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Gerlach K-12 Schools

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in schools-community-services | Comments Off on Gerlach K-12 Schools

Gerlach K-12 Schools is the new name for the former Gerlach High School. The school is located in the old Johnson Elementary building and is essentially a one room schoolhouse one teacher, teaching K – 8th grades.   We have high school students enrolled at our school who are taking online high school courses. Location: 555 East Sunset Blvd. P. O. Box 180, Gerlach, Nevada 89412 Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm School Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:15 pm Public Library Hours: Monday – Friday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm ; Wednesdays: 5:30 – 8:30 pm (additional to normal hours) Phone: 775-557-2326 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gerlach-K-12-Schools/ Email:...

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“It can be kind of quiet out here. And we pretty much like it that way.”

Posted by on Jul 5, 2013 in slider | Comments Off on “It can be kind of quiet out here. And we pretty much like it that way.”

Rural Nevada at it’s small-town best, Gerlach is anything but typical.

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Black Rock Mud Company

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in businesses, Home Page, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Black Rock Mud Company

Black Rock Mud Company was founded in 2010 by two “mudders”: Shelly Egbert and Summer Powelson. For years, Shelly’s family has owned a special piece of property near Gerlach known as The Great Boiling Springs. Black Rock Mud is 100% organic mineral-rich mud that finds it’s way to the earth’s surface through small bubbling mud volcanoes unique to the Great Boiling Springs property. Our mud is hand harvested and hand packaged in recyclable, biodegradable, and plantable packaging made only in the USA. In addition to packaging and product, Black Rock Mud Company not only supports, but employs eco-friendly practices. Our facility just outside Gerlach is fully sustainable using only “green” power from wind, solar, and geothermal sources. “We are committed to the environment, the preservation of the desert, and a deep seated desire to share our “Black Rock Experience”...

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I hear the train a comin’…

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in slider | Comments Off on I hear the train a comin’…

Gerlach was settled in 1906 when Western Pacific came through creating the third and final transcontinental rail line through Nevada. The railroad traversed the property belonging to Louis Gerlach, setting his livestock company up for easy transportation. The railroad named the supply outpost after Gerlach, and it served as a stop until 1953.

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Ranching. A way of life.

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in slider | Comments Off on Ranching. A way of life.

Ranching runs deep in this neck of the sagebrush. With several active ranches nearby, assisting with branding or helping round up a stray bull is not an uncommon thing for many locals.

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