Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Cornerstone Look for regular updates. Mojave Desert – Explore the waterways of southern Nevada and the self-defined fabulous city of Las Vegas, aka The Meadows, translated from Spanish. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links and Water pages. One of the most interesting case studies in water conservation, recreation, and …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a result of the …

Henderson Links

Logo What would locals like visitors to know about Henderson, Nevada? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Water Street Brew Pubs & Nightlife – Water Street District HeadlinesBill Foley Inc.: Expansion Indoor Football Team Coming To Henderson’s New Hockey ArenaGreen Valley Ranch named the best place to live in Nevada, according to studyStore’s …

Death Valley National Park

Photo: Death Valley Death Valley National Park is located in California and Nevada east of the Sierra Nevada, occupying a transition zone between the Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. Tupippuh Nummu means “Our Homeland” in the language of the Timbisha Shoshone, the native people of Death Valley. Timbisha is their name for the valley as well. The word ‘Timbisha’ refers …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Freemont East Publisher’s note: Viva las aventuras lentas (slow adventures) and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming, and entertaining. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Las Vegas is one of the most storied cities in the world. A hospitality giant, it boasts a century …

The Nevada Independent

Elsewhere on the Web The Nevada Independent – thenevadaindependent.com – is one of our favorite sources for comprehensive coverage of all things Nevada. About: The Nevada Independent is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news and opinion website founded in 2017 by veteran political journalist and commentator Jon Ralston. The site and its supporting channels are focused on ethical, unbiased …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Shaded Streets Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one in the midst of a long-haul renewal. Hashtag: #DTLV Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/eKRrkVUvZ15skZ26A Faves Features Older Features Planeta.com

Carson City, Nevada

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Carson City Carson City is the capital of Nevada, named after mountain man Kit Carson. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,274. The majority of the town’s population lives in Eagle Valley, on the eastern edge of the Carson Range, a branch of the Sierra Nevada, about 30 miles (50 …

State of Nevada

Logo Recommended Listening: KNPR’s State of Nevada — knpr.org/programs/knprs-state-nevada — is a weekday conversation, 9am-10am, about the places Nevadans call home. Experts and newsmakers give context to local issues; discussion and profile interviews. Call the live show in Las Vegas: (702) 258-3552 and toll-free 1 (877) ASK-KNPR. Twitter: @KNPRnews Key [email protected]@[email protected]@nvpublicradioFacebook: Nevada Public Radio Questions …