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 …

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: Skyline Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storie/d cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of September 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

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. Newsmakers and experts 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 Podcast fans, subscribe directly using iTunes …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Photo During 2020 Responsible Travel Week we are strolling and soundwalking our journey to the waterways of Las Vegas. Look for major updates to this page and links mentioned below. One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning …

Nevada Tourism

Photo: Heritage Museum Links and resources to tourism in Nevada: Tourism Portals Nevada – @NevadaPR travel-deals Facebook Flickr periscope.tv/TravelNevada @NVTourismDir Pony Express ponyexpressnevada.com Grants https://travelnevada.com/press/press-releases/147 The Nevada Commission on Tourism on Wednesday approved $301,575 in grants to promote tourism: https://t.co/x1nrF1DzxG#NVTourism — NV Tourism Industry (@NVTourism) December 12, 2019 More Links nvculture.org tourism-means-more Facebook Flickr @NVTourism …

Home Means Nevada

Nevada Flag Home means Nevada is the regional anthem of the U.S. state of Nevada. It was written by Bertha Rafetto in 1932 and officially adopted by the Nevada Legislature in 1933 as the official state song. Embedded Tweets Home now means #Nevada https://t.co/tlTtCLPgmU pic.twitter.com/Zix5plxPBi — Ron Mader (@ronmader) November 20, 2019 Wikipedia Home Means …

Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit

Poster Registration is open for the Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit, November 12-14 at the Plaza Hotel in Downtown Las Vegas. Hashtag: #GGTS19 Key Links governorssummit.org Questions Is there live and recorded video from the Summit? Are any of the presentations or resources mentioned available online? What would locals like visitors to know about Las …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day, as of 2000, is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2020 Nevada Day is Friday, October 30. Traditionalists celebrate on October 31, Halloween. History Nevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 …