April Fool’s Day

Chinese Team builds 'practice' city for the Ely Nevada Fire and Ice Festival

Chinese Team to Compete at 2018 Ely Fire and Ice Festival
The government of China has announced that it will send experienced ice sculptors to participate in next year’s Ely Fire & Ice Festival. Previous festivals have attracted mostly local participants, and this marks the first time a foreign contingent has expressed its intention to join in the competition. Read More

Roadside Shoe Tree named a protected species in Nevada

Governor Sandoval Proclaims Roadside Shoe Tree a Protected Native Species
Governor Brian Sandoval has announced that the Roadside Shoe Tree, first noticed just east of Cold Springs on US 50 and is now appearing elsewhere around Nevada, will be named an Endangered Species here. Read More


Chef Julien Le Pauvre

Las Vegas Gourmet Chef Offers Line Of Frozen Leftovers

Julien “Nibbles” LePauvre, famed Las Vegas gourmet chef and star of his own TV Show “Nibbles at Night” announces his new line of frozen ‘Leftover Nibbles Du Jour’. Read More


Old Goldfield High School to Become an English Cathedral
Esmeralda County has announced that the crumbling hulk that was once the Goldfield High School had been purchased by a non-profit corporation intent on rebuilding it as a medieval cathedral. Read More


NCOT and NDOT Provide Free Pioneer Experience for Visitors
The Nevada Commission on Tourism and the Department of Transportation have combined resources in a public-public partnership to promote tourism across the state. Read More



Tuscarora Nevada High School

New Tuscarora High School To Accommodate All Elko County Students
Elko County School officials have confirmed that the large new Tuscarora High School will open the Tuesday after Labor Day weekend. All Elko County kids will attend the school. Read More


Double W becomes the Serene Sunset Ranch National CemeteryHistoric Nevada Ranch Sold to Developers for National Cemetery

Attorneys for the storied Double W Ranch in central Nevada have announced its sale to an investment consortium in New York City that will develop it as a National Cemetery. Read More


Garden of Life & Death, Sky High City Nevada

Garden of Life and Death Will Open June 14
Created in the later years of the 19th century by the mining millionaire Ambrose Evergreen, the garden is contained within a large greenhouse at the entrance to a mine tunnel as well as in large carefully-tended plots on the open hillside.  Read More


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