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What's Happening Around Elko

ELKO – The Downtown Business Association will host the “Yo Ho, It’s a Pirate Life For Me” Margarita Walk on Second-Saturday, Aug. 13. Dress in your best pirate get-ups as you discover all that Downtown Elko has to offer. Plus, get your photo taken and you could win a prize in the costume contest.
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Caleb Joe Lott

Caleb Joe Lott called Carlin, Nevada his home from an early age. He was born on June 18, 1997 in Twin Falls, Idaho. Caleb enjoyed jet skiing, four wheeling, hunting, fishing and jeep fun. He loved playing football and was a proud Carlin High School Wrestler. Caleb was a volunteer at many C-Town events. The Sho’ N Shine Burnouts being one of his favorites, held fond memories with family and friends. Family time was everything to Caleb. He spent many hours with his father, wrenching in the garage. That’s where he learned his hard work ethics. Most will never forget Caleb’s (Sunny Boy) smile and kind heart, we all know that he inherited it from his mother. Caleb and his brother were LEGO Creators, masters in building vehicle sets.
CARLIN, NV
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Letter: Like angels, they are

My husband often forgets he's 81 and tries stuff he did when he was 31. Yesterday was one of those days. He tried to push a really bad used car we just acquired and while the car shot forward, good old Bob didn't. He lost his balance and fell flat...
SPRING CREEK, NV
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Ray Wendell Reynolds

ELKO—The universe gained another brilliant star on August 5, 2022 when Ray Reynolds passed peacefully with his long time companion Glenna Richey by his side. Ray was born October 22, 1934 in Ogden, Utah to Wendell and Ruth Reynolds. As a Chevron Oil executive, his father was on the move often for his job and Ray spent his childhood and adolescence growing up in several cities including Ogden, Cedar City, Salt Lake City and his favorite Rio Tinto, Nevada where he would go fishing every weekend with his Dad. He attended College at the University of Utah, majoring in Biology. Following in his father’s footsteps he went to work for Chevron owning and operating a successful small business Ray’s Chevron and Food Mart, in Elko, Nevada. He was a skilled and savvy businessman as well as an extremely hard worker. In almost every year that he had his business he won Chevron’s top awards for sales and customer service. He started his family in 1956 in Elko, then moved to Ely and finally back to Elko in 1968, spending winters in his parents retirement home in Sun City, Arizona, after selling his business in 1998.
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Prison time ordered in tool theft case

ELKO – An Elko man accused of stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of survey tools has been sentenced to prison. Wade A. Knight Jr., 33, was arrested in January after police identified him from video surveillance as a suspect in the theft from a civil engineering firm. A truck at the business was broken into and more than $7,000 worth of survey tools stolen.
ELKO, NV
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More storms predicted this week for northeastern Nevada

ELKO – The monsoon finally arrived in Elko last weekend, and the weather service is predicting another stormy week ahead. Nearly half an inch of rain was measured Friday at Elko’s airport, followed by another .18 of an inch on Saturday. The total of .70 of an inch...
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Elko man arrested on lewdness charges

ELKO – An Elko man was booked into Elko County Jail on Monday after being charged in a warrant with lewdness and unlawful contact with a child. The investigation against Robert L. Casas, 45, began on Feb. 27 after a mother was “made aware by the victims that they had been touched inappropriately by their pastor,” according to an Elko Police Department report.
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Off-duty officer aids girl struck by pickup in Wendover

ELKO – An 11-year-old girl was struck by a motorist in West Wendover who was suspected of impaired driving and jailed on $100,000 bail. West Wendover Police Department officers were called to Butte Street at 3:52 p.m. Thursday but off-duty officer Tomas Ramirez was already on the scene and was rendering aid to the injured pedestrian.
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Carlin man accused of stabbing

ELKO – A Carlin man was arrested for allegedly stabbing another Carlin resident. The victim told Carlin police he was walking on South Seventh Street when Anthony P. Burnett, 54, pulled up in a vehicle, got out, and stabbed him in the left arm with what was believed to be switchblade knife. A police statement on the July 30 incident said the two men “have known each other for several years, and recently have been on bad terms.”
CARLIN, NV
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What's on the agenda: Local government in the week ahead

