Arrest Report: Aug. 7, 2014

The following people were arrested in Mineral County on or after July 27, and were in jail on Monday at about 10 a.m. All charges against them are misdemeanors unless otherwise noted. All are innocent until proven guilty in court. There were 21 people in the Mineral County Jail on Monday. Lawrence Tramel, age 48,… [More...]

Cards of Thanks: Aug. 7, 2014

Thank You, The MCHS Cheerleaders would like to thank the following sponsors in assisting them to attend cheer camp: S.O.C.; Class of 1964; America’s Best Inn and Suites; Isom Realty and Valley Propane. We would also like to thank everyone that bought t-shirts or anything else from the cheer team as this all goes towards… [More...]

Alma Cottam Jones

Alma Cottam Jones passed away July 30, 2014 at the age of 84.

Alma Cottam Jones Alma Cottam Jones passed away July 30, 2014 at the age of 84. He was born August 26, 1929 in St George Utah and he spent his career in Hawthorne at the Hawthorne Army Depot then retired to Veyo, Utah. He has been active member in the community and his church. Funeral… [More...]

Margins tax could scare off potential job creators, like Tesla Motors

Tesla Motors has now confirmed it has broken ground on land outside Reno for a potential site for a $5 billion lithium-ion battery factory that would employ as many as 6,500 workers. According to a Las Vegas news account, in a letter to shareholders, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the site several miles east of… [More...]

Letters to the Editor: Aug. 7, 2014

Dear Editor, Thank you for printing such a wonderful reflection of an older graduation class that remained a part of the Hawthorne historical memories. What struck me the most, as a new resident to this area, was the vibrancy that once lived within this community. Even acclimating into this town, and with the neighboring Walker… [More...]

Walker Lake group strives to rid beaches of trash

In the past few weeks, members of the Walker Lake Crusaders Youth Group, young and old, along with members of the Mineral County Sportsmen’s

In the past few weeks, members of the Walker Lake Crusaders Youth Group, young and old, along with members of the Mineral County Sportsmen’s Club, have organized cleanup days to rid some popular beaches at Walker Lake of debris. The WLC have focused on the beaches of State; Old Ski; Sportsman’s and Tamarack. In those… [More...]

Arrest Report: July 31, 2014

The following people were arrested in Mineral County on or after July 13, and were in jail on Monday at about 10 a.m. All charges against them are misdemeanors unless otherwise noted. All are innocent until proven guilty in court. There were 18 people in the Mineral County Jail on Monday. Melissa Danielson, age 40,… [More...]

Gary William Hughes

Gary William Hughes, 74, of Branson, died Sunday, June 8, at his home following a long battle with cancer. “Papa” Hughes, as he was affectionately

Gary William Hughes Gary William Hughes, 74, of Branson, died Sunday, June 8, at his home following a long battle with cancer. “Papa” Hughes, as he was affectionately known, was born March 11, 1940, in Hawthorne,, to Arden and Ethel (Tobler) Hughes. He grew up loving sports, music and nature, especially running barefoot on the… [More...]

Juanita Stromatt

Juanita Stromatt was born to Ben and Bessie Bilderback in Hyman, Mo. in March of 1921. She passed peacefully in her sleep at her home in Hawthorne

Juanita Stromatt Juanita Stromatt was born to Ben and Bessie Bilderback in Hyman, Mo. in March of 1921. She passed peacefully in her sleep at her home in Hawthorne on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Juanita was the youngest of six siblings and was proceeded in death by her parents, one sister and three brothers. Also… [More...]

Charlotte Ruth Neusbaum Muhle

Charlotte Ruth Neusbaum Muhle Charlotte Ruth Neusbaum Muhle was born March 8, 1948 in Redding, Calif. She died on July 24 in Carson City.  Charlotte was preceded in death by an infant daughter; her mother, June; and her father, Orville. She is survived by her stepmother Christine of Yerington; sister, Alice Warren of Idaho; daughter… [More...]