Baker Correspondence – October 2019

Changing Colors Fall colors have been delayed this year, which means October will likely be brilliant! There's a whole mountain, from Baker at 5,300 feet to Wheeler Peak at 13,063 feet, to change. The Wheeler...
Mountain bikers eagerly awaiting the opening of the new trailhead

Carson Valley Correspondnce – October 2019

Soaring, Ballooning and Skydiving in the Carson Valley Skies Fall in the Carson Valley is an outdoorsman's paradise.  With the chill of the mountain air streaming into the valley each night and the warming...

Elko Correspondence – October 2019

Fall is definitely here in Elko, and that means plenty of great events in October. The Murals Are Done The last week in September saw the mural artists descend on Elko for the Elko Mural Project....

Las Vegas Correspondence – October 2019

Next year, the Oakland Raiders become the Las Vegas Raiders and will play in Allegiant Airlines Stadium currently being built adjacent to the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino. Until then, the biggest game in town...

Laughlin Correspondence – October 2019

Toby Keith Coming to the the Laughlin Event Center Toby Keith will headline the outdoor Laughlin Event Center with special guest rapper Colt Ford on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $60. At...

North Lake Tahoe Correspondence – October 2019

Well, it’s hard to say what this winter is going to do. Based on the weather from the past few months, it seems like there are weeks when the temperatures plummet, then it warms...

Pahrump Correspondence – October 2019

Balloons overhead in Pahrump For the past year now, the Pahrump Valley has been experiencing an aerial invasion of hot air balloons that have been taking off and landing here in the valley. Normally, one...

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – October 2019

It’s the fall shoulder season at Lake Tahoe and the temperatures are cooler, days are shorter, but the time to visit couldn’t be better.  Some consider fall to be the best time of year...

Sparks Correspondence – October 2019

Autumn is my favorite time of the year because I love when the temperatures gradually get cooler, pumpkins are in season, and there are lots of fun and friendly events going on in Sparks...

Baker Correspondence – September 2019

Take It to the Lake The Ely Outdoor Enthusiasts host a great array of events throughout the year aimed at people getting outside and getting healthy. In September, their flagship event is held, Take It...

Elko Correspondence – September 2019

End of summer hiking September is one of the best month's for hiking in Elko County, and there are dozens of trails to choose from that cover hundreds of miles. The easiest to get to...

Las Vegas Correspondence – September 2019

Blues, bodies or backyards: which one appeals to you? It’s the beginning of autumn and cooler weather. Although Las Vegas never cools down, between the weather and the excitement highs, the festivals and concerts start...

Laughlin Correspondence – September 2019

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ on the river Make a splash in Laughlin with water activities, since you should get on the river at least one time while you are visiting. Previous Laughlin Correspondence articles have included The...

North Lake Tahoe Correspondence – September 2019

This is my favorite time of the year, when the water in Lake Tahoe is the warmest, the air temperature starts to drop, kids go back to school, and “locals’ summer” begins. This is...

Pahrump Correspondence – September 2019

Fall is a great time to stay in Pahrump Fall is the busiest time to come to Pahrump, and if you are coming during one of the many celebrations in town during this time you...

Sparks Correspondence – September 2019

Victorian Square still proves to be a great gathering place for locals and visitors alike, with plenty of all-ages events and festivals surround good food, brews, and fun. If you’re not on the playa...

Mark Twain’s Collar Buttons

by Dan De Quille The Golden Era, December 6, 1863 If I had known that Mark Twain's shirts were all without collars I would never have gone into partnership with him in rooms. I should have...

Baker Correspondence – August 2019

August is one of the busiest months in White Pine County! Arts in the Park – Ely, Nevada The first weekend of August is Arts in the Park in Ely, with over 100 vendors offering a...

Elko Correspondence – August 2019

Elko is full of fun activities during August and here are a handful worth checking out: Movies in the Park The Northeastern Nevada Museum is showing two classic movies this August behind the museum. Here Comes...

Las Vegas Correspondence – August 2019

Diamond Jack is rejoicing as Frites Las Vegas, the first-ever French fry concept on The Strip, has brought back the richness of beef tallow for ultimate fry perfection. A great deal of research went...

