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John Mackay was a wealthy and powerful part of Nevada's history, but he is not someone we hear much about.
Nevada became a state on October 31, 1864, but Clark County wasn't part of it for another three years. Do some people in the north still regret that inclusion?
Dennis McBride was just a teenager in Boulder City when he started collecting. And he never stopped.
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — More than seven decades after he fought in the Battle of the Bulge, a 92-year-old World War II veteran from northern Nevada has been awarded the Purple Heart.
Stewart Indian School outside of Carson City holds an odd place in our cultural history.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Indian Commission is seeking to preserve the campus of a historic boarding school once used to assimilate Native American children.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A boarding house that welcomed black customers when they were barred from staying at Las Vegas hotels during the segregation era has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The old Moulin Rouge Hotel-Casino at 900 West Bonanza Road has a special place in the history of the city.
The Red Rock National Conservation Area is now 25 years old. Its history as a protected site goes back much further than that. It was 1936 when it was first recognized as a landmark.
Nevada has a proud history entwined with the social fabric of the country.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Boulder City officials will decide this week on the future of a historic building that once served as the hospital for workers constructing Hoover Dam.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A new military museum at the Reno-Stead airport showcases the history of the Stead Air Force Base and the Reno Army Air Base.
About 25 veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam and their families attended the Wednesday opening of "Reno-Stead: A Proud History."
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A traveling exhibit celebrating Nevada's 150th birthday is getting a permanent home in the state Capitol.
If you travel around our state, it’s highly likely that at some point you’ll come across a road sign that gives information about the historic importance of a particular place.
Reno was infamous as the “divorce capital of the world” for much of the 20th century.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Nevada have launched an ambitious online exhibit documenting Reno's history as the "Divorce Capital of the World."
Nevada has a rich aviation history populated by people who had a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
If one word -- aside from "gambling," of course -- is synonymous with Las Vegas for both locals and visitors, it’s “neon.”
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fossils that were unearthed in Nevada more than a decade ago but have been on display in California are back home.
KSNV-TV in Las Vegas reports the fossil collection's return was celebrated Saturday at the Nevada State Museum.
A century ago, Nevada was a frontier state. Wealth came from the ground in the form of gold and silver.
Later, Nevada marketed the legal right to gamble.
Last week, we talked about the civil rights movement and Nevada’s role in it. Around the time of the march in Selma in March 1965, Nevada’s legislature dealt with civil rights at the local level.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Half of the 11-year-old iconic Virginia Street Bridge has been demolished as part of an $18.2 million project to help with the regions overall flood control.
Last time we were talking about Ned Day, who would have been seventy this past April.
Michael Green delivers a Nevada history that finally gives Las Vegas its due — and doesn’t shrink from the state’s dark side.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County commissioners say May 5 is Betty Willis day honoring the designer of the iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign.