Great Reno Balloon Race 2013: Video and slideshow

The 2013 Great Reno Balloon Race. Image by Bob Conrad for

Reno balloon race wrap-up Thanks to Skydancer Balloon Company, Bonzana Casino and Draper Strategic Communications for the great ride up in the Skydancer balloon. Here’s a complete slideshow and video as we hovered north into Lemmon Valley — we even saw a fox from above in the Swan Lake Nature Study Area. Watch the video […]

Dinner with governors at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

DANGBERG HOME RANCH NEWS MINDEN — The historic Dangberg Home Ranch will be the setting as three former Nevada governors reminisce about their time in office. The September 21 event, benefitting the non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch, will feature a farm-to-table dinner and a panel discussion with former Nevada senator and governor Richard Bryan, […]

Gunbarrel Tavern in South Lake Tahoe to open its doors Aug. 30

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Gunbarrel Tavern & Eatery inside Heavenly Village invites guests to its grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. Aug. 30. Join members of the South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce, owner Alex Cox, Executive Chef Billy McCullough, Head Chef Ricky Sausser and the Gunbarrel Tavern staff at this event. Gunbarrel […]

Virginia City celebrates Civil War Days, Labor Day this weekend

VIRGINIA CITY — Virginia City’s Civil War Days and Labor Day Parade will take place this weekend. The Comstock Civil War Reenactors will battle it out on the V&T Railroad at the following times: 11:20 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 31, 11:20 a.m. Sept. 1 and 2 p.m. Sept. 2. Tickets, $22, are at the […]

The Novelists perform at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

SUBMITTED NEWS MINDEN, Nev.-The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is the setting for an outdoor concert by The Novelists on Sunday, August 25. The Novelists is a nationally touring acoustic group with multiple lead singers. The Reno-based quartet has built their sound around storytelling and four-part harmonies, with a focus on acoustic guitars, bass and […]

Tales from the trail


SUBMITTED NEWS — This summer, one woman, one horse, and one dog set out on an adventure of a lifetime. The trio began on the Utah border and journeyed across Nevada – up and over 14 mountain ranges, ending in Reno one month later. Along the way, they battled wild weather, wild animals, and wild […]

Play slots at Grand Sierra Resort for a chance at a Camaro customized by Richard Rawlings of ‘Fast N’ Loud’

Grand Sierra Resort is giving away a 2013 Chevy Camaro customized by Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufmann from the Discovery Channel show “Fast N’ Loud” at an Oct. 12 drawing. Rawlings and Kaufmann, co-owners of Gas Monkey Garage and known for restoring classic cars, announced the drawing Aug. 9 at the Grand Sierra. Participants can […]

Nevada’s Lost City Museum in Overton garners national spotlight on NEH site

Lost City Museum in Overton is featured on the National Endowment for the Humanities website.

CARSON CITY — The National Endowment for the Humanities is featuring Nevada’s Lost City Museum on its website as it honors smaller cultural organizations that take the necessary steps to ensure the preservation of their collections. In the feature, NEH encourages a road trip to celebrate the cultural heritage, ancient pueblos and thriving modern communities […]

Show me the money — Nevada State Museum event delivers the goods Aug. 23-24 in Carson City

Gold panning and other kids' activities are scheduled at the Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair Aug. 23-24.

CARSON CITY — Who doesn’t like to collect money? Whether it is a rare Double Eagle $20 piece from the 1800s, an Indian Head Penny or a Nevada Day special medallion, the Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair will help fill the hole in any coin collection. Dozens of dealers will buy, sell, trade […]