Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Planned for New Tech Center

The Mineral County Economic Development Authority is proud to announce the ribbon cutting ceremony on June 28 at 11 a.m. at the Hawthorne Technology and Industrial Center, located at Hawthorne Army Depot (Hawthorne Ammunition and Weapon Depot), which has become a certified site in the Diversify Nevada program. This 16,800-acre industrial center is available for industry to… [More…]

June 23, 2016

Public Safety Day

Pic of the Week: Twin Lakes

Nevada Should Drop its Renewable Energy Mandate

It is high time Nevada dumped its ill-advised, pocket-picking, job-killing renewable energy portfolio standard (RPS). By Nevada law by 2025 fully 25 percent of all electrical power generated in the state must come from renewable sources such as wind and solar and geothermal, but these power sources are far more expensive than generating power with… [More…]

Charles “Pat” Patrick Theisen

1947-2016 On the morning of June 5, 2016 Charles passed away of natural causes at his home. He was 69 years old. Charles “Pat” was born in Igloo, S.D. on Jan. 11, 1947 to William Peter Theisen and Edna Agnes Hooker. He was the youngest of three children. His spent his years living all over… [More…]

3 Arrested After Traffic Stop Leads to Drugs, Stolen Property

A vehicle stop lands three in the Mineral County Detention Center. On June 6 at approximately 12:34 p.m., Mineral County Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop on a silver 2010 Volkswagen. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, “During the stop, officers became suspicious of possible criminal activity.” Mineral County K9 Officer Jake… [More…]

June 16, 2016

Serpents fall at State

The Mineral County High baseball team was eliminated from the state tournament early over the weekend after taking losses to Indian Springs, 12-8 and Wells 13-1. Their hopes of bringing home a state title were shattered until next year as the Serpents finished out their season with a 21-9 record, but not without leaving a… [More…]

May 26, 2016