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Elko drug bust nets a quarter-pound of heroin
Detectives from the Elko Combined Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Elko Police Department and the Elko County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant Aug. 9 at a residence on Stitzel Road. They confiscated 119.31 grams of heroin, 21.49 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and o
Firefighter Combat Challenge returns to Elko this weekend
The Firefighter Challenge is a national event with participants from all around the country making their way to Elko to compete in a tough, emergency-simulated physical fitness course. The event will feature members of the Elko and volunteer fire departments, and mine rescue teams from Barrick and N
What's Happening Around Elko
ELKO – Family Resource Center presents evidence-based, age appropriate programs proven effective in reducing the risk of sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS, and teen pregnancy.
Elko Indian Colony homicide victim identified
Rocky N. Lanza, 39, of Owyhee was killed Wednesday in a shooting at a home on Indian View Heights in Elko.
Five Arrests on Narcotic Related Charges Made in Elko
On Thursday, August 9, five people were arrested for various narcotic related charges after the Elko Combined Narcotics Unit (ECNU) concluded a month-long investigation into the sales and trafficking of heroin in the Elko area.ECNU Detectives, with the assistance of the Elko Police Department and t
Reno woman among 5 arrested in Elko drug bust
ELKO, Nev. (KOLO)--A Reno woman was among five people arrested Thursday following a month-long narcotics investigation in Elko, the Nevada Department of Public Safety announced Saturday.Brianna Luna of Reno was booked on charges that included trafficking of heroin and methamphetamine and other drug
Rewrite: News from past issues
August 5, 1893:Last week a fire destroyed the dwelling house of Fred Scott in Mound Valley, leaving the family without a thing, all their furniture and clothing going up in the flames.
Man shot, killed on Indian Colony in Elko
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies and federal agents are investigating a fatal shooting at an Indian Colony in northeast Nevada.The Elko Daily Free Pressreportsa man was killed Wednesday morning in the shooting at the Upper Indian Colony in Elko.Elko County Sheriff Jim Pitts says the killing appe
Shuttered Elko brothel may get new owner
After the city council voted Feb. 27 to suspend the brothel license for Mona's Ranch, a handwritten sign was placed on the door Wednesday saying "All Girls At Inez's," referring to a brothel across the street that is under the same management.JEFFRY MULLINS, Elko Daily Free Press
Fatal shooting at Elko Indian Colony
The Elko County Sheriff’s office, which serves as the county coroner, responded to a call shortly before 5 a.m., according to Sheriff Jim Pitts.
Building a Better Elko: What would you put in this space?
This prime retail space at Fifth and Idaho streets has been cleared, after being home to a corner drugstore and other businesses over the past century. What would you like to see filling the space?JEFFRY MULLINS, Elko Daily Free Press
What's Happening: Cool evenings in Lamoille Canyon
Jan Petersen will talk about Shoshone baskets, artistic, lightweight and essential in the Great Basin.
Nature Notes: Woodpeckers with a taste for sugar
When you imagine a woodpecker, you probably envision a bird clinging to a tree trunk and using its stout beak to dig out insects. You probably do not see a woodpecker sipping sugar, but that is exactly what the red-naped sapsucker does.
Rockin’ the past: Northeastern Nevada’s geologic mysteries
ELKO – If you ever find yourself between a rock and a hard place, you must be in Nevada. Nevada is just a “rocky” place. In fact, it is difficult to travel almost anywhere in the state and not be surrounded by rocks.
Stormy weather bringing fire danger to northeastern Nevada
National Weather ServiceELKO – Eastern Elko County and all of White Pine County are under a red flag warning Sunday because of the threat of dry thunderstorms and gusty winds.The National Weather Service warning is in effect from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.A fire weather watch has also been issued for Monday
Poor air quality predicted to linger; locals suffer symptoms
“We just need a fresh air mass,” Paul Frisbie, a meteorologist with the U.S. National Weather Service in Elko, said. “A cool front coming in may pull us back into the mid 90s for a brief improvement in the haze by Saturday, but it won’t last.”
Fishing the high mountain lakes
Fishing from a float tube at Angel Lake is very popular. Sitting at approximately 8,400 feet, Angel Lake is the only alpine lake in the Ruby Mountains or East Humboldt Range that can be reached by car.SUBMITTED
Indian Colony homicide victim identified
Rocky N. Lanza, 39, of Owyhee was killed Wednesday in a shooting at a home on Indian View Heights.
Elko arrests five in heroin, meth drug bust
Elko, Nev. –On August 09, 2018, the Elko Combined Narcotics Unit (ECNU) concluded a month-long investigation into the sales and trafficking of heroin in the Elko area with the arrest of five individuals for various narcotic related charges.
Children prepare for wildfire emergencies
SPRING CREEK – Learn, practice, share. That was the message American Red Cross volunteers gave to children who attended a program teaching about staying safe during an emergency.