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Trophy Photos Doom Montello Child Rapist

Posted on 30 January 2015

  “A lot of perverts take trophies from their victims, it is fitting that these helped get him incarcerated” anonymous prosecutor A Montello man will probably die in prison for raping a 13 year old mentally challenged girl. Elko District Judge Nancy Porter sentenced John McReynolds to a minimum of 15 years in prison for the rape [...] Continue Reading

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School Board Bids Out Wendover Elem Again

Posted on 30 January 2015

  The Elko County School Board once again voted to put the new estimated $30,000 million  West Wendover Elementary school project out to bid in Tuesday’s meeting. the often delayed and postponed project is still not out of the woods yet however. Last year the project was also approved to be bid and was postponed when all the [...] Continue Reading

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Stolen Casino Loot Pays For Tony Vera’s Escape?

Posted on 30 January 2015

  Is Tony Vera financing his life on the lam with some of the money he robbed from the Montego Bay last March? Vera was a no show at his sentencing hearing two weeks ago in Elko and is still on the run from the law. But unlike most other fugitives Vera could be well heeled at [...] Continue Reading

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Oops, Lost Drugs Found

Posted on 30 January 2015

  If you lose your bag of drugs and washed currency it is probably not a good idea to report it missing as Brian Lilly of Ogden found out Saturday night. Lilly was in Wendover presumably for a weekend of fun when he discovered his back pack missing while playing at the Nugget Casino. The 46 year [...] Continue Reading

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Hastings Cutoff Runs Through Long Canyon

Posted on 30 January 2015

  The owner of a potash mine site is calling the approval by the BLM and other federal and state agencies unfair. “One of the main reasons we were denied in Pilot Valley was because of the California Trail (CHT) – Hastings Cutoff,” wrote Foster Wilson in an e-mail to the High Desert Advocate. “The Hastings Cutoff crosses [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Goodbye Brenda

Posted on 30 January 2015

One of the perks of this job was getting a letter to the editor from Brenda Draper. They often were critical but not overly so and they were all sprinkled with a healthy dose of Brenda’s unique sense of humor. They were a pleasure to read and we felt honored that she not only took the time [...] Continue Reading

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Brenda Draper 1954-2015

Posted on 26 January 2015

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully at home January 23, 2015. Born July 10, 1954, in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Daughter of Marion Barnwell, Reed Jensen and step-mother Diane Jensen.  She graduated from George Whittell High School in Zephyr Cove, Nevada.  Studied journalism at the University of Utah.  Married to [...] Continue Reading

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Both Sides Score In Railroad War

Posted on 23 January 2015

  Both sides in the fight over the Nevada Northern rail Road could claim victory in last week’s rulings first from the Secretary of State and then from court. Friday the Secretary of State ruled that a recall effort to throw out every elected city of Ely officer failed to garner the sufficient number of signatures to [...] Continue Reading

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Half a Million Bail For Child Beater

Posted on 23 January 2015

An Elko man is in jail on a half a million dollar bond for repeatedly and savagely beating a five year old girl. Danny E. Miller Jr., 47, of Elko, was arrested Friday night for severely beating a 5-year-old girl. According to under Sheriff Claire Morris Deputies were called to Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital, where the victim [...] Continue Reading

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Long Canyon Go! Mine In Fed Reg

Posted on 23 January 2015

  After five years of jumping through the bureaucratic hoops the Long Canyon mine is finally ready to begin construction. On January 9th the Long Canyon Mine project made is long awaited appearance in the Federal Register (republished on page 3). Its appearance is the last step between the permitting phase and the construction phase of the [...] Continue Reading

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Elko Thug On Run After Beating Man

Posted on 23 January 2015

An Elko man accused of beating another almost to death is still at large and considered armed and dangerous said Elko county under Sheriff Claire Morris Wednesday. Eric Alvarado, 34, of Elko and Jared E. Beebe, 28, of Elko are accused of beating and stabbing another man in the hills near Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital. Alvarado [...] Continue Reading

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Elko GOP Hosts Lincoln Day Dinner

Posted on 23 January 2015

The Elko County Republican Party (ECRP) annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Friday February 6, will feature a celebration of Ronald Reagan’s 104th birthday and three speakers: Nevada Congressman Mark Amodei, newly elected Elko County Commissioner Delmo Andreozzi and Dr. Annette Tejeiro, Republican Congressional District 1 candidate who will discuss Nevada’s political scene and the lifting [...] Continue Reading

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