Sunday Dec 15
Mining company's request in Silver City opposed
The company that brought gold and silver mining back to the historic Comstock Lode around Virginia City has failed to clear a hurdle in its bid for a land-use change in Silver City.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Virginia City's historic district earns Nevada's top accolades for planning and design
Following the long-term effort to revitalize its historic downtown district, the Nevada Chapter of the American Planning Association recognized Northern Nevada's Virginia City for having the state's top public project of 2013.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Nevada Nuggets: 500 turkeys over the Sierra
This was the capital with which he founded his Arizona fortune in cattle and his place in the history books as friend and business partner with the Earp brothers.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Sunday Profile: The 'Reno option' works out for de la Garza
This year, architect Mercedes de la Garza was honored as a Woman in Leadership by the Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada.
WNC News and Notes: Carson High seniors get a taste of college life
Professor Steve Carman speaks to a group of Carson High School seniors during a College Day event at the Western Nevada College campus in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Winter Storm Warnings, Advisories in Effect for Region
* Snow accumulations : 1 to 2 feet above 7,000 feet and down to lake level along the western shore.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Neighborhoods: Comstock rings in the holiday on Saturday
Have breakfast with Father Christmas from 9 to 11 a.m. at Piper's Opera House. Adults are admitted for $10 and kids $8.
Comstock welcomes visitors
More than 200 people attended the recent Comstock Mining Inc.'s new headquarters open house and its first pour anniversary on Nov. 21. There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the anniversary of the first pouring of its gold into an 800-plus ounce piece of gold.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Community news for Dec. 3
The parade starts at the Fourth Ward School and travels the length of C Street, lighting up shops and buildings as it passes.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Mark Twain turns 178 today [photo gallery]
It's Mark Twain's birthday today. On this day in 1835, the author of several America classics and former writer for the "Territorial Enterprise" in Virginia City was born.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Bowls a reminder of Carson City's hunger problem
Robin McGregor, owner of Carson City Pottery housed in the basement of the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, spearheaded the Empty Bowls Project to raise money for Friends In Service Helping, which feeds about 20,000 people in Carson City each year.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Dini honored at Nevada Rural Health Day celebration
Yerington native and former Nevada State Assemblyman Joe Dini, known as Speaker Emeritus, is one of several people who were honored last week by the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the State Office for Rural Health as part of National and Nevada Rural Health Day.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
More Entries Sought for Virginia City's Parade of Lights
The Virginia City Tourism Commission is seeking entries for the annual Parade of Lights, held Dec. 7, 2013 in historic Virginia City.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Patty Cafferata: Doten's Thanksgiving Day celebrations on the Comstock
Since America's earliest days, the people have celebrated Thanksgiving Day, and several presidents acted to create an official holiday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
How Virginia City was named?
Finney was trying to break a bottle's neck to drink its whiskey, but shattered it.