Archives for July 2013

J.L. Chastain

JL Chastain was born June 21st, 1940 to Gladys James and John Lee Chastain. He was raised in Lewis, Colorado. JL married at the age of 19 to Loretta Williams. He drove truck for 32 years. JL moved from Ely, Nevada to Canada in 1975. He spent his … [Read more...]

Robert D’Orr Davis (Bob)

Robert D’Orr Davis (Bob) 84 passed away July 20th in Milford. Bob was born Feb. 1st 1929 in Green River Wyoming. He married the Love of his life Patricia on May 18th 1950 in Milford Utah. He served for 3 ½ years in the US Navy, worked for Ke … [Read more...]

Douglas Sherm Hawkins

Douglas Sherman (Sherm) Hawkins passed way on July 15, 2013, at the University of Utah Hospital with family by his side. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He graduated from B.Y.U. in Music Instruction. He was born on March 31, 1936 in White Pine County. … [Read more...]

Mary Lou (Hovenden) Noel

Mary Lou Noel passed away peacefully Thursday, July 18, 2013 In Carson City, her home of over 50 years. A lifelong Nevadan, Mary Lou was born in Ely, Nevada April 18, 1925 To Dr. Ontie and Lillie Hovenden. She was raised in McGill Nevada in the … [Read more...]

John Sankovich

John Sankovich passed away on July 14, 2013. He was born in McGill, Nevada on February 6, 1935 to Luke and Katherine Sankovich. He graduated from White Pine County High School in 1953 and served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. His duties in the … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for July 16-22 Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter … [Read more...]

Black Fire Update

Monday, July 22, 2013 Size: 3,850 acres Percent Contained: N/A Resources: 2 hand crews, 1 engine, and 1 water tender Total Personnel: 54 The approximately 3,850-acre Black Fire this weekend burned into Great Basin National Park. The … [Read more...]

Predators, wildfire not only threat to sage grouse

By Thomas Mitchell On Dec. 27, 2011, between Christmas and New Year’s Day, without any hearings, public notice or warning, the Bureau of Land Management issued its “Greater Sage-Grouse Interim Management Policies and Procedures” with the stat … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I enjoyed Mr. Mitchell’s article on the physician shortage and agreed with many of his points, however, I wanted to clarify the educational requirements for a nurse practitioner. A bachelor’s degree in nursing is approximately four to … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for July 9-15 Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter o … [Read more...]