NevadaGram #111 – Stayed Home – Working to help prevent pit mining on the...

Corrado De Gasperis, CEO of Comstock Mining Inc. appeared at a meeting of the Silver City Town Advisory Board. He announced that his company had acquired some 6,000 acres of mining claims on and...

NevadaGram #110 – Stayed Home to Fight the Mine

It was at this point in the calendar that local residents on the Comstock Lode began to hear about a scheme to pit mine in the Virginia City National Historic Landmark, and to organize...

NevadaGram #109 – Inside Nevada’s Mutable Border: Randsburg California

What They're saying About Us The folks from Vail go skiing in the Rubies. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. Get the New Complete NevadaTraveler at our Nevada Bookstore. On the map, Nevada is an oddly shaped chunk...

NevadaGram #108 – Edna’s 115th in Winnemucca, Scandal in old Tonopah

Despite its affinity for famous people from Kit Carson to Frank Sinatra, Nevada has relatively few notable natives. Even Wayne Newton came from somewhere else. How many Nevada-born celebrities can you name? Emma Nevada was...

NevadaGram #107 – Squaw Tom, Mike O’Callaghan and Sam Clemens

I wish I could tell you how I missed this one when we were gathering Tom's stories for the collection published a few years ago. It's an extension to one of the stories that...

NevadaGram #106 – The California Trail and Virginia City’s Camel Races

What They're saying About Us Nevada's ancient Bristlecones are under attack. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can order Nevada books online here. I was pounding the keys upstairs over an Elko barroom, so I missed the...
Enroute to Jiggs

NevadaGram #105 – Elko, Jiggs and an Excursion Down South

I'm getting to really, really like Elko. Anyone who reads the NevadaGram knows that I've really liked Elko for a long time, but now it's really really. It's city enough to have a Home...
Old Corner Bar, Virginia City Nevada

NevadaGram #104 – Mark Twain at Piper’s Opera House

What They're saying About Us The New York Times drives across Nevada. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or for Resale. Last fall I was talking...
From Reno To Winnemucca and Back By Train

NevadaGram #103 – From Reno To Winnemucca and Back By Train

I mentioned in an earlier NevadaGram (not getting the NevadaGram yet? Sign up here) that there will be an almost-impromptu birthday party for Edna Purviance in October at Winnemucca. What They're saying About Us The...

NevadaGram #102 – A Side Trip to San Francisco

What They're saying About Us The New York Times visits the non-smoking casino in Fernley. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or...
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