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...

Train car part of 150th celebration

The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City, Nev., is hosting “The Transcontinental Railroad: What a Difference it Made" exhibit as part of the...

Longboard racing | Preserving Sierra ski history

Folks young and old make the quarter-mile trek through mushy snow to line up along makeshift fencing beside the one wide-open, sloping ski trail...

Operation Haylift, Miracle in the Sky, Part II

Few Nevada winters have been as brutal as that of 1948-49, when towering snowdrifts and record cold waves shut down the state’s major highways...

Truckee’s Wild West roots | A Glimpse into Truckee’s Past

Truckee boasts a thriving downtown vibe as visitors and locals cruise the profusion of popular restaurants and bars, enticing gift shops and niche retail...

Take a (historical) hike

Hikers can explore the most historically significant square mile in California on Sept. 15 and 16 in the 26th annual Donner Party Hikes. There...