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Wendover July Gaming Increase

Posted on 17 September 2017

Nevada’s non-restricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $997,972,643 for the month of July 2017. This amounts to a 1.73% decrease compared to July 2016, when licensees reported a gaming win of $1,015,558,545. But it was not a decrease everywhere. West Wendover had over a million increase, compare to 2016, the rest of [...] Continue Reading

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Breaking News: Wendover Juvenile Found and Rescued

Posted on 13 September 2017

This past Tuesday a 13 years old young man, going to the West Wendover middle school, was missing. The family alerted the local West Wendover police at around 5:45 p.m. of him not returning home. As a juvenile, we will withhold his name, but the family was frantic as they had a tragedy a few [...] Continue Reading

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Lady Wolverine Isaacs and Boatman Wins First and Second

Posted on 13 September 2017

By Stevens Isaacs The West Wendover High School Girls Golf Team opened the 2017 season of the Eastern Section of Northern Nevada 2A Division at White Pine County golf course in Ely, Nevada, Thursday August 31. The West Wendover girls could not compete for the team event due to the late arrival of two players. However, [...] Continue Reading

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Marriage Licenses For Wendover

Posted on 11 September 2017

Councilwoman Jasie Holm worked over a year behind the scenes to bring to West Wendover the most coveted “marriage Licenses”. For many years, may be more than twenty, West Wendover residents knew it would be a wonderful new venue to be able to offer to Utah and surroundings a possibility to come to Wendover, and [...] Continue Reading

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More Recognition for West Wendover Police Officers

Posted on 10 September 2017

This past Tuesday, September 6, 2017 six members of the West Wendover Police Department, P. Turner, T. Ramirez, C. Petro, C. Love, M. Pantelakis, B. Hillaker received a new recognition from the City of West Wendover and Mayor Corona for their efforts resulting in the apprehension of a suspect wanted from the Salt Lake City area for [...] Continue Reading

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Breaking News: A Man accused of kidnapping Ex-girlfriend Caught in Elko Nevada

Posted on 08 September 2017

A man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend from The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail assisted living center on Wednesday has been captured in Elko Nevada. After an extraditable warrant was issued, John Baerthlein, 75, was arrested at the Best Western motel in Elko, Nev., with the assistance of Elko Police. His ex-girlfriend, Alexis Carol, 67, was safe and [...] Continue Reading

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Newmont Notes

Posted on 05 September 2017

Recently, Newmont North America had a great showing at the 2017 Elko Safety Olympiad with Mine Emergency Response Teams from their Long Canyon, Carlin, Cripple Creek & Victor, Phoenix , and Twin Creeks mine sites competing in the event. In its 31st year the event brought together 14 teams from Nevada, Utah and Wyoming to [...] Continue Reading

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Wendover Middle School Opens

Posted on 04 September 2017

The West Wendover new middle school finally opened its doors to the 7th and 8th graders this past Monday. There were still a few problems who will need to be addressed in the near future.  The school is still sharing staff which means 7th and 8th graders must walk over to the high school for [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion: Why Do Some Old People Get Cranky?

Posted on 04 September 2017

By Dr. Glenn Mollette I hear you already. All old people aren’t cranky. I have a friend who is 96 years old and is the delight of all who know her. She is independent. She works in her garden every summer. She drives herself to church and the grocery store. She exercises a couple of time [...] Continue Reading

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Eagle Scout Service Project Named NPLD 2017 Event

Posted on 04 September 2017

  Skyler Carter’s Eagle Scout Service Project is so big it requires dozens of volunteers, heavy equipment and help from a federal land management agency. The 14-year-old Lund, Nev., Boy Scout is spearheading cleanup of an illegal dumpsite south of town to help him earn his Eagle Scout Award. “People keep dumping stuff here. We need to [...] Continue Reading

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Wolverine Cross Country Season Starts

Posted on 04 September 2017

The cross country Wolverines had they first competition last Friday August 25th, in Twin Falls. Kim Reamer, head coach of the West Wendover cross country team said that “the team did not have any medalers but that was expected at the first meet of the season”. Her rooster has seven seniors returning and three new [...] Continue Reading

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Geri Wopschall Around The County

Posted on 04 September 2017

Philosopher Camus wrote “Always go too far, because that’s where you will find the truth.”     White Pine County Board of Commissioners August 9, 2017 Public Comment Burton Hilton- “The Ruth Club is now in WPC’s name and will on the next agenda for any   rules or requirements for use by Simplistic Solutions.” Fire Commission Chief’s report- Calls: [...] Continue Reading

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