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BREAKING NEWS ELY SHERIFF DAN WATTS WINS RECOUNT BY FOUR VOTES

Posted on 21 November 2014

WHITE PINE SHERIFF DAN WATTS WON AN INCREDIBLY NARROW VICTORY OVR PENNY JO ROBINSON CONFIRMED THE COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE FRIDAY. ACCORDING TO A PRELIMINARY RECOUNT WATTS BESTED HIS CHALLENGER BY JUST FOUR VOTES. Continue Reading

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Gorum Rebuffed, Flores Appointed To Council

Posted on 21 November 2014

  In a politically savvy move West Wendover Mayor ignored a half a dozen or so appeals to appoint former Mayor Donnie Andersen to a vacant council seat and also a emotional plea from long time ally Johnny Gorum. Instead Carter backed by councilmen John Hansen and Jerry Andersen tapped political newcomer Nick Flores to fill out [...] Continue Reading

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Rookies Dominate New W. Wendover City Council

Posted on 21 November 2014

  Three brand new West Wendover City Councilmen took their seats Tuesday along with two returnees. West Wendover Mayor Emily Carter swore in John Hansen, Jasie Holm, Izzy Gutierrez and later following his appointment Nick Flores joined them at the council table. Jerry Andersen who won the two year council seat in the last election was sworn [...] Continue Reading

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WWHS Student Takes 2nd in State Recyclable Art Contest

Posted on 21 November 2014

  West Wendover High School student Macario Mendoza won second place in a state-wide recycled art contest last week for his submission “Hollow Peacock.” In celebration of America Recycles Day, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s Nevada Recycles program partnered with the Las Vegas Sands Corp. in a statewide recycled art contest to raise awareness of and [...] Continue Reading

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Husband Beater Nabbed At Pmill

Posted on 21 November 2014

A 34 year old Utah woman was jailed early Monday morning after allegedly “wailing” on her husband in their hotel room at the Peppermill Casino. Tiffany Chynoweth of Heramin Utah was arrested by West Wendover Police on one count of domestic violence shortly after officers found her husband bleeding and severely scratched in the hall outside [...] Continue Reading

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Forensic Audit Underway At Ely Rail Road

Posted on 21 November 2014

    The controversial forensic audit of the Nevada Northern Rail Road began again Wednesday with a visit by auditor Nicholas Miller to the Rail Road offices. Unlike the previous visit the auditor entered through the front door without having someone break in through a window. “He was here today going through our files and books,” said Rail Road [...] Continue Reading

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Gay Marriage Bombs In Rural Nevada

Posted on 21 November 2014

While gay marriage has been legal in Nevada for well over a month few couples in the rural northeast part of the state are tyeing the knot. According to Elko County Clerk Carol Fosmo just there have just been 3 or 4 licenses issued to same sex couples in the month and a half gay marriage [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

We Are Thankful

Posted on 21 November 2014

We have a lot to be thankful for this year the very fact we are here is cause for celebration. Our wife Corinne is a true woman of valor. For three months she single handedly put out the High Desert Advocate without interruption while at the same time nursing us back to consciousness in Salt Lake [...] Continue Reading

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The Last Wild Horse Round Up

Posted on 21 November 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District has concluded the Silver King Highway and Triple B Nuisance Wild Horse Gathers. The BLM gathered and removed 117 wild horses from in and around the Silver King and Triple B Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in eastern Nevada. The District removed 48 excess wild horses from in and [...] Continue Reading

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Veterans’ Day Poster Winners

Posted on 21 November 2014

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WWHS Honor Rolls GOLD SILVER BRONZE 7th To 12th

Posted on 21 November 2014

WWHS Honor Rolls GOLD 7th To 12th 7th Grade Special Recognition 4.0 and Higher (Gold) (No Picture available) Eveleth Vanessa, Gonzales Asia, Gonzalez Jesus, Hillstead Hannah, Holloway Benjamin, Liggens Madison, Medina Esperanza, Williams Jerrick. 8th Grade Special Recognition 4.0 and Higher (Gold) (No Picture available) Bell Ashtin, Boatman Sydney, Correa Eric, Eveleth Vanessa, Gabbert Zachary, Kampman Aiden, Luna Yoseline, Pinedo [...] Continue Reading

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Earthquakes Northwest Shake Nevada

Posted on 18 November 2014

Nevada Seismological Laboratory at University of Nevada, Reno continues to monitor ongoing activity in Northwest Nevada RENO, Nev. – Two 4.7 magnitude earthquakes and more than 50 3.0 or greater magnitude earthquakes mark an uptick in seismic activity one week after a 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck far northwest Nevada on Nov. 4, 2014. The activity in [...] Continue Reading

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