Nevada’s first prizefight required an act of the Legislature, but it remains a notable day in Nevada history.
From Jack Johnson to Muhammad Ali, from Mike Tyson to Floyd Mayweather Jr., boxing had been a vibrant part of Nevada’s sporting fabric spanning three centuries.
Battle Born. The slogan grew from Nevada’s entry into the Union during the Civil War, but in the 150 years since, the Silver State has shouldered more than its share of the nation’s military burden.
Great Basin National Park won out in a contest Wednesday to become the fourth and final medallion issued by Nevada in honor of its 150th birthday on Oct. 31.
For every casino resort idea that became reality and turned Las Vegas into a worldwide destination, there’s one that faltered before it became a reality.
Why simply watch from the sidewalk when you can play an active role in Nevada’s 150th birthday celebration? The City of Las Vegas is accepting applications for entries in a special Nevada Day parade to be held downtown on the state’s big day, Oct. 31.