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Boulder City Correspondence – May 2017

America's Heroes and Boulder City, or Why We Love Veterans Larry was a special friend, a fishing buddy. Fishing buddies lie, cheat, compete, and, sometimes, are even willing to die for one another. The first...
Iconic Falling Man, Mesquite Nevada

Mesquite Correspondence – November 2016

Mesquite “Strikes Gold” At last the temperatures have dropped below triple digits and it’s time to turn to some of the favorite pastimes of the season. Two very diverse forms of recreation come to mind...

Boulder City Correspondence – August 2016

Boulder City Lake Mead and Boulder City There would be no Boulder City without Lake Mead. Boulder City's was created to be the headquarters to build the Hoover Dam, which created Lake Mead. And there it...
Valley of Fire State Park Nevada

NevadaGram #179 – Exploring the Edge of the World, Comstock Mining Update

Nevada State of Mind by Richard Bangs It feels like we’re driving to the edge of the world where the water falls off. Infinity is just ahead. To the right are mountains that arc up from the...

NevadaGram #135 – November 2012 A Heavenly Day in Fallon, Must-see, Must-do for 2013

What They're saying About Us The New York Times visits downtown Las Vegas and finds Zappos. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. The Affectionate and Intimately Detailed Guide to the Most Interesting State in America is...
GOld Strike, Jean Nevada

Trip Report #17 – Jean, Lake Mead and The Giant Nail

Fishing is hot at Pyramid Lake right now. Go to the south end of the nets (near Sutcliffe), or the area around the Block House at the south end of the lake, or...
Wendover, Nevada

Nevada Gram #13 – Wendover, Lake Mead, Pyramid Lake

The new edition of The Complete Nevada Traveler is still at the printer, where they are warming up the presses at last. We are expecting that big truck to roll into Gold Hill with...
Ely Mural

NevadaGram #8 – April Armpit, McGill Drugstore and biking across Nevada

Early in April I aimed Buttercup east on Interstate 80 bound for Battle Mountain. I wanted to live life in the Armpit. Turns out it's not bad. Yes, Battle Mountain is a visual disappointment, a...
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