State museums participating in first Museum Store Sunday

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Make some room Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. There’s a new kid on the holiday shopping block.

Say hello to Museum Store Sunday.

On Sunday, Nov. 26, more than 500 museum stores worldwide are participating in the event. That includes four of Nevada’s state museums – Nevada State Museum Carson ... Read More

Railroad museum steams up for Santa Trains

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City has set the dates for its 33rd year of Santa Train and for the second consecutive year, it will be offering special free Santa Trains exclusively for children battling cancer.

The public Santa Trains will be running the weekends of Dec. 2, Dec. 9 ... Read More

Lincoln Highway topic of Historical Society program

CARSON CITY, Nevada – The story of the Lincoln Highway – the nation’s first transcontinental roadway – and its route through Nevada is the topic of this month’s High Noon Shootout with Neal Cobb at the Nevada Historical Society.

Jim Bonar, past president of the Lincoln Highway Association in Reno, is the guest speaker and will ... Read More

Museum lecture tells future plans for Stewart Indian School

CARSON CITY, Nevada – When Stewart Indian School was established in 1890 on the outskirts of Carson City, it was one of the first 25 of hundreds of boarding schools set up around the nation with a mission to assimilate American Indian children into mainstream culture.

The school was open for 90 years and saw more ... Read More

Writers’ Wednesday at NHS takes on The Great Recession

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Of all economic recessions experienced by the United States in the postwar period, the Great Recession that began in 2008 was the deepest, longest, and most destructive and Nevada was one of the hardest-hit states.

With the collapse of the housing market, the state led the country in foreclosures, construction jobs disappeared ... Read More

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