ELKO, Nev. (AP) — No structures have been damaged but some livestock is believed to have perished in a northeast Nevada wildfire that has burned more than 6 square miles since it broke out Monday in the Ruby Mountains.
The Hollister gold mine in Elko County is closing.
The Hecla Mining Company, which owns Hollister and some other mines in the state, announced last week it’s cutting spending after “heavy investment” and disappointing first and second quarters this year.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Three suspects have been arrested in northeast Nevada on drug and animal abuse charges after authorities confiscated nearly 9 pounds of methamphetamine, 500 chickens and evidence of cockfighting.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The mayor of the biggest mining community in Nevada opposes the merger of the two largest gold mining companies in the world because he says would reduce competition in the region and could drive down workers' wages.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — State officials are seeding private land in northeast Nevada as part of a restoration project following a wildfire last summer that burned more than 5 square miles (13 sq. kilometers) of mostly rangeland.