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  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
  • Candidates field questions during Q&A session
    Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
    Voting is a fundamental element of a democratic society and allows citizens to have their say in how their local government is run. Being an informed voter is just as important as voting itself, as it is every voter’s responsibility to know how public officials will articulate their civic duties. 
    Meet the Candidates Night, hosted by the Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce at the Convention Center, provided voters the opportunity to get to know those running for public office face-to-face and hear from them in a Q and A forum with questions randomly selected from local citizens. 
    Most of the official races for the county will be decided at the Primary Election on June 14 with early voting held May 28 to June 10, so if voters want their say, they should vote in the Primary Election, as well as the General Election on Nov. 8. 
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
    The young scientists of the community gathered together for the third annual Mad Scientists Science Fair on May 20th, hosted at the Humboldt County Library by Library Technician of Youth Services personnel, Jamie Wells and Jasmine Medoza. Each contestant executed an experiment using the scientific method and presented their findings to the judges: Sixth Judicial District Court Judge Michael Montero, Science Fair Judge Ashley Maden, and Mayor Rich Stone. The judges then chose three winners: Shane Rhoads, age 11, with his Stalactites and Stalagmites project, Braeden Ochoa, age 7, with The Humpty Dumpty Experiment, and Talia Jurad, age 11, with her Creating a Gas project, in no particular order. 
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Humboldt County Board of Commissioners recently addressed growing concern about the county’s need for a change in Justice Court facilities at their special meeting, with Chairman Jim French absent, Commissioner Ron Cerri present via-web call, and the meeting led by Vicechairman Ken Tipton. The board had begun the extensive investigation of the costs and feasibility of courtroom renovations in years past, but the actions came to a halt as a result of the pandemic, according to City Manager Dave Mendiola. 
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Senate failed to advance legislation this week that would codify nationwide access to abortion following the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that showed the court poised to overturn the 1972 Roe v. Wade decision.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
  • Tractor trailer driver arrested after using truck to ram vehicles
    Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    On the morning of Friday, May 6, 2022 at about 8 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office began receiving 911 calls of a tractor trailer that had hit multiple vehicles in the parking lot of the Say When Casino before coming to a stop after colliding with another vehicle on US 95, causing the tractor to become disabled.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    An overnight closure of Interstate 80 traffic between Battle Mountain and Carlin will take place June 18 as the Nevada Department of Transportation continues a project to construct truck climbing lanes.
  • Round Table Discussion in Denio
    Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    Friends of the Denio Library hosted a Round Table Discussion with local longtime residents of the Denio, NV and Fields, OR area on March 31.  
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:00 AM
    It’s not uncommon to see undomesticated cats roaming the city, but thanks to some volunteers, many of them have been fixed in order to relieve the burden that a high population of feral cats can have on the community. Members of the Winnemucca City Council voted unanimously at the May 10 meeting to allow the volunteers the continued use of a facility at Sage Heights and to meet 100 percent of the spay and neuter costs for the local feral cats only. Councilman Jim Billingsley absent. 
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