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Nevada Marathon & Lamoille Canyon Half Marathon

Attention, runners! The Nevada Marathon & Lamoille Canyon Half Marathon is happening June 20 and there are still spots available for each run! The race starts at the top of beautiful Lamoille Canyon near Elko, and takes runners on a scenic stride through the canyon before dropping into Lamoille Valley, with the finish line in […]
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Skye and Stars (Driveway Edition)

A reinterpreted version of Skye Canyon’s already popular Skye and Stars event is set for World Astronomy Day on Saturday, May 2. Re-created as an opportunity for families to continue their love of stargazing, the new “Driveway Edition” encourages residents to have a nighttime picnic from the driveway while participating in the event all together, yet still apart. […]
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Support Nevada women

In keeping with our yearlong coverage of extraordinary Nevada women, we wanted to note that the Nevada Commission on Women is not only hosting events all year long, but is also raising funds for its mission of advancing equality for women in all areas. Right now, the Commission is selling women’s suffrage souvenir license plates for […]
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Free entry to Nevada State Parks on Sept. 28

Nevada residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Nevada Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 28 with a “fee-free” day at Nevada’s State Parks. Park fees, including entrance, camping (Saturday night) and boating, where applicable, will be waived at state parks throughout Nevada. Nevada Public Lands Day encourages Nevadans to discover the many exciting and […]
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Hit the Water with a Lake Tahoe Water Trail Map

Sierra Business Council has just released the 2019 Lake Tahoe Water Trail Map & Access Guide to help paddlers safely find their way along the 72-mile water route. Completely updated, this waterproof access guide pinpoints all of the 37 public launch and landing sites including the Lake Tahoe Water Trail’s 20 trailhead sites with wayfinding […]
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Tahoe East Shore Trail Opens

The Nevada Department of Transportation, Tahoe Transportation District and partners opened the new Tahoe East Shore Trail in Incline Village on June 28 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The approximately 3-mile path between southern Incline Village and Sand Harbor State Park is now officially open to non-motorized bicycle and foot traffic. The path is a major […]
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V&T Railway back with Toast of the Canyon

Returning for the 2019 season, the V&T Railway’s popular Toast of the Canyon train rides kicks off on Saturday, June 15 and will feature area wineries, distilleries, and breweries. The event, which runs every other Saturday through October, takes passengers into the Carson River Canyon to enjoy libations and appetizers. “Our Toast of the Canyon […]
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Safe Haven’s 12th Annual Spring Fundraiser

Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary is celebrating 17 years of wildlife rescue on Saturday, April 27, at the Winnemucca Convention Center. Country music artist Madison Hudson will perform at the event. All proceeds go directly toward supporting Safe Haven’s rescue efforts and care of our residents. Private tours, scheduled in advance, will also be available for […]
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Museum hosts diversity and the Transcontinental Railroad lecture

The construction of the Transcontinental Railroad is one of American’s milestone achievements, but it took a multinational workforce to get it done. Many are familiar with the Chinese immigrants who labored for the Central Pacific Railroad, but they were just one of many immigrant groups who found work on the Pacific Railway.   On Friday, […]
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Brüka Theatre Announces 25th Season

TAKE FIVE: Making Art in Reno Reno has seen an arts explosion in the 25 years since Brüka Theatre began creating innovative theater. To celebrate the Biggest Little City’s transformation to internationally-recognized arts destination, Brüka invited 36 amazing artists to show in just five entertaining minutes how they make their magic. From Blue Whale creator […]
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Benefit Concert for Las Vegas Victims Includes Killers, Imagine Dragons

Las Vegas’ entertainment industry is uniting in unprecedented fashion in support of the victims of the October 1 tragedy. On Friday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m., T-Mobile Arena will host the Vegas Strong Benefit Concert, a special evening of entertainment featuring Boyz II Men, Cirque du Soleil, David Copperfield, Imagine Dragons, Penn & Teller, The […]
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Free entry at Nevada State Parks

Nevada residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Nevada Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 30, with a “fee-free” day at Nevada’s State Parks. Park fees, including entrance, camping (Saturday night), and boating, where applicable, will be waived at state parks throughout Nevada. Nevada Public Lands Day encourages Nevadans to discover the many exciting and […]