Ryan Sheltra named vice chairman of the Nevada Commission on Tourism

Ryan Sheltra has been named vice chairman for the Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Members of the Nevada Commission on Tourism unanimously voted for Commissioner Ryan Sheltra to be named vice chairman of the commission, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced today. The commission began its March meeting with the vote, and Sheltra was quickly named to the open vice chair position. He has served on […]

Bike to Work Week rides again — May 11-17


Each spring the Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance plans Bike to Work Week to promote cycling in the Truckee Meadows. This year the event is May 11-17. Participants are encouraged to register online for free at www.bikenevada.org and ride their bikes to work and school during the week. Businesses can also register in the Commuter Challenge, […]

Carson Valley Inn in Minden offers April dining specials at its three restaurants

MINDEN — April dining at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden includes a variety of dinner entrées and sunset specials at CV Steak; breakfast, lunch and dinner value specials and 24-hour convenience at Katie’s; and quick-stop fare at Job’s Perk. CV Steak is open from 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday through Sunday, and features a selection […]

Cowboy humorist Baxter Black to perform May 2 at Carson Valley Inn

Baxter Black, America’s premier cowboy humorist, will perform at 7 p.m. May 2 in the Valley Ballroom at the Carson Valley Inn, U.S. 395 in Minden. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for this event, which kicks off the 2013 Genoa Cowboy Festival. Tickets for the Baxter Black concert cost $30 and are available at the […]

Easter Egg Hunt at Lahontan State Recreation Area on Saturday, March 30

NEVADA STATE PARKS NEWS SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. – Lahontan State Recreation Area will be hosting its 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Silver Springs day use area on Saturday, March 30. Over 200 local children ages 12 and under participate each year in this event. The event consists of a hunt for plastic Easter […]

Tourism remains top economic driver for Nevada, industry leaders say at ‘Tourism Day’ at the Legislature

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Leaders in the tourism industry gathered at the Nevada State Legislature today to share the message that “Tourism Works for Nevada,” the theme of this year’s Tourism Day, Claudia Vecchio, director of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, announced today. The day’s theme highlights the fact that tourism is […]

Camping opportunities abound in northeastern Nevada

Thomas Canyon Falls; photo courtesy of Mike Balen

By Wendy Fuell Mountain City District Ranger, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest When you find yourself with free time on a weekend or when you have a vacation to plan, one great and affordable get away is to pack up the camping gear and head for Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s campgrounds. Even if you only have time for […]

Lara Alberti’s artwork featured at Nevada Legislature’s LXS Gallery March 18 to April 5

Lara Alberti, Entrance, mixed media, 2010

Reno artist Lara Alberti is the latest to be featured at the Nevada Legislature in the Legislative Exhibition Series gallery in Carson City.  Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and adjacent to the Caucus Deli, the LXS space displays Alberti’s series “Time Frame” March 18 through April 5.  Managed by the Artist Services Program […]

Nevada Museum of Art offers ‘Voces’ exhibit, April events

The Nevada Museum of Art features the exhibit “Voces y Visiones: Highlights from the Collection of El Museo del Barrio, New York” this April, as well as offering several special events. The “Voces y Visiones” exhibit features more than 50 objects, including sculpture, painting, prints, photographs, and mixed media installations addressing themes such as identity […]

Sugar Bowl Resort offers spring skiing events

Spring Skiing is thriving at Sugar Bowl Resort; there are several events left in the season for skiers of all ages and expertise. Backcountry skiing adventures, a Learn to Ski and Ride class, St. Patrick’s Day events, Easter fun, a wine tasting and a USSA event are scheduled. Backcountry 1-Day Adventure From one-day backcountry tours […]

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