35th Annual Shakespeare Festival Returns to Lake Tahoe (KRNV)

April 30, 2007

Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Shakespeare Box OfficeLAKE TAHOE NEVADA STATE PARK–Guarantee yourself a front row seat to Lake Tahoe’s longest running cultural tradition, the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, by purchasing tickets in advance at www.LakeTahoeShakespeare.com. Read the complete story at KRNV.com.

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Exploring Nevada’s Outback (Nevada Magazine)

April 30, 2007

Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada

Camping, picnicking, and sightseeing in Lincoln County’s six state parks.

SPINNING GRUESOME GHOST STORIES, toasting marshmallows over the campfire, and planning the next day’s fishing, hiking, and sightseeing trips. And, singing. I still remember the lyrics to that sappy old song, “When it’s Nighttime in Nevada.” Read the rest of the article at NevadaMagazine.com.


Historic Las Vegas (Deseret News)

April 30, 2007

Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State ParkReconstruction of fort established by Mormons gives today’s visitors a glimpse of city’s rustic beginnings

LAS VEGAS–Probably the most overlooked tourist site in Las Vegas is also its lowliest in terms of glamor, glitz, size and neon. However, the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park is worth a visit for a priceless lesson in pioneer history and as a contrast to the modern Las Vegas. Read the rest of the article at deseretnews.com.


Carson City Arbor Day celebration April 27

April 23, 2007

Nevada Division of Forestry LogoCARSON CITY, Nev.–The Nevada Division of Forestry and the Carson City Shade Tree Council will be hosting a tree planting ceremony in honor of Arbor Day and the Division of Forestry’s 50th Anniversary on April 27, 2007 at noon, followed by refreshments. The ceremony will be held at the Nevada Firefighter’s Memorial in Mills Park, Carson City and is open to the public. Read the rest of this entry »


Water quality effort under way (RGJ)

April 18, 2007

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection LogoRENO–The seventh annual Water Quality Snapshot Day will be held May 12, in Reno, Truckee and Lake Tahoe, and volunteers are needed to help conduct the water quality sampling. The event is a citizen-based environmental effort designed to take a snapshot, at one moment in time, of the water quality throughout the Lake Tahoe and Truckee River watershed. Read the complete story at the Reno Gazette-Journal.


EPA recognizes Carson City company, two state employees (LVRJ)

April 18, 2007

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection LogoNevada Division of Environmental Protection recycling coordinators Kathryn Fergus and Chester Sergent were recognized for making “huge strides in increasing Nevada’s recycling rates.”  Read the complete story at the Las Vegas Review-Journal.


East Lake Boulevard closed due to fire (Nevada Appeal)

April 17, 2007

Washoe Lake State ParkCARSON CITY, Nev.–East Lake Boulevard has been closed due to a brush fire is burning southeast of Washoe Lake. The fire, now at about 5 acres, is in the hills east of East Lake Boulevard. The fire is near homes, but not threatening at this time. It is burning just to the north of the park ranger headquarters at Washoe Lake State Park. Read the complete story at the Nevada Appeal.