Silver Dollars: Honoring those keeping us safe after 9/11
The Nevada Appeal's Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark. SILVER DOLLAR: Last Thursday was the 13th anniversary of 9/11 and while this is the time of year we remember those who lost their lives and those who have sacrificed to keep us safe, it's something we should do every day.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
SimCity makes way for Carson City in video game
Courtesy Gamers can re-create Carson City's past and reshape its future in a new video game being released next week. As Nevada celebrates its 150th birthday, we're taking a look at where we came from, our early statehood and how we see the future shaping the Silver State.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Las Vegas Newstrip
A Short History of Virginia City by Ronald M. James and Susan A. James
Founded in 1859, Virginia City quickly became world famous for its extraordinary prosperity. Over the next two decades, the mines of the "Richest City on Earth" yielded millions in gold and silver.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Carson City live entertainment
Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. Friday, and with Gerry Wright and Campillo at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Glen Eagles. Grace and Mark Wilson will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at Living the Good Life, 1480 N. Carson St. Piano player Randy Ide will perform classic rock, blues and country music from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. TOCCATA will present a 9/11 memorial concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Saint Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
On Your Side: New accusations in Storey Co. Sheriff's race
There is a new development in the race for Storey County Sheriff. Deputy Shawn Mahan is squaring off against his boss, Sheriff Gerald Antinoro, this November.
Funeral services to be held for George Benson Webster
Officials in Storey County say there will be a funeral for the Sun Valley man whose remains were found near Virginia City.
Camel Races come to the Discovery Museum
The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum will be celebrating Virginia City's International Camel Races with a ride of their own.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Comstock Civil War Re-enactors stage a batlle on C Street in Virginia City on Monday afternoon.
To celebrate Labor Day, the Mitchell family walked the four blocks from their home to downtown Virginia City to watch the annual Labor Day parade.
Nevada goes 'Battle Born' with Civil War reenactment
A group of Civil War buffs took the term 'battle born' to heart yesterday in Virginia City.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Teri's Notebook: No joking matter, I'm in the camel race
Teri Vance competes in last year's International Camel Races in Virginia City. This year's races will be Friday through Sunday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Things 2 Do
It's Labor Day Weekend the last long weekend of the summer and there will be no shortage of Things 2 Do! From the Best in the West Rib Cook-off in Sparks to the Numaga POW Wow in Hungry Valley to the Paddle Boat races on Lake Tahoe.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Civil War re-enactors to defend Comstock
Nevada's Battle Born namesake and its place in history are a direct result of its involvement and funding of the Civil War.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Miami Herald
N. Nevada home to substantial literary community
"I think all of us in our own ways see this as our contribution to a bigger voice of literature.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Historic Virginia City Homes Relocated
Nearly 100 year old homes, uprooted from their foundations and traveling down the narrow, winding streets of the Comstock.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
San Bernardino County Sun
Virginia City takes visitors back to early days
For a long time, one of the places on my bucket list has been Virginia City. I have family in Reno so you would think, with the several opportunities to go there, it would've happened by now.