Archives for December 2013

Creating more appelate courts just leads to more appeals

By Thomas Mitchell Once again members of the Nevada Supreme Court are pressing for the creation of an appeals court to reduce their workload. At the urging of the justices, the 2013 Nevada Legislature passed SJR14, which in November again puts … [Read more...]

Bobcats win three straight road games

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine High boys basketball team won three straight road games in just as many days to finish their extended road trip to start the season 8-3 and 3-0 in league play. The Bobcats defeated … [Read more...]

Editorial: Internet sales tax not geared to ‘other guy’

When an irresistible force — government demands for ever more money to spend — meets an immovable object — the reluctant taxpayer desperately trying to keep more of his hard-earned pay — something’s got to give. And the objective is always to make … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

Editor, In the  article “All of the Above” Energy Strategy published in the recent Ruralite, our local rural power cooperative’s publication, the National Rural Electric Cooperative tried to convince us that coal is still a cheap source of power. I … [Read more...]

Elks raffle

Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Michael Kneese and his granddaughter Bobbye Carlson raffle off a Henry rifle at the lodge’s annual Christmas dinner Thursday night. Diane Navas of Las Vegas won the rifle. The lodge, which is run on the donations of its m … [Read more...]

VFW receives donation

The VFW threw its annual Christmas potluck lunch Saturday. The White Pine County Commission donated a piece of land adjacent to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for its future plans to erect a Veteran’s Memorial Park. County Commissioner Richard H … [Read more...]

NIAA forms partnership with MaxPreps website

By Dave Maxwell Lincoln County Record The Nevada Interscholastic Athletic Association has formed a new partnership with the popular national high school sports website, MaxPreps, to be its official statistics and standings website. This … [Read more...]

Former White Pine County resident receives war medal

Roy Arnn laid dying on the beach of Normandy, France on what history went on to call D-Day. He had been shot while trying to accomplish his mission of diffusing bombs as part of the U.S. Army 146th Combat Engineers. Army medics passed him by, … [Read more...]

County selects new fire chief

Ely Times Staff Writer Brett Waters was selected as the new County Fire Chief by the White Pine County Commission at its last meeting. Waters, who is expected to start the position on Feb. 3, said he is excited to step into the role. “I’m rea … [Read more...]

David Mathew Johnson

David Mathew Johnson born May 23rd 1967 was stricken with swine flu/pneumonia and passed away on December 18th 2013. A light has gone out from this world and a new star shines in heaven with the passing of our beloved husband, son, brother, and … [Read more...]