Mineral County Board of Commissioners Highlights

Commissioner highlights from the Mineral County Board of Commissioners meeting of Nov. 9 Safety message Emergency Manager Pat Hughes gave a safety message in regards to Thanksgiving safety. Public comment Adam Greenfield gave public comment regarding being placed on the commissioner’s agenda. He wanted to know why he wasn’t on the agenda. Clerk-Treasurer Chris Nepper… [More…]

Mineral County Board of Commissioners Highlights

Mineral County Board of Commissioners Highlights Nov. 1 Carpet replacement Curtis Schlepp, juvenile probation officer met with the commissioners to replace the carpet in their two offices. The cost will over $17,000. The funds will be taken from the administrative assessment funds. He also introduced Justin Banfield as the new juvenile probation officer. Business licenses… [More…]

Missing Votes Tallied: 2014 Election Outcome the Same

The mystery surrounding the votes of the 2014 Mineral County General Election votes was finally made public on Thursday, Dec. 15 when Mineral County Clerk Chris Nepper made the numbers available to those in attendance. The results of the race could have affected the outcome of three races: that of the clerk race, assessor race… [More…]

Officials assess tornado, flood damages

  The Mineral County Board of Commissioners held a recessed meeting on June 15 to address the recent severe weather incidents within the county. Commissioner Jerrie Tipton asked Eric Hamrey to please advise the commissioners as to the damage surrounding the tornado and flooding. Hamrey, Public Works foreman, advised the commissioners that after the tornado,… [More…]

Report: No signs of fraud, tampering of voting machine

  Mineral County District Attorney Sean Rowe has reported there were no signs of tampering or fraud with one election machine that didn’t count 176 votes during the 2014 general election. Rowe gave his compiled report to the Mineral County Board of Commissioners and the general public at the June 2 commission meeting. Rowe gave… [More…]

Report: No signs of fraud in Mineral County election

Mineral County District Attorney Sean Rowe has reported there were no signs of tampering or fraud with one election machine during the 2014 general election. Rowe gave his compiled report to the Mineral County Board of Commissioners and the general public at the June 2 commission meeting. Rowe gave a 20 minute presentation where he… [More…]

Landfill Department to Hold Community Desert Clean Up

A group headed by Hawthorne Utilities office manager Ana Fitzgerald and the landfill department has decided to take matters into their own hands and clean up the deserts that surround the town of Hawthorne. A Hawthorne Community Desert Cleanup day has been scheduled for Oct. 11, in hopes of ridding some problem areas of trash… [More…]

Veterans of ghost town of Aurora to be honored

As part of the Nevada 150 Legacy Project to commemorate Nevada’s 150 years of Statehood, the Mineral County Board of Commissioners and the Mineral County Museum have commissioned the erection of a memorial monument to the several military veterans who were buried in the cemetery at the ghost town of Aurora.  The graves of these… [More…]

Library Director Oberhansli receives achievement award

Mineral County Library Director, Courtney Oberhansli, received an “Extra Gold” Award for outstanding achievement award from the Mineral County Board of Commissioners on June 4 for her stellar work at the library. Oberhansli said she had no idea she was even up for an award. The award included a plaque and a cash award. Obrthansli… [More…]