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  1. Battleship USS Nevada, Pearl Harbor survivor, rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... silver service set was produced, crafted from 250 pounds of silver from Tonopah and gold from the mines of Goldfield. The Nevada did not see battle during World War I, but that changed drastically at the onset of World War II. On Dec. 7, 1941, the ...

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  2. Broadband project benefiting hospitals is underwayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... of hanging fiber optic lines on existing transmission lines. The aerial construction work began last month in Goldfield, with crews working north toward Reno and south toward Las Vegas. However, the project had received a stumbling block, according ...

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  3. Fee Shifting Bylaw Provisions May Face Constitutional LimitationRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... politics and finance who earned the sobriquet "King of Nevada." Mr. Wingfield made his fortune in the Tonopah-Goldfield strikes at the early part of the 20th century. He was known both for his opposition to women's suffrage and for the fact that he ...

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  4. Fee Shifting Bylaw Provisions May Face Constitutional LimitationRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... politics and finance who earned the sobriquet "King of Nevada." Mr. Wingfield made his fortune in the Tonopah-Goldfield strikes at the early part of the 20th century. He was known both for his opposition to women's suffrage and for the fact that he ...

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  5. Fee Shifting Bylaw Provisions May Face Constitutional LimitationRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... politics and finance who earned the sobriquet "King of Nevada." Mr. Wingfield made his fortune in the Tonopah-Goldfield strikes at the early part of the 20th century. He was known both for his opposition to women's suffrage and for the fact that he ...

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  6. Residents of Gold Point help preserve ghost townRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... same transportation problems. Discoveries of gold and silver deposits to the north led to the rise of Tonopah and Goldfield in the early 1900s. Prospectors flooded the area after those strikes and re-examined sites such as Lime Point. In 1902, ...

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  7. The Mizpah Hotel, the Grand Old LadyRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... with the Swedish boxer Johnny Sudenberg. Actually, it turned out to be two bouts-the first match was in nearby Goldfield, Nevada, and ended in a draw, and the rematch was two weeks later in Tonopah and also resulted in a draw. The two boxers fought ...

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  8. Long-simmering land issue boils over again in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2014 | USA Today

    ... government over grazing rights on public land, reflects Friday, May 2, 2014, on his days as a rancher in the Goldfield, Nev., area. After all, the Goldfield, Nev., rancher knows Cliven Bundy and wouldn't expect the man to back down once he decided ...

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  9. How prizefighting flourished in the Silver StateRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | Las Vegas Newstrip

    ... in Carson City. Promoters such as Tex Rickard brought in Jack Dempsey and other fighters to the mining towns of Goldfield and Tonopah. Prizefights sold tickets, hotel rooms, drinks, meals, and bets on the outcomes. Reno hosted the Johnson-Jeffries ...

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  10. Vegas_to_Elko_MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Nevada Magazine

    ... morning of January 27th, we were off with Las Vegas behind us. The photograph above was taken at the Car Forest in Goldfield. Of the several hundred photographs I took, this one seemed to really exemplify the spirit of our 36-hour road trip from Las ...

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  11. Nevada History: The only Nevadan nominated for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... in early 20th-century Nevada and made national news. The courtroom drama pitted labor union radicals against the Goldfield corporate establishment led by powerful mine owner George Wingfield. Preston would be nominated for president of the United ...

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  12. When Nevada was golden: Battles pitted bosses and labor in GoldfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Goldfield was a town true to its name. At its zenith in 1907 -- just five years after its first gold strikes -- Goldfield was a bustling metropolis created out of the empty desert, where Joshua Trees dotted fields of sagebrush.

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  13. Goldfield remains a Nevada relicRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... the dirt a few times since then," Arnold said of the only saloon and motel in town. Not a lot has changed in Goldfield, either. Today, a little more than 1,000 people live in Esmeralda County, a southwestern slice of Nevada larger the Rhode Island ...

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  14. Boom and bust in Goldfield, NevadaRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Most people never stop while driving through Goldfield. But the town has a colorful past.

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  15. Herb Benham: When stuck with a stick, you learn to shift gearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Bakersfield.com

    ... and we are giving him a car, a 1992 Toyota Tercel that has 75,517 miles on it and has spent the last 10 years in Goldfield, Nev., sitting in the shifting desert sands. The Tercel, with the faded blue paint but sweet Toyota soul, belonged to Oliver, ...

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  16. Talented Sparks resident passesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | Daily Sparks Tribune

    ... norm in this article to describe the life of Doris Pastrell Cervere Banser, a well-known Sparks resident. Born in Goldfield, Nev., on May 17, 1914 to Viola and Ray Rockwood, and passing on Dec. 10, 2013. She was within a few months of reaching the ...

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  17. 1907: Federal troops may be rushed into Goldfield; Sparks calms minersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2014 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... stories from Nevada newspa pers from the past 150 years each Tues day in this space. (Special to the Bonanza.) GOLDFIELD, Dec. 4 -- The news that President Roosevelt has ordered troops in San Francisco to hold themselves in readiness to proceed to ...

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  18. Talented Sparks resident passesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | Daily Sparks Tribune

    ... norm in this article to describe the life of Doris Pastrell Cervere Banser, a well-known Sparks resident. Born in Goldfield, Nev., on May 17, 1914 to Viola and Ray Rockwood, and passing on Dec. 10, 2013. She was within a few months of reaching the ...

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  19. Reno artist, Goldfield resident collaborate on junker 'artists' playground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... was to make art with cars, buses and trucks. That task was triggered when the Reno artist was driving through Goldfield several years ago and spied a vehicle sticking out of the ground. He explored further and found its creator: Mark Rippie, a ...

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  20. Herb Benham: This mechanic's fateful moment of truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | Bakersfield.com

    ... either a car commercial testimonial or a tow-it-right-to-the-junkyard. A couple weeks ago, a friend and I drove to Goldfield, Nev., to rescue a blue 1992 Toyota Tercel that belonged to his late father. Goldfield is 296 miles from Bakersfield and can ...

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