HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The festivals are over and Earthlings from around the globe headed home Sunday after a weekend camping and partying in the dusty Nevada desert and trekking to remote gates of Area 51, a formerly top-secret U.S.
HIKO, Nev. (AP) — Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to "Storm Area 51" in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.
HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and one person was arrested, authorities said.
HIKO, Nev. (AP) — Sound checks echoed from a distant main stage while Daniel Martinez whirled and danced at dusty makeshift festival grounds just after sunset in Rachel, the Nevada town closest to the once-secret Area 51 military base.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An innkeeper selling tickets for campers next week in a tiny Nevada desert town is being threatened with legal action by the originator of the "Storm Area 51" internet hoax over the "Alienstock" name.
Matty Roberts, the creator of the “Storm Area 51” Facebook page that inspired planned events in the Lincoln County area, has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Little A’Le’Inn owner Connie West in Rachel.
Roberts wants West to cancel Alienstock, a festival planned for next week.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The originator of the "Storm Area 51" internet hoax is citing concerns about organization and funding and has withdrawn from an event called "Alienstock" scheduled next week in the remote Nevada desert.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Nevada's rural Lincoln County have drafted an emergency declaration and are planning with state officials for possible crowds to arrive for an event next month dubbed "Storm Area 51."