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Black Rock Station to close August 23
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Black Rock Station to close August 23

GERLACH, Nev. – The BLM Black Rock Station will be closing its door to the public on August 23. and will reopen it’s doors for the 2019 summer season. Black Rock Station offers the public interpretive exhibits, area information, and maps of the Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails […]

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Willow Creek fire 100 percent contained

MILL CITY, Nev. – The Willow Creek Fire which started on private land is 100 percent contained and has burned 317 acres. Aircraft (Helicopters and Single-engine Air Tankers) were effective in holding the fire Tuesday. “The fire perimeter is 100 percent surrounded with Dozer line and roads. Firefighters will continue gridding […]

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Martin Fire reward up to $28,000

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for starting the Martin Fire. Anyone with information about this fire or individuals who may be responsible, please contact BLM law enforcement at 775-857-3511. […]

Burning Man scoping period ends August 4
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Burning Man scoping period ends August 4

WINNEMUCCA, Nev.– The Bureau of Land Management would like to remind members of the public that comment on the proposed activities related to a 10-year Special Recreation Permit (SRP) for the Burning Man Event closes August 4.  The BLM Winnemucca District, Black Rock Field Office, published a Notice of Intent to […]

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Western Fires Impacting Dispatch Centers

Winnemucca, NV – The haze in the sky is smoke from western fires including the Perry Fire and Carr Fire. Please don’t call Dispatch Centers or 911 unless you truly see a fire.  Both 911 and local Dispatch Centers have been getting numerous calls regarding the smoke. Courtesy: BLM UPDATE:  […]