BLM offers moonlight snowshoe outing Feb. 23 at Angel Creek Campground in Wells

Future hike set for March 23. ELKO — The Bureau of Land Management offers a moonlight snowshoe hike at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Angel Creek Campground near Wells. This is the second outing in a series of BLM Take it Outside hikes. Free snowshoe use is provided to the first 40 who register. […]

PGA TOUR official presents $30,000 grant to ‘Charity of the Year’ Children’s Cabinet on Thursday

PGA TOUR Chief of Operations Andy Pazder presented Reno nonprofit The Children’s Cabinet with a $30,000 grant on Thursday, on the heels of news that the organization had earned the PGA TOUR’s Charity of the Year award. Pazder’s visit, organized by Reno-Tahoe Open Executive Director Jana Smoley, was a special occasion for The Children’s Cabinet, […]

Nevada Humanities accepting nominations for awards

NEVADA HUMANITIES NEWS RELEASE Every other year Nevada Humanities presents awards recognizing individuals and organizations that foster cultural enrichment and deepen our understanding of the human experience by facilitating opportunities for Nevadans to engage with the humanities. In addition to the Judith Winzeler Award for Excellence in the Humanities, Nevada Humanities is introducing three new […]

Need ideas for outdoor winter fun?

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Northeast Nevada winter sports are right outside your door By Matt Boisseau, Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Deputy District Ranger Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest USDA Forest Service Every winter, many newcomers arrive in Elko County, and many are from warmer climates such as the southeastern United States, where snow rarely falls. One of their first questions is often, “What […]

‘Love Birds’ open house at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park Saturday

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WASHOE COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE – Celebrate the season of love by bringing the family to Rancho San Rafael Regional Park’s free “Love Birds” Open House from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, February 9. Join Washoe County Park Rangers Marie Fong and Bill Ware to discover the historic connection between Valentine’s Day and birds. […]

The Nevada Arts Council presents the photography of Peter Goin

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NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY – Photographs by Reno artist Peter Goin featured in an exhibition called Arboles de Cholula, Spanish for Trees of Cholula, are on display at OXS Gallery through March 22. The award-winning artist and local professor will discuss his work at a free public reception hosted by the Nevada […]

Diamond Peak ski resort hosts Ullr Fest Feb. 8-10

INCLINE VILLAGE — Diamond Peak Ski Education Foundation will host the fourth annual Ullr Fest Feb. 8-10 to raise funds for the Diamond Peak Ski Team. The action-packed, Viking-themed weekend kicks off Friday, Feb. 8, with a torchlight parade, bonfire and live music, and continues through Sunday with races, food, entertainment and more. Diamond Peak […]

Tickets for the 2014 Continental Cup are on sale

Be among the first to have seats for this historic curling competition in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS – Curling fans now can buy tickets for the World Financial Group 2014 Continental Cup at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The four-day event pitting Team North America against Team World in a Ryder Cup-like competition will […]

Artist Peter Goin to speak Feb. 7 in Carson City

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CARSON CITY — Award-winning artist and local professor Peter Goin will discuss his work from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 at the OXS Gallery, 716 N. Carson St. in Carson City. Photographs by Goin are featured in the exhibit “Arboles de Cholula,” Spanish for Trees of Cholula, on display through March 22. In […]

New exhibit at Dayton Community Center showcases artists and chefs

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SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE DAYTON — The opening night for a new exhibit at the Dayton Valley Community Center will showcase the work of emerging artists of Dayton as well as the work of aspiring chefs from the local Culinary Arts Program. The opening reception takes place on Feb. 8, 2013 from 6pm-8pm at the Community […]

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