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Pahrump Correspondence – November 2019

Sanders Winery: A Hidden Surprise Fall is the best time of year to come to Pahrump and enjoy the great weather. Our trees don’t change color here, but the people do. The Pahrumpians when...

Pahrump Correspondence – October 2019

Balloons overhead in Pahrump For the past year now, the Pahrump Valley has been experiencing an aerial invasion of hot air balloons that have been taking off and landing here in the valley. Normally, one...

Pahrump Correspondence – September 2019

Fall is a great time to stay in Pahrump Fall is the busiest time to come to Pahrump, and if you are coming during one of the many celebrations in town during this time you...

Pahrump Correspondence – August 2019

Drink some great wine and watch people stomp grapes Each year the Pahrump Valley Winery has its annual Grape Stomp which attracts about 3,000 people from all over. The Pahrump Grape Stomp celebrates the end...

Pahrump Correspondence – July 2019

Five Ways to Experience the Mojave Desert in Pahrump The great Mojave Desert surrounds the town of Pahrump Valley, and it is a shame to visit the valley without experiencing the desert up close. With...

Pahrump Correspondence – June 2019

Beach Front Property and the Last Chance Range Now you can buy beachfront property in Pahrump. No, the state of California didn’t fall into the ocean, despite some people not caring if it did.  About...

Pahrump Correspondence – May 2019

Surprise! There are Mountain Bike Trails in Pahrump. You just finished climbing the mountain on your mountain bike. Perspiration soaks your shirt, and your body aches from the long climb up. You now claim your...

Pahrump Correspondence – March 2019

Balloon Festival: Balloon Teams Flood Pahrump Sky February is the month for the annual Pahrump Valley Balloon Festival and  High School Rodeo at Petrack Park in Pahrump. And last week the balloons were flying high....

Pahrump Correspondence – February 2019

Pahrump has its share of Spirits If you are looking for places to go ghost hunting, then Nevada is the place to go. One can start in Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, visiting the haunted...

Pahrump Correspondence – December 2018

Discovery Park: A Heaven for Bird Lovers It's been three years now since Discovery Park became a park, and during that time the park has become a hot spot for birding. "The amount of birds in...

Pahrump Correspondence – November 2018

Geology Saved Spring Mountains From Mining Some of the more well known mines in Pahrump, like the Johnnie, the Labbie and the Congress, are pretty much close together. In fact, most of the largest mines...

Pahrump Correspondence – October 2018

Pahrump -- from gold mining days to the modern era Gold was the biggest mover of people out West. People came by the millions looking to start a new life. Pahrump, Nevada was one of...

Pahrump Correspondence – September 2018

Rockhounding in the Johnnie Mining District The Johnnie Mining District may be historic in nature and worthwhile to poke around a bit if you are into history, but there is another reason to go there....

Pahrump Correspondence – August 2018

Pahrump still has a lot of gold to be found Historically speaking, when people talk about gold being discovered in Nevada, they mention towns like Goldfield, Beatty, Virginia City, Tonopah,  and Eureka, to name a...

Pahrump Correspondence – July 2018

There are Lakes in the Town of Pahrump Pahrump is not known for having an abundance of water. In fact, the one lake it did have has been dry since the Ice Age. But there...

Pahrump Correspondence – June 2015

Pahrump still has a natural spring that one can walk to The small town Pahrump is here for only one reason: the first settlers found water close to the surface. Of course, that was vital...

Pahrump Correspondence – May 2018

Pahrump Has the Need for Speed Not all towns can say they have a speedway. The Pahrump Valley Speedway is a hidden gem, especially if you enjoy watching action packed motorsports.  I say "hidden" because...
Peter Barton and Gernor Brian Sandoval at dedication of the new NSRy bridge to Henderson

NevadaGram #202 – Rural RoundUp in Tonopah, Big Spike in Boulder City, Reno Night...

Rural RoundUp, the annual grand conclave of tourism workers from all around rural Nevada, was held this year in Tonopah. The speakers were insightful and entertaining, the workshops apt and informative, the meals ambitious...

Ely Correspondence – April 2018

History and Art with Laura Rainey Stop by Garnet Mercantile or the White Pine Public Museum and you might be fortunate enough to find artist Laura Rainey at work sewing and beading custom moccasins. “We always...

Pahrump Correspondence – April 2018

Why Not Take that Golf Vacation in Pahrump? Imagine getting out of your hotel room and leisurely driving down the road to play some golf in Pahrump. Out here, there is no traffic and maybe...

Pahrump Correspondence – February 2018

Snowbirds are not an endangered species in this desert town The Pahrump Valley surely has a lot to offer as a tourist destination. There are a lot of things to do for a small town....

Pahrump Correspondence – December 2017

The Pahrump Nugget 250 is not just a race The Pahrump Nugget 250 truly ranks up there as one of the most unique things about Pahrump. People who settled in this town have a natural...

Pahrump Correspondence – November 2017

Pahrump adds New Car Show to fall lineup The town of Pahrump just added one more attraction to its fall lineup to make this town the place to be. It certainly will be ranked as one...

Pahrump Correspondence – October 2017

There really were gunfighters in Pahrump Pahrump doesn’t have the fame of Tombstone, Arizona, where gunfighters blazed it out on its streets in a hail of bullets. And yet the town has a performing group...

Pahrump Correspondence – September 2017

The Pahrump Valley is one off-road adventure after another Climb aboard any off-road vehicle and head in any direction and within 30 minutes you leave civilization well behind. Whether you're headed towards the Spring Mountains...
NevadaGram #189 – Fallon’s Secret Revealed, The Nevada Calendar for April

NevadaGram #189 – Fallon’s Secret Revealed, The Nevada Calendar for April

Here's what Fallon has been so carefully guarding from the world: There is no quieter, calmer, sweeter or more secret getaway in Nevada than Fallon. I know, right? Does not compute. That's how clever Fallon has...
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 #138 – February 2013 Chinese New Year in Virginia City

What They're saying About Us The New York Times visits the Neon Museum in Las Vegas. Photo: New York Times Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. The Affectionate and Intimately Detailed Guide to the Most Interesting State in...
Paradise De Janiero

NevadaGram #94 June 2009 Rio de Janeiro, Pine Grove

I'm a long way from Tuscarora, about 200 feet in the air and 5,000 miles from the nearest sagebrush. What They're saying About Us The New York Times drives the Extraterrestrial Highway. Sign Up for our...
A glimpse of the Forbidden City

NevadaGram #51 – Governor’s Conference, Baker, Eureka, Ely, Pahrump

What They're saying About Us The Los Angeles Times meets Frenchies in Las Vegas. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or for Resale. The recent Governor's...

NevadaGram #32 – 1400 miles through the sagebrush, part one

I'm still unpacking from a 9-day, 1400-mile trip through the sagebrush. Some highlights: In Hawthorne people were already buying red, white and blue petunias to plant in their gardens for the Armed Forces Day celebration,...
Furnace Creek Resort

Trip Report #22 – Lake Tahoe, Death Valley, The MaryJane Sisters, Ash Meadows, Battle...

How Canadians got their reputation as lousy tippers I don't know, but McAvoy Layne who portrays Mark Twain during the Tahoe Queen's afternoon cruise to Emerald Bay, tells me that the other day a...
Beatty Club and Alpheus Bruton III

NevadaGram #3 – Pahrump, Beatty, Battle Mountain Bikes Fallon Dining, Burning Man

Among the e-mails we received in October was this one from Ray Ellinwood of Findlay, Ohio. Thanks, Ray. Pahrump's pioneer era is over. Pahrump is having another growth spurt. Much of this rambunctious little city is...
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