Friday, October 29, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Tribal Offices Closed Tomorrow

     TEMOAK TRIBE - The Tribal and Band offices will be closed tomorrow October 29, for the Nevada Day holiday.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

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Transmission Line Construction Begins

     NEVADA - The Ely Times has the article Construction begins on 500-kilovolt ON Line that begins "It was a ground-breaking for what utility officials say is a ground-breaking project."

Reid “intends to steal this election"

     NEVADA - Politico has the report Sharron Angle camp: Harry Reid 'intends to steal' election that begins "Nevada GOP Senate nominee Sharron Angle’s campaign attorney wrote a fundraising letter to supporters on Tuesday, charging that Democrat Harry Reid “intends to steal this election."

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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Potter Federal Trial Rescheduled

     TEMOAK TRIBE - The US federal court has rescheduled the hearing for Vivian Marie Potter to an earlier date.

US Judge Sets Trial In Elko Indian Colony Stabbing

     TEMOAK TRIBE - In news first reported here yesterday, KTVN has the article US judge rejects deal, sets trial in Elko stabbing that begins "A federal judge in Reno rejected a plea deal and set a Jan. 24 trial for a man accused of assault with a deadly weapon in the stabbing of another man at a home on the upper Elko Indian Colony."

Monday, October 25, 2010

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Federal Court Gets Tough; Rejects Jones Plea Agreement

     TEMOAK TRIBE - On October 18, Federal District Court Judge Robert C. Jones rejected the plea agreement and guilty plea of Terry Dale Jones Jr.

New Tribal Council Member Sworn In

     SOUTH FORK BAND - Brandon Reynolds, South Fork Band Vice-Chairman, was sworn in as the newest member of the Te-Moak Tribal Council.  Reynolds replaces Larson Bill as the South Fork Band representative.

Friday, October 22, 2010

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Band Council Replaces Resigned Council Member

     SOUTH FORK BAND - It is being reported that the South Fork Band Council will replace council member Larson Bill's vacancy on the Te-Moak Tribal Council with another band council member after Bill's unexpected resignation.

Services for Bill R. Cortez Tomorrow

     TEMOAK TRIBE - A prayer service for Bill R. Cortez will be held tomorrow (Saturday, October 23) at 2 p.m. in Pocatello, ID.  Traditional burial will be held at the Cedar Cemetery at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Lake Mead to Dry Up?

     NEVADA - A video report on Lake Mead.

New Western Shoshone Claims Update

     TEMOAK TRIBE -  The Bureau of Indian Affairs has posted the September 30 report on the Western Shoshone claims.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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US Invests 135M in Transmission Line Project

     NEVADA - Govmonitor has the report U.S. To Invest $350 Million In One Nevada Transmission Line Project that begins "The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the offer of a conditional commitment for a $350 million loan guarantee to develop the One Nevada Transmission Line (ON Line), the first transmission line project to be offered a conditional commitment by the Loan Programs Office of the Department of Energy."

Monday, October 18, 2010

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Band Council's Water Protests Posted Online

     WELLS BAND - The Nevada Division of Water Resources has posted online the protests of the Wells Band Council against the Southern Nevada Water Authority's applications for the Snake Valley underground water basin.

Lake Mead at Record Lows

     NEVADA - Time has the article Water: Lake Mead Is at Record Low Levels. Is the Southwest Drying Up? that begins "The Hoover Dam may be the Eighth Wonder of the World, but to me the more impressive achievement has always been Lake Mead, the man-made reservoir—which can contain nearly 10 trillion gallons of water—that the dam holds back."

Friday, October 15, 2010

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Conservative Shock and Dismay, EDFP Endorses "Man Up" Harry Reid

     ELKO - Deep inside conservative Elko County, the Elko Daily Free Press took a leap and endorsed Senator Harry Reid.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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Sharron and Harry, One-on-One Tonight

     NEVADA - Sharron Angle and Harry Reid will hold their first and only senatorial debate tonight at 6 o'clock in Las Vegas.  Check local television listing to view the debate.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Gold Futures Above $1,370

     NATIONAL - The Wall Street Journal has the report Gold Breaches $1,370, Seen As Currency Hedge that begins "Gold futures settled above $1,370 for the first time Wednesday as heightened expectations of Federal Reserve money printing and wider-reaching concerns about global monetary easing increased the metal's allure as not only a dollar hedge but also a broader alternative currency."

Yucca Mountain Remains in Limbo

     NEVADA - The Nevada News Bureau has the article Work Stoppage On Yucca Mountain Review Not The End Of Nuclear Waste Project, State Official Says that begins "Nevada remains in limbo over the status of Yucca Mountain as a potential repository for the nation’s nuclear waste even with a work stoppage on the project review by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission due to funding limitations, a state official says."

