Tomas Boehlke


Tomas Boehlke of Walker lake was born on May 23,1957. He died on Aug. 11, 2015. He was a disabled veteran. He is survived by wife: Darlene of Walker Lake; children: Nate of Tenn.; Zee and Amber of Hawthorne and grandsons: Damien; Andre; Sebastian; Aris; Landon; Jameis, and Deakan. A celebration of life will be… [More…]

Stanley J. White


Sept. 22, 1936 – July 28, 2015 Stanley J. White, 78, resident of Hawthorne passed away on July 28 at Renown Hospital in Reno after a long illness. He was born Sept. 22, 1936 at home in Weleetka, Okla. Stanley came to Babbitt, Nev. with his parents, Lawson and Anna White, in early September 1942.… [More…]

Paul Haight


Paul Haight, age 72, passed away Aug. 10 at St Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Reno. Paul was born in St. Thomas, Elgin Co. Canada and came to the USA on a visa in 1962. He served our country for two years in the US Army. Paul met his wife, Lorraine, of 22 years, in… [More…]

Mineral County Sheriff’s Office seeks wanted person

Keira Ulibarri

Mineral County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a new program to help locate those with active warrants in the county. Warrant Wednesday is designed to help the sheriff’s office locate wanted people with the public’s help. The sheriff’s office needs your help in finding Keira Ulibarri. Ulibarri is five foot, five inches tall with hazel eyes… [More…]

Rookie competitor claims Adjutant General’s marksmanship title

Pfc. James Pierce,
Sgt. Oswald Sanchez fires a M249 Squad Automatic Weapon while Spc. Casey Carney feeds rounds and Staff Sgt. Thomas Cinkovich judges their performance during The Adjutant General’s shooting match in Hawthorne on Sunday.

By winning The Adjutant’s General marksmanship contest here at the Hawthorne Army Depot Freedom Range on Sunday, Aug. 21, Lt. Robert Hoffman forever dispelled the notion that one needs to be seasoned veteran shooter to enjoy success in the annual event that determines the top 20 National Guard marksmen in the state. Participating in his… [More…]

VFW makes change to bylaws

The VFW passed a resolution to amend their National Bylaws at the 116th National Convention in Pittsburgh, which will allow male spouses and family members to join the VFW Auxiliary. This will not be a merger of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW and the Men’s Auxiliary VFW. It will however, actually change the name of the… [More…]

New exhibit by photo-journalist Jeff Scheid features Fallini family, Nevada ranching traditions

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Nevada photo-journalist Jeff Scheid’s ranching exhibit will be on display for one year beginning Thursday at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City.

The story of one of the most rugged and resilient Nevada families, as told by one of the state’s most enduring photo-journalists, comes to the Nevada State Museum, Carson City, Thursday, Aug. 13, as photographer Jeff Scheid premieres a one-year exhibit, “Ranching in the High Desert: Five Generations, One Family.” The exhibit text and labels… [More…]

Sheriff’s Office searching for wanted person


The Mineral County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the publics help in finding Keira Ulibarri, who is wanted for failing to appear for court in Hawthorne, NV. Ulibarri is 5’5″ 150 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair. She has multiple tattoo’s, on the left wrist- “7920” and a puzzle piece on top of her… [More…]

Local pastor attends annual police chaplains training seminar

Submitted Article Larry Jackson and wife, Vicki, of the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office attended the International Conference of Police Chaplains 42nd annual training seminar held in Sacramento on July 13-17. Basic, enrichment, advanced and liaison officer training was offered to those in attendance. A sampling of class offerings was: Introduction to Law Enforcement Chaplaincy; Stress… [More…]

Hillary Clinton campaign workers make Hawthorne stop


Submitted by Virginia Dumas Four ‘Ready for Hillary’ campaign workers on the “Every Nevadan” tour of our state, stopped in Hawthorne, Friday, July 24. Their mission was to evoke voter’s needs, issues and concerns. Group members consisted of Michelle White (Political Director, Hillary for Nevada); Emmy Ruiz (State Director, Hillary for Nevada); Han Nguyen (Digital… [More…]