House of the Basque: An Elko Journal, Part II

The Watchful Shepherd in downtown Elko( Jay Nordlinger) Editor’s Note: In the recently of January, Jay Nordlinger attended the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev. His journal started yesterday, here I’m strolling down Main Street, which, here in...

Mustaches and Hats: An Elko Journal, Part I

Out West (Pixabay) In mid-afternoon, I’m driving from Salt Lake City to Elko — Elko, Nev., about three and a half hours away. That’s the official distance, anyway. If you bust it, it’s faster, of course. I’m following the sun, headed west. I think of a movie title:... Protection Status