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BREAKING NEWS LOCKDOWN OF WEST WENDOVER SCHOOLS LIFTED

Posted on 03 September 2015

A NOON TIME LOCK DOWN OF BOTH THE WEST WENDOVER ELEMENTARY AND THE WEST WENDOVER HIGH SCHOOL WAS LIFTED. ACCORDING TO SCHOOL SPOKESMEN THE LOCKDOWN PROCEDURE WAS INITIATED AFTER THREATS WERE DELIVERED. THE PROCEDURE WAS PRECAUTIONARY. Continue Reading

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Wendover School Enrollment Falls To 15 Year Low

Posted on 03 September 2015

The number of west Wendover students fell below 1,000 for the first time in almost 20 years according to first week enrollment numbers from the elementary and high school. According to school figures there were 537 elementary students and 417 jr/sr high school students on the first day of school this year. While the total enrollment [...] Continue Reading

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Forsaken Guardian Dogs Haunt Rural Nevada

Posted on 03 September 2015

With the sheep migration season over reports  of large white dogs apparently lost and wandering the stretch of road between Ely and Wendover are again coming in. According to descriptions given the dogs are most likely Abkash, a Turkish live stock guardian. Unlike herding dogs such as shepherds or collies, protection dogs as their description implies [...] Continue Reading

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Wendover Gaming Win Up in July, Las Vegas Tumbles

Posted on 03 September 2015

  Wendover casinos had one of their best July’s in even years according to this weeks report from the gaming control board. mrrjuly15 Wendover clubs reported $14,412,343 in gaming win, an over 14 percent increase over the same month last year. “Win” is a gross figure, with no operating costs or other expenses deducted. And it’s casino revenue only [...] Continue Reading

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Boys Soccer Golden, WWHS Sports Report

Posted on 03 September 2015

  by Lou Copelan Last weekend marked the first big time wins for West Wendover High School Sports with the volleyball team traveling to Ely for a tournament and both girls and boys soccer traveling to spring creek for their tournaments. The boys soccer team went untouched with not a single goal made against them.  Their scores were [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Not Even a Dog Deserves This

Posted on 03 September 2015

We aren’t dog people. We are barely pet people. But there is something seriously wrong with how guardian dogs are being treated. Yes we know ranching is back breaking work and often times you end up losing money but still not even a dog deserves to die of slow starvation in the Nevada outback. It is just wrong. And one [...] Continue Reading

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Public Notices

Water Revenue Bond, Series 2015 in the Principal Amount of $747,000

Posted on 03 September 2015

ORDINANCE NO. 2015-05 NOTICE An Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of the City of West Wendover, Nevada, Water Revenue Bond, Series 2015 in the Principal Amount of $747,000 to Pay in Part the Cost of a Water Project; Providing the Forms, Terms and Conditions of the Bond and the Sale to the United States of America; Providing [...] Continue Reading

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Attempted Murder Charges Avoided/ Angry 86’d Man Returns To Torch Casino/Sprinklers Save The Nugget

Posted on 27 August 2015

  A Utah man is avoided at least for now dozens of attempted murder charges but is in jail on a $50,000 bond after trying but failing to burn down the Nugget Casino in Wendover Monday night. Russell Bond a 56 year old truck driver from Hennifer, Utah turned himself into West Wendover Police after returning home [...] Continue Reading

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Rural Nevada Fire Fighters Take On Pacific Coast Infernos

Posted on 27 August 2015

  While this years fire season in Nevada is light, about 200 Silver State fire fighters are lending a hand in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California with about half that number coming from White Pine and Elko Counties. In addition to Nevada firefighters from as far as Australia and New Zealand have arrived in the West as [...] Continue Reading

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Baccarat Drop Forecast China Stock Crash

Posted on 27 August 2015

  Months before this crash of the Chinese stock-market signs China’s economy was headed for a fall might have been discerned in the sudden and dramatic decline in baccarat play among Chinese rollers at Las Vegas casinos. According to Gaming Control Board analyst Michael Lawton, the total amount bet on baccarat had been sliding, increasing just three [...] Continue Reading

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Salt Flats Get Ready for World of Speed

Posted on 27 August 2015

  With just two weeks to go to World of Speed conditions on the Bonneville Salt appear to have greatly improved as this high speed motorcycle crew can testify thanks to sun sun and more sun. If the sun remains World of Speed could take off on time and schedule!! Continue Reading

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WREC Board Election Results

Posted on 27 August 2015

Incumbents Orlin Kidner and Howard Wright and new comer  Robert Wilcox were elected to three-year terms on the Wells Rural Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors. Kidner has served on WREC’s Board since 1994 while Wright has served since 2000. The open seat was created by the retirement of Mary Wright, who has been a Director since [...] Continue Reading

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