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Mountain bikers eagerly awaiting the opening of the new trailhead

Carson Valley Correspondence – October 2019

Soaring, Ballooning and Skydiving in the Carson Valley Skies Fall in the Carson Valley is an outdoorsman's paradise.  With the chill of the mountain air streaming into the valley each night and the warming...

Carson Valley Correspondence – July 2019

Tuesday Evenings in Minden can typically be pretty quiet during the year; however, as summer rolls into action Tuesdays come alive in Downtown Minden with our local farmers market, plenty of foodie options and...

Carson Valley Correspondence – June 2019

5 Reasons To Make the Carson Valley a Summer Destination in 2019 Are you still dialing in your summer plans? Are you looking to add adventure, entertainment, maybe a little history to your summer vacation?...

Carson Valley Correspondence – January 2019

Heritage and tradition Carson Valley is known for its rich agricultural history and celebrated traditions, both long-standing and somewhat new.  And there is possibly no better example than...

Carson Valley Correspondence – December 2018

E Clampus Vitus -- Preserving Carson Valley’s History One Plaque at a Time o Who are they? What does the term “E Clampus Vitus” mean?  Well actually no member of this non-profit charitable and historical fraternal organization...

Carson Valley Correspondence – November 2018

Minden-Tahoe Airport Aviation Roundup 2018 My husband and I were given two V.I.P. passes to “Aviation Roundup,” thanks to Carson Valley Visitors Authority.  While I have attended several “air shows” over the years, I have...
Jacobs Family Berry Farm, Carson Valley Nevada

NevadaGram #206 – A Visit to Carson Valley, Goldfield Days, Bicycling in Nevada and...

Carson Valley has the distinction of being one of the most beautiful places on earth, just a half hour's drive, via the Kingsbury Grade with its stunning views, from another of the most beautiful...
Miles End B&B, Kingston Nevada

NevadaGram #204 – Kingston, Night Out at Lake Tahoe and Mountain Biking Trails...

The best way to get to Kingston is by way of US 50 to Austin, then west down into the Reese River Valley a couple of miles and then south on the road marked...

Carson Valley Correspondence – April 2018

Heritage: The word “heritage” as a noun, is defined as “something that is handed down from the past, as a tradition.”  As an adjective it is defined as “noting or relating to a product, place,...

Carson Valley Correspondence – March 2018

On the morning of February 2nd last month, “Punxsutawney Phil,” the legendary weather predicting groundhog saw his shadow.  This, according to folklore, means we’ll have 6 more weeks of winter.  However, here in Carson...

Carson Valley Correspondence – February 2018

Carson Valley legend “Snowshoe” Thompson Looking up at Jobs Peak, in all of its snow-capped glory, from the floor of Carson Valley, I’m thinking that I cannot be the only one who is happy to...

Carson Valley Correspondence – January 2018

January has arrived at last. And with it come the gift returns, New Year’s resolutions, resuming our day-to-day routines, and the “after Holiday blues”.  Admit it; you miss all of the activities that surround...

Carson Valley Correspondence – December 2017

Carson Valley is “legendary” as the place where Nevada began in 1851.  The Historic Pony Express Trail borders the town of Genoa.  Minden is the town that the Dangberg’s built. Wagon roads helped to...
Star Lake above South Lake Tahoe

Nevada Correspondence – October 2016

In this edition: Boulder City, Carson Valley, Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Laughlin, Lincoln County, Mesquite, South Lake Tahoe   Boulder City Good Citizens The biggest event of the year in Boulder City is the Annual Art in the Park...
Carson Pass

Carson Valley Correspondence – October 2016

Hikes of the Month You know it's coming. Every primal thread in your body is on high alert for it, and it affects every fiber of your being. You have that undeniable feeling of impending...

Carson Valley Correspondence – August 2016

Carson Valley Hike of the Month: Marlette Lake With summer temps peaking, Carson Valley folk are heading for the hills -- the Sierra, that is! One of our favorite destinations is Marlette Lake, a 9.5 mile round trip hike...
Upper Sweetwater Canyon

Carson Valley Correspondence – June 2016

Carson Valley Hike of the Month In under an hour's drive from Carson Valley lies a most majestic, surprising and unpopulated mountain range: the Sweetwaters. This month we chose to hike up Sweetwater Canyon, just south...

Carson Valley Correspondence – May 2016

Carson Valley With the warming weather, Carson Valley's activity calendar is really ramping up! There are two iconic event series kicking off this month. Concerts in the Park debuts with "Paperback Writer" (the Beatles Experience) on May 27th, Friday,...
Jobes Peak Trail hiking

Carson Valley Correspondence – April 2016

Winter returned to us in March, after an incredibly warm and dry February. But alas, spring is inevitable, and all critters, humans included, emerge  from their caves in April looking for adventure! Biking on Foothill Road & Carson...