Elko City Council will meet in special session at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Elko City Hall. Council members will conduct a first reading of an ordinance changing the allocation of hotel tax funds with .75% going to the Elko Convention and Visitors Authority Facility Fund and 1.25% going to the Air Alliance Airline Revenue Guarantee Program.
ELKO COUNTY, NV
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Ray Wendell Reynolds | Obituaries

ELKO—The universe gained another brilliant star on August 5, 2022 when Ray Reynolds passed peacefully with his long time companion Glenna Richey by his side. Ray was born October 22, 1934 in Ogden, Utah to Wendell and Ruth Reynolds. As a Chevron Oil executive, his father was on the move often for his job and Ray spent his childhood and adolescence growing up in several cities including Ogden, Cedar City, Salt Lake City and his favorite Rio Tinto, Nevada where he would go fishing every weekend with his dad. He attended College at the University of Utah, majoring in Biology. Following in his father’s footsteps he went to work for Chevron owning and operating a successful small business Ray’s Chevron and Food Mart, in Elko, Nevada. He was a skilled and savvy businessman as well as an extremely hard worker. In almost every year that he had his business he won Chevron’s top awards for sales and customer service. He started his family in 1956 in Elko, then moved to Ely and finally back to Elko in 1968, spending winters in his parents retirement home in Sun City, Arizona, after selling his business in 1998.
OGDEN, UT
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Ray Reynolds Obituary (2022) – Elko, NV

ELKO – The universe gained another brilliant star on August 5, 2022 when Ray Reynolds passed peacefully with his long time companion Glenna Richey by his side. Ray was born October 22, 1934 in Ogden, Utah to Wendell and Ruth Reynolds. As a Chevron Oil executive, his father was on the move often for his job and Ray spent his childhood and adolescence growing up in several cities including Ogden, Cedar City, Salt Lake City and his favorite Rio Tinto, Nevada where he would go fishing every weekend with his dad. He attended College at the University of Utah, majoring in Biology. Following in his father’s footsteps he went to work for Chevron owning and operating a successful small business Ray’s Chevron and Food Mart, in Elko, Nevada. He was a skilled and savvy businessman as well as an extremely hard worker. In almost every year that he had his business he won Chevron’s top awards for sales and customer service. He started his family in 1956 in Elko, then moved to Ely and finally back to Elko in 1968, spending winters in his parents retirement home in Sun City, Arizona, after selling his business in 1998.
ELKO, NV
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Nature Notes: Being a camp host

People who camp at Thomas Canyon Campground in Lamoille Canyon appreciate the work done by the camp hosts. We appreciate the clean bathrooms and camp sites, the help we receive in finding a site, the handling of reservations and posting of information. Two camp hosts are responsible for maintaining the...
LAMOILLE, NV
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Pickup burns on road near South Fork

ELKO – Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on the Jiggs Highway this week and a wildland fire in Ruby Valley. The vehicle fire near South Fork on Wednesday also burned into adjacent wildland but was held to less than an eighth of an acre. When Elko County Fire Protection District’s Station 21 arrived on the scene the pickup was already completely in flames. Also involved in fighting the blaze were Ten Mile volunteers.
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Felony and gross misdemeanor arrests

Jay L. Allen, 39, of West Wendover was arrested July 31, 2022, for failure to appear after bail on a felony crime and failure to appear after bail on a misdemeanor crime. Bail: $6,245. Anthony P. Burnett, 54, of Carlin was arrested July 30, 2022, on West Idaho Street near...
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Portion of Lamoille Canyon parking area closed for SnoTel installation

ELKO – Natural Resources Conservation Service, in cooperation with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Mountain City-Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Ranger District, are coordinating a helicopter sling operation to install a SnoTel site in Lamoille Canyon near Elko. This site will provide more accurate information to both the public and meteorologists regarding...
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County may consider forensic audit of primary election

ELKO – After hearing concerns that at one point got rowdy about the validity of Elko County’s primary election and a recount requested by a candidate for governor, Elko County Commissioners informally agreed this week that they may look at a forensic audit of the election results. “The...
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Letter: Mott went beyond her responsibilities

To add to the comments in the article, “Lasting Impressions at Work”, in the July 29th issue of the Elko Free Press, I want to say that Carol Mott was wonderful help to our newspaper, The Wells Progress, that was printed for 14 years with her help. A...
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