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Claiming Warnings Ignored Family of Police Detective Want Answers In Suicide

Posted on 30 July 2015

The family of deceased Police Detective Donald Burnum is considering suing the City of West Wendover for the wrongful death of the veteran cop of 23 years. “Our family is aware that calls were made within days before Donald’s death to WWPD. The chief as well as the city manager have been contacted about the [...] Continue Reading

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Ely Wife Beater Delgrande Gets Lawyer & Court Date

Posted on 30 July 2015

Accused wife beater Benji Delgrande will spend more than a month in jail before he goes to court according to the White Pine County Justice Court . Delgrande first date with justice will be September 17 according to justice court files. Charged with the brutal beating and attempted murder of his wife Shannan Breitrick  a [...] Continue Reading

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West Wendover Couple Nabbed Elko Car Theft

Posted on 30 July 2015

A court date in Elko turned into a nightmare for a Wendover couple with enough legal troubles already. Ivan Arbaca and Andrea Peebles both of Wendpverwere in Elko Sunday for a Monday morning court date and were staying at their mother-in-law’s apartment. According to police reports the couple decided to go for a ride [...] Continue Reading

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Seth Glenn 1993-2015

Posted on 30 July 2015

Seth Bryant Glenn, age 22,  was taken from us on July 25, 2015 in a work related accident. Seth was born on June 24, 1993 in Murray, Utah to Robert Glenn and Kelly Kelsey. Seth Graduated from West Wendover High School in 2012.  In school, Seth played football, wrestled and met the love of his [...] Continue Reading

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Death Close To Home & Far Away

Posted on 30 July 2015

This was a bad week for us. It is always sad to write of the death of a young man or woman. But this was harder because we knew this boy. Seth was a friend of our son Arieh. They were sometimes on the same teams and his mother and grandmother were friends of ours. [...] Continue Reading

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After Strong Mid Year Wendover Clubs Finish Fiscal Year Slightly Up

Posted on 30 July 2015

  Wendover casinos showed a modest 1.88  percent gain gaming win this June to $13 million reported the Nevada Gaming commission Wednesday. While the entire state was off over $75 million this June Wendover casinos saw the slight increase primarily due to good weather and a strong showing on the tables and in the sports books. click link [...] Continue Reading

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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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