Monthly Archives: August 2013

Silver Tailings: The Last Indian Massacre

While Nevada is known for several firsts — legalized gambling and prostitution—being two, it should also be known for its historical lasts. This includes the last Indian massacre in the U.S. It happened near Golconda, east of Winnemucca, February 16th, … Continue reading

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Refitting the Media Template

This is how the same-stream media shifts a story around to fit its template: From the Associated Press “SPOKANE, Wash. — Police have arrested one of two teens suspected of fatally beating an 88-year-old veteran of World War II who … Continue reading

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Silver Tailings: The End of Virgil Earp

At one time Goldfield was the largest city in Nevada and boasted some notable people and events, including Wyatt and Virgil Earp, famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral in Arizona.  Virgil Earp moved to Goldfield in 1904, along with … Continue reading

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Chris Chism, 1952-2013

Christopher Chism, born November 5th, 1952, passed away August 16th, 2013. He was 60. Chris graduated from Fortuna High School in 1971, and upon graduation he relocated to the Bay Area. Chris worked at several restaurants: Star’s, A. Sabellas and … Continue reading

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The Fall of the Roman Empire, Rise of the Ottoman Empire, and Today’s Progressive Parallel

The Roman Empire in the 6th century was actually Christian, and divided between the Western and Eastern Roman Empire, and they were falling apart from within.  They had an overextended military, debased their currency to pay off their debts,  a … Continue reading

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Jeremiah’s Steakhouse is No More

The old and fenced-in building next to Carrows Restaurant near Plumb Lane and Kietzke is no more after crews started demolishing it. Olcese Construction began tearing down the building that formerly housed Jeremiah’s Steakhouse, Tuesday. Jeremiah’s was one of the first place … Continue reading

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Return To Six-Mile Canyon

The three of us parked our vehicles, they in the Jeep, me in my Ranger, and we walked across the narrow roadway. It was there that I had one of the most frightening paranormal experiences of my life. Jus’ two-weeks … Continue reading

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