Laughlin Correspondence – August 2019

Ventriloquist Kevin Johnson Stops at the Riverside Recognized as one of the world’s Top Ten Best ventriloquists, Kevin Johnson will visit Don’s Celebrity Theatre at the Riverside with his pals Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 7-11 with performances...

North Lake Tahoe Correspondence – August 2019

North Lake Tahoe locals are known to embrace the last days of summer with lots of outdoor activities to enjoy the sunshine before the weather turns. And along with skateboarding, golfing, and perhaps mountain...

Pahrump Correspondence – August 2019

Drink some great wine and watch people stomp grapes Each year the Pahrump Valley Winery has its annual Grape Stomp which attracts about 3,000 people from all over. The Pahrump Grape Stomp celebrates the end...

Sparks Correspondence – August 2019

Now that we’re going into the dog days of summer, Sparks is all about enjoying live music, beer, and ribs! The new outdoor Nugget Event Center in Victorian Square has been bringing in some...

Carson Valley Correspondence – July 2019

Tuesday Evenings in Minden can typically be pretty quiet during the year; however, as summer rolls into action Tuesdays come alive in Downtown Minden with our local farmers market, plenty of foodie options and...

Elko Correspondence – July 2019

Art in the Park Elko County Art Club's annual Art in the Park craft and arts show is coming! July 13th and 14th, 2019! There's something for everyone, so bring the family. Live art demos,...

Las Vegas Correspondence – July 2019

Summer is here and the farmers markets are open for business! Although Las Vegas has farmers markets in various areas of the city and county all year round, summertime is always best for those fruit...

Laughlin Correspondence – July 2019

It’s time to celebrate around the river! July is the time to celebrate the 4th, BBQ with friends and family, and ramp up the summer vacations before the kids go back to school. The 4th of...

North Lake Tahoe Correspondence – July 2019

Summer is in full swing in North Lake Tahoe as temperatures start getting up into the 80s just in time for the Fourth of July holiday. Between fireworks, yoga festivals, and a newly opened...

Pahrump Correspondence – July 2019

Five Ways to Experience the Mojave Desert in Pahrump The great Mojave Desert surrounds the town of Pahrump Valley, and it is a shame to visit the valley without experiencing the desert up close. With...

South Lake Tahoe Correspondence – July 2019

Every year, the same thing happens: the summer hits like a ton of bricks.  You look at the calendar and realize that it’s already Independence Day and summertime is here in all its glory....

Sparks Correspondence – July 2019

Star Spangled Sparks Star Spangled Sparks is coming out in full force to kick off Independence Day, and there will be a lot going on in Victorian Square -- everything from food trucks, arts and...

Baker Correspondence – June 2019

Snake Valley Festival The eleventh annual Snake Valley Festival will be held June 6-9, 2019 in Baker. This fun-filled event has lots of fun features, plus it's a fund raiser for the Great Basin Water...

Carson Valley Correspondence – June 2019

5 Reasons To Make the Carson Valley a Summer Destination in 2019 Are you still dialing in your summer plans? Are you looking to add adventure, entertainment, maybe a little history to your summer vacation?...

Las Vegas Correspondence – June 2019

The Mob Museum Las Vegas receives its share of national attention, and the latest comes from USA Today, which named The Mob Museum – The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement -- the...

Laughlin Correspondence – June 2019

Three Dog Night to Visit the Edgewater Rock band Three Dog Night, formed in 1967, will headline The E Center at the Edgewater on Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. The Grammy-nominated group maintains an...

Lincoln County Correspondence – June 2019

Mountain Biking in Lincoln County Mountain biking is becoming quite the individual or family recreational sport in Lincoln County.  That is due primarily to the new trails that have been and those still being constructed...

North Lake Tahoe Correspondence – June 2019

Even though the weather’s been a little stormy and cold lately, the snow has melted, and I can finally see out onto my street again without a big snow berm blocking the view. The...

Pahrump Correspondence – June 2019

Beach Front Property and the Last Chance Range Now you can buy beachfront property in Pahrump. No, the state of California didn’t fall into the ocean, despite some people not caring if it did.  About...

Sparks Correspondence – June 2019

We’re finally welcoming summer with open arms here in Sparks with events that celebrate sunshine, Northern Nevada agriculture, and new entertainment venues. June kicks off with a Toby Keith concert in the recently developed arena...
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