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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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Peter Rhodes “Painless Pete” Eldridge 1952-2014

Posted on 21 August 2014

“Painless Pete”Peter Rhodes “Painless Pete” Eldridge, 62, passed away Friday August 15, 2014 at his home in Sandy, Utah. He was born on March 12, 1952 to Harry and Phyllis Eldridge in Buffalo, New York. He was raised alongside his twin brother Paul and his older sister Debbie whom he shared close relationships with throughout [...] Continue Reading

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Brent Eldridge 1942-2014

Posted on 21 August 2014

Clinton Brent Eldridge passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 at White Pine County Care Center. He was 72. Brent was born in Ely, Nevada on June 5th, 1942 to Delbert and Elva Eldridge. He was the oldest of seven children. He attended grade school in Spring Valley and graduated from White Pine High School, [...] Continue Reading

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Speed Week Cancelled Wet Years Returning?

Posted on 15 August 2014

Wendover’s premier event Speed Week was canceled for the first time in 20 years by the Southern California Timing Association due to rain. According to the SCTA web page the amount of water dumped on the famous race way Wednesday night simply was too much to drain or evaporate before the start of the event this [...] Continue Reading

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Check Forger Nabbed At Montego Bay

Posted on 15 August 2014

A Salt Lake City woman is in jail on a $25,000 bond for allegedly trying to pass a forged check Monday at the Montego By Casino. On August 11 2014 Officers of the West Wendover police department were summoned to the Montego Bay casino to investigate a female that was attempting to cash a possible forged [...] Continue Reading

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Ready For Football

Posted on 15 August 2014

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Ely City Council & NNRY To Collide?

Posted on 15 August 2014

  The Ely City Council and the Nevada Northern Railroad board are headed for a collision that could end in the courts or possibly the ballot box. This week in a heated meeting the council voted to remove Chairman John Gianoli and the Vice-Chairman Steve Leith of the Management Board. The removals are just the latest shots [...] Continue Reading

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Elko Wii’s On The Way To Israel

Posted on 15 August 2014

A treasure trove of Nintendo Wii’s, video games, cards and books will finally be making its way from Elko to the rocket besieged Israeli town of Netivot Sunday. “All in all it takes up about half a large suitcase,” said advocate Publisher Howard Copelan. “But considering all the trouble Jeni-Lei Powell went through to organize it [...] Continue Reading

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