L.A. Man Has Strange Encounter on Geiger


On a weeklong business trip from the Los Angeles area to Reno, George Marrón decided to take some time and visit Virginia City on Wed., Jul. 20, at about 7:30 a.m. "I haven't been up here in several years," he said. "I expected it to have changed, gone modern, or something, but it hasn't. It … Continue reading L.A. Man Has Strange Encounter on Geiger

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De Quille’s ‘Traveling Stones,” Then and Now


One of the most famous stories ever crafted by Territorial Enterprise reporter Dan De Quille involves the Pahranagat Valley in eastern Nevada, about 75 miles northeast of Las Vegas on U.S. 93. In the 1867 story, De Quille writes about having met a man from the Pahranagat Valley who showed him "a half dozen pebbles … Continue reading De Quille’s ‘Traveling Stones,” Then and Now

Arizona Playwright Recalls an Event at Piper’s 


Jeanmarie Simpson is artistic director of Arizona Theatre Matters, where she is working on her latest production, "When Churchyards Yawn," billed as a spoof on "Hamlet," by William Shakespeare. "This is a pandemic-inspired piece," Simpson said. "We were stuck, for a time, not knowing when it would end or where we would be when it … Continue reading Arizona Playwright Recalls an Event at Piper’s 

Smoke Day


it is not a smoke day for schools pity the little school children sitting in class and dreaming staring out the smokefrosted panes thoughts of making smokemen creating winged smoke angels tasting newly fallen smokeflakes eyelashes catching smokeflakes building not-so-secret smoke forts having many smokeball-fights and sledding down smokehill on last years steel smoke-runner gloves … Continue reading Smoke Day