Area 51

Nye County Sheriff's Office
Mitch Kelly
September 17, 2019 - 7:38 am
Two Netherlands men pled guilty in Beatty Justice Court on Monday to trespassing onto the Nevada National Security Site.
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Associated Press
September 14, 2019 - 7:08 am
An innkeeper who expects an unknown number of campers to be attracted to her tiny Nevada desert town by a “Storm Area 51” internet hoax has been sent a cease-and-desist order over her use of the name “Alienstock.”
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Nye County Sheriff's Office
Mitch Kelly
September 12, 2019 - 6:09 am
Two men from the Netherlands were arrested after authorities say they were caught trespassing onto the Nevada National Security Site.
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Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The originator of the “Storm Area 51” internet hoax is citing concerns about organization and funding and has withdrawn from an event called “Alienstock” scheduled next week in the remote Nevada desert.
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Associated Press
September 04, 2019 - 6:01 am
A rural Nevada county approved strict guidelines Tuesday for a pair of festivals later this month in a desolate desert area well-known by UFO and alien hunters.
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Associated Press
August 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
Nye county has rejected a proposal for a festival in a rural farming community to coincide with “Storm Area 51” events next month.
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Mitch Kelly
August 20, 2019 - 7:23 am
A small town northwest of Las Vegas is gearing up for massive crowds ahead of two alien-themed festivals next month.
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August 14, 2019 - 6:41 am
The 'Storm Area 51' event has evolved into a music festival.
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July 29, 2019 - 7:31 am
At first, the co-owner of the quirky alien-themed motel down a Nevada highway from the mysterious Area 51 site didn’t take a posting for a prank Facebook event too seriously.
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