John Seelmeyer

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January 27, 2014
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Virginia City alternative to Tahoe ski slopes

Hoping to attract the Lake Tahoe ski crowd to help businesses along the Comstock get through the winter slump in business, Storey County tourism officials last week launched a campaign that invites skiers and snowboarders to rest their legs in Virginia City. But given the snow drought in the Sierra, a visit to Virginia City may prove to be a highlight — not a side trip — for some visitors this year. State tourism officials are watching the weather closely, but haven’t shifted the focus of this winter’s marketing campaign. But they note that the Nevada Commission on Tourism already …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 29, 2014 08:49AM Published Jan 27, 2014 07:51PM Copyright 2014 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.