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  • Burning Man
    Burning Man a month away
    White grey and cracked yet firm, the Black Rock Desert playa stretches for miles in every direction. Flat as the dead ancient sea it once was, cold, hot, stark and often windy, for a brief week each year this barren moonscape is filled with...
  • Broken Arrow Turquoise Necklace
    Green turquoise from Nevada
    Maybe it’s the move toward “green.” Maybe it’s the calming character of green color. Maybe it’s me, but I am simply mad about the special green turquoises from Nevada.Turquoise has been found in abundance throughout...
  • Gun show
    In Nevada, bogus background check argument surfaces
    An editorial published today by Vegas, Inc., – a self-described “aesthetic hybrid between In Business Las Vegas and Fast Company” – dredges up a bogus argument in support of passing a universal background check measure in...
  • Geolyn Carvin on American Discovery Trail
    PCT backpacker Carvin bikepacks Nevada’s American Discovery Trail
    When Geolyn Carvin completed the last miles of the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in 2014, she wasn’t sure what her next challenge would be. Her friends were asking her, “What next?” but Carvin, whose vacations had been...
  • Cinnamon Rolls & Brioche Rolls
    Gourmet breakfast, Manzanar, and shake shack road trip in Nevada and California
    As the sun rose in the east, a gentle ray of sunlight peeked through the windows at the Cobb Mansion. I decided to get ready and head downstairs to hang out with Paul in the kitchen while he prepared a gourmet breakfast. As I tip-toed downstairs,...
  • Miss Nevada arrested
    Miss Nevada arrested: Meth trafficking former beauty queen busted for drugs
    From the tiara to the trash. Former Miss Nevada Nicole Rees was arrested on charges of possessing and trafficking meth. It’s been a steep descent for the 2006 pageant winner – she was stripped of her crown after sexually explicit pics...
  • #29 Virginia & Truckee Train
    Trains, burgers, shops, mansions, and Southwestern cuisine in Virginia City, NV
    As day broke, a lazy Sunday morning started with snacks of granola for breakfast and a text with photo to my dad to wish him a Happy Father’s Day. We checked out of Silverland Inn and headed to the Virginia & Truckee Railroad to purchase...
  • Jack Johnson
    Remembering the 'Fight of the Century' on Independence Day
    One of the most impactful sites in American sports history is now a salvage yard in Reno, Nevada. On July 4, 1910 it was the site to the “Fight of the Century”. A prize fight between Jack Johnson and James Jeffries.The early 1900&rsquo...
  • 100 Mile View
    B&B breakfast, taste of the Comstock, and culinary artistry in Virginia City, NV
    As the morning sun broke through from the east, a quiet and beautiful day was just about to start. After a restful sleep, I wrestled with my mind to get up. Up on B Street, the town was so quiet and serene with a beautiful view of the valley and...
  • Virginia City, Nevada
    Road trip to the Comstock
    Summer road trips are a blast. With minor traffic and construction, it will take 7.5 to 8 hours to get to Virginia City, NV from Southern California. Once you leave the Los Angeles vicinity, the drive is similar to going up to Yosemite with lonely...
  • Danny Worth
    51s pound Aces in Las Vegas heat
    The Las Vegas 51 turned up the heat on the Reno Aces on Saturday.With temperatures soaring to 103 degrees on Saturday in Las Vegas, the 51s beat the Aces 10-5 in front of a crowd of 5,454 at Cashman Field.The Aces, 26-36, have now lost nine of...
  • Ransom
    51s erupt late to turn back Aces
    Kevin Munson is in his worst slump in three years.The Reno Aces reliever walked five and gave up six runs in just one-third of an inning Thursday night in an 11-6 loss to the Las Vegas 51s in front of a crowd of 6,557 at Cashman Field. Munson...
  •  Nevada governor Brian Sandoval
    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will not run for US Senate in 2016
    Governor Brian Sandoval (R-NV) announced today that he will not run for the US Senate in 2016 for the seat being vacated by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV).Sandoval won his reelection for governor in 2014 by a landslide with over 70...
  • SB 483 passed
    Biggest tax hike in Nevada history: Better for education? Bad for business ?
    On May 31, 2015 Nevada imposed a tax hike of 1.5 billion dollars. Some say it is on the back of small business. Some say it will help Nevada’s failing educational system. Most people, Democrats and Republicans alike, are surprised that a...
  • Useless Republicans
    Republican 'leaders' block and derail campus carry in Nevada
    Proving that it’s not just Democrats who support infringements on the right of the people to keep and bear arms, two state senators blocked “legal” recognition of adults -- otherwise lawfully eligible to carry firearms -- from...
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