Last Chance

Gold Rush cemeteries survive American Fire, mine buildings didn’t

As fire gives way to ash and the methodical work of firefighters is replaced with restoration efforts in a charred wilderness of grays, whites and blacks, Victor Lyon is tallying u ...

Reader Input: Remote fire important, too

Finally a map and some coverage on the American Fire near Last Chance where firefighters are trying to save the cabin and mine buildings of important historical significance (&ldqu ...

Western States Trail, Gold Rush ghost towns in American Fire path

  A fire in steep, inhospitable terrain northeast of Foresthill grew overnight Monday and the U.S. Forest Service was digging in Tuesday for a long fight with a stubborn foe ...

Media Life: Sometimes-grisly Grosh brothers’ letters bought for $210,000

In a development that was more coincidence than any plan in timing, the Nevada Historical Society has finished more than 11 years of fundraising to acquire a trove of more than 80 ...