America’s Cowboys Get Their Due

An iconic saddler’s shop houses a heritage Nevada museum that honors the first cowboys. by JANA BOMMERSBACH G.S. Garcia (shown second from the left, in a 1913 rodeo photo) originally built his G.S. Garcia Harness Shop on Silver Street in Elko, Nevada, in 1907, but in 1913, he moved the building to Commercial Street (pictured below). … Read more

Grand Opening

By Cristina Faulconer   Elko Nevada was bustling early February and it wasn’t just due to the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. The excited anticipation of the opening of the new Cow- boy Arts and Gear Museum also brought in some colorful characters. The museum, which was a two year labor of love, was the … Read more