Select stories from past issues (by year)
The Founding of Sparks
Established as a railroad town on the swamps east of Reno, this Nevada community has shimmered for more than a century.
BY ERIC CACHINERO |May/June 2014
The Quaints of DeQuille
Mark Twain became famous, but fellow Territorial Enterprise reporter Dan DeQuille could spin a yarn with the best of them.
BY ERIC BRYAN | January/February 2013
Nevada’s Lost City
New Images of America book uses vintage photographs to tell the Ancestral Puebloans’ story.
BY DENA M. SEDAR | SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2012
Mazuma Wiped Out
100 years ago, a devastating flood dealt this small northwestern Nevada mining camp its deathblow.
BY MATTHEW B. BROWN | JULY/AUGUST 2012
Ferris and His Big Wheel
The idea for this American icon could have been born on the banks of the Carson River.
BY ERIC BRYAN | March/April 2012
Parks and Recreation
Fourteen diverse, scenic places to take the family in Nevada Silver Trails territory.
BY CHARLIE JOHNSTON | SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2011
Prehistoric Storage (Video)
Nevada’s ancient caves contain a “hole” lot of Native American history.
BY CHARLIE JOHNSTON | JULY/AUGUST 2011
‘Lonely’ Perspectives: 5 Trips Across Highway 50
By auto, bicycle, foot, horseback, motorcycle—no matter how you choose to cross it—U.S. Highway 50 and central Nevada are food for the soul.
Celebrating Jack Johnson
The first black heavyweight champion’s 1910 defeat of James Jeffries in Reno comes full circle this July.
BY SHANE BORROWMAN | MAY/JUNE 2010
Nevada’s Goodwill Moon Rock
What happened to the Silver State’s gift from President Nixon and the Apollo 17 astronauts?
BY EVAN SCHWARTZ | SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2009
Just Fondue It
Follow a day of winter play with this stomach-warming Swiss comfort food.
BY MELISSA SIIG | JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2009
From the Ashes
Newly renovated Piper’s Opera House has been reborn more than once through the years.
BY CHIC DIFRANCIA | JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2009
Eagles and Agriculture
Birders gather in Carson Valley to watch and photograph raptors.
BY JOYCE HOLLISTER | January / February 2008
Q&A with Don and Carol Shanks
The rural Nevada activists haven’t learned to say, “No.”
BY ANN HENDERSON | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2007
Classic Cars and Comedy
Jay Leno talks about Nevada moments and his passion for cars.
BY ANN HENDERSON | JULY/AUGUST 2007
Elvis: The Vegas Years
Elvis Presley, who would have turned 60 in 1995, once reigned in Las Vegas. Some say he still does.
BY MIKE WEATHERFORD | January/February 1995