Last chance — see famous slot machine collection at Nevada State Museum by May 1

Fey slot machine exhibit at Nevada State Museum, Carson City, closes May 1.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The popular exhibit Slot Machines: The Fey Collection at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City will close May 1 to make way for the upcoming Nevada Sesquicentennial exhibit, Finding Fremont: Pathfinder of the West, opening in October. While the slot machines will be off exhibit for two years, staff will […]

Peppermill awarded TripAdvisor GreenLeaders gold status

The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino has been named a gold-level partner in TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, which identifies environmentally friendly accommodations across the United States. Travelers searching the TripAdvisor website can search for accommodations that have GreenLeaders status, meaning they have met a set of environmental standards developed for TripAdvisor. “TripAdvisor GreenLeaders are leading the hospitality […]

Buffalo nickel celebrated at coin event today and Saturday (April 26 and 27) in Carson City

Nevada State Museum, Carson City will host a coin event today and Saturday (April 26 and 27.)

CARSON CITY — The Reno Coin Club and the Nevada State Museum, Carson City celebrate National Coin Week with an event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday (April 26 and 27) at the museum, 600 N. Carson St. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the buffalo nickel, the theme for this […]

Nevada Tourism recognizes key industry volunteers at Rural Roundup conference

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PAHRUMP — Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki and other officials from the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) recognized the state’s tourism leaders Thursday at the annual VolunTourism Awards ceremony at the 23rd annual Rural Roundup tourism conference. “Tourism is Nevada’s No. 1 industry, and our tourism professionals and volunteers are certainly an essential component of Nevada’s […]

Virginia City brings out mobile applications for iPhone, iPad and Android devices

Mobile apps promote the Comstock’s rich heritage, attractions and events VIRGINIA CITY – Visitors to the Comstock now can get information on mobile applications available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. The apps provide details on Virginia City’s saloons, restaurants, special events, shopping, lodging and weather as well as historical information. Those using the apps […]

Carson Valley Inn offers Mother’s Day dining specials May 12

MINDEN – CV Steak and Katie’s Country Kitchen at the Carson Valley Inn both will offer Mother’s Day dining specials on May 12. CV Steak, the Carson Valley Inn’s Nevada-style steakhouse, is open for dinner on Mother’s Day from 4:30 p.m., offering a selection of steaks, chops, seafood, chicken, pasta dishes and more. In addition […]

Sugar Bowl Resort to close April 14

DONNER SUMMIT, Calif. – Sugar Bowl Resort will close for the ski season on April 14. The resort, which also operates Royal Gorge Cross Country Resort, reports the snow depth at the summit at 118 inches, and at the base at 25 inches. Skiers have one more day to explore Sugar Bowl’s four peaks. “We […]

Nevada Northern Railway recognizes outstanding volunteers

ELY – Nevada Northern Railway volunteers from around the country gathered for the NNRy’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner April 6 at the Prospector Hotel & Casino in Ely. “It’s you, the volunteers, who help us stretch our funds and keep this piece of living history to continue to do what its original purpose was,” Mark […]

VIDEO: Here’s the new Travel Nevada commercial with The Killers soundtrack

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UPDATED: Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval today introduced the state’s new brand campaign, “Nevada: A World Within. A State Apart.” at a press conference with Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki and Tourism Director Claudia Vecchio. “From the glittering lights of the Las Vegas Strip, to Lake Tahoe, to the brilliance of Valley of Fire State Park and […]

Motor Madness presents full season of “Piston-Powered” events

SUBMITTED NEWS — Some of the premier “piston-powered” events in the West have made their home in the greater Reno area, and this summer they will be united in a season-long motorsports event calendar called Northern Nevada Motor Madness (abbreviated as “N2M2”). Hot August Nights, Street Vibrations, Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing, the National Championship Air […]

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