threw in the towel ...
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Wendover Pedicab

Wendover Correspondence – October 2015

West Wendover Local Pedicab Service Hits Casino Roadblock Pedicabs, or bicycle powered rickshaws, will not be coming to Wendover as ...
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Virginia City

VT Candy Cane Express

Virginia City Correspondence – December 2016

The V & T Candy Cane Express Train All aboard the holiday train! The Virginia & Truckee Railroad will host ...
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The Virginia City Hillclimb

Virginia City Correspondence – September 2016

The Virginia City Hillclimb As August drew to a close, the Ferrari Club's Virginia City Hillclimb brought some spectacular automobiles ...
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Virginia City Correspondence - August 2016

Virginia City Correspondence – August 2016

Virginia City Hot August Nights Kicks Off in Virginia City Picture perfect weather embraced the kickoff weekend of Hot August ...
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Virginia City Thomas's Day Out

Virginia City Correspondence – November 2015

Virginia City "A Day Out With Thomas" Thrills Kids in Virginia City The antique Virginia & Truckee Railroad in Virginia ...
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Gold Point

Gold Point Fire

Gold Point Correspondence – November 2015

Gold Point It’s almost that time of year when the ghosts and goblins come out in your neck of the ...
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Laughlin

Laughlin Correspondence - May 2017

Laughlin Correspondence – May 2017

Grammy-winning Mariachi Divas will visit the Avi The two-time Grammy Award Winning Mariachi Divas, a multi-cultural, all-female ensemble formed in ...
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Laughlin Correspondence - April 2017

Laughlin Correspondence – April 2017

Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters Visit Riverside Resort Billy Bob Thornton and The Boxmasters will headline in Don’s Celebrity ...
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Laughlin Correspondence - March 2017

Laughlin Correspondence – March 2017

E Center Attracts Headliners Loggins, Mandel and Robinson The E Center at the Edgewater has a “fab” lineup in March ...
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Laughlin Correspondence - February 2017

Laughlin Correspondence – February 2017

Shooter Jennings Headlines at the Riverside with Waymore’s Outlaws will perform in Don’s Celebrity Theatre at the Riverside Resort Feb ...
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Laughlin Correspondence - January 2017

Laughlin Correspondence – January 2017

Pointer Sisters to appear at the Edgewater The Pointer Sisters will headline the E Center at the Edgewater on Saturday, ...
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Sparks

Last Chance Joe's Last Chance

Sparks Correspondence – August 2015

Sparks Last Chance Joe’s Last Chance is Now The Sparks Heritage Museum, dba Sparks Museum and Cultural Center, working with ...
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Hawthorne

Hawthorne Ordnance Museum

Hawthorne Correspondence – December 2016

Historic Hawthorne’s Guns and Roses With awe inspiring views of Mount Grant and Walker Lake, Hawthorne is nestled in as ...
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Hawthorne Tornado

Hawthorne – Correspondence – July 2015

Hawthorne The Hawthorne Tornado: The first damage done by the tornado was out at the “Base,” Area 49, just east of ...
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Eureka

Eureka Correspondence - January 2017

Eureka Correspondence – January 2017

New Murals adorn Main Street buildings A mining mural and a cowboy silhouette were recently added to two historic buildings ...
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Midway Machine

Eureka – Correspondence – July 2015

Eureka Eureka is talking about open pit mining and vultures, and unlike the Comstock these are two different topics here. The ...
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