Nevada Correspondence


Nevada Correspondence - October 2017

Nevada Correspondence – October 2017

In this edition: Baker, Boulder City, Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Lincoln County, Mineral County, North Lake Tahoe, Pahrump, Reno, South Lake Tahoe, Sparks Baker With cooler temperatures and snow at the highest elevations, it’s clear that winter is on its way. Autumn, though, will persist throughout the month, and it’s one of the best times to visit Baker, as Great Basin National Park isn’t as busy. Most of the local businesses are still operating, although hours will likely be ...
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Baker Correspondence - October 2017

Baker Correspondence – October 2017

With cooler temperatures and snow at the highest elevations, it’s clear that winter is on its way. Autumn, though, will persist throughout the month, and it’s one of the best times to visit Baker, as Great Basin National Park isn’t as busy. Most of the local businesses are still operating, although hours will likely be reduced throughout the month (except for the Border Inn, which is open 24/7). With Halloween at the end of the month, I thought it would ...
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Boulder City Correspondence - October 2017

Boulder City Correspondence – October 2017

What Makes Something Historic? Why preserve an old building? Is it the architecture? Did something significant happen there? Is it attached to a historic event or a noted person in history? If it has a worthy story it should be told, incorporated and passed on to the next generation. The Countess of Boulder City Ida Browder was born of noble blood in  Krunstadt, Austria-Hungary. When her husband died in 1930, she moved with her two children to Boulder City. She ...
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Elko Correspondence - October 2017

Elko Correspondence – October 2017

 Roll Out the Barrel The Elko Downtown Business Association’s popular Beer Walk is coming back to Elko on Saturday October 14, 2017. It starts at 4:00pm and goes until 7:00pm. Take a stroll and discover all the shops, art galleries, professional services, and great restaurants Downtown Elko has to offer, all while tasting great beers with your friends. https://www.facebook.com/ElkoDowntown/# A  Lamoille Pumpkin Festival A This family event is set for October 21 and 22 this year. Come pick your pumpkins ...
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Ely Correspondence - October 2017

Ely Correspondence – October 2017

Pine-Nut Time If you like pine nuts, then fall is the time to visit Eastern Nevada. The mountain pinyon trees are heavy with their delicious crop this year, if you know where to look and have the patience to harvest them. The Bureau of Land Management and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest allow individuals to gather as much as 25 pounds of nuts on public land without a permit or fee. Great Basin National Park also allows the same amount of harvest ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - October 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – October 2017

A Spooky? Nah! Try These Events Instead! I'm still liking different. Do you like different? This is different! Vegas Gone Yoga has been in existence since 2013. The weekend of October 6th you can enjoy a variety of dynamic, movement and aerial yoga, along with meditation and discussion classes with 40 instructors at the Springs Preserve. (Have you noticed there are a lot of fun events at the Springs Preserve?) Besides 3 rooms, they have the Patio Gallery and the ...
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Laughlin Correspondence - October 2017

Laughlin Correspondence – October 2017

Deana Carter Graces the Stage at the Riverside Music country staple Deana Carter will appear at the Riverside in Don’s Celebrity Theater Thursday, Saturday, Oct.19-21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30. The natural beauty caught the eye of Willie Nelson early in her career and she’s co-written songs with the likes of Kenny Chesney. She’s the daughter of famed studio guitarist and producer Fred Carter, Jr. Carter grew up exposed to the wide variety of musicians her father worked with, including ...
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Lincoln County Correspondence - October 2017

Lincoln County Correspondence – October 2017

Park to Park Pedal Time to get after it again. The 2017 annual Park to Park Pedal, sponsored by the Nevada State Parks, is now taking registrations for this year’s event. Registration can be done online at www.parktoparkpedal.com. The event is being promoted by the Lincoln County Authority on Tourism (LCAT) through marketing on www.LincolnCountyNevada.com and social media advertising. Saturday Oct. 14 is the day, with the starting point at Kershaw-Ryan State Park, a bit south of Caliente, at 7 ...
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Mineral County Correspondence - October 2017

Mineral County Correspondence – October 2017

History Meets Cemetery Exploration Some would say that cemeteries give them the creeps, while others would view them as a plethora of historic wonders. Walking slowly through any older cemetery, one may respectfully find oneself observing names, dates and messages that were inscribed to enshrine a person’s unique honor. Author Sue Silver, once a resident of Mineral County, experienced her own surprise during an extensive research when she uncovered a long-lost relative buried in the Aurora, Nevada cemetery, where 19th-century ...
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North Lake Tahoe Correspondence - October 2017

North Lake Tahoe Correspondence – October 2017

It seems like over on the northeastern side of Lake Tahoe autumn came in fast. As we enter into the shoulder season, the temperatures have dropped 20 degrees and we’re experiencing some chilly mornings and some stormy afternoons … sometimes with snow! However, this is one of the best seasons to enjoy Tahoe because even though the temperatures are getting cold, the lake (generally) still stays warm. You’ll most likely have it all to yourself if you decide to go ...
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Pahrump Correspondence - October 2017

