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Ely Wife Beater Escapes!! Benjamin B. Delgrande Charged With Attempted Murder

Posted on 30 June 2015

The White Pine County sheriffs Department is searching for an Ely man who viciously beat his ex-wife almost to death. Benjamin B. Delgrande age 35 of Ely is wanted for kidnapping in the first degree, kidnapping in the second degree resulting in substantial bodily harm, coercion, attempted murder, domestic battery causing substantial bodily harm and domestic [...] Continue Reading

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$100,000 Ely Cocaine Trafficking Bust

Posted on 26 June 2015

  What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas but but on the way to Sin City, rural Nevada is not so forgetful or forgiving. Thomas Olsen, 27, and Angel Shaquanie, 23, both of Bellingham WA were arrested by White Pine county Deputies on the road to Las Vegas and charged with trafficking cocaine. The couple was initially [...] Continue Reading

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Police Close In On Casino Date Rapist

Posted on 26 June 2015

  The West Wendover Police Department has a suspect in the date rape of a woman at casino this week. “All we are waiting for is the DNA test results for a positive ID,” said WWPD Lt. Donald Lininger Friday. According to Lininger the woman reported to friends in Salt Lake that she had blacked out during a [...] Continue Reading

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Utah Mother and Child Die in I-80 Crash

Posted on 26 June 2015

A Utah mother and daughter were killed in single car crash on I-80 10 miles west of Battle Mountain. reported the Nevada Highway Patrol Tuesday. Rebekah Youngmeyer, 33, and her eight year old daughter from Roy, Ut ware passengers in a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup pulling a UHAUL trailer westbound on I-80. The truck was driven [...] Continue Reading

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New Store For Gamers

Posted on 26 June 2015

The Wizurd Game & Skate Shop is now open in West Wendover.  Located right across from the Nevada side post office in the old city office building, it carries skateboards, skate accessories, card games like Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Magic the Gathering, D&D products and a variety of board games. The store also stocks RC cars and [...] Continue Reading

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Albert Charboneau Passes At 72

Posted on 26 June 2015

One of West Wendover’s founding fathers Albert Charboneau died last week in Las Vegas. Charboneau came to Wendover in 1985 and opened the towns first super market that sold everything from meat and groceries to clothes and appliances. It was the anchor store for the Plaza Shopping Center. In 1995 he moved Frontier out of the Plaza [...] Continue Reading

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Family Affair Fireworks

Posted on 26 June 2015

Having lunch with Earl Cassorla is an experience. Soft spoken and erudite, Earl appears to be the average respectable middle aged businessman who has sober and respectable opinions about just about everything. That is until we get to the subject of his business– fireworks. While Earl’s knowledge of the subject is truly remarkable the change in his [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Racist & Rude

Posted on 26 June 2015

Of all the stupid things we heard this week the assertion that the Confederate Battle Flag is not a symbol of racism is the stupidest. Of course it is. The flag may not only be a symbol of racism but let say it was flying over a gathering in a park we would not expect to [...] Continue Reading

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$50,000 Great Basin Star Gazing Grant

Posted on 25 June 2015

One of Nevada’s most treasured parks for hiking, camping and star gazing is Great Basin National Park in Baker, Nevada. The home of Lehman Caves and aged Bristlecone pines, the area is renowned for some of the darkest and clearest night skies in the United States. NV Energy recently awarded the Great Basin National Park Foundation [...] Continue Reading

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New Online Charter High School For Rural Nevada

Posted on 25 June 2015

After a successful first year, Leadership Academy of Nevada (“LANV”) is expanding and has added a limited number of seats for the 2015-16 school year. LANV focuses on developing principled leaders through delivery of a Liberal- Arts education via cutting-edge technology. This classical education is available to all students in grades 6-12 throughout the state [...] Continue Reading

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CentraCom Starts Computer Repair

Posted on 25 June 2015

CentraCom Technology Store in Mt. Pleasant welcomes David Barlow. David is trained to fix and optimize computers and mobile devices. Virus Removal Our staff are trained and certified to handle and successfully remove even the most deep-rooted virus and malware infections, while still protecting your data and other things that are important to you. Computer Tune-ups We take our [...] Continue Reading

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BLOOD DRIVE IN WENDOVER

Posted on 25 June 2015

  Thanks again to local Karen Sheperd, the Red Cross was in Wendover Monday drawing blood. Thank you to all donors, we wish there were less restrictions about giving blood. This year, 29 units of blood were donated for a total of 87 potential lives being saved. Refreshments were provided by The Resorts of Wendover, Wells Rural [...] Continue Reading

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