Carson City Blog

Carson City is a complicated place. It's calm and simple on the surface with a whole lot going on underneath. For one thing, it's a nice little city with a lot of shopping opportunities, professional services, arts and entertainment surrounded by a nice rural and agricultural region. It creates another layer of activity being located in Nevada, having the casinos and gaming action going on. Throw in the fact that Carson City is the capital of the state, with all of the politics and legislation that this involves, and you've got yourself a bustling little metropolis. With all of that coming and going, it's easy to miss out on something you really wanted to be involved in. One way to stay on top of all the A-list events is to be sure to check our weekly blog. You'll get the news from people who know the capital city best, with the inside story on everything happening from Washoe Valley all the way down to Indian Hills and the Carson Valley and from C-Hill on over toward Mound House and Dayton. From the politicians and the professionals to the ranchers and the retirees, from the state workers to the casino executives, we'll keep you up to date on everything you need to know!

Blog Posts of Carson City

It could be an update of what local bands are playing the lounge circuit this week or a preview of the lineup of celebrities on tap for the Nevada Day parade. Maybe it's a highlight of several top hiking trails in the surrounding hills or some tips for fishing the Carson River. Whatever it is that you want to know about Carson City, just be sure to visit the Carson City blog on a regular basis, and you'll be the best-informed person in town!

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The Art of Making It to Spring

By Keith Rugg | Sunday, February 21, 2021
February is kind of the teaser for spring, and then March keeps stringing us along until, all of a sudden, it’s nice weather and the flowers are blooming and then a few days later the heat gets oppressive and we’re thinking fondly of the good old days of winter. Here in the Carson area, February and March are also the... Read More

From Carson City to the North Pole

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, December 6, 2017
In Carson City we are lucky to live in a town that fully embraces each holiday season with eagerness.   This is mainly due to two things. First, the citizens of this town just seem to love and enjoy the festivities of the holidays, whether it’s hitting the bars on St. Patrick’s Day, honoring the country on the... Read More

Here Come the Holidays in Carson City!

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The year is coming to a close, and the holiday season is in full swing. Just as fall seemed to come and go in a flash (or a gust of wind), winter is setting in here in Carson City. The town, in all its small-town charm, tends to feel more quiet and cozy at this time of year. It seems everyone is at home preparing... Read More

Carson City Holiday Weekend Takeover

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving! The holidays are here again. Maybe you’ve decorated your house and have already started playing the Christmas music. You’re getting in the spirit! Perhaps even this year, you offered to host Thanksgiving dinner. The whole family is coming over, traveling from far and wide for a warm, home-cooked... Read More

Laughs, Music & More This Weekend in Carson City

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, November 15, 2017
It’s almost time to welcome those faraway loved ones home, to cook and fill up on family-recipe traditions, to warm up your home with a fire and a cup of cocoa. The holidays are nearly upon us. The air has changed and the snow rolling is in, painting the surrounding Sierras a foggy white. In a matter of weeks, the... Read More

Carson City Vapor Trails

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Carson City is up in smoke these days. Or vapor, rather, which has taken not only the town but the rest of the country by storm.   Those attempting to curb smoking have joined many others in embracing the vaporizer movement, and the business is booming in Carson City. But for those skeptical of the whole thing, or... Read More