Carson Valley Correspondence – March 2016

Carson Valley Spring is splendid in the Carson Valley! Okay, it's not technically spring yet, but it sure feels like it! The warm sun, clear blue skies and dry roads in the Carson Valley lend themselves...

Carson Valley Correspondence – February 2016

Carson Valley Dangberg Ranch If you have any interest in the history of the Carson Valley or western agriculture, the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is a must-see. H.F. Dangberg came here from Germany in 1856, and he...
Mustangs in East Carson Valley

Carson Valley Correspondence – January 2016

Carson Valley Bighorn Sheep Outing at Walker Lake As enamored as we are with the Carson Valley, we looove us a good field trip! And I'll just have to admit that I am crazy about sheep! Bighorns, that...
River Fork Ranch trail

Carson Valley – Correspondence – December 2015

Carson Valley We think the Carson Valley this time of year is the best place on Earth. The grasses with their warm yellow glow, the pristine blue skies, the panorama of snow-capped mountains, the crisp...

Nevada Correspondence – August 2015

Each month our intrepid correspondents file dispatches from around the state. In this edition: Gardnerville, Gerlach, Las Vegas, Lincoln County, Mesquite, Railfanning, Sparks, Tuscarora, West Wendover   Gardnerville Meet Carolyn, the afternoon bartender at the "New"  Overland Restaurant...
Borges Carriage Rides, Genoa Nevada

NevadaGram #166 – Rural RoundUp, The One and Only McKeen Car,

This year's Rural RoundUp — the 25th Annual — was held in the Carson Valley. For the rural tourism marketers in attendance it was an enjoyable visit to one of the most beautiful places...

NevadaGram #164 – Eagles & Ag in Carson Valley, Comstock Mining Update, a Post...

The last time I was an agri-tourist was 42 years ago, when I was led inside, outside, through and around a pig farm in Aarhus Denmark, but my memories of it are still vivid...
The Genoa Trail System

NevadaGram #156 – A Visit to Genoa, Post Card from Shorty,

If you've ever visited the Carson Valley in your lifetime, you can probably still see it clearly in your memory. The broad green valley, speckled with grazing cattle, made lush by rivulets from mighty granite...
The 2013 wine crush at Rural Round-Up

NevadaGram #140 – Rural Round Up in Pahrump, An afternoon in Carson Valley, A...

April's great event for those of us non-metropolitans who strive to build Nevada Tourism, is Rural Round Up. It is the annual gathering of folks from what we used to call the cow counties...

NevadaGram #132 – August 2012 Pit Mining the Comstock and A Visit with...

What They're saying About Us The New York Times goes crayfishing at Lake Tahoe. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. The Affectionate and Intimately Detailed Guide to the Most Interesting State in America is available at...

NevadaGram #96 – Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe

What They're saying About Us CNN discovers gold in Elko. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or for Resale. We've been living high and low in...
Piper's Opera House

NevadaGram #69 – The World Comes to Virginia City

What They're saying About Us The Boston Globe Visits Laughlin. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or for Resale. On Friday May 18, the world of...
Adolph Sutra sculpture at the Capitol Plaza, Carson City Nevada

NevadaGram #65 Carson City, Virginia City, Gold Hill, Carson Valley

What They're saying About Us Ishmael Reed rides the Holiday Train to Reno. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or for Resale. This time I had...

NevadaGram #42 – Pogonip, Reveries and Remembrance

What They're saying About Us The New York Times Magazine meets Michael Heizer. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or for Resale. After the great snows...

NevadaGram #41 – Hawthorne to Wellington, 3 FAQ, Skiing around Elko and New Year’s...

Before the big snows fell I took a pleasant trip which I'll recommend to anyone who enjoys rambling along the dirt roads of western Nevada. But first, why are some people "creeped out" by Hawthorne,...

NevadaGram #37 – Virginia City, Rawhide, Las Vegas, Carson Valley, Ione, Ely and Topaz...

It must have been the rumble of Harleys that woke me up to the fact that things are changing in Virginia City. Landrum's, the locally famous diner on Reno's South Virginia Street (since 1947),...
Peace and quiet reigns in Denio.

Trip Report #21 – Denio, Carson Valley and Carson City, Death Valley, Sparks, Las...

I made a little trip out I-80 and took the opportunity to visit Denio, the little remnant of a town on the Oregon border via US 95 and Nevada Routes 140 and 292. It's...
Jobs Peak over Carson Valley

NevadaGram #16 – Carson Valley, Nevada Art, and Eureka

Genoa has for years had a certain panache as Nevada's Carmel, but it's only recently that travelers could think about Minden or Gardnerville as a pleasant getaway destination. Very quietly the Carson Valley has become...
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