Archives for April 2015

Dancing with the Stars

Who knew so many dancers were hiding in White Pine County just waiting for a dance partner and a flashy outfit to bring out their moves? Six local “stars” got the chance to show the audience packed into the White Pine High School gymnasium their be … [Read more...]

Custom Clean owner a teacher and a boss to her young staff

Joy Bennett knows it can be tough for a teenager in high school to find their first job. They are in school during the day and still have homework and social lives that they have to manage around something part-time. But where most employers see … [Read more...]

Proposed law takes the slap out Nevada’s anti-SLAPP law

Slinking quietly through the Nevada Legislature is a bill that would gut the state’s strong anti-SLAPP law that was once called the gold standard of such laws. SLAPP stands for Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation and is generally d … [Read more...]

Britton brothers impress

Quinn Ewell knows that his team is getting better. As the head baseball coach for the White Pine High School Bobcat baseball team, he’s already seen huge improvement having won more games in conference play than the team did all of last year. But he a … [Read more...]

Jack Dwight Smith

Jack Dwight Smith died on April 5, 2015 in Grass Valley, CA where he has lived since 2012. He was born in Salina, Utah, April 2, 1924, the 6th of 8 children. The family moved to McGill when he was a toddler where he attended McGill Grade and White … [Read more...]

Ladycats ready for rematch against Needles

When it comes to the White Pine High School girls softball team’s schedule, they’ve saved the best for last. The Ladycats (8-0 in league play) will face their toughest challenge yet this season when they host Needles (6-0) for a double header sta … [Read more...]

If lawmakers can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen

Lawmakers in Carson City are attempting to play Pontius Pilate and wash their hands of one of their responsibilities. Assembly Joint Resolution No. 10 proposes to revise the Nevada Constitution and set up a Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for C … [Read more...]

Commission schedules public meeting with county employees

County employees and members of the public will get to share their thoughts with the White Pine County Commission on May 4 at 6 p.m. inside the County Courthouse about how to best deal with the budget shortfall the county is facing heading into next … [Read more...]

McGill Top Tigers

Courtesy photo The Top Tigers from McGill for the month of April from left to right are: Ayden Younce, Shayna Adams, and Desirae Valencia. They were chosen because of how well the follow the 7 habits of happy children.56 … [Read more...]

Rough weather doesn’t stop Young from another win

Home sweet yuck. In the White Pine High School golf team’s only home meet of the season, they had to battle more than just their rival high schools. They had to battle mother nature herself. The Bobcats had to shoot, slice and putt their way t … [Read more...]