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Joining Forces Grant Awarded to WPD
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Joining Forces Grant Awarded to WPD

The Winnemucca Police Department has received a $14,000.00 grant from the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety to support the law enforcement’s participation in Joining Forces traffic safety campaigns during the coming year. Joining Forces is a high visibility, multi-jurisdictional statewide effort to increase safety on Nevada’s […]

Missing Hunters Found
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Missing Hunters Found

On the morning of November 2, 2018, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two hunters from the Elko, Nevada area who had went missing while hunting in Area 31, located in northern Humboldt County.  The 66-year-old man and his girlfriend had not been seen since the evening […]

Winnemucca District Continues Coordination with Martin Fire Permittees
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Winnemucca District Continues Coordination with Martin Fire Permittees

WINNEMUCCA, NV – The Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District, Humboldt River Field Office, continues to assist grazing permittees and other public land users affected by the Martin Fire.  In a collaborative and cooperative process, BLM is addressing fencing status and needs, helping coordinate Farm Services Administration funding sources, and holding individual […]

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AB 579 Implementation

NEV. –  Assembly Bill 579 (AB 579), aligning Nevada’s sex offender registration laws with the federal requirements of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, was fully implemented in Nevada on October 1, 2018.  While enacted in 2007, AB 579 was on hold pending the outcome of […]

The new pollinator garden is designed to provide valuable plants for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, as well as to promote education on pollinators in the area.
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Community comes together to Rehabilitate Water Canyon Recreation Area and Bloody Shins Bike Trail on National Public Lands Day

WINNEMUCCA, NV – Earlier this year Water Canyon was hit by a spate of vandalism. But, on Saturday, September 22, 70 volunteers joined the Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District, Humboldt River Field Office for National Public Lands Day to rehabilitate this treasured recreation area and the nearby Bloody Shins Bike […]

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Super 8 Fire Report

The Winnemucca City Fire Department would like to announce that on September 28th, at 8:26pm, the city fire department was called for a structure fire at the Super 8 Motel.  Upon arrival heavy smoke was coming from the south end of the building.  The fire department made entrance and ound […]

Free Flu Shots Available at Drive-Through Clinic
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Free Flu Shots Available at Drive-Through Clinic

Winnemucca – Free flu shots will be available at a drive-through clinic on Wednesday September 26, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Winnemucca Indoor Events Center on Fairgrounds Road. The drive-through clinic is provided by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH). This is the seventh […]