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Northern Nevada: Elko man gets 20 to life in killing of Spring Creek teen

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 20-year-old Elko County man convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a Spring Creek teenager two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 20 years. The Elko Daily Free Press reports a jury deliberated for two hours Monday before settling on Bryce Dickey’s sentence on a first-degree murder charge in the death of 16-year-old Gabrielle “Britney” Ujlaky. The girl’s mother told Dickey at the sentencing hearing she had believed his lies about her daughter’s disappearance and death. She said she even tried to comfort him when he knew all along he had killed and raped her.
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Brief warm spell to precede cool and stormy holiday weekend

ELKO – Temperatures could climb to 90 degrees this week in Elko before sliding into cool and unsettled weather for the holiday weekend. The National Weather Service forecast is calling for a high of 90 on Thursday. The warmest temperature so far this year has been 87 on May 15. Average highs this time of year are in the lower to mid-70s.
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What's happening around Elko

ELKO – Join folks at the Elko Institute for Academic Achievement from 5-7 p.m. May 25 for an open house at the Elko County Library. This is a time to ask questions and talk to the development team involved in the school construction project. The school board and administration will be available for questions about the school and its goals.
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H2Go Watersports to be closed for season

SPRING CREEK – Water recreation rentals are taking a hiatus this summer at the Spring Creek Marina. H2Go Watersports will be on the Spring Creek Association board of directors’ agenda Wednesday regarding a request to suspend the company’s contract for one year due to unforeseen health issues affecting one of the business owners.
SPRING CREEK, NV

Nevada man found guilty of raping, killing teenage friend

A Nevada man was found guilty of raping and fatally stabbing his teenage friend. Bryce Dickey, 20, was convicted of first-degree murder and sexual assault with a deadly weapon on Thursday for the March 2020 killing of 16-year-old Gabrielle “Britney” Ujlaky. A jury in Elko District Court unanimously voted to convict him of all charges after four hours of deliberation and a week-long trial, the Elko Daily Free Press reported. Dickey, who was 18 years old at the time, was the last person to see Ujlaky alive on March 8, 2020, when he picked her up from Angel Park in...
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Sessions about preparing for wildfire, evacuations to be held in June

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — There will be two "Preparing for Wildfire and Evacuation" sessions as part of the Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign available to the public in June as part of the Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign. The first session will be on June 7 and the second will be on June 16.
RENO, NV
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NSHE regent candidates in District 8 discuss education access for rural Nevadans

The NSHE Board of Regents is a nonpartisan 13-person governing body that has the authority to set policies for public colleges in the state and hire and fire institution presidents. District 8 represents a large chunk of rural Nevada, including Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Lincoln, Nye and White Pine counties, along with northern Clark County. Many candidates spoke about improving broadband coverage for these areas.
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Dickey sentenced in murder of 16-year-old girl

ELKO – A jury gave Bryce Dickey 20 years to life in prison for first-degree murder following a two-week trial that found him guilty in the death and sexual assault of Gabrielle “Britney” Ujlaky. Jurors in Elko District Court deliberated for about two hours Monday on Dickey’s...
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GBC hands out diplomas in first outdoor ceremony

ELKO – Great Basin College celebrated its first graduation in two years on the Elko campus Saturday, handing out more than 200 diplomas and certificates to the Class of 2022. About 660 students graduated from GBC, celebrating commencement exercises at campuses in Ely and Pahrump before Saturday’s ceremony that...
ELKO, NV

Nevada man convicted of murder and sex assault two years after teen found dead

A Nevada jury has found a 20-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder and sexual assault with a deadly weapon in the death of a Spring Creek teenager two years ago. The same jury was scheduled to return to district court Monday for the penalty phase after convicting Bryce Dickey Thursday in the killing of 16-year-old Gabrielle "Britney" Ujaky, the Elko Daily Free Press reported.
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WATCH NOW: Lady Spartans notch back-to-back titles

RENO — When the Spring Creek girls track and field team won its state championship in the spring of 2019 nobody thought there wouldn’t be another state meet for three years. But, despite a length gap, the Lady Spartans held up the defense of their title and claimed...
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Spring Creek High School FBLA advances to Nationals

SPRING CREEK – Spring Creek High School’s FBLA team brought home the Gold Seal Merit at state, the first time the contest has been in person in two years. Receiving Gold Seal Merit means the team “completed all the levels of activities to obtain this recognition,” said FBLA adviser and business teacher Tiffany Williams.
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Elko man convicted of murdering Spring Creek teen in 2020

ELKO, Nev.(AP) - An Elko County jury has found a 20-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder and sexual assault with a deadly weapon in the death of a 16-year-old Spring Creek girl two years ago. The Elko Daily Free Press reports the same jury will return to district court Monday...
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Jose A. Lopez

Jose A. Lopez, 42, left this world peacefully Friday, May 13, 2022 in his home surrounded by his loving family. Jose battled cancer for 2 and a half years and didn’t stop fighting till the last day. Jose was born on May 3, 1980 in La Palma, Michoacan to...
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David Phillip Atencio

David Phillip Atencio, 74, of Elko, Nevada, passed away on May 18, 2022. David was born on May 20, 1947 to Clovis and Lydia (Martinez) Atencio in Monte Vista, Colorado. He moved to the Grand Junction, Colorado area around the age of 6. At about age 12, he and several of his siblings went to live with Don and Mary Hausen. After a move to Danbury, Connecticut, David graduated from Danbury High School in 1966. After high school, he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Italy from 1968-1970.
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Police find stolen SUV after driver runs stop sign

ELKO – An Elko man was arrested early Saturday morning after police said they saw him run a stop sign in what turned out to be a stolen Toyota SUV. An Elko Police Department officer was driving near Chris Avenue and Fifth Street around 1:30 a.m. when he saw the SUV run through the stop sign and “flee from me at a high rate of speed,” the officer reported.
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