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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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Update On Thursday Shooting: Explosive Device In The Suspect Car

Posted on 21 November 2016

Police have identified the suspect as Anthony Martinez. He is a suspect in the the Mountain American Credit Union robbery in Ogden as well. Authorities in Elko County, Nevada, sent a bomb robot to the scene of a shootout after investigating officers discovered what appeared to be an explosive device inside a car. The device was located, [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion: Many College Students Are Uninformed And Ignorant

Posted on 20 November 2016

Do you wonder why Sen. Bernie Sanders and his ideas are so popular among American college students?  The answer is that they, like so many other young people who think they know it all, are really uninformed and ignorant.  You say, “Williams, how dare you say that?!  We’ve mortgaged our home to send our children [...] Continue Reading

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Crèche Exhibit Seeks Wreaths and Nativities

Posted on 20 November 2016

The Annual Elko Regional Christmas Crèche Committee invites the community to participate in this year’s exhibit by sharing nativities—and special this year, Christmas wreaths—with the exhibit.   2016 marks the twelfth year for the interdenominational exhibit hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3001 North Fifth Street in Elko.   The 4-day exhibit opens [...] Continue Reading

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GBC Student Selected as Recipient of 2016 Kenny C. Guinn Memorial Scholarship

Posted on 20 November 2016

Each year, two $4,500 scholarships are given to two recipients, one in Northern Nevada and one in Southern Nevada. State Treasurer Dan Schwartz and the Board of Trustees of the College Savings Plans of Nevada announced a few days ago, that Great Basin College (GBC) senior Jessica Johnston, has been selected as the Northern Nevada recipient [...] Continue Reading

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Wolverine Cross Country

Posted on 20 November 2016

  The team did great but did not take State.  They tied for 4th overall.  However, one of the runners medaled 5th overall and broke a Wolverine Cross Country record and ran a 16:48.  All runners except one ran a career personal best. Here are the names and times: Jorge Aguirre 16:48 (personal best) Joel Rodriguez 17:39 (personal best) Daegan Wilcox 18.28 [...] Continue Reading

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ENTERTAINMENT

Posted on 20 November 2016

Here are all the updates on the Entertainment in Northern Nevada, Wendover Concert Hall and Movies at the Cinemas, Ely Theatre, Ely Trains and more, Jackpot’s  Cactus Pete… Continue Reading

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More Wendover Children and Youth Honor Our Veterans

Posted on 20 November 2016

Over hundred and thirty Wendover area children and teens submitted artwork for the High Desert Advocate’s annual Veteran’s Day Poster contest. Started years ago to instill patriotism and gratitude toward veterans, the number of submissions has grown by leaps and bounds every year. “We really couldn’t do this without help from our sponsors,” said Advocate Publisher Corinne [...] Continue Reading

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Breaking News : Thursday Night Shooting On Wendover Boulevard

Posted on 18 November 2016

  This Thursday night, November 17th, around 8:30 p.m., officers were called to the Southern Exposure strip club, at the Wendover Plaza, about a man with a gun. The man flee before the two officers arrived.  The two Police cars attempted to stop him, and went in his pursuit on the Wendover Boulevard. The man crashed between [...] Continue Reading

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Wendover Mayor’s Awards For Outstanding Students

Posted on 14 November 2016

There were four students recognized at the Wendover Utah City Council Meeting on Nov. 3rd Two from Anna Smith Elementary – Oscar Aguirre and Emanuel Cuevas Two from Wendover High School – Uriah Trammell and Yanely Duenas Continue Reading

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Multiple Charges For An Owyhee Man

Posted on 14 November 2016

Police arrested an Owyhee man Sunday on several counts, including a gun charge, but the case may not stay local.   Tharon Abel, 22, of Owyhee was arrested on Adobe Summit for a driver disobeying a police officer; operating an unregistered vehicle, trailer or semi, speeding; 21-30 mph over the posted limit; possession of less than [...] Continue Reading

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