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...

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...

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...

Pahrump Correspondence – May 2019

Surprise! There are Mountain Bike Trails in Pahrump. You just finished climbing the mountain on your mountain bike. Perspiration soaks your shirt, and your body aches from the long climb up. You now claim your...

Pahrump Correspondence – April 2019

Pahrump: Gateway to Adventure Few towns live up to their nicknames in America. A few examples: Los Angeles, “City of the Angels.” See any angels lately in LA? New Orleans, “The Big Easy.” When was...

Pahrump Correspondence – March 2019

Balloon Festival: Balloon Teams Flood Pahrump Sky February is the month for the annual Pahrump Valley Balloon Festival and  High School Rodeo at Petrack Park in Pahrump. And last week the balloons were flying high....

Pahrump Correspondence – February 2019

Pahrump has its share of Spirits If you are looking for places to go ghost hunting, then Nevada is the place to go. One can start in Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, visiting the haunted...

Pahrump Correspondence – January 2019

People don't die of starvation in Pahrump One of the biggest complaints that most rural towns in Nevada have is the lack of places to eat out. That’s...

Pahrump Correspondence – December 2018

Discovery Park: A Heaven for Bird Lovers It's been three years now since Discovery Park became a park, and during that time the park has become a hot spot for birding. "The amount of birds in...

Pahrump Correspondence – November 2018

Geology Saved Spring Mountains From Mining Some of the more well known mines in Pahrump, like the Johnnie, the Labbie and the Congress, are pretty much close together. In fact, most of the largest mines...

Pahrump Correspondence – October 2018

Pahrump -- from gold mining days to the modern era Gold was the biggest mover of people out West. People came by the millions looking to start a new life. Pahrump, Nevada was one of...

Pahrump Correspondence – September 2018

Rockhounding in the Johnnie Mining District The Johnnie Mining District may be historic in nature and worthwhile to poke around a bit if you are into history, but there is another reason to go there....

Pahrump Correspondence – August 2018

Pahrump still has a lot of gold to be found Historically speaking, when people talk about gold being discovered in Nevada, they mention towns like Goldfield, Beatty, Virginia City, Tonopah,  and Eureka, to name a...

Pahrump Correspondence – July 2018

There are Lakes in the Town of Pahrump Pahrump is not known for having an abundance of water. In fact, the one lake it did have has been dry since the Ice Age. But there...

Pahrump Correspondence – June 2015

Pahrump still has a natural spring that one can walk to The small town Pahrump is here for only one reason: the first settlers found water close to the surface. Of course, that was vital...

Pahrump Correspondence – May 2018

Pahrump Has the Need for Speed Not all towns can say they have a speedway. The Pahrump Valley Speedway is a hidden gem, especially if you enjoy watching action packed motorsports.  I say "hidden" because...

Pahrump Correspondence – April 2018

Why Not Take that Golf Vacation in Pahrump? Imagine getting out of your hotel room and leisurely driving down the road to play some golf in Pahrump. Out here, there is no traffic and maybe...

Pahrump Correspondence – March 2018

Pahrump's Granddad of Festivals: a long-standing tradition The one thing I loved about the town of Pahrump is that  there always seems to be something going on, especially when the temperatures come down in September....

Pahrump Correspondence – February 2018

Snowbirds are not an endangered species in this desert town The Pahrump Valley surely has a lot to offer as a tourist destination. There are a lot of things to do for a small town....

Pahrump Correspondence – January 2018

Wheeler Well: one man's the labor of love In the Spring Mountains off of Wheeler pass, about 7,000 feet in elevation above the town of Pahrump,  sits and old rusted cattle watering tank known as...

Pahrump Correspondence – December 2017

The Pahrump Nugget 250 is not just a race The Pahrump Nugget 250 truly ranks up there as one of the most unique things about Pahrump. People who settled in this town have a natural...

Pahrump Correspondence – November 2017

Pahrump adds New Car Show to fall lineup The town of Pahrump just added one more attraction to its fall lineup to make this town the place to be. It certainly will be ranked as one...

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...

Pahrump Correspondence – September 2017

The Pahrump Valley is one off-road adventure after another Climb aboard any off-road vehicle and head in any direction and within 30 minutes you leave civilization well behind. Whether you're headed towards the Spring Mountains...
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