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Breaking News: Armed Robbery At West Wendover Post Office

Posted on 27 April 2016

The West Wendover Police Department got the phone call at 9:24 a.m. that a robbery just happened at the West Wendover Post Office. The robber, an unidentified man (or a woman?, sounding like a man), of small build (not too tall, not too wide), wearing a black hooded sweater, with his face covered by a black scarf, [...] Continue Reading

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Breaking News: Woman Dies In A Three Vehicle Crash South Of Wells

Posted on 26 April 2016

    Last Wednesday, at about 1:30pm, NHP Troopers responded to a fatal crash on US93, 61 miles south of Wells, Nevada.   Preliminary investigation indicates that Marcia Thompson, age 67, from Meridian, ID, was driving a 2009 Kia traveling South on US 93. For unknown reasons, Ms. Thompson allowed her vehicle to cross the center line and [...] Continue Reading

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White Pine, Elko, Eureka Counties Designated As Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Posted on 26 April 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated White Pine County as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought.   “Our hearts go out to those Nevada farmers and ranchers affected by recent natural disasters,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “President Obama and I are committed to ensuring that [...] Continue Reading

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Geri Wopschall Around the County

Posted on 26 April 2016

Philosopher Camus wrote “Always go too far, because that’s where you will find the truth.” County Commission Meeting And Fire Commission Meeting April 13, 2016 Fire commission – Dissection of Fire Budget-                                           Last year          [...] Continue Reading

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Wolverine Baseball Team at West Wendover Field

Posted on 26 April 2016

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Wolverine Softball at West Wendover Field

Posted on 26 April 2016

By Coach Jerome Reamer Game 1:  West Wendover Wolverines Varsity drops high-scoring affair to Pershing County, 12-8 West Wendover Wolverines Varsity fell 12-8 to Pershing County in seven innings on Friday despite racking up 16 hits and eight runs. Sydney Reamer racked up three RBIs on three hits for West Wendover Wolverines Varsity. She doubled in [...] Continue Reading

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West Wendover High School Honor Roll

Posted on 26 April 2016

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Opinion

Posted on 26 April 2016

The Federal Government Can’t Replicate Private Drug Development Cancer mortality is at an all-time low. That’s the good news. The bad news is that cancer still kills one in five Americans. We want better cancer treatments — and cures — for our loved ones and ourselves. Ideally, the innovation responsible for the past and future progress [...] Continue Reading

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THIS APRIL 27 : Public invited to review applications for Historic Preservation Fund Grants

Posted on 26 April 2016

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will distribute federal grant funds to nonprofit organizations and local and state agencies throughout the state to support historic building rehabilitation or restoration, public education, surveys, planning and National Register nominations. The funds, supplied by the National Park Service (NPS), come from off-shore oil and [...] Continue Reading

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Wolverine Track and Field At Wells Invitational Gets 1st & 2nd

Posted on 26 April 2016

By Lou Copelan The West Wendover Wolverine Track and Field ran fabulously and had excellent throws at last week’s Wells invitational track meet in Elko. The 4×800 meter relay team (Raul Ruiz, Jair Hernandez, Colton Smith, and Jorgue Aguirre) took second at the meet and beat their school record by almost one second. With a time [...] Continue Reading

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Students Experienced 7.3 Nepal Aftershock, Field Studies

Posted on 26 April 2016

After the deadly and devastating Nepal earthquake in 2015, two University of Nevada, Reno graduate students packed their backpacks and flew to the Himalayan Front to study the seismic effects of the violent ground motion. While in Nepal, the two College of Science geophysics students, Steve Angster and Ian Pierce, experienced the second damaging earthquake in [...] Continue Reading

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Narcotic Task Force Arrest Two Meth Dealers

Posted on 26 April 2016

Following a two months long investigation, Thursday April 14, the Tri NET Narcotic Task Force arrested Michael Bowman age 45 and Mario Jesus Quevedo age 29. Bowman was arrested for Level I Trafficking a Controlled Substance – Meth, Conspiracy to Violate the Uniformed Controlled Substance Act, Sales of a Controlled Substance – Meth and Possession of [...] Continue Reading

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