Water from Weber Reservoir flowing into Walker Lake

Walker Lake has finally begun to receive water through Walker River. The water has been flowing through the river in Schurz. Walker Lake Working Group reports that the water coming into the Weber Reservoir at 305 cubic feet per second and leaving out at 253 cubic feet per second. Glenn Bunch, with the Walker Lake… [More…]

February 9, 2017

Free radon test kits available at Mineral County Extension office

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program is offering free radon test kits to Nevadans. Free test kits are available at the Mineral County Cooperative Extension office, 205 South A St., in Hawthorne, through the end of February. Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless. It comes… [More…]

Patrick Hanson Childson

Sergeant Patrick Hanson Childson, U.S.M.C. Ret., born Nov. 1, 1946, passed away Jan. 8, 2017, due to Agent Orange related causes, at his ranch in Christmas Valley, Lake County, Ore. Patrick honorably served his country from Nov. 26, 1963 to Nov. 16, 1974. A highly decorated Viet Nam veteran, he was one of the first… [More…]

Voter registration version of don’t ask, don’t tell

After President Trump proclaimed to the world that the only reason Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 3 million was that 3 million or more ballots were cast fraudulently — by noncitizens, by the dead or by Box 13 in Alice, Texas, where ballot stuffing first elected Lyndon Johnson to Congress, perhaps — the… [More…]

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Rose Emm

Rose Emm, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 19 surrounded by family after a battle with cancer. Rose was born in Glendale, Ariz. on Sept. 29, 1930 to Oscar Franklin and Viola Anderson Houghton. She spent her earliest years growing up in Breckenridge, Texas later moving to Fallon, Nev. as a teenager where… [More…]

Pyramid Lake to remain closed until early April

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Pyramid Lake remains closed to boating, recreation, camping and all beaches are closed to the public at this time. Most beach access roads have sustained damage from the flooding that took place in early January, and some areas continue to experience runoff due to recent precipitation. The Tribe is initiating… [More…]

February 2, 2017

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