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  1. at 150: July 1, 1974: First car arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Nevada Appeal

    Although disappointed by past abortive restoration projects, the people of Virginia City are beginning to see actual progress on the new Virginia and Truckee Railroad being built in Virginia City such as the arrival of this first of many cars for the line. The water car was unloaded on track laid in front of the engine shed, left.


  2. St. Mary's Art & Retreat Center in Virginia City hosting display by Brian SchornRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Nevada Appeal

    St. Mary's Art & Retreat Center is the site of Brian Schorn's new exhibit, 'Comstock Wabi-Sabi,' whose opening reception is from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. A free reception with live music and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate the opening of Brian Schorn's new exhibition in Virginia City will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Art and Retreat Center, where Schorn will share two dozen pieces in "Comstock Wabi-Sabi."


  3. Alex Segura-Garcia was named Western Nevada College's new Jump Start College coordinator.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Nevada Appeal

    ... Segura-Garcia said. "She will also serve as the teaching assistant for the second-year students at Dayton, Virginia City and Fernley high schools." Away from the office, Segura-Garcia enjoys lifting weights and cardio workouts. On a weekend, you ...


  4. Virginia City saloon owner denied gambling licenseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A California man who bought two saloon casinos in Virginia City will be forced to sell them after Nevada regulators said he was unfit to be involved in the state's gambling industry. The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously denied Vincent Michael Malfitano a license Thursday and barred him from being the casinos' landlord.


  5. Virginia City hosting Civil War Days and annual Labor Day Parade Sept. 5-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Nevada Appeal

    Hundreds of Comstock Civil War reenactors will bring the days of the Civil War to life on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-7, in Virginia City.


  6. Connectivity becomes reality: Genoa Main Street Wi-Fi Project now approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | KRNV-TV Reno

    According to an official statement from Douglas County, the Board of Commissioners -- acting as the Douglas County Redevelopment Agency -- approved $20,000 to fund the Genoa Main Street Wi-Fi Project. Much like the system recently installed in Virginia City, officials said the project will add a full-scale Wi-Fi network in the Town of Genoa's downtown corridor, allowing visitors to access the internet, find out more about local attractions and recreational opportunities, retrieve e-mail -- or surf the web.


  7. Grant to help students jump start college careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Nevada Appeal

    ... Aspire, Carson, Dayton, Churchill County, Douglas, Fernley, Pioneer, Pyramid Lake, Silver Stage, Smith Valley, Virginia City, and Yerington along with Oasis Academy and the Nevada Homeschool Network. "The Jump Start College program presents an ...


  8. Texas house goes on market with vulgar for-sale signRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 |

    ... after a dispute and failed land deal between neighbors. Read more: 23 Incredible Old Houses Featured in Movies Virginia City Spite House As the story goes, there were two miners in Virginia City, Nevada who were sworn enemies. After one miner bought ...


  9. Dangberg Historic Park in Minden to present Naughty Tea Mistresses chautauqua SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Nevada Appeal

    ... wife of Nevada's third governor, John Kincead. The couple owned Fall Mercantile stores in both Carson City and Virginia City between living in Unionville, Nev., and Sitka, Alaska, where Lizzie started the first temperance society in that state. She ...


  10. Board denies Virginia City casino owner a gambling licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Nevada Appeal

    The Nevada Gaming Control Board recommended Wednesday to deny Vincent Michael Malfitano a license and the ability to be the casinos' landlord. The board questioned why Malfitano omitted a prior citation for obstruction of a police officer, lawsuits against him and tax liens.


  11. V&T sets theme train schedule including Polar ExpressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Nevada Appeal

    ... expected to draw record numbers again this holiday season. Regularly scheduled trains depart Carson City for Virginia City Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. Friday. Steam trains run through Aug. 28, departing Carson City at 10 a.m. Round trip steam ...


  12. Thomas the Tank Engine chugging into Virginia City this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Thomas the Tank Engine will be chugging into Virginia City this fall, and tickets are on sale now. The Day Out with Thomas 2015 celebration tour arrives at the Virginia and Truckee Railroad starting October 23, the railroad company said in a statement.


  13. Hot August Nights in Virginia CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Nevada Appeal

    Log in with a subscription to read the full story. Each user who logs in with a subscription will be entered in a monthly drawing.* Virginia City hosted the first official day of Hot August Nights for 2015 Friday.


  14. Hot August Nights Kickoff Held in Virginia CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KTVN Reno

    ... and their cars look forward to the nightly cruises during Hot August Nights. This year is the first through Virginia City. "The wife and I will be going right on through the final cruise till next Sunday and we have a great time and we just enjoy it ...


  15. Hot August Nights takes off in Virginia CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Hot August Nights will bring Nevada history to life when the streets of the historic Comstock town of Virginia City, Nevada, start to fill with a bevy of classic cars. In advance of the 29th annual Hot August Nights main event, officials have announced that Virginia City will be the host venue for the 2015 official kickoff location with nightly cruises, a celebrity Show-n-Shine, poker run and free live entertainment.


  16. Hot August Nights kickoff rally today and Saturday in Virginia CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Nevada Appeal

    Hundreds of classic cars will cruise C Street in Virginia City as the mining town plays host to the region's largest classic car show, Hot August Nights, serving as the official kickoff location today and Saturday. The two-day kickoff rally takes place from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and includes the Celebrity Show-n-Shine, nightly cruises along C Street, a poker walk, free nightly entertainment and vendor booths with memorabilia and merchandise.


  17. Ah... Summer VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Magic 107.9

    ... get rich. But we sure felt wicked, had money in our pockets, and were devilishly delighted in ourselves. Virginia City with the Silver Dollar Saloon, the Redwood Forest and Paul Bunyan, Crater Lake, the Trees of Mystery and Wildlife Safari; we saw ...


  18. Parking During Hot August Nights Kick-Off Event in The ComstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... shows. "It's about time because we've been wanting to come up for the last 10 years," said Monte Gieffels, a Virginia City resident. Gieffels' 62 Chevy Impala will be one of the classic cars that will be on display this year. With hundreds of cars ...


  19. Teri Vance: Classic country always able to cleanse my soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    ... and Mead, will be playing at 8 p.m. today at the Genoa Bar and from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the Ponderosa Saloon in Virginia City.


  20. Hot August Nights Rolls into Northern NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | PRWeb

    "Nothing makes me prouder than seeing northern Nevada's streets filled with classic cars and lined with smiling faces during the event," states Executive Director Tony Marini. Northern Nevada shifts into high gear as the 29th annual Hot August Nights rolls into the region beginning July 31 through Aug. 9. Kicking off in historic Virginia City, before cruising across Reno and Sparks then culminating in a finale parade, this year's event will surely rev up anyone's passion for poodle skirts, powerful engines and rock 'n' roll.


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