nevada history

Saving Bowers Mansion

“Ladies, let us buy it!” “It” was the popular Bowers Mansion, a gem of northern Nevada’s mining legacy in Washoe Valley, which was put up for sale by its 82-year-old owner in January 1946. The […]


Bait and switch?

A Reno developer cut down trees and bulldozed a block-long segment of Washington Street while four appeals against the project remain in progress. The appellants and other opponents of the development were outraged April 27, […]