District Court News

• On July 25, Jessica E. Griggs aka Jessica E. Pectol was sentenced on her guilty plea to the crime of conspiracy to violate the controlled substances act, a violation of NRS 453.401(1)(a), a category C felony. Her probation was revoked and she was found guilty. She was sentenced to imprisonment in the Nevada Department… [More…]

Arrest Record

The following people were arrested in Mineral County on or after Aug. 27 and were in jail on Monday at or after about 8 a.m. All charges against them are misdemeanors unless otherwise noted. All are innocent until proven guilty in court. Names and charges appear as they have been received from the sheriff’s office.… [More…]

Mining Company holds Hawthorne Job Fair

As the Canadian-owned Kinross Gold Corporation experienced expansion at their Round Mountain Gold Corporation facility in Nevada, a group of employees from the mining operation came to Hawthorne for a job fair, bringing many applicants to the convention center for interviews. Hosted by the Mineral County Economic Development office, tables were full of potential candidates… [More…]

Walker River Water Issues Heard in Court

  Supporters of Walker Lake traveled to Pasadena, Calif. last week when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals met to sort out who governs the waters that flow into the Walker River Basin. Attorney Don Springmeyer, who represented the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) told the court that the U.S. Board of Water Commissioners… [More…]

Lions Club Donates New American Flag to Hawthorne

  Excited children and teachers came out of their classes to meet near the flag pole at the front of Hawthorne Elementary School last week as some of the local Lions Club members joined in for a special presentation “As you kids know, our American flag was pretty worn out and fairly small for our… [More…]

Arrest Record

The following people were arrested in Mineral County on or after Aug. 20 and were in jail on Monday at or after about 8 a.m. All charges against them are misdemeanors unless otherwise noted. All are innocent until proven guilty in court. Names and charges appear as they have been received from the sheriff’s office.… [More…]

Volunteers Beautify Serpent Football Field Ahead of First Game

  While the high school continues to receive many important makeovers, the staff, and students geared up for a volunteer morning of pulling weeds while sprucing up the football field and the parking areas. This group effort of pride was organized to “put some skin in the game” while offering volunteer credits toward community work… [More…]

No Big Announcement at Adam Laxalt’s Basque Fry, but Supporters Talk as if he’s Running for Governor

  Republican Attorney General Adam Laxalt didn’t make any big announcements at his record-setting 3rd Annual Basque Fry fundraiser, but you might not know it from how much the featured speakers at his barbecue gushed about his bright future. A slate of political figures taking the stage at the Corley Ranch in Gardnerville hinted at… [More…]

Parade, Hike on Tap for Annual Memorial Challenge

This year will mark the seventh Annual 911 Memorial Mt. Grant Challenge. As the day of the event approaches committee members and volunteers are working out the details of this year’s event. Once again a Main Street Parade, (5 p.m. lineup, 5:30 p.m. parade) is being slated to include walking our awesome flag for the… [More…]

County building renovated to provide numerous services under one roof

  In a celebration of expansion and renovation, the 11th Judicial District Youth and Family Services, along with the Juvenile Probation Office joined in a meet-and-greet at the county facility located at 205 A Street in Hawthorne. The green structure, located west of the main county building, had previously been facilitating only the public guardian… [More…]