Virginia and Truckee Railroad Summer Season Begins

Virginia and Truckee Railroad Summer Season Begins

Carson City, Nev. — Step into the frame of an authentic TV western aboard the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad. (http://www.vtrailway.com/) Steam train rides from Nevada’s capital, Carson City to the 1860s boom-era mining town of Virginia City begin May 24 and extend weekends through Oct. 19.  Friday diesel train tours start June 20. From the rumble of the iron […]

Wound Healing Center Expands to Offer More Options for Northern Nevadans

Wound Healing Center Expands to Offer More Options for Northern Nevadans

Carson City, Nev…More than 8 million people in the U.S. suffer from non-healing wounds, which are often impeded by such diseases and conditions as diabetes, obesity, aging and the late effects of radiation therapy. The newly expanded Carson Tahoe Center for Wound Healing (CWH) is located on the second floor of the Carson Tahoe Specialty […]

The Polar Express A Sellout for Third Straight Year

The Polar Express A Sellout for Third Straight Year

Carson City, NV….It’s a hot ticket to catch a ride to the North Pole. For the third consecutive year THE POLAR EXPRESS on the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad (http://www.vtrailway.com/) has sold out. More than 16,000 passengers secured tickets on the train to lifelong holiday memories. Even with the addition of 18 more trains representing […]

Governor Brian Sandoval’s Statement on Shooting at Sparks Middle School:

Governor Brian Sandoval’s Statement on Shooting at Sparks Middle School:

Carson City, NV – October 21, 2013, Governor Brian Sandoval this morning issued the following statement after learning of the shooting at Sparks Middle School: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the horrific shooting at Sparks Middle School this morning. My administration is receiving regular updates and the Nevada Highway Patrol is assisting at […]

Carson Valley Visitors Authority moves “Carson Valley Visitor Authority” Deadline to Oct. 11

Carson Valley Visitors Authority moves “Carson Valley Visitor Authority” Deadline to Oct. 11

Gardnerville, Nev.…Due to a last minute spate of requests, the Carson Valley Visitors Authority, http://www.visitcarsonvalley.org/, has extended the deadline one extra week to Oct. 11 for individuals to submit an audition video to be the “Carson Valley Rider.” The tourism agency launched a campaign last month to find one horse savvy woman to become a […]

V&T ADDS TWO ‘TOAST OF THE CANYON’ TOURS TO 2013 SEASON, SEPT. 7 AND OCT. 5

V&T ADDS TWO ‘TOAST OF THE CANYON’ TOURS TO 2013 SEASON,  SEPT. 7 AND OCT. 5

Aug. 30, 2013 (Carson City, Nev.) — Date night takes a trip back in time Saturdays on the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad (http://www.vtrailway.com/) “Toast of the Canyon” route. Wine and appetizers are served aboard the round trip historic steam engine excursion through the Carson River Canyon, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5. Back for a […]

Sunday Round Trip Steam Engine Tickets 25 Percent Off

Sunday Round Trip Steam Engine Tickets 25 Percent Off

July 31, 2013 (Carson City, Nev.) —Nevada residents receive 25 percent off a round trip train fare on the historic V&T Railroad (http://www.vtrailway.com) in August. The discount is good for adult, child and senior/veteran fares for the Sunday 10 a.m. steam engine departures. (Twenty-five percent discount with online ticket purchases by using the code: NEVADA). […]

KIDS RIDE HISTORIC V&T TRAINS FOR FREE FRIDAYS THROUGH SUMMER

KIDS RIDE HISTORIC V&T TRAINS FOR FREE FRIDAYS THROUGH SUMMER

Carson City, NV…On track with summer vacation, the historic V&T Railroad (http://www.vtrailway.com) now offers adventure-seeking children 12 and under the chance to climb aboard and ride a diesel train for free every Friday through summer. Children and grandkids can take a free trip back in time to Nevada’s Old West between Carson City and Virginia […]

Churchill County School Bus Overturns…Only Minor Injuries

Churchill County School Bus Overturns…Only Minor Injuries

Fallon, NV…On April 12, 2013 at approximately 1354 hours Nevada Highway Patrol investigated an accident involving a Churchill County School bus. Preliminary investigation revealed that the yellow Thomas bus was traveling northbound on Testolin Road (an unmarked dirt roadway, located southeast of Fallon, NV.) driven by Susan Taddo, (58, of Fallon). Ms. Taddo had observed […]

Sandoval Puts Additional 25 Million Towards Nevada Students

Sandoval Puts Additional 25 Million Towards Nevada Students

Carson City, NV…Governor Brian Sandoval today announced that as a result of increased funds in the state budget, Sandoval will add an additional $25 million to K-12 education over the next biennium, geared toward English Language Learners and All-day Kindergarten. This additional funding will bring the total new commitment to ELL and All-day K in […]