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Wendover Shooter Facing Attempted Murder Charges

Posted on 06 December 2016

  Anthony Chris Martinez is now facing attempted murder charges related to a police shooting in West Wendover Nevada. But his family claimed the shooting could have been prevented had an officer with Utah’s Adult, Probation and Parole been doing his job. Martinez’ mother spoke to his parole officer and told him her concerns, she told him:”We [...] Continue Reading

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Two Injured Inmates In Carlin Prison Brawl

Posted on 06 December 2016

A Nevada prison official says two inmates were treated at the local hospital, Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital, for injuries after a brawl that may have involved as many as a third of the total 145 inmates at the minimum-security prison camp of Carlin, outside Elko.   State Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Monday that [...] Continue Reading

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Five Nevada Counties To Recount Ballots

Posted on 06 December 2016

Nevada election officials will recount ballots in five counties after independent presidential candidate Roque De La Fuente requested and paid about $14,000 for the effort.    De La Fuente finished last in the state but this week requested a recount in Nevada, a state Democrat Hillary Clinton won. De La Fuente says he wants to counterbalance [...] Continue Reading

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Posted on 06 December 2016

How To Outwit Porch Pirates And Hackers During The Holiday Shopping Season   Americans’ love affair with online shopping continues to grow, and retailers predict a 7 to 10 percent increase in online sales this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation. While that news might make retailers giddy, security experts are reiterating their annual warnings [...] Continue Reading

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Utah Denies His Anti-gay School Laws

Posted on 06 December 2016

  The state of Utah has denied it has anti-gay school laws as it defends itself from a lawsuit challenging restrictions on talk about homosexuality in the classroom. The case quotes selectively from state law and school rules, which don’t contain the phrase “anti-gay laws,” state attorneys said several times in court documents filed Tuesday.   The [...] Continue Reading

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BLM Ely District Accepting Applications for Temporary Seasonal Firefighters

Posted on 06 December 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District is accepting applications for temporary seasonal firefighters.  Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, March 28, 2017, but those submitted by Tuesday, Jan. 10, will receive first consideration.   Positions are available on engines, in Helitack and dispatch.   Successful applicants will serve in Caliente, Ely or Pony Springs.  [...] Continue Reading

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Geri Wopschall Around the County

Posted on 06 December 2016

Philosopher Camus wrote “Always go too far, because that’s where you will find the truth.” White Pine County Tourism and Recreation Board – November 22, 2016   Discussion on installing heaters in the board room. There were two bids submitted. One by JW Electric for $1390 and another by Gust Electric for $1875.00. The board decided on [...] Continue Reading

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West Wendover High School Drama Class Play Silver’s SECRET A PIRATE ADVENTURE In Pictures

Posted on 06 December 2016

West Wendover High School Drama Class Play Silver’s SECRET A PIRATE ADVENTURE  Students worked hard with their drama teacher, Mr. Michael Christensen, but were very successful on a beautiful performance. Continue Reading

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Posted on 06 December 2016

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Private Citizen Gives Time And Effort To Veterans on Pearl Harbor Day December 7th

Posted on 06 December 2016

Frank Sharp is hosting a luncheon this Wednesday,  December 7th, for the commemoration of Pearl Harbor’s attack of 1941, and all veterans and their wives are invited to attend.  The luncheon will be served from 10:30 am to 12:00 at the Senior Citizens’ Center.  A meal of ham, turkey, taters, and desserts will be offered [...] Continue Reading

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NASA Astronaut At Wendover High School Thursday Dec. 8th

Posted on 30 November 2016

NASA Aerospace Engineer and Astronaut Dr. Sandra Magnus completed three missions to space, in 2002, 2008-2009, 2011 and during one of those trips actually spoke to the Wendover High School student body from space. Dr. Sandra Magnus was born and raised in Belleville, Illinois. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in physics(1986) and Master’s degree in electrical [...] Continue Reading

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Four People Dead In Elko Airplane Crashes At Take Off

Posted on 22 November 2016

Edward Clohesey, from Spring Creek, was being taken by American Medflight from Elko to the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City when the twin-engine Piper PA-31T air ambulance crashed Friday evening in a Barrick Gold Corp. parking lot. The aircraft and several vehicles were destroyed, but no people on the ground were injured. [...] Continue Reading

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