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Bail Set For Pokemon Go Shootout Suspect In Vegas

Posted on 29 July 2016

Bail has been set at $95,000 for a man accused of shooting at a Pokemon Go player he was allegedly trying to rob in a Las Vegas park. A judge also appointed the public defender’s office on Tuesday to represent 18-year-old Elvis Campos. Campos faces felony charges of attempted murder, conspiracy, robbery, battery and assault with a [...] Continue Reading

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Toxic Algae Bloom Swarms Utah Lake

Posted on 29 July 2016

A huge toxic algae bloom in Utah has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi River, sickening more than 100 people and leaving farmers scrambling for clean water for days during the hottest part of the year. The bacteria commonly known as blue-green algae has spread rapidly to cover almost all of [...] Continue Reading

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Microsoft And College of Business Partner For DigiGirlz Camp

Posted on 29 July 2016

The University of Nevada Reno’s College of Business and software giant Microsoft partnered to present the seventh annual DigiGirlz camp for the high school girls from northern Nevada and California. The camp, which aims to break down the stereotypes associated with careers in technology, was held Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22.   This year’s [...] Continue Reading

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BLM Accepting Bids for Commercial Pine Nut Harvest

Posted on 29 July 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is accepting sealed, written bids for the commercial harvesting of pine nut units in the BLM Battle Mountain, Elko and Ely districts.  The deadline to submit a bid is 9:30 a.m. PDT, Tuesday, Aug. 9. Bids should be mailed to the BLM Ely District Office, 702 North Industrial Way, Ely, [...] Continue Reading

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New Utah Law Let Drones Crash at Wildfires

Posted on 29 July 2016

Utah’s governor has signed into law a measure that makes the state the first to let authorities jam drone signals and crash the devices specifically for flying too close to wildfires. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert’s office announced Monday that he signed the law over the weekend, just days after lawmakers met in a special session to [...] Continue Reading

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Mojave-Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council to Meet

Posted on 29 July 2016

Council (Rac) at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Caliente Railroad Depot, 100 Depot Ave, in Caliente, Nev.  A tour of the Basin and Range National Monument is scheduled to begin at 8 a. m., Wednesday, Aug. 10.  The RAC will depart from the BLM Caliente Field Office, 1400 South Front Street, in Caliente The [...] Continue Reading

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Letter of Appreciation To The Public

Posted on 29 July 2016

To The Citizens of Elko County: We would like to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Elko County for the recent out-pouring of support and appreciation shown to all local law enforcement agencies. We have received many cards, letters, personal visits, telephone calls, and well wishes from members of our community during the past [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

Posted on 29 July 2016

Obama, Reid, Their Pet Judges and Prosecutors Running Star Chamber in Las Vegas I would hope that the lawyers representing the Bunkerville 19 take the ridicules pretrial decisions all the way to the United States Supreme Court before they give in to the star-chamber the U.S. Attorney wants to run with the help of Presiding Nevada [...] Continue Reading

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Ely Blotter

Posted on 29 July 2016

WHITE PINE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE July 26 REPORT OF POSSIBLE DRUG ACITIVITY Reporting party stated that she believes that her neighbors are involved in drug activity. Investigation continues. REPORT OF A HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT City — reporting party stated that while her vehicle was parked and unoccupied it was struck by another vehicle. Investigation continues. REPORT OF A PRIVATE [...] Continue Reading

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Ely Fandango/Pow Wow and Entertainment

Posted on 29 July 2016

 The Ely Shoshone Fandango is this weekend. All the skilled and beautiful dancers will participate to the Pow Wow all day long, to the sound of the drums. Different categories will allow for totally different styles. The dancers come from many states, and even Canada, as the Shoshone Tribe is the largest Indian Tribe. Many booth [...] Continue Reading

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“Pinto Fire” in Eureka and White Pine County Mostly Contained

Posted on 25 July 2016

The fire that approximately burned 1,912-acre in Eureka and White Pine counties, is now 80-percent contained.  Full containment is expected by Tuesday evening, July 26, said a BLM official. The fire is burning in priority sage grouse habitat, consuming pinion-juniper, brush and grasses.  There is no threat to private property.  Firefighters are implementing a full-suppression strategy, [...] Continue Reading

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Attempted Murder, Battery, Drugs, New String of Burglaries

Posted on 24 July 2016

New Domestic Battery, Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs…says Lt. Don Leninger  Also Attempted Murder, Embezzlement, String of Burglaries, around Elko Brooke Andrew 33, Provo Utah, Driving Under the Influence On July 13, 2016 officers observed a vehicle driving without headlamps turned on after dark. A traffic stop was conducted and Brooke was identified as the driver. Through interviews the officers began to [...] Continue Reading

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