Archives for April 2015

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: A special thank you to the fire department, volunteers, and everyone that helped with the fire near my home. Your response time was excellent, and I feel very secure knowing you will be there when needed. I’m very grateful for all y … [Read more...]

BLM wants to get word out about fires, safety

The first fire broke out in the hills behind the Jailhouse Hotel and Casino after a juvenile was playing with a lighter. As the Bureau of Land Management got their fire team together to assist the city firefighters, a second fire, about 45 miles east … [Read more...]

Charter School Spelling Bee

Courtesy photos Learning Bridge Charter School students Kyler Thompson, Micha Hooper and Jed Rajala work together to take first place at the second grade level of the school’s spelling challenge. (Bottom) Third graders Amber Williams, Aiden Parent … [Read more...]

Word from the Capital

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller  Two years ago, our daughter got her first computer. With software, it cost about $500. Daddy noted that her laptop, which is nothing special by today’s standards, had more computing power than all the co … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 15-21. 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 or e … [Read more...]

Track teams win big in Elko meet

In their second trip to Elko in as many weeks, the White Pine High School track teams both walked away with first place victories to boost their morale heading into their only home meet of the season on Friday. The girls team continued to show … [Read more...]

Court sentences from April 20:

Steven Ray Groben II — Failure to register as a sex offender, Felony. Court revokes probation and reinstate under the same conditions; enroll and successfully complete Steps to New Freedom; court orders to be notified if defendant fails the program; c … [Read more...]

March Steptoe Student

Courtesy photo The staff of Steptoe Valley High School is proud to announce that the student of the month for March is Wyett Peevy. Peevy is the son of Cari Gregersen and Tim Peevy and is a freshman at SVHS. During his time at SVHS, Peevy has been … [Read more...]

Baseball Camp

Local high school athletes pose for a picture after they got to participate in a baseball camp on Saturday with members of the Las Vegas baseball Academy. (Teresa Stewart photo) … [Read more...]

Art and English high school teacher honored by Lions Club

By Adam Young WPHS Principal I would like to nominate Rose Mehlaff of White Pine High School as the Lions’ Club Teacher of the Month. Mehlhaff teaches American Literature, English 10 Honors and Art. She has been teaching at the school for five y … [Read more...]