is famous for the nearby Bonneville Salt Flats, the 26,000 acres of
salt flats where would land speed records have been made; it is also
where the crew of the Enola Gay trained before dropping the atom bomb
on Japan in 1945.
and east Wendover now share a Junior and Senior High School on the Utah
side and an elementary school in Nevada; the Tooele, Utah, and Elko,
Nevada school districts paying each other tuition for the students.
They also share local law enforcement, as police officers can make arrests
on either side of the state line. In addition the fighting of fires
is a shared concern. The Utah side provides support business like gas
stations, lodging and grocery stores for the gambling resort businesses
in Nevada. All proposals to date to legislate casino gambling on the
Utah side have died quick deaths.