Is Faraday Future history?

Gullible Nevada lawmakers in a special session in 2015 on blind faith alone agreed to dole out $215 million in tax abatements and credits to entice Faraday Future to build an electric car factory at the Apex industrial complex in North Las Vegas, though at the time it did not even have a prototype vehicle.… [More…]

Patricia J. King

Patricia J. King Longtime Hawthorne resident Patricia J. King passed into the arms of Jesus while at home on June 6, 2017 with all of her family, and longtime friend and caregiver Theresa by her side. Pat died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Patricia was born in Elko, Nev. to William and Mary Hollenback on… [More…]

Linda Machael

Linda Machael Linda Machael, 64, of Hawthorne, passed away Monday, May 29 after a lengthy illness.  Born in Chicago, Ill., Linda was known for her “wicked” sense of humor, with her favorite holidays being Halloween and April Fool’s Day.  She loved being outrageous and being “that” member of the family.  This unique trait, coupled with… [More…]

Ella Holybee

Ella Holybee Ella Holybee died peacefully at her home in Sparks, Nev. on May 9, 2017. Ella was born on Aug. 29, 1949 in Grand Junction, Colo. The first of nine children, Ella’s family later settled in Susanville, Calif., where Ella met and married her dearest love, Dick. During their 50 years of marriage, they… [More…]

Janet Bailey

Janet Bailey A Celebration of Life will be held for Janet Bailey on Saturday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion in Hawthorne. A potluck dinner will follow (please bring your favorite dish).  

Brian Morgan Mattson

Brian Morgan Mattson Brian Morgan Mattson passed away May 30 at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno. He was born on Jan. 27, 1971 in Bridgeport, Calif. Surviving Brian is his daughter, Jessica Lynn Mattson; mother, Sandra Mattson; grandfather, H.A. (Pete) Gunn of Hawthorne. He is also survived by his biological father, Robert Wolfe of… [More…]

June 8, 2017

Mineral County Commission News

From the latest Mineral County Commission meeting Public Comment Richard Bryant spoke in regards to Mineral County Economic Development records request on May 3. He stated that this had to do with Green Energy Nevada and listed the dates comment was requested. He stated that he was offended by the request. He stated, “Looks like… [More…]

Summer school classes offered at MCHS

While MCHS graduates and others have been marking the calendar days until school is out on June 1, others have been planning a comprehensive summer school for local students. Emerging 7th graders (current 6th graders) and all junior high/high school students will be given an opportunity to participate in a three-week summer school beginning on… [More…]

Barbara Eleanore Brandt

Longtime Mina resident Barbara Eleanore Brandt peacefully passed away at Mount Grant Hospital on Sunday May 21, 2017. She was born in Monterey, Calif. on Dec. 27, 1935 to Margot Larue and Cecil Peterson. While growing up, Brandt attended several schools, even 3rd grade in Babbitt and 10th grade at MCHS. She finished high school… [More…]