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Could Tiny Fish Stop Long Canyon Mine?

Posted on 22 May 2015

Could a tiny fish no longer than a thumb stop the Long Canyon Mine before construction begins? The fish is called the “Relict Dace” and was mentioned in the formal appeal by the Goshute Tribe against the Bureau of Land Management Approval to the Long Canyon Mine Project. “The Project Area spans 24,779 acres. Earth-moving activities during [...] Continue Reading

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To Miss E. With Love

Posted on 22 May 2015

Hundreds of past and present WWHS music students gave a fond fair well to Choir and Band director Patty Eklund Wednesday who after 19 years of teaching is returning home to Minot North Dakota. Continue Reading

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Ely Disincorporation Vote Moves Forward

Posted on 22 May 2015

A bill which could lead to the disincorporation of the City of Ely cleared another hurdle to make it on the 2017 ballot Friday when it cleared an Assembly Committee. The Assembly Government Affairs Committee voted 8-6 on Friday to pass SB238, which was sponsored by Republican Sen. Pete Goicoechea. The measure would create a 2017 advisory [...] Continue Reading

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WHS Progress Stuns School’s Critics

Posted on 22 May 2015

With class to 100 percent graduating and over 90 percent of its senior class going on to either higher education or the military, first year Wendover High School principal Clint Spindler is a very satisfied man. “I know Wendover had a reputation,” Spindler said Wednesday. “This result disproves it.” Spindler credited both an enticed teaching corps and [...] Continue Reading

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WWHSArtists Shine

Posted on 22 May 2015

West Wendover High School students made a “clean sweep” in the Ceramics/Pottery Compitetion at the Elko County Student Art Sow at the Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko. Best of Show – Macario Mendoza, First Place – Ashley Smith, Second Place – Luis Landeros, and Third Place – Tessa Duncan The art show opened April 29th and [...] Continue Reading

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WREC Returns Nearly $700,000 To Owners

Posted on 22 May 2015

Every May is capital credit month for Wells Rural Electric Company owners and this year’s checks have been mailed. WREC is retiring a total of $690,370 in capital credits to owners this year and 22 accounts will receive checks of more than $1,000. There are no customers at WREC, only owners. One of the biggest differences [...] Continue Reading

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New Song Bird Calls Wendover New Home

Posted on 22 May 2015

The Western Tanager, a bright yellow song bird has made Wendover its new home. “They are very beautiful, but they weren’t too common out here until 2011,” said Bob Walters Chief biologist of the Utah Department of Wildlife. “In Salt Lake we have had an invasion and there are definitely breeding in Wendover.” Since then Ornithologists have [...] Continue Reading

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A Fish Too Far

Posted on 22 May 2015

At first we were sympathetic to the Goshutes. Not that we thought that the Long Canyon Mine should be stopped because of some pottery shards and arrow heads but maybe there should be a greater effort to preserve what we could of the ancient past. But then they had to go and mention the dace. We don’t have [...] Continue Reading

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Jacky Collazo Thanks Home Town For Its Support On La Voz

Posted on 22 May 2015

Thank you Advocate! Dear residents of Wendover,    This is Jacqueline Collazo! This has been an amazing journey, I want to thank you all for riding along with me!  This was a wonderful chapter in my life that I will never forget.  This chapter is now over, and I must move on to the next page and [...] Continue Reading

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Montego Bay Super Bowl Death Autopsy Result: Utah Woman Died Of Drugs Not Murder

Posted on 15 May 2015

  The Nevada Medical Examiners ruled that a Utah woman’s death in a Wendover Hotel room was drug related reported the Elko County Sheriff’s department Wednesday. “The 29 year old Caucasian female, Malarie Morgan, died due to mixed drug toxicity due to oxycodone, hydrocodone, and diazepam,” wrote Elko Sheriff’s Detective Sergeant Nicholas S. Czegledi in a press [...] Continue Reading

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BLM Asks For Time To Answer To Goshute Appeal/ Racism Is Charged

Posted on 15 May 2015

  The Bureau of Land Management is asking for a two week extension to answer the appeal to shut down the Long Canyon Mine while the Goshute Tribe wants all work stopped immediately according to dueling motions filed last week. Citing a heavy workload and the unexectedness of the appeal BLM Attorney Janet Fealk requested the two [...] Continue Reading

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Goshute Motion To Halt Mine Immediately Text

Posted on 15 May 2015

PETITION FOR STAY Pursuant to 43 C.F.R. § 4.21, the CTGR hereby petition for a stay of the challenged BLM final decision. The CTGR respectfully request the IBLA to stay this contested decision until the appeal is resolved.  A stay of the BLM’s decision and approval of the Project is necessary to prevent irreparable harm to [...] Continue Reading

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