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Late Storms Mean Fewer Wildfires, But Is Speed Week Threatened Again?

Posted on 29 May 2015

On one hand heavy spring and summer rains lessen the chance of wild fires, on the other they could swamp the Salt Flats again. The last ten straight days of rain has gone a long way to quitt tears of a particularly vicious fire season. But on the other hand if the wet continues into summer [...] Continue Reading

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Vegas Water Grab Loses In Supreme Court, Northern Nevada Celebrates Victory

Posted on 29 May 2015

  Just in time for the Snake Valley Water Festival the Nevada Supreme Court issued two short orders on last week denying Southern Nevada Water Authority’s and the State Engineer’s petitions for writs of mandamus. This ruling constitutes a major victory for opponents of SNWA’s Pipeline Project, led by White Pine County and the Great Basin Water [...] Continue Reading

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ESP Hosts New Death Chamber

Posted on 29 May 2015

  The new death chamber scheduled for Ely State Prison will be wheelchair friendly and handicapped accessible, thanks to a vote of the Nevada Legislature. But while getting to the death chamber may gotten easier, getting to the execution will get a little harder. For the first time in more than 20 years the remote Ely State Prison [...] Continue Reading

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Vicodin Romeo Arrest Redux

Posted on 29 May 2015

  A Wendover man Eli Sireechat the MacDonalds parking lot on a bench warrant from Elko District Court. Screech has an extensive criminal history mostly involving drugs. He was arrested lasted last year after he was seen aggressively offering women, the pain killer Vicodin, in exchange for sex. According to police reports, Sireech approach three women sitting at a [...] Continue Reading

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Lightening, Rain and Earth Quakes Do Not Shake Hippies

Posted on 29 May 2015

  Not lightening, torrential rain or even an earthquake put a damp on the second annual sacred waters tour that began at Alamo Friday and ended at the Ibapah Goshute Reservation Monday, Memorial Day. Organized by the radical environmental group, Deep Green Resistance the trek took place from May 23th to 25th.Tthe Trek through  eastern Nevada trip [...] Continue Reading

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Despite War And Family Illness Sam Copelan Awarded Masters With Honors at Bar Ilan University

Posted on 29 May 2015

When 2014 began, West Wendover High graduate Sam Copelan was well on his way to completing his Master’s degree in record time. With a good 70 percent of his studies completed in the first year of the normally three year course, the former all state line backer and 2005 WWHS valedictorian figured to spend most of [...] Continue Reading

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For The Sake of Peace, SNWA Give Up

Posted on 29 May 2015

One can tell how good or bad an idea is by who supports it and who is opposed to it. By any measure the SNWA attempt to pump all the water from northern Nevada to Las Vegas is an incredibly bad idea. It has and should be fought by anyone who opened a tap north of the [...] Continue Reading

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Could Tiny Fish Stop Long Canyon Mine?

Posted on 22 May 2015

Could a tiny fish no longer than a thumb stop the Long Canyon Mine before construction begins? The fish is called the “Relict Dace” and was mentioned in the formal appeal by the Goshute Tribe against the Bureau of Land Management Approval to the Long Canyon Mine Project. “The Project Area spans 24,779 acres. Earth-moving activities during [...] Continue Reading

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To Miss E. With Love

Posted on 22 May 2015

Hundreds of past and present WWHS music students gave a fond fair well to Choir and Band director Patty Eklund Wednesday who after 19 years of teaching is returning home to Minot North Dakota. Continue Reading

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Ely Disincorporation Vote Moves Forward

Posted on 22 May 2015

A bill which could lead to the disincorporation of the City of Ely cleared another hurdle to make it on the 2017 ballot Friday when it cleared an Assembly Committee. The Assembly Government Affairs Committee voted 8-6 on Friday to pass SB238, which was sponsored by Republican Sen. Pete Goicoechea. The measure would create a 2017 advisory [...] Continue Reading

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WHS Progress Stuns School’s Critics

Posted on 22 May 2015

With class to 100 percent graduating and over 90 percent of its senior class going on to either higher education or the military, first year Wendover High School principal Clint Spindler is a very satisfied man. “I know Wendover had a reputation,” Spindler said Wednesday. “This result disproves it.” Spindler credited both an enticed teaching corps and [...] Continue Reading

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WWHSArtists Shine

Posted on 22 May 2015

West Wendover High School students made a “clean sweep” in the Ceramics/Pottery Compitetion at the Elko County Student Art Sow at the Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko. Best of Show – Macario Mendoza, First Place – Ashley Smith, Second Place – Luis Landeros, and Third Place – Tessa Duncan The art show opened April 29th and [...] Continue Reading

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