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Felony and gross misdemeanor arrests

-- David E. Owens, 36, of Elko was arrested June 24, 2022, at 325 Bullion Road for violation of probation. Anthone K. Santarone, 52, of Spring Creek was arrested June 24, 2022, at 512 Morse Lane on a felony warrant for grand larceny of a motor vehicle. Bail: $20,000. --
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Goldrush draft EIS completed

The Bureau of Land Management has announced that the draft environmental impact statement for the Goldrush Mine Project proposed by Nevada Gold Mines is now available for public review and comment, an important step toward the development of a major new mine in the Cortez Mining District. The Goldrush Project...
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Felony and gross misdemeanor arrests

Miguel Antonio-Cayetano, 34, of Elko was arrested June 19, 2022, at 111 Park Road for felony child abuse, neglect or endangerment; and domestic battery. Bail: $103,140. Jorge Avila, 32, of Spring Creek was arrested June 17, 2022, at 2002 Last Chance Road for carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, and violation of probation.
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Nevada Mining Association hosts annual workshop for educators

Testing magnets against stones, Kayla Ostler said that her sixth-grade students were less enthusiastic during the 2021-22 school year. She had a hard time getting them excited during class. Ostler is a teacher at Battle Mountain Junior High. She traveled to Carson City this week to participate in the Nevada...
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Woman granted release from prison

ELKO – A former Carlin schoolteacher is scheduled to be released from prison this weekend after serving time on a drug charge. Charlotte E. Rhoden, 41, was originally arrested in a traffic stop in the early morning hours of Sept. 7, 2018, during which police said they found 13.5 grams of methamphetamine, along with sales and drug paraphernalia.
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Sister vs. sister: JosieRose Thomas leaps over sister's hurdles record

OWYHEE – Owyhee Combined School senior JosieRose Thomas broke the school record in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 19.64 at the track meet in Battle Mountain this season — a record held by her older sister, secondary English teacher Chrystyna Hernandez, since 2006. Thomas had been...
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This week's felony and gross misdemeanor arrests

Jachai J. Calvin, 25, of Owyhee was arrested Jun 4, 2022, at the Elko County Fairgrounds for fighting or challenging to fight, and resisting a public officer. Bail: $3,640. Alberto Galban-Trejo Jr., 21, of Rigby, Idaho was arrested June 5, 2022, at Elko County Jail on a warrant for failure to appear after bail on a felony crime. Bail: $10,000.
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Joe's Fishing Hole: What is an 'edge'?

A number of years ago I learned that when looking for trout, to look for the edges. What’s an edge? Well, Mike Mott, a fishing buddy and former president of the Ruby Mountain Fly Fishers, felt that a better word would be transitions. In other words, where one type of water changes to another, one type of bottom changes to another or where structure or shadows create a transition or edge.
CARLIN, NV
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Carlin man granted parole

ELKO – A Carlin man originally arrested on attempted murder charges in 2018 will be released from prison next month after serving time on lesser charges. Kent Gamez, 33, has been arrested 25 times since 2004, including juvenile offenses, according to jail and court records. He was arrested in July 2018 on multiple felony charges after he allegedly fired a rifle during a high-speed chase on Interstate 80.
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Elko Daily Free Press

Union, NGM settle second Unfair Labor Practice dispute

A second Unfair Labor Practice complaint filed by the Operating Engineers Local 3 union against Nevada Gold Mines has been settled, according to union district representative Scott Fullerton. After Nevada Gold Mines was formed as a joint venture between Barrick Gold and Newmont in December 2019, there were disputes over...
CARLIN, NV
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NHP: Truck crashed prior to fatality on Interstate 80

ELKO – A truck driving on Interstate 80 crashed and blocked both travel lanes Friday night before it was struck by an SUV. The driver of the SUV, who was killed in the crash, has been identified as a man from Salt Lake City. Nevada State Police responded to...
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Salt Lake City man killed in Nevada crash

CARLIN, Nevada — A Salt Lake City man died after a crash in Nevada last week. About 11 p.m. on Friday, May 27, a Freightliner semitruck was traveling west on I-80 in the right travel lane, at a speed "too fast for the wet roadway conditions, resulting in the driver losing control of the vehicle," the Nevada Highway Patrol said in a news release.
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Carlin STEM students build mini houses

CARLIN – Building a house and wiring it with lights sounds like a task for a carpenter and electrician. But for 12 students in Donita Duvall’s sixth grade STEM class at Carlin Combined Schools, it was an introduction to skills that could spark interest in STEM and lead to careers or jobs in the technical trade field when they get older.
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Driver of SUV dies after crashing into jack-knifed semi

CARLIN, Nev. (KOLO) - Investigators on Thursday identified the driver who died after crashing into a tractor trailer that jack-knifed on I-80 west of Carlin last Friday. It happened around 11 p.m. May 27, 2022 about 12 miles west of Carlin. The Nevada State Police, Highway Patrol Division said the...
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Test drive ends in grand larceny charge

ELKO – A woman in Wells who advertised her car for sale on Facebook let two men take it for a test drive but they did not return. An Idaho man was jailed Thursday for grand larceny in the November 2020 incident. The woman told deputies that two Hispanic...
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Cigarette robber sentenced to prison

ELKO – A Battle Mountain man who was accused of two armed robberies in Elko has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison. Clifford G. Dixon, 33, pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery and was sentenced on May 23 by District Judge Al Kacin to two consecutive prison terms totaling four to 10 years. He was also ordered to pay a total of $711 to two stores.
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I-80 closure planned night of June 18 for bridge demolition

CARSON CITY – Interstate 80 between Battle Mountain and Carlin will be closed overnight on June 18 as the Nevada Department of Transportation continues a project to construct truck climbing lanes. The freeway will be closed to both directions of traffic between Battle Mountain exit 231 and Carlin exit...
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Daniel (Danny) Lopez

Daniel (Danny) Lopez passed suddenly on May 21, 2022. He was 56. Danny was born on January 16, 1966 in Carlin, Nevada to Rafael and Janice Lopez. The mold was broken when Danny was born. Known as truly genuine; with his big smile and welcoming demeanor, he made friends everywhere he went. Danny attended Carlin high school where he was a stellar athlete and was affectionally known as Boonie.
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