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BREAKING NEW NNRY WINS FIRST ROUND. Will Ely Rail War Kill The NNRY?

Posted on 12 September 2014

CLICK FILE FOR RULING NNRY09112014StipOrder   The collision between the Ely City Council and the Northern Nevada Railway continues in slow motion this month as both sides cross the Rubicon from disagreement to all out war. The scorched earth strategy however is leaving many of the Ely residents wondering if anything will be left of the historic railroad to [...] Continue Reading

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No Planes, No Gains? Wendover Gaming Win Falls In July

Posted on 12 September 2014

  With the Wendover Airport closed to gambling junkets for half the month, Wendover casinos in July reported a almost nine percent decline in gaming win. According to Air Port Manager Jim Petersen the major commercial runway at the Wendover Airport underwent repairs and improvements for the last two weeks of July and the first week of [...] Continue Reading

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Student Numbers Drop In NV, Rise In Wendover UT

Posted on 12 September 2014

For the second year in a row the number of students in West Wendover declined while the number of students in Wendover, Utah increased. According to figures from all four Wendover schools; West Wendover Elementary, Anna Smith Elementary, West Wendover High School and Wendover High School, the Nevada schools saw declines in student population for the [...] Continue Reading

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Advocate Publishers Return Home

Posted on 12 September 2014

  Advocate Publishers Howard and Corinne Copelan returned safely to West Wendover last Friday after surviving a heart attack while flying back from a visit with their children and grandchildren in Israel. Mr. Copelan suffered what was later confirmed as a heart attack while flying over the Mediterranean Sea four hours into the return trip to the [...] Continue Reading

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Notes From the Cardio Ward

Posted on 12 September 2014

Nothing like a heart attack at 30,000 feet in the sky to give one a new perspective on life. Considering that less than a week ago we were laying flat on our back in a Barcelona Hospital we have come a long way in a very short time. First of all these are the thanks we owe [...] Continue Reading

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Wendover Air Show Rocks The Weekend

Posted on 12 September 2014

  Despite stiff competition from Salt Lake’s ComicCon, Wendover’s Wings & Wheels Air Show drew dozens of planes like this B-25 bomber and hundreds of fans last weekend. Photo credits Mike Coster.                 Continue Reading

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Advocate Publisher Howard Copelan Suffers Heart Attack, Hospitalized in Barcelona

Posted on 03 September 2014

Howard Copelan was returning to the US from a visit to his children and grandchildren in Israel on Tuesday, September 2 when he was stricken while on the flight over the Mediterranean. The plane made an emergency landing in Barcelona Spain, and Copelan was hurried to the hospital there, accompanied by his wife Corrine. The disruption [...] Continue Reading

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Train Wreck Ahead RR Board To Sue Ely City Council

Posted on 21 August 2014

  After almost a year of playing defense the Nevada Northern Railway went on the offense Friday by voting to bring suit against the Ely City council in its role as the Railroad’s board of trustees. While the details of the suit have not yet been released, indeed as of press time it has not yet been [...] Continue Reading

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School Board Okays New W. Wendover Elementary

Posted on 21 August 2014

The long anticipated and often delayed new West Wendover Elementary school finally was approved by the Elko County School board on a 5-2 vote last week. Both board member Cindy Elquist and board chairman Thad Ballard voted against the new school on the grounds that the project was $400,000 over its original $30 million dollar budget. This [...] Continue Reading

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Nevada Governor Sandoval To Wendover

Posted on 21 August 2014

Nevada Governor Bryan Sandoval will make a rare appearance in Wendover august 27th as part of the Silver State’s 150th birthday celebrations. Sandoval’s vista will be part of Anna Smith Day celebrating one of the founders of the Nevada/Utah border community. Anna Smith with husband William built what became the State Line Casino in West Wendover [...] Continue Reading

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Ready For V-Ball?

Posted on 21 August 2014

The Wolverine Volleyball team took to the gym last week to begin training for the 2014 season. “We are young and hungry for success,” said head coach Mike Beardahl. “Last year was a great JV season for this talented group of lady Wolverines. They had a great winning season with an end of the year victory [...] Continue Reading

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People Who Need People

Posted on 21 August 2014

By the time you see this dear readers we will be in Israel. Having gone to the holy land five time in the past seven years we really had not to planned to make another trip this year. Actually we planned to remodel the bathroom and kitchen. But then the war broke out and with three children and [...] Continue Reading

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