Local Man Earns Conservation Award

Chad Bliss, long time resident of Eureka County, was awarded the Wayne E. Kirch Conservation Award at the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners meeting on Saturday, August 12. The award is given annually to recipients who have demonstrated significant results towards conservation, management or enhancement of wildlife. Larry Johnson submitted a nomination for Chad back… [More…]

Vandals Looking for Big Things this Season

Fourteen players were on the Eureka Vandals football team last season, and they have 14 again this year, at least at the time of this writing, and looking to do as well or better that before. Coach Fred Minoletti, entering his fifth year, has had the boys on the practice field for a couple of… [More…]

Raine’s Market Celebrates First Year in New Location

According to owner/manager Scott Raine, their new store in Eureka is a “revolution in retail.” The 35,000 square foot store celebrates its one-year anniversary Aug. 15. Scott said after 43 years in the same location, on Aug. 15 last year, Raine’s Market moved into a new facility on 7.68 acres at 901 North Main Street.… [More…]

Annual county fair set for next week

Everyone should to the County Fair, even if you have been before. The Eureka County Fair is Aug. 10-13 at the fairgrounds. And there are more reasons for you to go this year than there are to stay home. The Exhibit Hall opens for entries from 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 and again from… [More…]

Officials break ground on new State Veterans Home

“This is a day that I’ve been looking forward to for many, many years,” Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval stated at the July 17 groundbreaking ceremony of the Northern Nevada State Veterans Home. More than 450 excited people gathered in a tent to laugh, honor, and celebrate the start of construction of the highly anticipated 102,000… [More…]

A Eureka Tradition

The great tunnels of Prospect Mountain

A book written in 1879 details the story of the great tunnels of Prospect Mountain in the Eureka mining district of that day. Lambert Molinelli, the author and real estate agent, touted Eureka as, “the second most important town in Nevada, (second of course to Virginia City), and its many virtues: the most prosperous mines… [More…]

Parade, contests and fireworks highlight fun-filled day

The old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration and parade in Eureka traditionally invites a member of the United State armed forces or a veteran to be the flag bearer. This year, for the observance of the 241 years of the nation’s independence, the flag bearer was former Congressional member and Nevada governor, retired Air Force Colonel… [More…]

Paranormal investigators summon spirits, raise funds for Eureka

“When there’s something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call?” The opening line in the theme song from the 1984 hit movie Ghostbusters. In Eureka, you would call Adam Bogart with Paranormal Investigation in Reno. The group held a conference in town last weekend and Bogart said about 35-40 people showed up, “a good… [More…]

Eureka freshman qualifies for National High School Finals Rodeo

Breyana Miller-Dubray, a freshman at Eureka County High School has earned a position on the Idaho State National High School rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gillette, Wyo., July 16-22 to compete at the 69th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the Cutting competition. Breyana competed in cutting, barrel… [More…]