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BLM to round up 125 horses in Elko County

The Ferguson Springs are located on private land about about 22 miles southwest of Wendover. According to the BLM, horses that water at Ferguson Springs cross Alternate U.S. Highway 93 to graze farther outside of the HMA boundary, creating public safety concerns and private land issues.

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2018-06-22 21:27:00

Lawn and Order: Special Clippings Unit

ELKO – A love of gardening, combined with a passion for watching crime flicks, inspired the name of a new home-based business.Christy and Dave McCabe opened Lawn and Order -- Special Clippings Unit in April.“I like the crime shows,” Christy said. “‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ is my favorite o

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2018-06-22 19:27:00

New Elko city clerk to take oath June 26

Retiring Elko City Clerk Shanell Owen, left, trains her replacement, Kelly Wooldridge, Thursday at City Hall.CYNTHIA DELANEY cdelaney@elkodaily.com

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2018-06-21 23:18:00

Open burning ends Monday in Elko County

ELKO -- Open burning of natural vegetation will be closing for the season on June 25, according to the Elko County Fire Protection District.The county cited increased afternoon winds and decreased precipitation as reasons for implementing the burn ban.The Fire District also offered the following inf

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2018-06-21 17:12:00

Officials remind residents about illegal fireworks

Jessie Bahr, president and general manager of the Spring Creek Association, said she was concerned about reports of fireworks being set off recently.

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2018-06-22 21:00:00

InvestmentPitch Media Video Discusses Sitka Gold's Drill Program on its Adobe Gold Project Near Elko, Nevada - Video News Alert on Investmentpitch.com

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - June 22, 2018) - Sitka Gold (CSE: SIG) has completed the second drill hole on its Adobe Gold Project, which is located 40 kilometres north of Elko, Nevada, covering approximately 1,000 acres.

STOCKHOUSE - 2018-06-22 13:10:52

Humboldt River an object of scorn for pioneers

In this June 2, 2018, photo, Tim Burns presents his talk about the Humboldt River to a collection of curious listeners at the California Trail Interpretive Center, west of Elko. Nev. The “Mighty Humboldt” flows at a springtime high June ...more >

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

What's Happening Around Elko

The winning artist will create five, mostly identical pieces of new, professional artwork to be awarded to winners of the Elko Mayor’s Arts Awards. The chosen artist will contract with the City of Elko.


Editorial: BLM lets cows bite off more than they can chew

Nevada needs more cows.That was one of the conclusions from an outcome-based grazing project on an Elko County ranch this spring. Cattle significantly reduced the threat of wildfire from cheatgrass, but there was more grass than they could eat.Cheatgrass ripens quickly and the seed heads become shar

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2018-06-22 11:00:00

Free self-defense seminar for women Saturday in Elko

ELKO -- Subtle Warrior Self Defense is giving a free defense seminar for women. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 at 2719 Argent Ave. No. 8.There will be a lunch break.The seminar offers "great information for college-bound ladies," the group said.Space is limited and can be reserved now atsubtle_warrio


Tract 200 petition seeks withdrawal from Spring Creek Association

Director Jim Jefferies, who represents the section on the board of directors, said his petition to withdraw was requested by his constituents. They hope to set up their own road improvement district through Elko County, keeping assessment fees within the tract to pay for road maintenance and equipme


State OKs county’s NextGen 911 grant request

Duck Valley Indian Reservation’s application for Next Generation 911 money also won state approval for a combined total of $342,000 in grants for dispatch centers at Elko, West Wendover and Owyhee.


Former Governor, Internet Provider Propose Co-Op To Bring Broadband, Natural Gas To Rural Area

The co-op could construct, own and operate a natural gas distribution and high-speed broadband network to serve Spring Creek and Lamoile, a 57-square-mile-area in northern Nevada.


Adult High School celebrates taking the first step

ELKO – Taking the first step toward higher education is not an easy one, but for many adult high school graduates, it is one that they won’t forget.


Life lessons from the round pen: Bob Toomer brings horse training demonstration to Elko

Plenty, according to horse trainer Bob Toomer who will conduct “Life Lessons from the Round Pen,” a horse training demonstration June 23, 10 a.m. to noon, at Grace Baptist Church.


EFCU awards scholarships to EHS students

From left, Skylar Merschel, Erin Budak, Elizabeth Bishop, Luis Becerra and Zoe Lewis.Submitted


Warrior of the Canyon set for Aug. 4 in Lamoille

The 5.5-mile and 3-mile walk is open to the entire community, and starts at 9 a.m., also at the Lamoille Schoolhouse.

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2018-06-21 22:30:00

43rd Lamoille Country Fair June 24

LAMOILLE — This coming Sunday, the Lamoille Country Fair will begin at 8 a.m. in Lamoille. The fair will fill the complete back yard of the clubhouse and the grove. Music will be on the patio of Little Creek Crossing for all to hear. Come sit and enjoy while sipping an ice-cold glass of lemonade. Th


Green Saddle Fire 100% contained

Fire units from the BLM, Winnemucca Rural Volunteer Fire Department, Golconda VFD and Winnemucca City VFD converged on the fire. The fire's forward progress was stopped around 8:45 p.m. and is considered 100 percent contained with 182 total acres burned as of 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning. The cause of


Permit required for controlled burn

“The wind blew up, and it was burning pretty rapidly,” ECFPD Administrator Linda Bingaman said, explaining that crews asked that the safety zone around the fire be increased as a precaution.