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Baker Correspondence – June 2019

Snake Valley Festival The eleventh annual Snake Valley Festival will be held June 6-9, 2019 in Baker. This fun-filled event has lots of fun features, plus it's a fund raiser for the Great Basin Water...

Baker Correspondence – February 2019

Sheepherders' Gathering a Success Foks traveled from as far as 700 miles to make it to the 16th annual Sheepherders' Gathering at the Border Inn. Friday night offered up fun stories about sheepherding (mis)adventures, music,...
Competitor in Silver State 508 rides through Virginia City

Bicycling Nevada – September 2018

by Curtis Fong "the guy from Tahoe" The Bicycling in Nevada calendar for September is a busy one, with lots of activities starting with the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association’s (TAMBA), 8th Annual “Rose to Toads”...

Baker Correspondence – July 2018

Escaping the heat is a priority in the hot month of July. A great place to escape both the heat and crowds is Hendry’s Creek in the North Snake Range. This creek is home...

Baker Correspondence – May 2018

Branding Time Every weekend in May is a branding event, when the calves are separated from their moms to get their vaccinations, ear tags and castration. Some ranches will brand their calves, while others mark...

Baker Correspondence – April 2018

Awakening Spring is here, and Baker is awakening out of its winter slumber! A number of businesses are reopening for the season. The Great Basin Café at Lehman Caves Visitor Center in Great Basin National...

Baker Correspondence – November 2017

November ushers in colder weather, but that doesn’t stop people from going out for the annual turkey shoot. We don’t shoot turkeys, but those who have the highest scores shooting targets win frozen turkeys....

Baker Correspondence – September 2017

A September is one of the most beautiful months to visit Baker and the surrounding area. With the cooler temperatures and shorter days, the leaves start changing color, beginning at tree line and working their...

Baker Correspondence – August 2017

Life Returns to the Strawberry Fire Area It’s been a year since the Strawberry Fire, which burned over 4,000 acres of National Park Service and BLM land at the north end of the South Snake...

Ely Correspondence – August 2017

1987 Ely Centennial Celebration – Thirty Years Later Mining is an up and down activity, with the price of minerals controlling the rise and fall of the economy in a mining town. The 1980’s were...
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