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Midway Machine

Nevada Correspondence – July 2015

Each month our intrepid correspondents file dispatches from around the state. In this edition: Eureka, Hawthorne, Las Vegas, Lincoln County, Mesquite, Tuscarora Eureka Eureka is talking about open pit mining and vultures, and unlike the Comstock these are two different topics here. The mining news is bad: Midway Gold, proprietor of the Pan Project east of town, has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection because of their poor returns from the cyanide leach process so far, and has been delisted by the ...
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Midway Machine

Eureka – Correspondence – July 2015

Eureka Eureka is talking about open pit mining and vultures, and unlike the Comstock these are two different topics here. The mining news is bad: Midway Gold, proprietor of the Pan Project east of town, has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection because of their poor returns from the cyanide leach process so far, and has been delisted by the New York Stock Exchange. Coupled with the ongoing ups and downs of General Moly’s New Hope mine, the immediate mining outlook at ...
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Hawthorne Tornado

Hawthorne – Correspondence – July 2015

Hawthorne The Hawthorne Tornado: The first damage done by the tornado was out at the “Base,” Area 49, just east of town. A building there sustained not only roof sheeting damage, but the structure (roof trusses) was damaged, too. The first structure hit as it came into town was a billboard. It virtually blew up and was severely damaged. Across the street, it struck two mobile homes back to back.  Another billboard 50 feet to the south of the swath was ...
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Hiking in Mesquite

Mesquite – Correspondence – July 2015

Mesquite Mesquite has opened  its brand-new splash pad in Hafen Park (450 Hafen Lane) just in time for the summer heat. The deliciously cool expanse of bubbling, flowing water is a great addition to Mesquite’s summertime activities for kids, along with tennis courts, paved trails, playground equipment, shaded picnic tables, and other recreational facilities. Located on the easily accessible bike and walking path along the Virgin River, a pleasant place to enjoy the valley’s spectacular scenery and summer sizzle. Free ...
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Brooksys Bar & Grill, overlooks a Hockey Rink

Las Vegas – Correspondence – July 2015

Besides buffets, another thing Las Vegas does well is implode hotels. So many of the grand casinos of the past 50 years -- Dunes, Sands, Landmark, Hacienda, Aladdin -- have been imploded, and now it’s time for the Riviera to join the list. The Riviera opened on April 20, 1955, and closed her doors for the last time on May 4, 2015. So stand aside as more Las Vegas history disappears via nicely choreographed dynamite. It’s something Las Vegas does ...
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Tuscarora – Correspondence – July 2015

Tuscarora – Correspondence – July 2015

Tuscarora Summer hours for Society Hall, the Tuscarora community center, are Saturday and Sunday  11:00-2:00. (Maintained by the Friends of Tuscarora and Independence Valley) The Tuscarora Ladies Club and various other cookie-makers (out-of-work buckaroos, ex-line cooks and Peruvian sheepherders) are making sure there’s coffee and a plate of freshly baked cookies for visitors as they view wall posters and memorabilia of Tuscarora history and the ranching community in Independence Valley.  Of special interest is the recent e-bay purchase of fifty-five ...
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