Nevada 2018

Gubernatorial Election The 2018 Nevada gubernatorial election will take place on November 6, 2018, to elect the next Governor of Nevada. The candidate filing deadline was March 16, 2018 and the primary election will be held on June 12, 2018. #NVGovDebate http://www.lasvegasnow.com Facebook Official campaign websites Bill Boyd (R) for Governor Stephanie Carlisle (R) for …

Colorado Tourism Leadership Journey

The Colorado Tourism Leadership Journey was created by the Colorado Tourism Office for aspiring leaders with a demonstrated commitment to a career in the tourism industry and a passion for sharing the Colorado experience. This tuition-based, yearlong program is ideal for high-performing people seeking to advance their effectiveness as tourism leaders. For employers, it offers …

North Platte, Nebraska

North Platte is located in the southwestern part of Nebraska, along Interstate 80, at the confluence of the North and South Platte Rivers forming the Platte River. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.ci.north-platte.ne.us http://www.nparea.com https://nebraskalanddays.com Golden Spike Tower The Golden Spike Tower is a private non-profit organizations, offering guests a bird’s eye view of the World’s …

Silver City, New Mexico

Silver City is a town in New Mexico. Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.townofsilvercity.org Silver City MainStreet is an accredited New Mexico MainStreet program committed to working with our community to foster economic development in our historic downtown. We do this through collaboration and promotion of downtown events, improvements to and preservation of our historic district, and …

Emancipation Day

Image: Harper’s Weekly, 1866 via Wikipedia Washington, DC celebrates April 16 as Emancipation Day. On that day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act (an act of Compensated emancipation) for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about …

US/ICOMOS 2017 Annual Report

Just in time for World Heritage Day, US ICOMOS has released its annual report of accomplishments in 2017. Key Links http://www.usicomos.org http://www.usicomos.org/see-what-we-accomplished-together-in-2017/ http://www.usicomos.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/USICOMOS_2017AnnualReport_Web.pdf https://twitter.com/usicomos Tweets by usicomos Excerpt: Advocacy Because of the wide range of challenges and disruptions taking place to effective heritage conservation in the US in 2017, US/ICOMOS has found it necessary to …

US National Park Service Raises Fees (2018)

Photo: Zion National Park Washington, DC – The National Park Service (NPS) announced (April 12) changes to the entrance fees charged at 117 national parks as part of its ongoing efforts to address aging park infrastructure that is critical to the visitor experience. The changes will be implemented in many of the parks that charge entrance …

Gilroy, California

Gilroy is located in Northern California’s Santa Clara County, south of Morgan Hill and north of San Benito County. Key Links cityofgilroy.org/cityofgilroy ‘a community with a spice for life’ Wikipedia Gilroy Planeta.com California Gilroy Garlic Festival Garlic

Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks National Monument

Photo: Justina Thorsen, Snow-covered Organ Mountains Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks National Monument (New Mexico) is home to diverse recreation opportunities including excellent hiking trails. Hikers can enjoy expansive mountain views, unique geologic features, rock art, seasonal springs, Chihuahuan Desert flora and fauna, wildlife, historic sites and much more on the many miles of trail within …