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Task force makes drug arrest

On March 11, local resident, Tammy Goodwin was arrested by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office/Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force. Goodwin was arrested for trafficking of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell and possession of drug para


Nevada County Police Blotter: Boy warning of attackers coming from sky

8:17 a.m. — A caller from the 1200 block of East Main Street reported a burglary to a business. It appears as if someone broke in and had a party, with nothing stolen. 12:21 p.m. — A caller from the 300 block of Pleasant Street reported a possible trespasser with a crawl space door found open. Nothi


Friends, family join in support of Alyahna

About 50 people showed up, children included, to a peaceful demonstration this past Saturday that focused on Justice for Alyahna Bliss, a 3 1/2 year old who died two months ago to suspicious circumstances.


State veterinarian urges Utah horse owners to limit travel to rodeo events, now that a fatal virus has emerged in Nevada

Utah horse owners are urged to limit travel to rodeo events and take other precautions, now that Nevada has reported multiple cases of an often-fatal neurological virus in equine animals.


Interim director of Nevada economic development office selected

Governor Steve Sisolak’s office announced the appointment of Kristopher Sanchez as interim director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. According to a statement from the governor’s office released Wednesday, Sanchez has worked with the GOED since 2012, joining as the Southern Nevada re


Resolution approved for 2nd amendment

It is becoming very clear that a divide between urban and rural counties in Nevada on the recent passage of SB143. The White Pine County Commission meeting on Wednesday had several locals in attendance for an agenda item related to White Pine County becoming a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County.


Legislature will consider banning prostitution in Nevada

CARSON CITY – A bipartisan pair of state senators Thursday introduced a bill to ban prostitution outright in Nevada, the only state where it’s legal. Senate Bill 413, sponsored by Sens. Pat Spearman, D-North Law Vegas, and Joe Hardy, R-Boulder City, was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee for


White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – it was discovered nothing had been stolen. REPORT OF A TRUANCY: City – a student was deemed a habitual truant and will be issued a citation. REPORT OF CHILD NEGLECT: The reporting party believes his ex-wife is neglecting his child, as is her new boyfriend. The investigation


Nevada authorities ask for help finding missing woman bound for Utah

EUREKA COUNTY, Nev. (ABC4 News)- Authorities in Nevada are asking you to keep an eye out for a missing woman. The Eureka County Sheriff’s Office released a missing persons poster for 47-year-old Michelle Richan.


$1B in tax abatements slated for 3 Northern Nevada companies

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development awarded $1 billion worth of tax abatements to three companies in Northern Nevada looking to expand operations. In total, the office awarded $2.5 billion to companies across the state in a meeting Thursday afternoon. The companies in Northern Nevada are e


White Pine County library upcoming events

Many exciting events are happening at the White Pine County Library, 950 Campton Street Ely, NV. March 8, 2019 beginning at 3:00 until 4:30pm a poetry workshop will be presented by Plot Twist Publishing of Las Vegas. Participants will learn about different poem formats and prep a poem to help youth