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Local Girl Takes 2nd In MotoCross National Championships

Posted on 25 July 2014

  Wendover’s own Kaylee Willis took 2nd place the National Motosport Association championships this month in Norman Oklahoma this week. “We want to give a big thanks to everyone in the community  that helped with donations and also with the bake sale,” said father Steve. “We also want to thank Centerpoint GNC of Summerland and also Uncle [...] Continue Reading

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New School Back On After Creative Budget Cutting

Posted on 25 July 2014

  The on again off again new West Wendover Elementary School could be on again if the Elko County School Board approves cost cutting modifications in its next meeting, said District Superintendent Jeff Zander this week. “We made some changes to the plan that will bring it in under budget,” Zander said. This May based on recommendations from [...] Continue Reading

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Elko Girls Donate Books To Israelis, Pawn shop Owner Sends Wii’s To Beleaguered Children

Posted on 25 July 2014

  In an amazing display of the power of the internet and the power of compassion a collection of video game players and books will be heading from Elko to the beleaguered residents of southern Israel next month. “Guys. We are trying to arrange for some activities for families in Netivot. Basically they are living in public [...] Continue Reading

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Elko Man Arrested In Wendover Car Theft

Posted on 25 July 2014

  An Elko City man had a really bad Saturday night in Wendover and now sits in the Elko County Jail on one count of felony car theft and on count of drug paraphernalia. According to police reports the Tooele County, Utah Sheriff’s Department alerted West Wendover Police that a car reported stolen could be in Wendover. [...] Continue Reading

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Nevada Schools Worst In Nation, Elko Co. Schools Much Better Off

Posted on 25 July 2014

While Nevada as a whole ranked at the very bottom of an analysis of children’s well-being, Elko County is doing considerably better said School District Superintendent Jeff Zander. “The county is somewhere in the middle,” Zander said this week. “Most of the real bad results are coming from Clark County which still has a really high [...] Continue Reading

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Advocate News, Opinion

Sandra Andersen Passes 1940-2014

Posted on 24 July 2014

  Sandra Jean Andersen, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend passed away July 18, 2014 at the age of 74. She was born June 26, 1940 in Elko, Nevada to Donald and Eleanor Jean Long. She graduated from Wells High School in 1958 and attended business college in Reno, Nevada. She married Howard [...] Continue Reading

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Advocate News, Opinion

Randall Lee Lacy Passes 1952-2014

Posted on 24 July 2014

  On July 16, 2014 we lost our beloved father, grandfather, brother, veteran and friend, Randall Lee Lacy, at his home in Wendover, Utah.   He was born October 15, 1952 in Dragerton, Utah to Earl Jr. and Mary Jane Robinson Lacy, the middle child of 8 children.  He graduated from Wendover High School in ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­1971.  [...] Continue Reading

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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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Opinion

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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