March – April 2014

What’s Inside

Women’s History in Nevada

We honor the ladies, past and present, who have helped shape modern Nevada. BY NEVADA MAGAZINE This year—2014—has garnered a lot of attention in the Silver State, and for good reason: it’s Nevada’s 150th birthday. But the year should also be known for another important anniversary. One hundred years ago, on election day—November 3, 19 ... read more

Downtown Container Park

Innovative social hub and retail space supports Las Vegas entrepreneurs. BY JOANNA HAUGEN Before they happen upon the outdoor dining tables or quirky play area made of a maze of slides, visitors to Downtown Container Park in Las Vegas are gre ... read more

Journey To Jarbidge

JOURNEY TO JARBIDGE One of Nevada’s more unique mining camps holds a past as colorful as the scenery that surrounds it. BY ERIC CACHINERO | MARCH/APRIL 2014 Many Nevada towns owe their origins to a prospector, a pickaxe, and the discovery of gold. Though these elements are certainly entwined in its roots, the story of Jarbidge begins a bit ... read more

Battle Born Birthday Cakes

BATTLE BORN BIRTHDAY CAKES In 1964, Nevada celebrated its 100th birthday in ‘stupendous’ fashion. It plans to do the same in 2014. BY MATTHEW B. BROWN | MARCH/APRIL 2014 In 1964, Nevada celebrated its 100th birthday in ‘stupendous’ fashion. It plans to do the same in 2014. BY MATTHEW B. BROWN | MARCH/APRIL 2014 The Nevada Cente ... read more

Nevada Part IV: Into the New Century

Nevada booms out of a depression, and women’s suffrage highlights a progressive movement in the state. BY RON SOODALTER From its earliest days as a part of Utah Territory, Nevada was known as a veritable mineral mecca. First gold, and then silver, were washed, gouged, and blasted out of Nevada’s rock, generating hundreds of millions of ... read more

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