Wednesday Apr 9
Motorcyclist James Cooper killed in Virginia City wreck
A Fallon man was identified Monday as the motorcyclist killed in a Sunday afternoon accident on Highway 341 two miles north of Virginia City.
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
Waste Management 'Residential Dump Days' in Virginia City
In an effort to assist residents with household cleanups and curb illegal dumping, Waste Management announced the next "Residential Dump Days," scheduled for Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3. Residential Dump Days will be held only at the Waste Management transfer station in Virginia City.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Motorcycle Crash Kills Man on SR 341
Trooper Gibson with the Nevada Highway Patrol says the accident happened on State Route 341 approximately 2 miles north of Virginia City.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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The 17th of Ireland party at Sutro was full of fun and pigs. Correction published one week later: In our last issue in the account of the St. Patrick's day social at Sutro the type said "pigs" instead of "jigs," mqking a very bad blunder.
Enjoy Wine, History, Shops During Virginia City Wine Tour
The Virginia City Wine Tour will take guests to the Virginia Range. Guests can explore the history and the shops, dated back to the late 1800s, nestled in the Comstock, according to an official with the Virginia City Tourism Commission.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Nevada Proud: Battle Born home comes to life
It was the charm of Virginia City that drew one Fallon resident and California native to invest in a piece of history.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Home invasion in Virginia City Highlands; man tied-up while house robbed
VIRGINIA CITY HIGHLANDS, Nev. -- A home invasion in the Virginia City Highlands off on the 1800 -block of Lousetown Road resulted in a robbery at about 11:30 a.m. Friday.
Caruso never sang on the Comstock
Thanks to the honesty and good work of Italo Gavazzi of Reno, we know the claim that Italian opera star Enrico Caruso sang at Virginia City's Piper's Opera House is a classic example of fakelore.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Dayton: Examining the town's rough and tumble past
A favorite resting area for emigrant wagon trains and other travelers making their way west in the 1800s was a lush meadow area where Gold Creek empties from Gold Canyon into the Carson River.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
DEVELOPING: Home invasion in Virginia City Highlands
A home invasion in the Virginia City Highlands off of Lousetown Road resulted in a robbery at about 11:30 a.m. Friday.
Gilman opens Mustang Ranch Steakhouse in Virginia City
Local businessman Lance Gilman has opened the Mustang Ranch Steakhouse and Mustang Ranch Hunting Lounge at No.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Gold Hills mine restored for public
The history of the Comstock is getting a facelift. Gold Hill's Yellow Jacket Mine is restored after going unused since 1942.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Virginia City's Comstock Muckfest & Heritage Wine Tour
Celebrate Nevada's mining history at Comstock Muckfest in historic Virginia City, Nev.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Patty Cafferata: Piano tuner strikes it rich: Governor strikes out
Prussian George Wedekind came to America to seek his fortune in 1851. A piano tuner, he worked in New York and then moved to San Francisco where he married Helena Willhelm, also from Prussia, in 1856.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Virginia City roaster is rooted in owners' passion
"We're coffee lovers, and we were doing home-roasting as a hobby," says Melanie Troska, the owner of the Virginia City coffee wholesaler and retailer.
Authors, artists, featured in Virginia City event
Reno writer Janice Oberding is holding an authors and artists event and book signing from 1 to 5 p.m. April 26 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 87 S. F St., in Virginia City.