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Flashback: Elko Daily's pre-election interview with Donald Trump Jr.

ELKO – Donald Trump Jr. arrived in Elko on Feb. 22, 2016 for a campaign rally at the convention center, but first he sat down with the Elko… Read more

Fifth Gear wins multiple Readers Choice awards

ELKO -- 5th Gear Powersports is more than just a bike enthusiast’s heaven, it is also a major mining supplier, and the Elko Daily Free Pres… Read more

Intertwined: The Tail of the Comet

Florentino Goicoechea (Basque: Florentino Goikoextea) lived in a 24-mile stretch of land between Hernani, Gipuzkoa, Spain, and Ciboure, Fra… Read more

Digging for Careers in Mining: Phoenix employees talk about how they got into the industry

ELKO – Every miner has his or her own story on how they became involved in the industry. Read more

Extinguishing Danger: Newmont’s annual refresher training reminds employees of safety procedures

ELKO – Safety is a top priority for every mining company in the country, and the beginning of each year Newmont Mining Corp. drives this me… Read more

Klekas runs away with League MVP and 1st-Team All-State honors

ELKO – The Klekas family has always made basketball a tight-knit affair – pushing many talents through Elko High School’s boys program – cu… Read more

Only online: Photo galleries

Photos: The state of global pollution in 2018

As politicians haggle at a U.N. climate conference in Poland over ways to limit global warming, the industries and machines powering our mo… Read more

Today In History, Dec. 16: Newtown, Connecticut

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Today's Birthdays, Dec. 16: JB Smoove

Today is Sunday, Dec. 16. Read more

Peanut butter taste test: Which creamy brand is best?

The staff at the Chicago Tribune set out to find the best creamy, no-stir peanut butter in a blind taste test. Here are the results. Read more

Week in review: Top photos of the week from AP

Here are some of the top news stories of the week in photos, as selected by the Associated Press. Read more

Today In History, Dec. 15: Gemini Spacecraft

Today is Saturday, Dec. 15. Read more

Most popular stories online right now

Top of mind: 'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen "justice" as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months. Read more

Asian shares edge higher with Fed meeting in focus

A currency trader gestures at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 17, 2… Read more

Asian shares edge higher with Fed meeting in focus

A currency trader gestures at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 17, 2… Read more

Asian shares edge higher with Fed meeting in focus

Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. … Read more

Asian shares edge higher with Fed meeting in focus

Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. … Read more

Asian shares edge higher with Fed meeting in focus

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose Monday on hopes that the Federal Reserve would re-evaluate its hawkish stance at a meeting later this week, following signs of slower global growth. Read more

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford suffers a concussion

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford (50) reacts after the San Jose Sharks scored during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sun… Read more