Mountain View Hotel

Historic Mountain View Hotel Once as elegant a hotel as graced anywhere in the western states between San Francisco and Denver, the Mountain View Hotel in Pioche has fallen into such a state of neglect,...
Austin Billboard

Nevada Bicycling Cranks Down as Chair Lifts Start Turning

by Curtis Fong, the Guy from Tahoe The end of the bike event season is welcomed, after dedicating most of the late winter, spring and summer to event production duties and all the related stress...

Dirt Roads to Silver Peak

by Gage T. Smith, "the Picon Guy" In past columns that I have written, I have never had much good to say about Silver Peak. Silver Peak is a tiny hamlet in Esmeralda County (best dirt...

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...

Mountain biking

  Sept. 2019 Caliente mountain biking opening By Dave Maxwell The same weekend as the rumored Storm Area 51 event is to take place Sept. 20 at 3 a.m. near Rachel, two other events are also slated in...
Mountain biking in Lincoln County

Bicycling Nevada June 2019

See You Down the Road! by Curtis Fong "the Guy from Tahoe" June bicycling events and activities will be kicking into high gear this month with a variety of opportunities. The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition will...

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...
Green Creek near Dunderberg

The Dirt Road to Dunderberg

by Gage T. Smith See Map at bottom This feature is called “Nevada's Dirt Roads”, and because we consider everything east of the Sierra summits as Far Western Nevada we are making a small foray into...
Pioche Nevada

Richard Bangs #2 – Pioche to Great Basin National Park

Nevada State of Mind (Part 2: Pioche to Great Basin National Park) by Richard Bangs Pioche was once the baddest town in the West, badder than Tombstone, Deadwood or Dodge City. In its heyday as a silver mining...

Nevada State of Mind – Baker to Kingston on US 50

by Richard Bangs Now we head west on Route 50, the former Pony Express route. An ad in 1859 read: “WANTED. YOUNG, SKINNY WIRY FELLOWS. Not over eighteen. Must be expert riders willing to risk...
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