Nevada

The two castles of Austin, Nevada
The two castles of Austin, Nevada
Tycoons, turrets and the hidden history of a tiny desert town.
The Elon Musk dilemma
The Elon Musk dilemma
When big thinkers think badly.
The residual power of Ammon Bundy
The residual power of Ammon Bundy
What’s it like when the West’s most notorious anti-government figure comes to your town?
Timeline: The BLM vs. Cliven Bundy
Timeline: The BLM vs. Cliven Bundy
A detailed history of the conflict, starting in 1953.
Public Record: Cliven Bundy
Public Record: Cliven Bundy
Court and federal documents chronicle a long history of grazing battles.
International Car Forest of the Last Church
International Car Forest of the Last Church
For a strange trip, check out Nevada’s otherworldly Stonehenge of wildly painted abandoned vehicles.
Rancher vs the BLM: A 20-year standoff ends with tense roundup
Rancher vs the BLM: A 20-year standoff ends with tense roundup
‘As far as I’m concerned,’ Cliven Bundy says, ‘the BLM don’t exist.’
Four women joyride the flood that will revive the Colorado River Delta
Go West, clean megawatts
Go West, clean megawatts
Nevada stakes its renewable energy future on California.
Fallon, Nevada’s deadly legacy
Fallon, Nevada’s deadly legacy
In a small town once plagued by childhood cancer, some families still search for answers.
The Vegas Paradox
The Vegas Paradox
In Sin City, excess and efficiency walk hand-in-hand.
A bighorn sheep comes through the window, $500K left in airport change buckets, and more.
In defense of bibliopedestrianism
In defense of bibliopedestrianism
A writer’s love of reading while walking in Nevada’s Great Basin desert.
The world of the speed artist
The world of the speed artist
A book review of The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
The Latest: A gold tax in the Silver State?
The Latest: A gold tax in the Silver State?
Voters will decide if Nevada should finally increase the taxes mining companies pay
Parched lives in a parched land: A review of the Ordinary Truth
Parched lives in a parched land: A review of the Ordinary Truth
Jana Richman's novel of a Nevada family divided by conflict over water
Secret getaways of the National Landscape Conservation System
Secret getaways of the National Landscape Conservation System
A desert hiker finds a lot to like in little-known Bureau of Land Management gems.
BLM "ecosanctuaries" unlikely to provide relief for wild horses
BLM "ecosanctuaries" unlikely to provide relief for wild horses
Proposal will cost just as much as long-term storage of captive horses, and can only take a small number of those now stuck on government pastures
Rantcast: Goodbye, listeners
Rantcast: Goodbye, listeners
The Rants from the Hill podcast comes to an end.
Nevada, face down and flailing
Nevada, face down and flailing
Nevada is so broke that ideology has to bend: Taxes have become inevitable.
As goes Nevada, so goes the nation?
As goes Nevada, so goes the nation?
As Nevada sinks deeper into decline, party politics give way to pragmatism.
Rantcast: The desert shoe tree
Rantcast: The desert shoe tree
Michael Branch takes his daughters to a tree near their Nevada home, where people leave shoes telling stories.
One Sagebrush Rebellion flickers out — or does it?
One Sagebrush Rebellion flickers out — or does it?
Wayne Hage's 20-year court battle over ranching on public lands comes to a close, but his son continues to tussle with the feds.
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