George ‘Tex’ Rickard

George ‘Tex’ Rickard

George “Tex” Rickard was the greatest boxing promoter of all time. “Tex” Rickard dropped out of school at the age nine. He would become a cowboy, town marshal, rancher, miner, mine owner, gambling hall owner and the greatest boxing promoter of all time. After selling...
Nevada Memories

Nevada Memories

Nevada Memories In February, I took my wife up to Winnemucca and stayed overnight at the Winnemucca Inn, so we could have dinner at “The Martin”, The Martin Hotel Basque restaurant. The trip was kind of Valentine get away. Now, I know what you’re thinking, why in the...
Wildlife Profile / Rocky Mountain Goat

Wildlife Profile / Rocky Mountain Goat

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Oreamnos americanus CLASSIFICATION: Hoofed ruminant mammal SIZE: Rocky Mountain goats are approximately two and a half to three feet tall at the shoulder and four and a half to five feet long. They weigh between 200 and 250 pounds, though the heaviest...
Henry Clay Hooker

Henry Clay Hooker

  If you are scratching your head right now, thinking that you’ve heard the name of Henry Hooker, you probably have. Henry Hooker was played by Charlton Heston in the movie Tombstone. In real life Henry Hooker was a wealthy cattleman and a friend of Lawman Wyatt...