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Attempted Murder Charges Avoided/ Angry 86’d Man Returns To Torch Casino/Sprinklers Save The Nugget

Posted on 27 August 2015

  A Utah man is avoided at least for now dozens of attempted murder charges but is in jail on a $50,000 bond after trying but failing to burn down the Nugget Casino in Wendover Monday night. Russell Bond a 56 year old truck driver from Hennifer, Utah turned himself into West Wendover Police after returning home [...] Continue Reading

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Rural Nevada Fire Fighters Take On Pacific Coast Infernos

Posted on 27 August 2015

  While this years fire season in Nevada is light, about 200 Silver State fire fighters are lending a hand in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California with about half that number coming from White Pine and Elko Counties. In addition to Nevada firefighters from as far as Australia and New Zealand have arrived in the West as [...] Continue Reading

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Baccarat Drop Forecast China Stock Crash

Posted on 27 August 2015

  Months before this crash of the Chinese stock-market signs China’s economy was headed for a fall might have been discerned in the sudden and dramatic decline in baccarat play among Chinese rollers at Las Vegas casinos. According to Gaming Control Board analyst Michael Lawton, the total amount bet on baccarat had been sliding, increasing just three [...] Continue Reading

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Salt Flats Get Ready for World of Speed

Posted on 27 August 2015

  With just two weeks to go to World of Speed conditions on the Bonneville Salt appear to have greatly improved as this high speed motorcycle crew can testify thanks to sun sun and more sun. If the sun remains World of Speed could take off on time and schedule!! Continue Reading

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WREC Board Election Results

Posted on 27 August 2015

Incumbents Orlin Kidner and Howard Wright and new comer  Robert Wilcox were elected to three-year terms on the Wells Rural Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors. Kidner has served on WREC’s Board since 1994 while Wright has served since 2000. The open seat was created by the retirement of Mary Wright, who has been a Director since [...] Continue Reading

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The Clean Team

Posted on 27 August 2015

West Wendover High cheerleaders held a car washing  fundraiser in the Montego Bay parking lot onday.  They stayed busy washing cars for donations to their team.  All the girls were hardworking and cheerful even when faced with the challenge of washing three extremely dirty ambulances for the Wendover Ambulance Service.  They worked hard as a [...] Continue Reading

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Smiths Donates Big To WWHS Lady Wolverines

Posted on 27 August 2015

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Opinion

Eve of Destruction

Posted on 27 August 2015

Thanks to the miracle of youtube old guys like us have access to old music and old musicians without have to lug around a million pounds of vinyl albums. Just this week we found Barry McGuire’s Eve of Destruction. It was released back in 1965 so it was kind of old when we heard it for [...] Continue Reading

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Garrett Jon Parker February 1, 1991-July 22, 2015

Posted on 27 August 2015

Garrett Jon Parker 24, passed away July 22, 2015 in Grand Junction, Colorado. He is survived by his mother Raquel Parker, Stepfather James Hansen, his three sisters Jamee-Lei Hansen, Kortney Hansen, Brittany Richardson, two nieces, grandmother Angelica Parker, Aunt Michele Richards, uncle Howard Parker and numerous family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his [...] Continue Reading

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Forecast Not Great for World of Speed/ Save the Salt Returns to Battle?

Posted on 21 August 2015

  Wednesday forecast does not breed a lot of confidence that “World of Speed” will take place next month. With a little more than a week before final decision to either hold the event or cancel it the ten day forecast is predicting cloudy skies with chances of thundershowers. Also known as micro burst the highly localized thunderstorms [...] Continue Reading

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Park Service Sweetens Deal On Great Basin Snack Bar to $175 K Annual, Still No Takers

Posted on 21 August 2015

With no serious takers to manage the concessions stand at the Great Basin National Park, Rangers extended the application deadline and sweetened the deal according to a press release this week. “The National Park Service) is soliciting for proposals in response to a business opportunity to operate food & beverage and retail services at Lehman Caves [...] Continue Reading

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Wendover Woman Elder Abuser?

Posted on 21 August 2015

A West Wendover woman found out she was on the wrong side of a new law when sh called the cops on an older female relative.. Kristina Ramirez, 36, of West Wendover was arrested on August 17, after officers responded to a local apartment complex on a report of a domestic incident. Upon arrival it was [...] Continue Reading

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