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...

Lincoln County Correspondence – May 2019

Lincoln County Spring and Summer Here in Lincoln County we probably will not have to wait long to see some of in state tourists.  Out-of-state tourists are welcome just as much. The Lincoln Community Action Team...

Dave Maxwell, Lincoln County, April 2019

Lincoln County’s Five State Parks Springtime is a good time to plan for those summer weekend getaways,  when school is out with the kids, or for some family gathering at a favorite spot, maybe just...

Lincoln County Correspondence – April 2019

Lincoln County’s Five State Parks Springtime is a good time to plan for those summer weekend getaways,  when school is out with the kids, or for some family gathering at a favorite spot, maybe just...

Lincoln County Correspondence – March 2019

Nevada miners enjoyed Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Any mining town, be it for coal, gold, silver, salt, whatever, from the earliest days of the community or when the mining began, had some form of alcoholic beverage....

Lincoln County Correspondence – January 2019

Rainbow’s End In Henry Mancini’s Oscar-winning song "Moon River" from the 1961 movie  “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” is the phrase “rainbow’s end, waitin’ round the bend ….”

Lincoln County Correspondence – October 2018

Annual Dutch oven cook-off pleases crowd Some of the over 200 people who attended the Dutch Oven Cook-Off at Cathedral Gorge State Park on Sept. 15 came from far away, without even knowing the event...

Lincoln County Correspondence – September 2018

Cathedral Gorge Dutch Oven Cook-Off It’s an event that grows larger and more popular every year, so if you like good outdoor cooking, then you’ll probably like Dutch oven cooking. And for Dutch oven cooking done...

Lincoln County Correspondence – August 2018

o o Fast Guns in Pioche Do you recall ever seeing Ben Cartwright, Hoss, or Little Joe get into a middle-of-the-street gunfight with anybody on the famous Bonanza TV program? Maybe Lil’ Joe or Adam, but never...

Lincoln County Correspondence – July 2018

Alamo Cowboy Writer Mike Prince After a distinguished career as an engineer with the Hughes Corporation and a middle school teacher and coach, Mike Prince Sr. of Alamo is a published author. In early April this...

Lincoln County Correspondence – March 2018

Pioche Fire House added to National Register of Historic Places Add another building to the National Register of Historic Places in the town of Pioche. The National Park Service announced new listings in February, including the...

Lincoln County Correspondence – February 2018

Famed Million Dollar Courthouse jail maybe not so secure When you come to visit in Lincoln County sometime, plan to make a stop in Pioche at the Million Dollar Courthouse. It’s not used anymore, not since...

Lincoln County Correspondence – January 2018

E.T. Highway and E.T. Jerky “Calling occupants of interplanetary craft!” Well, it’s better than the "CQ, CQ" call we used to use with my cousin’s ham radio back in the '60s. Worked just fine for...

Lincoln County Correspondence – November 2017

Volleyball player coached by grandmother Not too many players have the circumstance to be coached in their high school careers by their father or mother. On occasion, a cousin, brother, sister, aunt or uncle may...

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...

Lincoln County Correspondence – September 2017

Pahranagat Man A Do you know what Pahranagat Man is, or where it is?  Have you ever seen it? It does exist. It’s an Indian rock art petroglyph etched in the rocks near the Pahranagat National...

Lincoln County Correspondence – July 2017

Pioche, seat of Lincoln County In stark contrast to its very colorful 19th-century past, 21st-century Pioche, Nevada attracts visitors and new residents with its friendly, picturesque, quiet  hometown appeal. The town, on U.S. Highway 93, is...

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...

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...

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 the Hiko Junction, where U.S. 93 and SR 375 intersect, there is a new, more...

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 to mark its location? Some do, and so does Alamo in the Pahranagat Valley.  At...

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 even before, had a group of burros that roamed free after some of the mines...

Lincoln County Correspondence – January 2017

Fine Dining in Lincoln County Windmill Ridge was awarded a Hotel of the Year Shout-Out in 2013 Lincoln County’s only restaurant of fine dining is the Windmill Ridge in Alamo.  Located along U.S. 93 about one-and-a-half...
Drone Demo, Lincoln County

Lincoln County Correspondence – December 2016

Drone Demo at Alamo Airport A The hottest things in aeronautics at present aren’t stealth bombers, advanced jet fighters or bigger jumbo airliners. The hottest things are drones, more properly known as UAS, or unmanned aerial systems. A...
Pahranagat Valley right on defense against Tonopah in a recent game

Lincoln County Correspondence – November 2016

Forfeit gives Pahranagat football 100th win Allow us to crow a little bit again. Only two schools in the over-a-century long history of high school football in the United States have ever had 100 consecutive...
Christian Higbee breaks though

Lincoln County Correspondence – October 2016

Gold Butte, Rising Star SpoPahranagat Valley sets national high school record with 94th straight win A Who would have thought a few years ago that a little school like Pahranagat Valley High, enrollment 114, would be...

Lincoln County Correspondence – August 2016

Lincoln County Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge Few landscapes are as starkly contrasting as the lush wetlands and arid surrounding Mojave Desert found at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, about eight miles south of Alamo on U.S....

Lincoln County Correspondence – July 2016

Lincoln County Nevada’s Best Kept Secret Do you know what the best kept secret in Nevada is? We like to say it is Kershaw-Ryan State Park just south of Caliente off U.S. Highway 93.Dave It’s one of...

Lincoln County Correspondence – June 2016

Lincoln County Beaver Dam 49er Gravel Grinder For bicycle enthusiasts to start the summer season, the Nevada State Parks offer the 4th annual Gravel Grinder, scheduled for June 18 in Lincoln County. Josh Ivins, park supervisor at...

Lincoln County Correspondence – May 2016

Lincoln County Memorial Day in Caliente and other things “See the USA in your ….” There was the name of a certain automobile in that 1950s commercial, but we’ll stop right there and invite you to...

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 on U.S. 93, was closed by the BLM in 2014 because they determined the swimming area...
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 Lincoln County, there are a number of activities that fill up the holiday calendar. Kershaw-Ryan State...
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