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2022 State track preview: Battle Mountain

Historically, Battle Mountain has relied on the depth of its distance program to contend for team track and field titles. Heading into Thursday’s 2022 iteration of the 4A meet at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, however, the field has as many showstoppers as the track. “Most track teams have one...
LAKEWOOD, CO
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Elko Daily Free Press

Lady Wolverines go 0-2 in regional tournament

WEST WENDOVER — As the host of the Division 2A North regional softball tournament, West Wendover didn’t have to travel very far — but the Lady Wolverines never stayed in the mix every long either. North No. 4 West Wendover went 0-2, losing its Friday opener 17-2...
WEST WENDOVER, NV
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This Nevada Firework Time Capsule Attracts Many From South Idaho

During a recent return to Idaho from California, I took some time to pull off in Battle Mountain at a firework shop that is impossible to miss along Hwy 80 heading east. Battle Mountain is a small town of roughly 3,300 people in Lander County, and is 230 miles southwest of Twin Falls, Idaho. Perhaps the town's biggest claim to fame is a firework shop that many Idahoans travel out-of-state to when stocking up for the Fourth of July holiday.
IDAHO STATE
Elko Daily Free Press

Letter: To those advocating governmental mandates

We’ve met, but you may not recognize me. You may have referred to me as a “conspiracy theorist”, “racist”, “sexist”, “bigot”, “anti-masker” or “anti-vaxxer” over the years, but in fact I am none of the above. I may be your friend, family member, colleague, partner and neighbor.
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This Nevada Firework Time Capsule Attracts Many From South Idaho

During a recent return to Idaho from California, I took some time to pull off in Battle Mountain at a firework shop that is impossible to miss along Hwy 80 heading east. Battle Mountain is a small town of roughly 3,300 people in Lander County, and is 230 miles southwest of Twin Falls, Idaho. Perhaps the town's biggest claim to fame is a firework shop that many Idahoans travel out-of-state to when stocking up for the Fourth of July holiday.
TWIN FALLS, ID
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Elko Daily Free Press

Letter: To those advocating governmental mandates

We’ve met, but you may not recognize me. You may have referred to me as a “conspiracy theorist”, “racist”, “sexist”, “bigot”, “anti-masker” or “anti-vaxxer” over the years, but in fact I am none of the above. I may be your friend, family member, colleague, partner and neighbor.
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV
Elko Daily Free Press

NGM partnering with First Solar

Nevada Gold Mines has announced it is partnering with First Solar to manufacture all the modules needed for the new solar facility that will be built at NGM’s TS Power Plant east of Battle Mountain. The modules will be constructed entirely in the United States. First Solar is based in Tempe, Arizona.
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV
Elko Daily Free Press

BLM Elko District to burn tumbleweeds along fence lines

ELKO – Weather conditions permitting, the Bureau of Land Management Elko District is planning a multi-day prescribed burn to mitigate the risk of hazardous fuels by reducing unsafe accumulations of tumbleweeds along fence lines from April 12-22, approximately 26 miles north of Battle Mountain. “The burn is planned in...
ELKO, NV
Elko Daily Free Press

Woman arrested for burglary at downtown motel

ELKO – A Battle Mountain woman was arrested early Friday morning on a burglary charge after she was seen entering a downtown motel room where a television was stolen. An Elko Police Department officer on patrol at 4:30 a.m. “noticed something suspicious” at the motel. A man was seen removing a window screen and a woman was seen opening the window and crawling inside.
ELKO, NV
Elko Daily Free Press

NDOT installing pedestrian beacons in Battle Mountain

CARSON CITY – The Nevada Department of Transportation is launching construction of pedestrian safety improvements this week on South Broad Street in Battle Mountain. Intermittent lane shifts and shoulder closures will take place on South Broad Street at Broyles Ranch Road 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays through May 27 as crews install a pedestrian flashing crossing beacon and other pedestrian safety improvements.
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV
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Incline baseball loses 3 at Battle Mountain

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — after winning seven of their first nine games, the Incline Village baseball team has lost six straight, including three losses to Battle Mountain last weekend. The Highlanders lost 11-3 on Friday, and were swept in twinbill on Saturday, 7-4 and 13-3, all at Battle Mountain.
INCLINE VILLAGE, NV
Elko Daily Free Press

BLM seeks comments on Mill Creek study

BATTLE MOUNTAIN – The public comment period is under way for a draft Mill Creek Campground and Shoshone Off Highway Vehicle Facilities Improvement Environmental Assessment. The draft EA is open for public comment through March 29th and can be viewed on the BLM National Environmental Policy Act Register website at https://go.usa.gov/xzPav.
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV
Elko Daily Free Press

i-80 Gold begins mining at Granite Creek

Mining is underway at i-80 Gold Corp.’s Granite Creek underground operation as the company continues exploration there, explores for a potential underground mine at its Ruby Hill Mine, awaits study results to recommission the autoclave at Lone Tree Mine and prepares for underground exploration at McCoy Cove. “We have...
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV
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