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 …

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension / Clark County Lifelong Learning Center

Photo University of Nevada Cooperative Extension / Clark County Lifelong Learning Center 8050 Paradise Road Staff deliver deliver non-degree, educational programs in these areas: Agriculture Children, Youth and Families Community Development Health and Nutrition Horticulture Natural Resources Key Links unce.unr.edu unce.unr.edu/counties/clark Grow Your Own Facebook Nevada Naturalist Program To become a Nevada Naturalist, participants complete …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Eternity 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 grand renewal. Hashtag: #DTLV Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk and be down here. You can’t create density …

Reno Links

Reno flag Links related to Reno, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Recommended Listening / Apps https://knpr.org/discover-music KVNV (FM) – Wikipedia Twitter @CityofReno @RenoPublicRadio @ThisIsReno @ByBenSpillman @getoutdoorsnv @BobzienNevada @sundancebooks Bookstores https://www.sundancebookstore.com @sundancebooks Government https://www.reno.gov https://www.facebook.com/cityofreno https://www.reno.gov/community/about-reno/newsroom @CityofReno This is Reno thisisreno.com Solutions Podcast Soundcloud @ThisIsReno News rgj.com Flag https://www.reno.gov/community/arts-culture/reno-flag-project https://www.rgj.com/story/news/2018/04/26/no-milwaukee-reno-didnt-steal-your-flag-design-because-ours-better/555429002/ Embedded Tweets I love the …

Henderson’s Bark in the Park

Poster Today Henderson, Nevada hosts the annual Bark In the Park, Saturday, March 9, 10am-2pm in Cornerstone Park. Bark in the Park is a celebration of canine friends with dozens of information and vendor booths. The event attracts hundreds of beautiful dogs, many needing forever homes. There are plenty of bowls, buckets, and kiddie pools …

Reno

Photo: Tom, Reno Arch Reno sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. Hashtag: #BiggestLittleCity Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Reno? Embedded Tweets I love the Holidays so I have lowered the …

Valley of Fire State Park

Photo Nevada – Valley of Fire State Park is the state’s oldest and largest state park, dedicated 1935. Civilian Conservation Corps workers helped to make the new park accessible to visitors through the construction of roads and rest areas. The valley derives its name from the red sandstone formations and the stark beauty of the …

Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada

Elsewhere on the Web What’s good? We are fans of Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada Key Links grrsn.org facebook.com/GoldenRetrieverRescueSouthernNevada The purpose of the organization is to provide a rescue program for abandoned, mistreated, or unwanted golden retrievers. We do not breed or sell animals. GRRSN is only able to place dogs in the Las Vegas, …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Brush Shelter = Kawnee = Wikiup One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. The museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by Clark County. Open Daily 9am-430pm. CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. General Admission: adults $2.00, seniors and children $1. Group …

Burning Man

Photo: BLM The Burning Man event has taken place on public lands on the Black Rock Desert Playa every year but one since 1990. The annual festival draws 70,000 people to create a temporary city in the northern Nevada desert, and the week each year culminates with the burning of the Man structure Saturday night …