Adventure Van Expo at Homewood

The second annual Adventure Van Expo is from Sept. 7 to 8 at Homewood Mountain Resort. This gathering for adventurers of all sorts will...

Vigilante Hanging in Reno

In the second half of the 19th Century, vigilante activism was common throughout the West. During the 1850s, businessmen in San Francisco organized vigilance...

Lake Tahoe Water Wars, Part III

Known worldwide for its stunning beauty, Lake Tahoe has also been coveted for its clean, precious water. For decades California-based entrepreneurs had gazed longingly...

Lake Tahoe Water Wars, Part I

After his short stint in Nevada Territory writing for the Virginia City Daily Territorial Enterprise, humorist Mark Twain was credited with saying, “Whiskey is...

Teton Gravity Research’s trailer for “Roadless”

Teton Gravity Research presents the trailer “Roadless” coming in the fall featuring the Teton Wilderness, one of the largest tracts of protected land in...

Boca Townsite | Interpretive Trail Beer, Ice and Lumber

Deep in the heart of Truckee River Canyon east of Truckee, the pioneer town of Boca flourished for more than 60 years. It may...

Monster Hunter Chases Legends of Nevada

What strange creatures roam the Nevada deserts and mountains? Author and investigator David Weatherly has released a new book “Silver State Monsters: Cryptids &...

Reno Rodeo’s Centennial

The Reno Rodeo is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019 and the Nevada Historical Society is tipping its cap to the city’s longest running...

Exploring historic Markleeville

On a hilltop above the quaint town of Markleeville, a century-old schoolhouse stands proud. Preserved in white, the structure appears timeless under a sapphire...

Transcontinental Railroad’s 150th anniversary | Part I

During the month of May, communities across the Western United States will be celebrating the sesquicentennial — 150th — anniversary of the completion of...