July – August 2013

Issue Cover July – August 2013

What’s Inside

Safe Havens

Nevada's wildlife sanctuaries rescue animals while educating and entertaining visitors. ... read more


Zephyr Cove's family-owned Italian eatery is worth the occasional wait, got it? BY CHARLIE JOHNSTON Spicy Pasta is one of the many delicious entrées available at Zephyr Cove’s Capisce?—yes, the restaurant uses a question mark in its business name, but there’s no question that ... read more

Crooner, ESQ.

Longtime Las Vegan discovers his voice and impresses a Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer. BY JANET M. GEARY Currently, with the myriad of information that's available on the web, getting background information on someone is pretty easy. But when you look up Keith Galliher Jr., you have to go through the first several pages before you actually find an ... read more

Monarch Butterfly

A tagged monarch butterfly rests on Pat Neyman's hand before taking flight in Carson Valley. The tags allow Neyman (below, left) to monitor the insects' migratory patterns. One of the tagged butterflies was spotted in Santa Cruz recently (see cluster below, middle). Minden resident and ... read more

Mobile Museum

MOBILE MUSEUM Nevada was one of the first states to bring its rich history to children and adults alike. BY PETER BARTON [o ... read more

Backcountry Lakes

Pictured here is Hobart Reservoir, northwest of Carson City via dirt roads. Located at an elevation of 7,650 feet in the Carson Range, the reservoir is owned by the state and used as a water source for the capital city. The initial dam was completed in 1877, then rebuilt in 1956 followin ... read more

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