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Extension of Public Input Period for Proposed Gold Rock Mine Project

Posted on 11 April 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the extension of the public scoping input period for the Midway Gold US Inc. proposed Gold Rock Mine Project for an additional 30-day period that will end on April 28, 2014. The initial scoping period opened on September 5, 2013 and closed on October 7, 2013. Public scoping [...] Continue Reading

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Armed Feds Take On Nevada Rancher As Beef Prices Soar

Posted on 11 April 2014

Just as the price of beef hits record highs the federal government agents have shut down the last Nevada cattle ranch in Clark County. Armed federal officials and contract cowboys were brought in this week to execute a 2013 court order and remove the trespassing cattle. “It’s high time for the BLM to do its job and [...] Continue Reading

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Will Lemich Suffer From Budget Red Ink?

Posted on 11 April 2014

  A possible tax increase in White Pine County could not come at a worse possible time for County Commissioner Mike Lemich and his re-election bid. According to fellow County Commissioner Mike Coster the proposed county budget is some $1.8 million in the red and the only options for the commission is to either dip into the [...] Continue Reading

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XP Demise? Don’t Panic, Says Local Computer Man

Posted on 11 April 2014

  There really is no need to panic for computer users running Microsoft’s Windows XP despite the fact the operating system is no longer supported said local computer guru Quin Rice. “Yes XP is no longer supported by Microsoft,” Rice explained. “But that is no reason to either pay for a costly up grade or costlier still, [...] Continue Reading

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Advocate News, Opinion

Over Reaction Revolution?

Posted on 11 April 2014

The genius at the BLM who decided to treat a cattle round-up like a military exercise should himself or herself be put in front of a firing squad. The over reaction and over kill of Clive Bundy’s quixotic stand has created a legend and hopefully not a martyr. There is simply no excuse in treating an American [...] Continue Reading

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Baseball Season Begins For Lucky Local Boys

Posted on 11 April 2014

  Under the tutelage of Coach Luciano “Lucky” Munoz a group of Wendover boys began their baseball season with a 10-0 loss to their rivals Grantsville. “The kids that I have in this traveling leagues are from 10-12 years old.” Munoz said. “This will be the second season. We are doing this for better competition outside of [...] Continue Reading

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Prison On Trial In Ofeldt Murder Case?

Posted on 04 April 2014

Change of appearance? Above, James “Big Time” Ofeldt as he looked on his first day of trial this week and below, Ofeldt at a hearing last year.   A trial that could open a very ugly can of worms at the Ely State Prison and perhaps shake the foundations of the entire Nevada Department of Corrections began [...] Continue Reading

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Wendover Clubs Rock Feb. Las Vegas Strip Lays Eggs

Posted on 04 April 2014

  Wendover was one of the few bright spots on a very dismal February Gaming Win report released last week by the Nevada Gaming commission. Wendover clubs reported a 9.13 percent increase in total win to $15.1 million. It was the second largest increase of the fiscal year which ends in June and comes after a phenomenal 20 [...] Continue Reading

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Ely Mom Still In Jail, Bail Slashed

Posted on 04 April 2014

  An Ely woman accused of abducting her own child is still in the White Pine County Jail despite have her bail reduced from $25,000 to $7,500. 25 year old Sharina Marie McGarrah returned to Ely and turned herself in to the Sheriff’s office last week after being told a warrant for her arrest. According to reports McGarrah [...] Continue Reading

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Nugget Softball Hits For Grand Slam

Posted on 04 April 2014

  The Nugget Casino scored big with its first softball tourney of the season when hundreds of players converged to Wendover. The first place team, SVA, received 12 custom Wendover Nugget Jackets. The second place team, PMS/Desert, got 12 DeMarini Vexxum Backpacks. Tri-Lambs who cam in third won 12 custom Wendover Nugget shirts. “We had three Wendover teams [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Nitpicking Noah

Posted on 04 April 2014

Wendover lost a treasure this week with the death of Karen Crawford. She had the quiet strength of a the pioneers and like them met with triumph and disaster and treated those two impostors just the same. Her life was not easy but she was the first to say it was not as hard as some others. She [...] Continue Reading

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