Friday, April 12, 2024
Virginia City after a summer thundershower

NevadaGram #221 – The Last Stagecoach Robbery, Dirt Roads, Bicycling US 50

Jarbidge Nevada lies within the narrow steep sided canyon that's the channel for the middle Fork of the Bruneau River, 9 miles south of the Idaho border in the northeast corner of Nevada at...
Quakies in Water Canyon

NevadaGram #220 – Fall Color in Nevada

Ten of the Best Places for Autumn Colors in Nevada 1. Virginia City Six Mile Canyon extends from Virginia City's north end down past Sugarloaf Mountain to US 50 and presents a glowing portrait of autumn...

NevadaGram #219 – IHPV Speed Challenge, NevadaGram Wins ‘Best Writing’ Award

It's a little after 7 on a clear September morning and we are standing on a large open flat on the east side of Highway 305 about 20 minutes south of Battle Mountain and...
Elko County Fair

NevadaGram #218 – Elko County Fair

We're on our way to the Elko County Fair but you'd never guess it from our route. Elko is on I-80, about 100 miles from the Utah line. Heading out from Gold Hill, about...

NevadaGram #216 – The Nevada Hall of Fame

The Nevada Hall of Fame When it first occurred to me that Nevada has no Hall of Fame I envisioned a big sign on the outside of a large empty building. Please use this form to...
Eureka 4th of July

NevadaGram #217 – Eureka 4th of July, Yerington Museum, Fort Churchill

Nevada's biggest cities are near its edges, and as a consequence our city-dwellers don't have as much connection with small town Nevada as they might otherwise, and so they miss out on a big...

NevadaGram #215 – Nevada’s Museums, Dirt Roads, on Wheels and Goings On

Nevada's Museums — What a Collection! We've gathered glimpses of 60 of Nevada's Museums to introduce a new section of our website devoted to these repositories of our history and culture. The materials on exhibit vary...

NevadaGram #214 – Spring Sprang in Nevada

Northern Nevada is shrugging itself awake as the heavy winter snows melt away. Here in Gold Hill the change of season made the usual overnight transition from furious blizzard to peachy sunrise with soft...
Ghost Town by Justin Panson

NevadaGram #213 – Nevada Ghost Town Comes to Life

by Justin Panson The Ghost Town has the most beautiful name, drawn from botanical nomenclature, at once Victorian and old western. But I omit it here, based on keeping secret places secret. With a place...
On the way to School, Baker Nevada

NevadaGram #212 – Boulder City 1935, Squaw Tom, Sourdough Slim, and the MaryJane Sisters...

See the Wind and Catch it Based on the true story that Ila Clements Davey (Godby) told me, as I imagined it. by Alan Goya There was a lot for a kid to do in Boulder City...
Z Bistro

NevadaGram #211 – Power Dining in Carson City, Skiing Elko, Driving Dirt Roads and...

19 Carson City Restaurants Legislators and Lobbyists Visited in 2019 You Should Too! by Barry Smith When 63 legislators and hundreds of lobbyists arrive in Carson City for the 2019 session of the Nevada Legislature they continued a...
Silver City residents and friends

NevadaGram #210 – 2019 Must-See Must-Do and a Whole Lot More

 As always, this is Not a Best List but a list of some of the people, places and things we encountered in the past year that we feel deserve a shout-out. Enter your own nominations...
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