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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A Utah County Ask Governor For Grazing Protection Over Pipeline

     UTAH - The Herald Journal has the article Cache among Utah counties asking for gov's help in protecting grazing from pipeline that begins "Officials in several Utah counties are asking Gov. Gary Herbert for his help in protecting the grazing of livestock on public lands."

Challenger Files Lawsuit Over Elko County Absentee Ballots

     ELKO COUNTY - The Las Vegas Review-Journal has the article Secretary of state challenger files lawsuit against Miller which reports "Rob Lauer, said 51 absentee ballots requested by service members from Elko County were sent as many as 15 days late. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Las Vegas."

FERC Denies Rehearing On Pipeline Decision

     NEVADA - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied the request for rehearing by the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe, Defenders of Wildlife, the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Center for Biological Diversity who challenged FERC's environmental analysis and compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act.

Monday, October 11, 2010

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Band Council Removes Non-Members

     ELKO BAND - At the last meeting, Elko Band Council made the decision to remove two non-members from Elko band.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Presolicitation Notice for Enrollment Project

     TEMOAK TRIBE - The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued a presolicitation notice for the Western Shoshone Enrollment Project.  The notice can be found here.

Friday, October 8, 2010

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NV Ranch Bought For Wild Horse Sanctuary

     ELKO COUNTY - The Associated Press has the article Pickens buys NV ranch for wild horse sanctuary that begins "Madeleine Pickens, the wife of Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens, has bought a sprawling Nevada ranch to serve as a wild horse sanctuary that would keep mustangs on the range instead of in government-funded holding facilities."

DOJ Issues Release On Elko Co. Ballots To Oversea Citizens and Military

     ELKO COUNTY - The Department of Justice press release reports Elko County did not send in time absentee ballots to Nevada voters living overseas who had requested ballots.  The Nevada Secretary of State has adopted an emergency regulation to provide an additional six days for those 34 voters to return their ballots.

Council Member Resigns

     SOUTH FORK BAND - It is being reported that South Fork Band Council member Larson Bill has resigned from the band council.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

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NRC Chairman Halts Review of Yucca

     NEVADA - The Las Vegas Review-Journal has the article Yucca project review halted that begins "The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission tossed water on the embers of the Yucca Mountain project this week, directing agency scientists to halt a formal review of the nuclear waste site."

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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Band Council Removes Council Member

     BATTLE MOUNTAIN - At the last Battle Mountain Band Council meeting, the Band Council removed Lorrie Carpenter as a member of the Band Council

Band Gets SEDS Grant

     WELLS BAND - Wells Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone received an ANA SEDS grant for FY 2010.

Agenda for Elko Band Council meeting of September 29

     ELKO BAND - The old and new business of the agenda for the Elko Band Council regular open meeting of September 29.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Actions at Tribal Council Special Meeting

     TEMOAK TRIBE -  The Te-Moak Tribal Council took action on two items at its special meeting on September 27.

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Pipeline and Transmission Line Key To Clean Energy Growth

     NEVADA - The Reno Gazette Journal has the article Infrastructure key to Nevada's clean energy growth the reports "Two projects, the Ruby Pipeline and the North-South Nevada Transmission Line, are key to the state's ability to both create more renewable energy at home and utilize cleaner resources available nearby."

Monday, October 4, 2010

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Supreme Court Won't Hear Housing Authority Appeal

     NATIONAL - Today, the United States Supreme Court denied hearing the Fort Peck Housing Authority case.

Band Council Passes Rules on Parole and Probation

     ELKO BAND COUNCIL - The Elko Band Council has passed rules on parole and probationers.

Friday, October 1, 2010

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Agreement on Transmission Line Build

     NEVADA - Power Magazine has the report NV Energy, LS Power Prepare to Build 500-kV Nev. Transmission Line that begins "Nevada’s NV Energy and LS Power subsidiary Great Basin Transmission on Aug. 23 definitively agreed to jointly build and own a 500-kV transmission line."  A press release can be found here.

Weaker Dollar Pushes Gold Higher

     NATIONAL - The Associated Press has the article Gold prices set record high on weaker dollar that begins "Gold prices set a record high Friday amid growing speculation that the Federal Reserve may take additional steps to boost economic growth."

Law Enforcement Gets Grant

     TEMOAK TRIBE - The Las Vegas Review Journal has the article Grant saves 16 police jobes in North Las Vegas that reports "Other Nevada recipients were the Shoshone Tribe, which will receive $155,815, and Te-Moak Western Shoshone Law Enforcement Public Safety, which will get $189,121."