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Finding enough school bus drivers has been just one of the challenges that the White Pine County School District faced over summer.

More cuts as school starts

Changes in state legislature add to budget problems As the new school year began on Aug. 24, school faculties around the White Pine County School District began another year of trying to … [Read More...]


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The fifth through eighth grade basketball camp participants pose for a team photo in front of volunteer members of the state championship winning Ladycat basketball team.

Ladycats coach, athletes stay busy over summer

Krystal Smith and members of her White Pine High School Ladycats basketball team and softball team have been busy during their summer vacation. Rather … [Read More...]

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Sisters Jessie and Sadie Leyba have shot to the top of .22 events.

Leyba sisters take aim at rodeo success

  When Sadie Leyba picked up a .22 rifle for the first time, she estimates she was no older than 10-years-old. The gun was a way for her … [Read More...]


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Aloha Gas Mart owner Wayne A’Bell stands in front of his new business which sits along McGill’s main road.

Aloha Gas Mart owner enjoying cooler climate

Wayne A’Bell, the new owner of the Aloha Gas Mart in McGill, said he would tease his wife when they lived in Arizona about how cool it was in rural … [Read More...]

Elks District Deputy to visit Ely

By Ken Curto Ely Elks Lodge District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler George Montgomery will be making his official visitation to Ely Elks Lodge 1469 … [Read More...]


Born in the USA—Congress may decide whether that warrants citizenship

When Donald Trump released a position paper on immigration earlier this month, he could not resist taking a potshot at Nevada’s Sen. Harry … [Read More...]

How the U.S. Department of Labor threatens Nevada’s Sheepherders

By Adam Paul Laxalt 33rd Attorney General of Nevada My great-grandfather was a Basque sheepherder. He came from the Pyrenees Mountains in the … [Read More...]


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Jimmy (Jim) Allen

Jimmy (Jim) James Allen passed away in Ely, Nevada on August 17th, 2015 at the age of 81.  He was born in Morton, Texas to W.C. and Elcie (Linda) … [Read More...]

Anthony Paul Alu

There were errors in this obituary which ran last week, we do apologize for the errors, this is the corrected copy. Anthony Paul Alu passed away … [Read More...]


McGill and Ruth district meeting

The McGill and Ruth district meeting has been scheduled to take place at the Martin Sorenson Volunteer Hall on July 20 at 2:30 p.m. … [Read More...]

Craft fair and Kids Carnival in Stagecoach

The Stagecoach Community Center will host a Craft Fair and Kids  Carnival on August 22 in Stagecoach, Nev. With the center’s over 200 members and more … [Read More...]