The Ford family captures Class 10 in Knotty Pine 250

By Mike Henle CALIENTE, Nev. – If ever an off-road racer had reason to celebrate; it was competitors like charger James Ford, who captured the highly-competitive Class 10 category in the annual running of the Knotty Pine 250.  Presented on June 8 about 180 miles north of Las Vegas in what could be termed “The […]

FOCUS; In Las Vegas, Water Rules Dictate Growth

by Mike Henle Originally published in New York Times Feb 16 1992 In the mid-80’s a Las Vegas development team offered a new concept for southern Nevada — a community of houses built around 32 acres of manmade finger lakes on the western edge of the city. Even in Las Vegas, where showmanship and extravagant […]

Caliente prepares for annual SNORE Knotty Pine 250 off-road race

First published in By Mike Henle CALIENTE, Nev. — For the last 50 years, the Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts have ridden through the ups and the downs of the sport. If it’s history that fascinates your soul, go no further than a crash course in SNORE, which has ridden wave-after-wave through five decades […]