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Geri Wopschall Around The County

Posted on 28 June 2017

Philosopher Camus wrote “Always go too far, because that’s where you will find the truth.” White Pine County Commission Meeting June 14, 2017 Mike Wheable “It was on this day that our country adopted our flag in 1777. Approval of a liquor License for the White Pine County fairgrounds and concession stand barbecue and the horse races for the [...] Continue Reading

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New Elko County School Trip Buses

Posted on 28 June 2017

Red and blue decals with Nevada’s “Battle Born” motto decorate brand new white trip-buses recently purchased by the Elko County School District.     The buses will transport all Elko County students to sports and extra-curricular activities, replacing the old yellow Thomas buses relied upon in the past.    Assistant Superintendent Mike Smith said that the newer [...] Continue Reading

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Elko Cop Shooter Trial On Hold

Posted on 27 June 2017

The jury trial of an Elko man accused of firing a weapon at a police patrol car in 2015 was put on hold Friday in Elko District Court.    Justin Temoke, 34, represented by Deputy Public Defender Brian Green, received a continuation of his trial, which was set to begin next week with jury selection in [...] Continue Reading

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Recognition Sigma Alpha Epsilon Removed At Reno University

Posted on 27 June 2017

The University of Nevada, Reno has removed its recognition of the Nevada Alpha Chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and invoked the consequence “loss of recognition” of the chapter for four years.   Pursuant to an investigation by the University’s Office of Student Conduct, the decision to remove recognition of the fraternity is a formal [...] Continue Reading

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Five Involved In Ely Burglary

Posted on 27 June 2017

  A week ago, on Wednesday June 14, the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a Ely home had been burglarized. Captain Scott Henriod said that the owners of the home had been out of town for several days and when they returned they realized that someone had forced their way into their [...] Continue Reading

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Bomb Threat At Elko Court House

Posted on 27 June 2017

The Elko County court complex was evacuated in response to an anonymous bomb threat made Monday morning.   According to Elko County Sheriff’s Lt. Kevin McKinney, no one was hurt after the threat was called in at 10:30 a.m with Elko County Sheriff’s deputies and Elko Police officers responding to the scene.   An unknown subject called [...] Continue Reading

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9th Circuit Rules Against Feds

Posted on 27 June 2017

A federal appeals court says police in Nevada violated a Hawaii man’s constitutional rights, and the government can’t keep $167,000 in cash found in his motor home on Interstate 80 in 2013.    A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Monday that a pair of traffic stops by [...] Continue Reading

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Citizen Scientists Needed To Help National Park Service During Lichen BioBlitz

Posted on 27 June 2017

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join park rangers and scientists in a national BioBlitz BAKER – Great Basin National Park will be hosting a Lichen BioBlitz – a short-term biodiversity event – July 17-19, 2017. The event kicks off on Monday, July 17 at ten a.m. with talks about lichens and a potluck [...] Continue Reading

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Wendover Woman No Longer Missing

Posted on 26 June 2017

A Wendover women thought to be held against her will was listed as Missing. But since then, Rebecca Ziglar contacted her family and is no longer considered missing by the Police. Continue Reading

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Geri Wopschall Around The County

Posted on 25 June 2017

Philosopher Camus wrote “Always go too far, because that’s where you will find the truth.” White Pine County Airport  Advisory Board June 6, 2017 Airport usage in May Enplanements (people on and off planes) – 344 Private – 55 Commercial – 44 Medical – 22 Government – 29 Report Courtesy Car for Airport    Gale well be reporting to the White Pine County Commissioners on [...] Continue Reading

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Opinion: Every Day Is a Gift

Posted on 25 June 2017

A dear friend of mine died this week after about three years battling cancer. He had surgery, chemotherapy and spent extensive amounts of time at a famous cancer hospital in Houston, Texas. Medically he did everything he could possibly do to beat cancer. Physically he gave everything he had to beat cancer. Spiritually and emotionally [...] Continue Reading

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West Wendover Graduation Ceremonies

Posted on 25 June 2017

West Wendover High School’s commencement ceremony included speeches from senior valedictorian Louie Copelan and senior class president Cynthia Renoso, Principal Craig Kyllonen, guest speaker Mayor Daniel CoronaCorona, Keynote speaker Jerome Reamer(voted by the students). The presentation of the diplomas were by Councelor Carla Fritchie and Principal Craig Kyllonen, with the WWHS Band playing. The master [...] Continue Reading

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