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!

Featured Blog

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"Moo!" Says the Cow

By Keith Rugg | Wednesday, April 7, 2021
With springtime finally here, it’s a lot more fun to take notice of the ranch animals than it is during the dreary cold winter months. When the snow is on the ground, I’m always reminded of that classic old Charlie Russell artwork, “Waiting for a Chinook,” in which the lone survivor of some 5,000 head of cattle stands... Read More

Take a Walk Around Carson Valley

By Keith Rugg | Monday, January 20, 2020
The sugar rush of the holidays is wearing off and maybe you'd like to shed a few pounds before the sugar rush of Valentine's Day grabs you in its chocolatey little paws. It might also be nice to get out of the house and take in a little fresh air once in a while. I mean, if that groundhog can pop its head out of its... Read More

Spring Forward: Carson City Events This Weekend

By Bryan Akerley | Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Even though spring is right around the corner, Carson City has (finally) been in the throes of cold winter weather for the past week. Sure, it’s a welcome change from the past few months of mild, even warm days and sunny skies. But this weekend our clocks jump ahead an hour, and the days are getting longer. Usually... Read More

Take Out for a Carson City Night In

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, February 21, 2018
It’s that time of year again. It seems like year after year in this stretch of February into March, Northern Nevada’s infamous weather does the same thing. We get that tease of warmer spring weather that lasts for about a blink of an eye before another moving storm plunges us into weeks of icy mornings and swirling... Read More

Rolling West: A Tour of Carson City in the Movies

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, February 14, 2018
I love movies. And who doesn’t? They transport you out of your present place and time and take you to different towns, eras and worlds for a couple of hours. But it’s all the more surreal when you experience a familiar place or time while watching a movie – something that shows you a completely different perspective... Read More

The Carson City Valentine's Day Guide

By Bryan Akerley | Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Happy Valentine’s Day! Carson City is filled with love this February the 14th, and all of us in Northern Nevada have surely been enjoying the slightly warmer weather that is certainly welcome in the middle of winter. But maybe you’ve been enjoying it all too much, and you completely forgot to prepare for the... Read More