Air Races to debut historic, new racing class for 50th anniversary

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AIR RACES NEWS — The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) reached an agreement to unveil a new, high-profile racing class organization at the 50th annual National Championship Air Races this September. Headquartered in northern Nevada, the Unlimited Warbird Racing Class (UWRC) has been formed to take the place of the previous Unlimited Racing Division of […]

Yerington farmers market in new location this summer

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YERINGTON — Get a taste of Yerington at the Yerington Farmers Market this summer! The 2nd annual Yerington farmers market takes place each Friday from 4pm-7pm. This year it is conveniently located at 215 Goldfield Avenue in Yerington (across from Subway and Maverick). In addition to opportunities to taste and purchase a wide range of […]

Father and son: Running the RTO

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By Todd Miller Up the short hill, then a right turn, rounded the corner and the end came into sight. Seemed like a hundred people waiting and cheering. I looked at him and asked him to take my hand. The cheers got louder, we quickened the pace, and then we were done. I picked him […]

Dutch Oven Class at Lahontan Recreation Area Saturday, June 22

STATE PARKS NEWS — FALLON, Nev. – Learn how to cook traditional dishes in various sized Dutch ovens. The Northern Nevada Dutch Oven Group will be donating their time to teach participants how to make six different dishes, including lasagna and pineapple upside down cake. Prizes will be awarded to several participants. Space is limited, […]

VIDEO: Geology Dinner Train running Sat. in Ely

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ELY — Rock on with this Sat. night’s Rockin’ & Rollin’ Geology Dinner Train, Sat., June 8 at 6:30 p.m., when no one will go home empty-handed.  Featuring Chief Consulting Geologist, Roger Bowers, and his trusty colleagues, Bill Wilson and Laura Baldwin, the evening will feature a lively presentation, along with an old-time miner’s meal […]

VIDEO: Octane Fest back in Fallon this weekend

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FALLON — Churchill County will host three days of high-powered motorsports action, including drag car racing, during the 2013 Octane Fest, June 7-9. The event heats up as NHRA Lucas Oil Series Drag Racing opens up each day at Top Gun Raceway June 7-9. The aggressive IMCA Modifieds Show and Northern Nevada Outlaw Karts tear […]

Young Shakespeare program offers free performances for families

LTSF NEWS — If you’re seeking a summer experience that will bring a little culture and lots of memorable moments into your family’s life, set some time aside to enjoy a FREE, family-friendly, one-hour performance adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented as part of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s D.G. Menchetti Young […]

Taylor Creek Visitor Center hosts native species festival June 9

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will host the third annual Native Species Festival on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Residents and visitors are invited to attend this free family event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, located three miles north of South […]

Historic speakers at Mormon Station June 8

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GENOA, Nev. – Mormon Station State Historic Park is kicking off its Historic Speaker Series with three Chautauqua presentations: Anita Watson will portray Mary Oxborrow, a pioneer midwife and healer; Laurie Hickey will give a presentation on the life of Dr. Eliza Cook, one of the first female doctors in Nevada and Bob Ellison will […]

Snake Valley Festival fun’raising slated for June 14-16 in Baker

Friends and fans of Snake Valley will gather in Baker, Nevada, the weekend of June 14-16 for the Snake Valley Festival, to celebrate and raise funds to support community preservation. The public is invited to join the fun’raising. All proceeds from the three days of events will benefit Great Basin Water Network (www.greatbasinwater.net) to help […]

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