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Named & Shamed BLM Rangers Beat Retreat From Ranch

Posted on 18 April 2014

  A facebook posting of the photo, name and address of a BLM Ranger may have been at least partly behind the federal agency’s decision to retreat from a range war in Clark County. According to confidential sources the facebook posting created an atmosphere of extreme reluctance from the rangers to continue the round up of cattle [...] Continue Reading

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Long Canyon In Home Stretch

Posted on 18 April 2014

  The Long Canyon Mine is on its last leg of permitting process just in time perhaps as gold enters a super cycle. According to a Newmont Gold press release the Long Canyon project the Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) is now open for a 45 day public comment period during which community members are invited to [...] Continue Reading

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Ofeldt Escapes Death Penalty Jury Convicts On Lessor Charge

Posted on 18 April 2014

  ESP inmate James “Big Time” Ofeldt escaped a possible death sentence when a White Pine jury convicted him of the lessor charge of voluntary homicide. According to Nevada law, involuntary manslaughter is the killing of a human being, without any intent to do so, in the commission of an unlawful act, or a lawful act which [...] Continue Reading

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Assemblyman John Ellison Hero Of Bunkerville Ranch Standoff

Posted on 18 April 2014

  If the was a hero in the Bundy Ranch standoff it was Nevada Assemblyman John Ellison who when most other Nevada political leaders were heading as far away from the range war as possible, Ellison charged in and just may have prevented the standoff from exploding.   “Everybody was saying that it wasn’t in their jurisdiction.” Ellison [...] Continue Reading

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WWPD Blotter

Posted on 18 April 2014

During the week of April 09 through April 15 2014 the West Wendover Police Department made the following arrests: April 12, 2014: Jennifer Wright was taken into custody for domestic battery at the Rainbow casino. Bail $3,000 April 12, 2014: Robert Gieb was taken into custody for 3rd offense driving under the influence, failure to display headlamps [...] Continue Reading

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WWPD Workers Kudos

Posted on 18 April 2014

The West Wendover Police Department recognized two employees at the regular meeting of West Wendover City Council on April 15, 2014.   Toni Corona has been employed with the police department for nearly 14 years and was recognized for her recent promotion to Administrative Assistant. Toni has worked closely with all of the officers, police department administration [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion

America’s Terrible Beauty

Posted on 18 April 2014

First an apology. The first two nights of Passover fell on Monday and Tuesday this week and we thought we had our act together cramming three days worth of work into one. We did forget one thing however— to change the message on the answering machine. We received a lot of phone calls of increasing irritation all [...] Continue Reading

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Quintin Rice Computer Guy

Posted on 18 April 2014

Let me introduce myself my name is Quinn Rice I am a computer service technician with 15 years’ experience in repairing computers.  I have worked for some of the top name repair companies in the business, I have decided to offer my services here in Wendover and Howard asked if I would write a Column [...] Continue Reading

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Public Notices

Name Change

Posted on 11 April 2014

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Public Notices

Extension of Public Input Period for Proposed Gold Rock Mine Project

Posted on 11 April 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the extension of the public scoping input period for the Midway Gold US Inc. proposed Gold Rock Mine Project for an additional 30-day period that will end on April 28, 2014. The initial scoping period opened on September 5, 2013 and closed on October 7, 2013. Public scoping [...] Continue Reading

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Armed Feds Take On Nevada Rancher As Beef Prices Soar

Posted on 11 April 2014

Just as the price of beef hits record highs the federal government agents have shut down the last Nevada cattle ranch in Clark County. Armed federal officials and contract cowboys were brought in this week to execute a 2013 court order and remove the trespassing cattle. “It’s high time for the BLM to do its job and [...] Continue Reading

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Will Lemich Suffer From Budget Red Ink?

Posted on 11 April 2014

  A possible tax increase in White Pine County could not come at a worse possible time for County Commissioner Mike Lemich and his re-election bid. According to fellow County Commissioner Mike Coster the proposed county budget is some $1.8 million in the red and the only options for the commission is to either dip into the [...] Continue Reading

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