Weaving Traditional Crafts Into Contemporary Art

Weaving Traditional Crafts Into Contemporary Art   By Teri Vance A professionally trained artist who has traveled much of the country, Ben Aleck is now looking closer to home for inspiration. “I’m reaching back to my roots,” said Aleck, who now lives at Pyramid...

Sculpture Inspires Artists Through Works Of Da Vinci

Sculpture Inspires Artists Through Works Of Da Vinci   Mischell Riley spent nearly a year building a 10-by-23-foot cement sculpture of Leonardo Da Vinci that weighs close to seven tons. She endured heat up to 105 degrees working with cement — an unforgiving...

Sales Manager Shares Love Of Carson City With Hotel Guests

Sales Manager Shares Love Of Carson City With Hotel Guests   If you’re visiting Carson City as part of a large group or event, chances are you’ve come into contact with Stu Wexler, sales manager for Wyndham Garden and Max Casino. “My job is putting packages...

Bob Nylen Gets Excited About History

Bob Nylen Excited About History   To understand the history of the Nevada State Museum, explains Bob Nylen, the museum’s curator of history, you need to first understand the history of the U.S. Mint in Carson City. It began operation in 1870 and ran until...

A Locals Look At Fat-Tire Bike Riding

A Locals Look At Fat Tire Biking In Carson City by Randy Gaa   There is a growing fat bike community in Carson City, and many of the local trails lend themselves to an enjoyable fat biking experience. While any trail is a good trail for a fat bike, there are a...