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Wendover Man Killed in Tragic Mine Accident

Posted on 27 July 2015

Seth Glenn a 2012 graduate of West Wendover High School was killed Saturday in an Idaho mining accident. According to police reports , Seth Bryant Glenn, died at the scene of injuries he received when he was crushed between a parked pickup truck and a large tracked vehicle transporting a drill. Glenn was employed by [...] Continue Reading

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Who Helped Benji Evade Man Hunt?

Posted on 23 July 2015

Benjamin Delgrande was booked into the White Pine County Jail late last week, not fighting extradition from Utah. Delgrande of Ely was cap- tured last Sunday in a small Utah town after a month long manhunt for the brutal beat- ing of his ex-wife. Charged with attempted murder among other crim- inal counts Delgrande was stopped for [...] Continue Reading

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SPEED WEEK CANCELED AGAIN

Posted on 23 July 2015

Sunday’s torrential rains on the Bonneville Salt Flats were the nail in the coffin for this year’s speed week announced the event’s sponsor the Southern California Timing Association Tuesday morning. “SPEED WEEK 2015 HAS BEEN CANCELED​,” wrote the SCTA in a terse press release Tuesday.​  “The SCTA President/Race Director Bill Lattin & the BNI Chairman Roy [...] Continue Reading

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Despite Price Slump Newmont Keeps On Long Canyon Work

Posted on 23 July 2015

Despite a sudden drop in the price of gold last week and the bankruptcy of smaller mines, Newmont Mining remains bullish on its North American operations in general and the Long Canyon Mine in particular. Friday the price of the precious metal fell to a five year low to just over $1000 an once causing medium [...] Continue Reading

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Young Woman Escapes Assault Perp Arrested

Posted on 23 July 2015

  A young Utah woman avoided what could have been a rape when she turned out to be not as drunk as her alleged assailant thought. According to West Wendover Police reports the victim, described as a woman in her early 20’s was at a hen party at the Wendover Nugget this weekend. “ Upon arrival officers interviewed [...] Continue Reading

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Ely Shoshone Host Fandango Weekend

Posted on 23 July 2015

This Shoshone Dancer will be joined by a hundred others at Ely’s Fandango this weekend. All are invited to partake in the annual gathering celebrating Native American culture and history. Continue Reading

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Opinion

Speed Week Canceled Don’t Panic

Posted on 23 July 2015

We wrote about the demise of the Bonneville Salt Flats some 25 years ago. That was after Speed Week was canceled or cut short for the fourth year in a row. We had the scientists and the racers all swear on a stack of whatever they swore on that racing on Bonneville was a thing of [...] Continue Reading

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Public Notices

Pedicab Businesses and Operations

Posted on 23 July 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 21 day of July, 2015, the City Council of the City of West Wendover, Nevada, approved the adoption of an Ordinance for the City of West Wendover, Nevada, with the Summary and Title as follows: City of West Wendover Ordinance No. 2015-04 Summary: West Wendover Ordinance No. 2015-04 Amends the [...] Continue Reading

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BREAKING NEWS DELGRANDE BOOKED INTO WHITE PINE JAIL

Posted on 21 July 2015

BENJAMIN DELGRANDE WAS BOOKED INTO THE WHITE PINE COUNTY JAIL LATE LAST WEEK, NOT FIGHTING EXTRADITION FROM UTAH. Delgrande of Ely was captured last Sunday in a small Utah town after a month long manhunt for the brutal beating of his ex-wife. Charged with attempted murder among other criminal counts, Delgrande was stopped for a minor traffic [...] Continue Reading

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BREAKING NEWS SPEED WEEK CANCELED

Posted on 21 July 2015

Sunday’s torrential rains on the Bonneville Salt Flats were the nail in the coffin for this year’s speed week announced the event’s sponsor the Southern California Timing Association Tuesday morning. “SPEED WEEK 2015 HAS BEEN CANCELLED​,” wrote the SCTA in a terse press release Tuesday.​  “The SCTA President/Race Director Bill Lattin & the BNI [...] Continue Reading

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Who Helped Wife Beater Fugitive Evade Police in Month Long Man Hunt?

Posted on 16 July 2015

Now waiting for his return to White Pine County jail, police are asking who helped Benjamin Delgrande? Delgrande of Ely was captured Sunday in a small Utah town after a month long manhunt for the brutal beating of his ex-wife. Charged with attempted murder among other criminal counts Delgrande was stopped for a minor traffic violation in [...] Continue Reading

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SCTA Warns Racers Speed Week Could Be Canceled Again

Posted on 16 July 2015

The Southern California Timing Association warned that Speed Week could very well be canceled for the second year in a row this week in a missive to racers and fans. “Speed Week 2015 Not canceled yet, but? Seems like Mother Nature is still not cooperating with us,” the SCTA warned on their website. “The SCTA/BNI met yesterday, [...] Continue Reading

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