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Lane Shelton Cops Plea, Avoids Trial

Posted on 18 July 2014

Lane Shelton has agreed to plead guilty to two felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon and being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm in exchange for the Elko County district Attorney’s dropping of an attempted murder charge. The plea bargain is too be finalized August 10th during a hearing before Elko District Judge [...] Continue Reading

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I-80 Pick-Up Killer Blood Alcohol 3 Times Over Limit

Posted on 18 July 2014

Paul Michael Mumford the man accused of causing a July 3rd multiple fatal car crash near Wendover had more than three time the legal limit of alcohol in his blood said Tooele County Attorney Doug Hogan. According to blood test released Tuesday mum ford’s blood alcohol content taken shortly after the accident was 02.4 four time [...] Continue Reading

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Forensic NNRY Audit Could Cost $60,000+

Posted on 18 July 2014

The $10,000 set aside for a forensic audit of the Nevada Northern Rail Road might be a down payment but would in no way cover the total cost, said one of the leading Certified Public accountants of San Francisco Geoffrey Kulik. “If we were asked to do a forensic audit of a similar sized organization in [...] Continue Reading

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Pint Sized Woman Attacks 3 Deputies

Posted on 18 July 2014

A pint sized blonde from Montello took on a contingent of Elko County Sheriff’s Deputies last week and ended up in jail on a $10,685 bail for her efforts. Danielle Thompson, 28, of Montello was arrested on three counts of assaulting a police officer, one count of attempting to escape and on count of giving false [...] Continue Reading

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With Children At War, Thank Goodness For CentraCom

Posted on 18 July 2014

We had a nice telephone conversation with one of our sons this week. It was a quick one since he is very busy setting his reserve unit on the Golan Heights. But it was nice to hear his voice. After we hung we said to our wife, ‘Thank G0d for CentraCom.’ Just how we got to that statement is [...] Continue Reading

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Rural NV Accidents Up Dramatically

Posted on 18 July 2014

       CARSON CITY, Nev. – While the number of statewide traffic deaths dropped slightly in the first half of 2014 compared to the same time last year, traffic fatalities in many rural Nevada counties saw a staggering increase, the Nevada Departments of Public Safety and Transportation report.      Preliminary numbers show that 124 traffic [...] Continue Reading

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Fire Updates/Distant Fires Send Nevada Their Smoke

Posted on 18 July 2014

  Thanks to eastern Nevada’s peculiar geography the old adage “where there is smoke, there is fire” needs a little modification. “Smoke visible to eastern Nevada residents is the result of wildfires in neighboring states, e.g., California, Idaho and Oregon.  There are currently no fires of significant size in Lincoln and White Pine counties.” advised Bureau of [...] Continue Reading

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The Computer Guy: Cleaning Your Computer 101

Posted on 18 July 2014

So while I worked on many computers this year, I am quite often asked to clean them up to reach the best performance.  For an example, I arrived at a customer’s house that obviously kept everything clean, so it was not like they were slobs.  What this customer wanted was to get her computer cleaned.  [...] Continue Reading

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Eligible For Death Penalty/ I-80 Pick-up Killer Charged With Three Murders

Posted on 11 July 2014

Paul Michael Mumford the man accused of causing las Friday’s multiple fatal car crash could be facing the death penalty said Gary K. Searle Chief Deputy Tooele County Attorney Mumford was charged Monday on three counts of open murder in Utah’s Third District Court by the Tooele County Attorney’s office. according to Searle the number of [...] Continue Reading

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Newmont’s Long Canyon Ready To Rock In December

Posted on 11 July 2014

The Long Canyon Mine is on its last leg of permitting process just in time perhaps as gold enters a super cycle. According to a press release from the company “The public recently responded with 34 letters in regards to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Long Canyon Project. Of the 34 letters, 17 [...] Continue Reading

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Nevadans In Mid East War Zone

Posted on 11 July 2014

For three northeastern Nevada families- the Zohars of Elko; the Khourys of Spring Creek and the Copelans of West Wendover; the war that erupted this week between Israel and Gaza is more than just news, it is about family. All three have children, siblings or cousins in harms way in the Holy Land and all three [...] Continue Reading

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Lages Junction On Fire

Posted on 11 July 2014

Three eastern Nevada wildfires are tonight contained or nearly contained. Firefighters today fully contained the 9,100-acre Lages Fire, about 60 miles north of Ely in White Pine County.  Rehabilitation of the fire area is expected to continue for a few more days. Firefighters continue to monitor the Cottonwood and Middle Ridge fires in Lincoln County.  The approximately [...] Continue Reading

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