Ride the historical McKeen motor car May 10-11 in Carson City

Ride the McKeen Motor Car May 10-11 in Carson City; the historical railroad car will operated only four days in 2014.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada State Railroad Museum’s  historical 1910 McKeen motor car, a National Historic Landmark, will carry passengers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10 and 11 at the museum, 2180 S. Carson St. in Carson City. The McKeen motor car will operate for only four days in 2014; two of […]

Nevada 150 events held throughout May


NEVADA 150 NEWS — Many events are scheduled throughout the Silver State in the month of May. These Nevada 150 events help celebrate all things Nevada and bring awareness to the state’s 150th Anniversary of Statehood. The following are events held between May 17 and May 31. The Discover GOLD in Dayton Again will take […]

Reno River Festival brings kayakers to Reno May 10-11


The world’s top kayakers return to Reno’s whitewater park for the 2014 Reno River Festival, May 10-11. This year’s event again brings national and international champions to Reno, as the River Festival presents one of the few urban whitewater paddling opportunities in the world. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected downtown for the event. Presented […]

PHOTO GALLERY: The Park at Idlewild train is back in business


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Virginia City’s monthly wine tours offer cure for ‘wine rut’

Are you in a 'wine rut'? The Virginia City Wine Tour, offered monthly, may be the cure.

Are you in a wine rut? Even worse, are you in a wine rut and don’t realize it? Symptoms of a wine rut are: finding yourself ordering only the house wine because it is cheap; not stepping out of a wine comfort zone; sticking with the tried and true. If that sounds like you, a […]

Silver State’s tourism infrastructure bolstered by Travel Nevada grant funding

The Nevada Commission on Tourism granted $15,500 to the Pershing County Chamber of Commerce to purchase materials for its "Lock Your Love" tourism promotion.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) awarded $200,000 in matching grants to rural organizations to improve property, facilities and infrastructure in the effort to attract more visitors to the Silver State, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced recently. Eighteen grants under the Projects Relating to Tourism program were awarded, funding a range […]

Darth Vader returns to Balloon Race in 2014


BALLOON  RACE NEWS — The Great Reno Balloon Race (GRBR), now in its 33rd year, secures the Darth Vader hot-air balloon for the 2014 event, which will take to northern Nevada skies this Sept. 5—7 at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park in Reno, Nev. The 86-foot tall Darth Vader balloon, which depicts the infamous black helmet from […]

Elegance will become unruly at “LEX” – Grand Sierra Resort and Casino’s new $15 million nightclub

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

GRAND SIERRA RESORT AND CASINO NEWS RELEASE – As part of its ongoing commitment to establish itself as the premier resort destination in northern Nevada, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) announced, today, the name and opening date for its unprecedented new nightlife venue. LEX, a 25,000 square-foot, $15 million nightclub will rival the country’s […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Oyster Festival and Leprechaun Crawl 2014

2014 Virginia City Oyster Festival

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VIDEO: UNR students seek votes in European Red Bull challenge

UNR Redbull team

Red Bull is launching a contest and three UNR students are aiming to compete. Red Bull said that the contest is “an adventure that will challenge the body and mind as teams from all over the world travel across Europe using only cans of Red Bull as currency.” VOTE for the students HERE. The team’s […]


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