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Cory Hubbard

Cory Hubbard Cory Hubbard, a resident of Eureka, Nevada, passed away on January 6, 2014. He was born October 5, 1959, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He moved to Eurka with his family in 1963. Cory is survived by his daughter, Brenna, his son, Alex and brothers, Steve, Ray and Todd. Graveside services were held at the Cedar Hills Cemetery in Eureka, Nevada on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 1 p.m....

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Arlene Merialdo DePaoli

Arlene Merialdo DePaoli Arlene Merialdo DePaoli, age 90, passed away January 6, 2014 after a brief hospital stay at St. Mary’s in Reno.  Her three children visited her on the last days of her life. Arlene was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Dolores Mann Merialdo, her husband of 59 years, Willis DePaoli, her sister Roberta Damele and her oldest son, Bernie DePaoli. Arlene was born April 15, 1923 in Salt Lake City, Utah but lived in Eureka, Nevada during childhood and most of her adult life. Her father was a prominent figure in county and state politics, including the positions of Eureka County Auditor and Recorder, Nevada State Comptroller and Deputy Director of the DMV.  Her mother, of English and Welsh descent, began her earlier adulthood as a teacher at Ruby Hill, Nevada and became a wonderful cook of Italian cuisine, which she passed down to future generations. Arlene graduated from The University of Nevada, Reno in 1945 and taught Spanish at Las Vegas High School for a brief period prior to her marriage. After a few years of living in Reno and Yerington, she and Willis moved back to Eureka to raise their four children, where she was a well known resident until 2010. During her many years in Eureka, Arlene taught school, was an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and a life...

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Pan Mine project construction begins

By Garrett Estrada, Eureka Sentinel Staff Writer Midway Gold broke ground Tuesday for its new Pan Mine project 22 miles southeast of Eureka and 50 miles outside of Ely. The new mine will begin construction immediately and will provide jobs for area residents. Midway Gold’s CEO Ken Brunk said the total work force at the site will have around 130 employees, though according to an information packet handed out at the ground breaking, the site will require 160 jobs during its construction. “It’s going to increase jobs,” Brunk said. “They are high paying jobs. I am looking to be a...

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Vandals fall at home to Panthers

The Eureka County High boys basketball team couldn’t do what they did two weeks ago. In a rematch from the Comstock Classic earlier in the month, the Vandals fell at home to Pahranagat Valley High 58-39, evening the season series between the two schools. The Vandals notched a 10-point win against the Panthers in their first meeting. The Panthers had balanced scoring from their starting lineup, which was a great advantage, noted coach Mike Strong. The win snapped the boys nine game losing streak. “A much needed win for us,” Strong said. Tabor Maxwell had four 3-pointers, three in...

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Local art collector puts collection on the road

By Garrett Estrada, Eureka Sentinel Staff Writer The Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas will host a selection of art from esteemed collector and Eureka resident Wally Cuchine starting Jan. 11. The exhibit, titled “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada,” will consist of 35 pieces of art chosen by Cuchine that depict Nevada’s architecture and landscapes. Cuchine, who has been collecting pieces of Nevada art for nearly 40 years, claims to have around 2,000 pieces in his collection. “I have a very extensive Nevada collection. There are probably around 2,000 pieces of art both three-dimensional and two-dimensional here...

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