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 […]

One woman, one dog, one horse and 450 miles across Nevada


SUBMITTED NEWS This spring, one Reno woman will embark on the adventure of a lifetime to help wild horses. Along with her horse and dog, Samantha Szesciorka will make a solo journey 450 miles across Nevada, through some of the state’s most remote and challenging terrain. Through this effort, Samantha hopes to encourage wild horse […]

Atlantis Steakhouse to present all-inclusive Scotch dinner on March 26

Atlantis Steakhouse, inside the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, will offer a Taste of Scotch Dinner at 6 p.m. March 26. A master of whisky will be on hand to guide guests as they sample different styles of single malt scotches from Highland to Islay. The menu pays tribute to Scottish cuisine, featuring traditional ingredients prepared […]

The Four Preps to perform March 29-30 at Carson Valley Inn

MINDEN – The Four Preps, which burst onto the music scene with 1958’s “26 Miles,” will perform at 7 p.m. March 29-30 at the Carson Valley Inn Ballroom, U.S. 395 in Minden. The group features original lead singer Bruce Belland and Bob Duncan, former leader of the Diamonds. Mike Redman and Skip Taylor, formerly of […]

O’Hara performs March 14 in Fernley


SUBMITTED NEWS FERNLEY — Mig O’Hara arrived in Reno in 1992. After twenty years of performing in casino revue shows, lounges, clubs, theatres, festivals, conventions, and special events, she is reinventing herself as a concert artist. Regarding her upcoming show, “Young Dog, Old Tricks”, Mig reflects: I am many things: a daughter, a sister, a […]

Reno River Festival returns in May


RRF News: The Reno River Festival returns to celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Truckee River Whitewater Park May 11-12, 2013. Based on athlete and spectator feedback from the 2012 event, event organizers determined a move back to its original Mother’s Day weekend is in order to help accommodate paddlers’ competitive schedule and take advantage […]

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