Local Fairs: A Catalyst for Small Business Growth and Community Togetherness
Every year, the Crescent Valley Fair ignites the spirit of community togetherness with a celebration that transcends age and background. This cherished local tradition not only offers a plethora of fun-filled activities but also strengthens the social fabric by serving as a hub for local groups and fundraising for community projects. As families enjoy live entertainment and a diverse array of foods, the fair also underscores the importance of unity and local tradition.
Nevada National Guard soldier killed in crash near Ely
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Nevada National Guard Sgt. Cameron Estes, 33, was killed in a crash on Friday near Ely. According to a Nevada National Guard social media post, Estes was driving to the Battle Born Youth Challenge Academy where he worked as a cadre Team Leader at the Nevada National Guard’s advancement program serving high school youth in Carlin, Nevada. Estes, a member of the 72nd Military Police Company, lived in Las Vegas with his wife and three daughters.
Elko Broadcasting Company 75th Anniversary
Elko Broadcasting Co. Celebrates 75 Years: A Legacy of Community Service. Elko Broadcasting, an enduring institution in our community, is set to celebrate its 75th anniversary this December. For three generations, Elko Broadcasting has been a trusted source of news, entertainment, and companionship for the residents of Elko. This milestone is a testament to the unwavering dedication and commitment of the broadcasters who have served the community over the years. From humble beginnings to the present day, Elko Broadcasting has played an instrumental role in connecting, informing, and entertaining the people of Elko, leaving an indelible mark on the community it serves.
Exclusive Christmas List
Everything Elko’s Exclusive Christmas List features many of our local retailers! Let us help you easily check off your holiday shopping list!
Applications open for voluntary water rights retirements in central Nevada groundwater basins
CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Central Nevada Regional Water Authority (CNRWA) and Humboldt River Basin Water Authority (HRBWA) were recently granted $15 million to purchase and retire groundwater rights from willing sellers. Applications are now open for willing sellers to apply to voluntarily retire their water rights in these...
Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada helps children navigate challenging times
Lisa Ruggerio, Director of the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada, just had its ribbon cutting celebration event on last month, which will be spur a crucial step forward in addressing rural child abuse cases in northeastern Nevada. The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada work tirelessly to spread awareness about...
Echoes of the Past: The Enigmatic Charm of Beowawe Ghost Town
Nestled in the rugged landscape of Eureka County, the ghost town of Beowawe stands as a poignant symbol of Nevada's rich history. Established during the gold rush era in 1868, Beowawe was the epitome of a thriving community, complete with essential services like a school, church, and library. Named after the Paiute word for 'gate,' the town served as a natural portal to the valley beyond, a bustling stop for those journeying along the California Trail. Yet, the town's vitality waned, and by 1916, residents had scattered, leaving only the wind to tell their stories.
Savor the Morning: Discover Elko's Top 3 Breakfast & Brunch Destinations
In this article, we will be exploring three delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Elko. Have you had the chance to indulge in any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comment section below!
Crescent Valley: Nevada's Golden Heart of Mining Heritage and Prosperity
Tucked away in the vast landscape of Eureka County, Nevada, Crescent Valley shines as a beacon of gold mining heritage. Once a bustling epicenter during the Gold Rush era, the town remains a vital hub for the industry, drawing miners and history enthusiasts to its golden heart. Surrounded by iconic mining districts like Cortez and Horse Canyon, Crescent Valley's soil continues to yield treasures, with the Goldstrike Mine—North America's largest gold mine—holding an impressive 35 million ounces in reserves.
From 'Armpit' to Pride: How Battlemountain, Nevada, Embraced an Unlikely Moniker
In 2001, Battlemountain, Nevada, was unexpectedly christened the 'Armpit of America' by the Washington Post's Gene Weingarten. Far from letting this designation get them down, the resilient townsfolk of Battlemountain saw a silver lining. They took what could have been a blow to their pride and turned it into a unifying symbol of their community's spirit and humor. In an act of creative rebranding, they partnered with Old Spice, the company famous for fighting odors, to host a festival that would embrace their new title.
Carlin, Nevada: A Historical Journey from Railroad Town to Mining Hub
Nestled in the rugged expanse of Nevada, the city of Carlin boasts a storied heritage that began in 1868 with the establishment of a water station for the Central Pacific Railroad. Named for Civil War hero General William Passmore Carlin, the town emerged as a pivotal stop for steam locomotives, bustling with activity from its strategic location along the Humboldt River. The railroad's arrival spurred the growth of Carlin, soon hosting a rail yard, roundhouse, and a vibrant community of workers and settlers.
Today the gas price is close to $3.76 in Battle Mountain as of 2023-11-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.253, a week ago the price is $3.313 , according to AAA.
White Thanksgiving Expected in ID and NV, Travel Delays Likely: Meteorologist Joe Martucci
• Winter weather alerts have been issued for Idaho and Nevada, with a White Thanksgiving expected. • The heaviest snowfall is predicted in areas such as Twin Falls, ID. • Travel on Interstates 84 and 80 may experience delays due to the weather conditions.
Elko police investigating stabbing
ELKO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Elko Police Department is investigating a stabbing that happened just after midnight Tuesday. They say they were dispatched to the Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital for reports of a man who had been stabbed in the head between five and seven times. The victim was uncooperative...
Wednesday AM Weather
We will top out close to 60 degrees today with a 40% chance of light rain to start Thanksgiving Day. You'll find snow along I-80 between Winnemucca and Elko through the evening hours. This coming weekend turns dry and colder.
Battle Mountain NNA swim team competes at state championships
The Battle Mountain NNA swim team was in Henderson from Nov. 9-12 for the 2023 Nevada State Short Course Championships at Heritage Park Aquatics Center. The three swimmers perform fantastic all weekend and all had personal best times in all most every event. Daxson Bakker was in the top 20...
Join GBC for a live and online social work program open advisement
ELKO — Join Great Basin College Monday, November 20 at 12:00 p.m. for a Social Work Program Open Advisement event, in-person on the Pahrump campus and online over Zoom. Ask questions and learn more about the program during the session including admission requirements, Silver State transfer guidelines, determining necessary courses, and other topics. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet program director and longtime GBC Faculty member, Laura Debenham.
Christmas Tree Cutting Permits Now Available in Elko District
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Elko District has Christmas tree cutting permits available for purchase now until December 24. Permits cost $5 each, and are for individual use only, with a limit of 10 permits per person. The permit only allows holders to cut Pinyon Pine and Juniper trees...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.78 and $3.81 in Battle Mountain as of 2023-11-19. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.313, a week ago the price is $3.369 , according to AAA.
Battle Mountain denies Northfield’s bid for a Class 4A boys soccer repeat
The Northfield boys soccer team’s bid for a Class 4A three-peat fell one match short. Leo Martinez and Cooper Skidmore scored goals in the first and second half, respectively, as Battle Mountain avenged a title-game loss to Northfield last fall with a 2-0 victory for its first state championship in 11 years.