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Nevadans Celebrate 75 Years of the Nevada Day Parade

Nevadans Celebrate 75 Years of the Nevada Day Parade

  Northern Nevadans were treated to a beautiful sunny day for the 75th annual Nevada Day Parade in downtown Carson City.  The streets of the silver state’s capital city were lined with smiling faces anxiously awaiting the pageantry and tradition of the two hundred entrants from around the state. Participants included Chocolate Nugget Factory, National […]

Comstock Mining, Inc. Celebrates a Year on The Comstock

Comstock Mining, Inc. Celebrates a Year on The Comstock

“First Pour, First Three Bars and a Button to boot!  G-d Bless,” Corrado De Gasperis, CEO of Comstock Mining Inc. (CMI) tweeted on September 29, 2012, just over a year ago.  Now hundreds of bars, thousands of ounces, millions of dollars and man-hours later, CMI looks back on their first year of pouring doré in […]

Update: California Mudslide Forces Cars to Swerve off Highway Injuring Four

Update: California Mudslide Forces Cars to Swerve off Highway Injuring Four

July 22, 2013 – Four people were injured when a mudslide forced cars to veer off United States Highway 395 in California south of Olancha near Dunmovin late last night.  Cars swerved off the road trying to avoid the raging waters washing across the road that ultimately sent the driver and three passengers of one […]

California Highway Floods with Debris Sending Cars Swerving off the Road and Injuring Three

California Highway Floods with Debris Sending Cars Swerving off the Road and Injuring Three

United States Highway 395 in California south of Olancha near Dunmovin became flooded late last night with mud and debris.  Cars swerved off the road trying to avoid the raging waters washing across the road that ultimately injured three people. According to Doug, a dispatcher for the California Highway Patrol, the call for aid came […]

Zimmerman Verdict Confuses Racism and Empathy

Zimmerman Verdict Confuses Racism and Empathy

In the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, the concept of racism is confusing to most Americans; many cannot seem to tell the difference between bigotry and empathy.  While it is understandable that the seemingly unnecessary death of Trayvon Martin has been an emotionally charged issue, it has divided our country and has become an […]

Obese America – the Truth About our Nation

Obese America – the Truth About our Nation

Nearly one-third of Americans are obese, according to the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook.  The truth about our nation’s prosperity and ability to eat whenever and whatever strikes our fancy has propelled us into tying for the eighteenth fattest country in the world. With 33 percent of Americans living with a Body Mass Index (BMI) […]

Ship Captain on Trial in Italy

Ship Captain on Trial in Italy

Captain Francesco Schettino, the infamous “Captain Coward” of the Costa Concordia, is finally going to trial in Italy.  Schettino is accused of abandoning his ship after it capsized after running aground off the Tuscan coast; he faces up to 20 years in prison. On January 13, 2012, Schettino was in command of the Costa Concordia, […]

Nevada Museum of Art and the Controversial Study by Candlelight

Nevada Museum of Art and the Controversial Study by Candlelight

The Nevada Museum of Art is hosting the exhibit A Real Van Gogh? An Unsolved Art World Mystery, an enigma that has plagued the master’s work for over six decades.  The painting, Study by Candlelight, was originally authenticated until Van Gogh’s own nephew convinced experts that it was a forgery. Study by Candlelight is the […]

The Lone Ranger Does Not Compare to Shooting Like a Real Cowboy

The Lone Ranger Does Not Compare to Shooting Like a Real Cowboy

While many people celebrated the holiday weekend by going to the movies and watching blockbusters like Despicable Me 2 and The Lone Ranger, some folks found that it could not compare to shooting like a real cowboy in Virginia City, Nevada.  The 601 Vigilance Committee sponsored the first annual Shoot-Out on the Hill charity event […]

Mental Health Residential Treatment Facility Scheduled to Open Serving Northern Nevada

Mental Health Residential Treatment Facility Scheduled to Open Serving Northern Nevada

The Dove House of Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services held their ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday.  The Dove House is a pilot mental health residential treatment center on the campus of the Galletti Way facility in Sparks, Nevada and will serve all of Northern Nevada. The ceremony was held on Wednesday, July 10, in front of a crowd […]

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