The Pony Express

We'll follow the "loneliest highway" along the path of the Pony Express route through central Nevada, and we'll consider the state's cowboy history. March 2014

Monument near Crystal Springs stands as reminder of religious revelation


A refrigerator-sized monument stands atop a lonely summit about 100 miles north of Las Vegas, just off State Route 375. It’s a tribute to an angelic revelation ...

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Ely is a long way from the Philippines, but it’s home


Roela Peacock works 17 hours a day, four days a week, to help provide for her family. It’s her version of the American dream — not that she ever planned to live the American dream. Especially in Ely, which is ...

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