March – April 2016

Issue Cover March – April 2016

What’s Inside

Law, Order, and a Game of Chance

Law, Order, and a Game of Chance THE EARP BROTHERS SEEK THEIR FORTUNES IN NEVADA. BY RON SOODALTER Life in the Old West—Hollywood notwithstanding—was often mundane. The deadly gunfights and daring hold-ups were comparatively few. Yet, certain names have attained legendary status, selling countless books and millions of theater tickets, whi ... read more

What's Old is New Again

  What's Old is New Again VINTAGE LAS VEGAS GETS NEW LIFE FROM NOSTALGIC ENTHUSIASTS. BY DAVE CLARK "If these walls could talk" is an overused cliché, but at Champagne's C ... read more

Nevada Grown: A Year in Local Food

  Nevada Grown: A Year in Local Food COOKBOOK OFFERS CHANCE TO REDISCOVER THE PLEASURES OF COOKING AND BUYING LOCAL. PHOTOS BY NEVADA MAGAZINE STAFF By Megg Mueller Office environments can be dens of food iniquity; from Girl Scout cookies to leftover holiday candies, baking experiments to potlucks, there always seems to be somethi ... read more

Beatty Beckons

A gateway of possibilities looms in the southern Nevada town. BY MEGG MUELLER One of the definitions of gateway is a means of access or entry to ... read more

Sparks: Kindle Your Adventure

One more day. It's something many vacationers and travelers wish they had, but seldom take even when they do. It's no secret that we're all busy, and getting back home a day early can make getting ready for the week that much easier. But staying just one more day can mean the difference between a quick glimpse and a comprehensive experience. So take the time to live your adventure to the fullest, and do something special on your one more day. You owe it to yourself. ... read more

Lake Tahoe’s Sunken Treasure: The SS Tahoe

Diving exploration team reveals the depths of famed ship’s history. By RYAN HUGHES It took only 50 years for the Lake Tahoe Basin to transform from an untouched oasis into a bustling asset of the logging industry. When Joh ... read more


BY ERIC CACHINERO Rhyolite began with a simultaneous boom and bust. When prospectors Eddie Cross and Frank "Shorty" Harris discovered rich ore in what ... read more

Tour Around Nevada: Sparks

Jokes aside, northern Nevada town is a little slice of heaven.   BY MEGG MUELLER Sparks Councilwoman Julia Ratti had a big birthday wish. "I was traveling to New York City and I grabbed Nevada Magazine at the airport and saw the Tour Around Nevada story," she recalls. "I posted on Facebook my birthday wish was for Sparks to win." ... read more

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