Is This You? | Hospital Food

By Trina Machacek So I was recently in a hospital room visiting and a person who lets call “the main eventer,” because patient sounds so sickly. The main eventer was getting attention from the staff of minions that scurry about when there are needs that need to be tended to. That’s a round-about way of… [More…]

Court News

Justice Court • On Dec. 11, 2017, John A. Beddow pled guilty to driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of marijuana, NRS 484C.110, a misdemeanor. He was found guilty and ordered to pay $685 in fines and fees; ordered to complete DUI school; Victims Impact Panel and 24 hours of community service. Sentenced… [More…]

Arrest Record

The following people were arrested in Mineral County on or after Jan. 1 and were in jail on Monday at or after about 8 a.m. All charges against them are misdemeanors unless otherwise noted. All are innocent until proven guilty in court. Names and charges appear as they have been received from the sheriff’s office.… [More…]

Reflections of the Past

10 Years Ago • Strong southern winds, reaching 70 to 80 mph, slashed through nearby mountains and Hawthorne. In the Hawthorne area, buckets of rain accompanied the winds causing havoc to many homes and businesses. A report from received from the Nuclear Projects Office in Hawthorne, stated that 1.15 inches of rain fell. At the… [More…]

Robert Charles Capehart | Frederic Joseph Trdla | Marvin Carl Fence, Jr. | David Dale Gelmstedt

Robert Charles Capehart Robert Charles Capehart was born on March 8, 1967 to Charles and Myrtle Capehart in Prineville, Ore. He passed away Dec. 24, 2017 in Hawthorne, Nev. He was 50 years old. Bob’s life was full of family and friends that he loved with his whole heart. Bob believed in helping everyone he… [More…]

Mineral County Commission Highlights

Mineral County Board of Commissioner Highlights from the Dec. 20, 2017 meeting: Accounts payable Discussion regarding Ormat abatement from Commissioner Jerrie Tipton. Recorder-Auditor Christine Hoferer stated she will keep an eye on this. Mike McNeill addressed the commissioners regarding the health inspector requiring the convention center to replace the refrigerator. He stated that there is… [More…]

Spearman Jumping into Race to Replace Kihuen; Ex-Rep. Horsford, Nlv Mayor Lee and Regent Stephens Considering Bids

By Michelle Rindels The Nevada Independent Shortly after telling a Democratic club that she was 99.99 percent sure she’d jump into Nevada’s 4th Congressional District race, state Sen. Pat Spearman acknowledged that she’s now fully in the contest. “There shouldn’t be any doubt,” Spearman told The Nevada Independent on Thursday. She filed paperwork with the… [More…]

January 11, 2018

Free Radon Test Kits Available

January is National Radon Action Month, and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program is offering free short-term radon test kits to Nevadans from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28. Radon test kits are available at Cooperative Extension offices and partnering locations, as well as at presentations statewide. Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that is colorless,… [More…]

Richard Jackson, Jr. | Terri Jean Erickson 

Richard Jackson, Jr. On Dec. 27, 2017 Pastor Richard Jackson, Jr. went home to be with Jesus. Pastor was born Jan. 10, 1943, in Fresno, Calif. to Richard and Oradell (Booker) Jackson. He grew up in Kerman, Calif. Prior to his ministry Richard served in the United States Army, as a medic (in Germany) during… [More…]