Pahrump Correspondence – October 2017

There really were gunfighters in Pahrump Pahrump doesn’t have the fame of Tombstone, Arizona, where gunfighters blazed it out on its streets in a hail of bullets. And yet the town has a performing group of resident gunfighters complete with a Wild West Extravaganza weekend  in the spring. Known as The Pahrump  Gunfighters, the group performs at the Extravaganza, and they do shows throughout the year. The founder of the organization, Dan Delgado, is dedicated to the history of the ...
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Reno Correspondence - October 2017

Reno Correspondence – October 2017

Hike of the Month: Fall is in the air, and a must-do hike for October is Thomas Creek, out the Mount Rose Highway just 20 minutes south of downtown. Starting at the Thomas Creek Trailhead on Timberline Drive will take you up through a dense canopy of yellow, orange and red aspens and cottonwoods, all the way up into the Mount Rose Wilderness.  This hike never disappoints, and it is quite popular amongst the locals. There are several other routes ...
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South Lake Tahoe Correspondence - October 2017

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – October 2017

A What to expect when planning a trip to Lake Tahoe in the fall?  It’s a tough question, because there’s so much going on with music, festivals and weather.  The weather in September had it all: it rained, hailed, snowed, and the capper was a tornado warning on the Lake and a water spout that developed on the water near Zephyr Cove.  The warm and sunny days of August waved bye-bye, and suddenly it was autumn in the Sierra Nevada.   ...
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Sparks Correspondence - October 2017

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 Northern Nevada’s most famous autumn event, the October 22 PumpkinPalooza. Back for its sixth year, PumpkinPalooza is regarded as one of the top fall festivals ...
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Nevada Correspondence - September 2017

Nevada Correspondence – September 2017

In this edition: Baker, Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Lincoln County, Mineral County, Pahrump, Reno, Tonopah, South Lake Tahoe Baker September is one of the most beautiful months to visit Baker and the surrounding area. With the cooler temperatures and shorter days, the leaves start changing color, beginning at tree line and working their way down. Snake Creek, in the southern part of the park, has beautiful high elevation aspen groves. A hike to Johnson Lake takes you through them, ...
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Baker Correspondence - September 2017

Baker Correspondence – September 2017

A September is one of the most beautiful months to visit Baker and the surrounding area. With the cooler temperatures and shorter days, the leaves start changing color, beginning at tree line and working their way down. Snake Creek, in the southern part of the park, has beautiful high elevation aspen groves. A hike to Johnson Lake takes you through them, as well as the newly restored Johnson Mill. HistoriCorps, a group of volunteers who restores historic buildings, worked on ...
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Elko Correspondence - September 2017

Elko Correspondence – September 2017

September Camping There is plenty of nice weather for camping in September. I recommend Angel Lake Campground for a quick weekend getaway. It is only an hour and a half from Elko and is reached by taking I-80 to Wells and then following State Route 231 to Angel Lake. Route 231 is a state scenic byway and provides great views of the East Humboldt Mountains as you head towards the campground. The campground sits in an aspen stand adjacent to ...
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Ely Correspondence - September 2017

Ely Correspondence – September 2017

The Cherry Creek Hot Springs Mural Refreshed Ely has 20 murals that depict its rich heritage of mining and ranching, along with the people who called this part of eastern Nevada home. The Cherry Creek Hot Springs mural has just been refreshed with fresh paint, 17 years after it was first painted. Located at 696 Aultman Street, on the west side of Economy Drug Store, the mural was commissioned by the Ely Renaissance Society during the summer of 2000 and ...
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Las Vegas Correspondence - September 2017

Las Vegas Correspondence – September 2017

The Mob Museum It will soon be 2018, yet most people still think it’s 1970 in Las Vegas. That’s when the Strip was run by the Mob. Remember the movie Casino ? Well, Bugsy is out and Wall Street is in. Yet that old image of Bugsy still lingers, and Las Vegas promotes it in all its glory at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement (The Mob Museum) in downtown Las Vegas on Stewart Ave. The Mob ...
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Laughlin Correspondence - September 2017

Laughlin Correspondence – September 2017

Collin Raye Headlines at the Riverside It will be “An Evening with Collin Raye” in Don’s Celebrity Theatre at the Riverside Sept. 14-16 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30. Country artist Collin Raye from Arkansas was one a big hit makers in the 1990s. With 24 top ten records and 16 No. 1 hits, Collin still continues to crank out soulful, heartfelt material with the honesty and richness that is signature to his vocals alone. Raye has been nominated 10 ...
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Lincoln County

Lincoln County Correspondence - February 2016

Lincoln County Correspondence – February 2016

Lincoln County New Ash Springs Proposal The popular Ash Springs Hot Springs picnic area, about seven miles north of Alamo ...
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Lincoln County in December

Lincoln County – Correspondence – December 2015

Lincoln County I trust you all had a Happy Thanksgiving. And now it’s December and the Christmas season. Here in ...
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Laughlin

Laughlin Night Life

Laughlin Correspondence – November 2015

Laughlin Yardbirds and Manhattans Appear at Harrah's The Yardbirds, an English rock band formed in London in 1963, will headline ...
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