Weekly Safety Report: Trespassing and Drug Arrests in Humboldt County, Nevada
Two incidents occurred in Humboldt County, Nevada this week. In the first incident, a woman was arrested for trespassing and was found in possession of methamphetamine and firearms. The second incident involved four individuals who were arrested for drug-related charges at a home in Winnemucca.
Local Traffic Alert: Nightly Detours on Eastbound I-80 at West Winnemucca Exit 173 Starting Dec. 18 Due to Bridge Repairs
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will implement overnight detours on eastbound Interstate 80 at West Winnemucca exit 173 starting December 18. This is due to bridge repairs. The detours will occur nightly from December 18 to 21, between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Minor delays are expected, but traffic will still flow. The westbound lanes will remain unaffected.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.38 and $3.48 in Winnemucca as of 2023-12-08. 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 Friday is $3.185, a week ago the price is $3.248 , according to AAA.
NDOT confirms bridge repair on I-80 at last, drivers should expect delays and closures in December
After a year of disarray, repairs to the bridge which carries West Winnemucca Boulevard over I-80 at exit 173 is anticipated to begin in the coming weeks, according to Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) officials. The repair requires special engineering which was originally approved back in the spring 2022, but...
Lowry wrestlers go 4-1 at Fallon Duals
The Lowry High School wrestling team made the short trip to Fallon on Saturday t starts its season with the Fallon Duals. The Buckaroos varsity squad went 4-1 and the JV group going 0-4. Luke Fentress, a senior at 190 pounds and Jhet Harber, a junior at 175 pounds, each went a perfect 5-0 on the day.
2023 Wood Stove Replacement Program Application Period Open
The Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (District) is offering vouchers to replace non-EPA certified wood stoves, fireplace inserts, or open-hearth fireplaces used as a primary source of heat with new, cleaner burning devices. The new device may be an EPA certified wood or pellet freestanding stove or insert, an electric heating device, or a ductless mini-split heat pump.
New Arrivals for December 6th, 2023
Birth information is provided by Humboldt General Hospital and not edited by staff. Marco Alexis Rodriguez Avalos and Estela Sinahi Avalos Herrera of Winnemucca are proud to announce the birth of their son, Esteban, born November 28, 2023, at 5:58 p.m., at Humboldt General Hospital. He weighed 10 pounds. He joined his two brothers.
Weekly Safety Report: Structure Fire and Stolen UTVs Hit Winnemucca, Nevada
Two incidents occurred in Winnemucca, Nevada this week. The first incident involved a structure fire that broke out late Friday night. The building was unoccupied, and there were no injuries reported. Firefighters battled the fire throughout the night and into Saturday. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. The second incident involved the theft of two UTVs from Sonoma Cycle on Saturday night. The Winnemucca Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating the stolen vehicles, and no information on suspects has been provided.
Company Works with Google to Provide Energy from the Earth’s Heat
Google recently announced that it has begun using carbon-free electricity from a geothermal project to power data centers in the state of Nevada. Tim Latimer is chief and co-founder of Fervo Energy based in Houston, Texas. His company is working with Google on its geothermal project. Latimer said that getting...
The Snap Rep December Schedule
The Snap Rep will be here Dec 6th-13thand 20th. The Food Bank does not open until noon on December 4th. Mobile harvest will be December 29th at the Senior Center line up is at 1:00 pm NO EARLY BIRDS. tHE fOOD bANK WILL BE CLOSING AT NOON on the 29th.
City council sees possible designs for new aquatics center
With 386 surveys collected from the public and multiple focus group sessions held, Knit Studios put together possible designs for a new aquatics center in the City of Winnemucca and presented them to the Winnemucca City Council at their most recent meeting on Nov. 21 (with Mayor Rich Stone, Councilman Mike Owens, and City Attorney Kent Maher absent from the meeting).
Local soup kitchen in need of volunteers to adopt cooking and serving first Wednesday each month
The groups and individuals that put together meals for the local Soup Kitchen, located in the basement of the United Methodist Church on W. Winnemucca Blvd., serve faithfully one night a month and Winnemucca Food Bank Director and Soup Kitchen Coordinator Barbara Sealy explained that the Soup Kitchen is currently looking for volunteers to fill in once a month on the first Wednesday of each month.
New Arrivals for November 29th, 2023
Birth information is provided by Humboldt General Hospital and not edited by staff. Victor and Jennifer Castaneda of Winnemucca are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jaiden, born November 8, 2023, at 8:15 a.m., at Humboldt General Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces. He joined his brother...
Winnemucca Drug Arrests
Four people were caught with a variety of drugs in Winnemucca. Four people face drug-related charges after they were arrested at a home in Winnemucca Monday.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Car Accident, Drug Arrest, and Missing Person in Nevada County, California
This week in Nevada County, California, there were three notable incidents. Firstly, an 18-year-old man was killed when his car overturned and crashed into a tree on Highway 20 near Grass Valley. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Secondly, a 34-year-old man was arrested in Smartsville with over 360 pounds of drugs and charged with felony child endangerment. He also faced several other charges related to firearms and controlled substances. Lastly, the Nevada County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a missing woman from Grass Valley who was last seen on November 12. She may have traveled to the Sacramento area or Butte County.
4 arrested in Winnemucca on drug charges
WINNEMUCCA, Nev. (KOLO) - Four people are facing drug charges in Winnemucca following a search of a local residence. On Monday, members of the Nevada State Police Tri-County Drug Enforcement Team and the Winnemucca Police Department served a search warrant that led to the arrest of the four. Wesley Strickler,...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.52 and $3.55 in Winnemucca as of 2023-12-01. 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 Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.