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Woodson No Shows For Sentencing

Posted on 27 February 2015

Elbert Woodson the quieter of the two Montego Bay bandits quietly did not attend his sentencing hearing Monday and his whereabouts are perhaps unknown. Unlike his much more flamboyant partner Tony Vera, Woodson kept his mouth stoically closed from the time he was arrested for robbing the casino to the day he made his $7,500 bail [...] Continue Reading

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Utah Man Calls 911 On Himself

Posted on 27 February 2015

A Wendover, Utah man is in jail after calling 911 on himself. According to West Wendover Police reports Jason Garcia, 24, Wendover Utah was taken into custody for an active warrant for his arrest Tuesday after making calls to the 911 dispatch center and hanging up. Garcia called 911 and through the conversation a description was able [...] Continue Reading

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Sex Offenders Top Elko’s Most Wanted List

Posted on 27 February 2015

Two sex offenders made the Elko Most Wanted list this week. The Elko County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Thomas, Jimmy Dale. Jimmy Dale Thomas is wanted on a felony warrant for fail to register as a sex offender. Jimmy Dale Thomas is described as a white male adult born February 26, 1959. He is 5 feet [...] Continue Reading

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Ely Rail Road Audit Public In March

Posted on 27 February 2015

  Like a slow train the ‘forensic audit’ of the Ely rail road is coming around the bend and should be made public by early March but just what will be released is anyone’s guess. “ A successful audit will inform us of mismanagement, unwise spending ,exact debt, future income abilities. It may not and hopefully not [...] Continue Reading

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Little League Football Returns To Wendover

Posted on 27 February 2015

Little League Football could return to Wendover this year if enough players can be found said Bob Loncar. “The Rocky Mountain Youth League will have a meeting in Wendover this week,” Loncar said. “It is a traveling league so our boys will travel to Salt Lake and they will travel to Wendover for games. Unlike the last [...] Continue Reading

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Congress Okays Med Marijuana Will Pot Dispensaries Hit Wendover?

Posted on 27 February 2015

Less than a year after it was legalized, then banned again medical marijuana could becoming to West Wendover and the rest of Nevada. Hidden deep inside a federal spending bill passed last weekend Congress effectively changed federal law regarding medical marijuana. Under the provision, states where medical pot is legal would no longer need to worry about [...] Continue Reading

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Braves Take Tonapah

Posted on 27 February 2015

The Duck Water Lady Braves from the Duckwater Shoshone elementary school captured 1st place at the  Tonapah regional tournament last week.  Coach was Geoffrey Bryan.  The girls were Morgan Thomas, Angelika Townsend, Aliyah Birching,  Ilyhia Greely, McKenzie Bradshaw and Breanna Hooper. click graphic for Newmont Notes Continue Reading

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Casino Bandit To Prison Partner Vera Still At Large

Posted on 20 February 2015

While his accomplice is living life on the lam the second quieter Montego Bay Bandit Elbert Woodson will be synced to prison this week. Woodson is set to appear February 19th in Elko District Judge Al Kacin’s court room. According to some reports Woodson agreed to plead guilty to one charge of burglary that carries with [...] Continue Reading

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Elko Co. Gears Up To Fight Measles

Posted on 20 February 2015

The measles epidemic sweeping the country has still not come to Elko County despite earlier reports according to the Nevada Division of Public Health. In a press release last week Elko County School District Superintendent Jeff Zander and School nurse Administrator Bobbi Shanks informed parents that a possible case of measles in Spring Creek turned out [...] Continue Reading

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From Bank To BBQ

Posted on 20 February 2015

Wendover’s newest restaurant will be open soon offering locals a new taste treat– BBQ “We’ll be open tomorrow at Noon till 9pm and will continue thru Sunday,” said owner Jeff Dunham. “We will stay with the 4 day schedule until our liquor license is approved, then we’ll be open 7 days a week. We feature many BBQ and [...] Continue Reading

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Newmont In Search Of Miners Of The Olden Golden Days

Posted on 20 February 2015

  The Newmont Mining is seeking miners who worked on the companies first project on the fabled Carlin Trend. “In May 1965, we poured our first gold bar on the Carlin Trend. Throughout 2015, we will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of that important milestone and the fact that we are still operating in northern Nevada!” said [...] Continue Reading

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Antler Season Tips, Advice

Posted on 20 February 2015

With customers in the far east ready to pay up to $10 a pound for deer and elk antlers the Bureau of Land Management issued tips for local antler hunters this week. Local residents and visitors are combing eastern Nevada’s backcountry in search of deer and elk antlers shed over the winter.  The Bureau of Land [...] Continue Reading

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