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A view of the Humboldt Range from Chimney Rock G.C. Photo by Don McDonald

Newsletter Fall 2017

PRESIDENT’S REPORT The leaves are falling of the tree. That means fall and winter is knocking on the door. That brings me to the time of the year to report to you what we have been doing this summer. Fundraisers were held to supplement to membership fees paid to aid with the costs of promoting […]

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Spinning Llama Wool

Western Heritage Fair

August 6, 2016 – The Overland Building (436 6th Street), home of the Wells Chamber of Commerce Office, was the scene of this year’s Western Heritage Fair. The following events took place inside the exhibition building and in the open area just outside: Pack your wagon for the trek with Jan Peterson and Beth Woodberry. […]

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Clover Valley

The Clover Valley of Nevada, is a 37-mile (60 km) long valley located in central-southeast Elko County. Wells, Nevada lies at its north end, on I-80. Clover Valley lies at the east flank of the mostly north-trending East Humboldt Range, which supplies numerous creeks to the north valley; the mountain forests supplying the water are a […]

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Spruce Mountain Mining District

A soon-to-be-marked ATV recreational trail system connects 135-year-old mining roads winding through five ghost towns and by several historic mines accessible by turning east off US Highway 93 approximately 38 miles south of Wells. An old west enthusiast’s dream, Spruce Mountain is literally covered with mine remains including ore sorter towers, ore cars, rusty smelters, […]

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