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SNORE & KC HiLites to Light Up The Nevada Desert south of Las Vegas This Weekend

JEAN, Nev. — In the old days of SNORE’s continuously-running schedule that dates back to its beginning in 1969, the desert heat was more than a mild challenge. The heartiest of souls can’t handle the desert when daytime temperatures peak at more than 120 degrees from June through September. So some of the old-timers of […]

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Class One charger Joe David wins Knotty Pine 250 for second straight overall victory of 2017

By Mike Henle CALIENTE, Nev. – The Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts brought the annual SNORE Knotty Pine 250 here June 10 again and a good old-fashioned shootout occurred. Thirty-one year-old Joe David won the Overall and Unlimited categories by just 43 seconds over Class 10 charger Justin Davis. David’s victory added to his family’s […]

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Strong contingent of female racers ready for SNORE Knotty Pine 250

By Mike Henle CALIENTE, Nev. – A strong field of more than 100 entries along with an all-new course layout will welcome the SNORE Knotty Pine 250 here Friday and Saturday. Always a favorite, the Southern Nevada Off-Road Enthusiasts event again promises to present a wide variety of challenges with everything from trees to your […]

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Long-time homebuilder Richard Plaster has colorful personality, and keen knowledge of the industry

By Mike Henle In the world of chance, homebuilder Richard Plaster of Signature Homes has ridden a wave for the past 40 years. Known as someone with an uncanny ability to read the market before his competitors, he has known when to back off during an off-year, while also knowing when to put his foot […]

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Native Southern Nevada racer & former SNORE Prez Ken Freeman takes 1600 class in Motion Tire 300

By Mike Henle Henderson business owner / carpet layer, Kenny Freeman never really sat out SNORE’s off-road races. He just cut back his schedule to serve as president for the past three years, so that he could deal with the day-to-day elements related to promoting the organization’s six-race Patrick’s Signs / McKenzie’s series. When Freeman’s […]

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SNORE returns to Ridgecrest April 7-8 for the annual Motion Tire 300

By Mike Henle RIDGECREST, Calif. – The Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts – otherwise known as SNORE since its inception in Las Vegas in 1969 – has been concentrating on events presented out of town for the past several years. And without missing a beat, the club will return to this beautiful little city the […]

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When the big boys wanted out of Railroad Pass, Joe DeSimone took the bait and ran with it.

You might say that veteran real estate executive Joe DeSimone has an eye for challenging deals. A transplant from Long Island, he learned four years ago that MGM Grand International wanted to unload the historic Railroad Pass Casino and quickly capitalized on the idea of owning an establishment that opened as Railroad Pass Club Aug. […]

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California automobile executive captures Class 1 and overall titles at the King Shocks Battle at Primm

By Mike Henle PRIMM, Nev. – California charger Dan Myers wrapped up the overall and Class 1 victories in the annual King Shocks Battle at Primm Feb. 10-12 as SNORE launched its 48th season here in near-perfect conditions. For Myers, the event was a huge success. The fixed operations director for Toyota of Escondido in […]

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SNORE kicks off 48th year with new leadership and the annual King Shocks Battle at Primm, Thursday through Sunday

By Mike Henle PRIMM, Nev. — The Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts head into their 48th season, this Thursday through Sunday, with the running of the King Shocks Battle at Primm. With a field of almost 175 entries, the Battle at Primm kicks off a year filled with promise, along with numerous new faces and […]

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Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow mentor coordinator helps others by sharing his story

As Mentor Coordinator of Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow, Anthony Gilyard helps facilitate guidance for anyone who finds himself or herself stuck in a rut during an employment search. With a real life experience that included incarceration for several years, the 42-year-old Gilyard, a native of Arkansas who moved to Las Vegas when he was […]

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