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Carson City Ormsby House back on the market

October 16, 2019

The project proposed at the Ormsby House will not close escrow on Thursday. “I received a cancellation from the buyer on Thursday of last week and that the Ormsby House is back on the market,”...



Is Joe Conforte dead? Online sources indicate he is

July 26, 2019

Joe Conforte, the colorful, controversial brothel operator who ran the Mustang Ranch east of Reno but fled the U.S. more than two decades ago to avoid prison, has reportedly died. Unconfirmed reports say he died...



11 reasons why people moved to Carson City

July 17, 2017

Following up on the Top 10 ways to know you’re a Carson City local, it’s quite evident that folks love this town. However, we also realized falling in love with Carson City goes beyond the...





3 Carson City residents arrested in burglary

September 26, 2019

On Sept. 19, Carson City Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a residential burglary in the 400 block of Hot Springs. Several firearms, ammunition, jewelry, a computer, and credit cards were stolen during the...


A crystal clear reason to take this short hike

June 11, 2009

It’s not always the length of the hike that matters. Sometimes, it’s what is at the end of a trek that’s interesting. The Crystal Mine near Verdi is one of those special hikes. At the...


The wild history of the ghost town of Rio Tinto

October 9, 2019

Perhaps the most interesting thing about the Northern Nevada ghost town of Rio Tinto is its unusual backstory. Located about three and a half miles southwest of Mountain City (about 30 miles north of Elko)...



Las Vegas man sentenced for his part in prison escape

February 27, 2006

A Las Vegas man was sentenced Monday to 12-30 months in the Nevada State Prison for helping a man escape from Northern Nevada Correctional Center. Keith Michael Barney, 33, was arrested on Sept. 2 on...


HIP validation number to hunt migratory birds

September 29, 2006

The Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program (HIP) is a method by which the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USF&WS) are developing more reliable estimates of the number of...




Ruth: Old mining town now swallowed up by pit mine

December 22, 2004

It’s probably fortunate that the daughter of Eastern Nevada mine owner D.C. McDonald wasn’t named Eunice or Myrtle or Gertrude. No, she was named Ruth, and the people in the town he named for her...


One dead in 3-vehicle crash in Carson City Tuesday night

September 11, 2019

One person was killed and several others injured Tuesday in a three-car crash at Airport Road and U.S. 50 in Carson City. Trooper Hannah DeGoey said investigators are still sorting out exactly what happened but...


9th Circuit rules on Burning Man, slaps judge in Reno again

March 3, 2016

RENO — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned another ruling by the same conservative federal judge in Nevada, criticizing his unorthodox handling of a Burning Man lawsuit and taking the extraordinary step...