Elko Correspondence – July 2018

Summer greetings from Elko. There is plenty to see and do in Elko this month, including 4th of July Festivities. Let this Independence Day be a day to celebrate our freedom and honor our current service members and veterans here at home and abroad. To keep striving for the ideals that inspired the Declaration of … Read moreElko Correspondence – July 2018

Elko Correspondence – June 2018

Farmers Markets The Elko and Lamoille Farmers Markets are ready to get underway! The markets run from June — October, and local producers invite you to enjoy the best of what Elko County have to offer. Vendors offer local grass fed beef, fresh vegetables, artisanal sheep cheese, honey, baked goods, and more. The Elko market … Read moreElko Correspondence – June 2018

Elko Correspondence – May 2018

Halleck Bar Party  The public is invited to the Annual party at the Northeastern Nevada Museum that starts at 6 p.m. on May 4th. It features a contest for best Old West-styled costume, a souvenir picture booth by Light Chaser Photography, silent auction, and saloon music played on the piano by Connie Muir. A $20 … Read moreElko Correspondence – May 2018

Elko Correspondence – April 2018

Spring Gardening Aquilegia Rocky Mountain Blue, one of scores of beautiful perennials available at Colorscapes nursery in Lamaoille. The snow is melting, the ground is thawing, and it is time to head outside and do a little gardening. My favorite place for plants and gardening supplies is Colorscapes in Lamoille. Marvel Clyde has been operating … Read moreElko Correspondence – April 2018

Carson Valley Correspondence – March 2018

                                                                Leo On the morning of February 2nd last month, “Punxsutawney Phil,” the legendary weather predicting groundhog saw his shadow.  This, according to folklore, means we’ll have 6 more weeks of winter.  However, here in Carson Valley, my pet guinea pig “Leo” did not see his shadow the morning of February 2nd. To us that … Read moreCarson Valley Correspondence – March 2018

Elko Correspondence – March 2018

Sheepherder’s Ball                                                                        Photo credit: Elko Euzkaldunak Club Facebook page. Elko’s Basque Scene is alive and well. On March 10th the Elko Basque Club is hosting its Annual Sheep Herders Ball at the Basque Clubhouse on Flagview Drive. Dinner starts at 6 p.m., and Basque favorites will be served. Music by Jean Flesher and Mercedes … Read moreElko Correspondence – March 2018

Carson Valley Correspondence – February 2018

Carson Valley legend “Snowshoe” Thompson                                                                        Job’s Peak from Mottsville (Photo by Gloria Trahey) Looking up at Jobs Peak, in all of its snow-capped glory, from the floor of Carson Valley, I’m thinking that I cannot be the only one who is happy to see snow.  The Sierra resorts now have a steady business with … Read moreCarson Valley Correspondence – February 2018