Archives for July 2015

Wanda K. Benninghove

Wanda K. Benninghove, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2015 in Renown Hospital, Reno, with her children by her side.  She was 88 years old. She was born on October 17, 1926 to Neils and Johanna Kellstrom in Modesto, California. She attended … [Read more...]

Gale Oil and Tire owner looks back on 35 years

  Anyone who has driven to Las Vegas or Reno from Ely has assuredly seen them. The dozens of big rig truckers hauling their 18-wheelers across the state or country while driving on US50 or NV318. But what happens when one of those trucks … [Read more...]

Arts in the Park arrives

Annual arts and crafts festival takes over County Park The annual Arts in the Park festival will return to County Park this weekend and is set to feature 85 arts, crafts and food vendors. This year’s two day event, which begins Saturday at 10 a … [Read more...]

Nevada’s D.C. delegation could tip the scales in Iran deal

Believe it or not, the tiny Nevada delegation in Washington could play a significant role in international affairs, the likes of which could be compared to the Munich Pact of 1938 that inexorably led to World War II. Obama’s deal with Iran not o … [Read more...]

Patricia Jean Lane

Our loving mother, grandmother and sister, Patricia Jean Lane age 72, passed away in Ely, Nevada on July 23, 2015.  She was born on September 23, 1942 in Ely, Nevada to Gene Vaught and Shirley Bennett.  She was married to Cecil Lane on April 2, 1978, … [Read more...]

City Council to rejoin Chamber of Commerce

With a unanimous vote, the Ely City Council agreed to once again become a member of the White Pine Chamber of Commerce in their bi-weekly meeting on July 23. Councilwoman Pat Robison introduced the agenda item by saying that she couldn’t go anywhere i … [Read more...]

Mine Donation

Garrett Estrada photo The Robinson Nevada Mining Company made a donation of $1,700 to the White Pine High School Track and Field team on July 23 at the WPHS football field. The track team’s coach Justin Locke said that the money will be used to g … [Read more...]

You too can spot wildfires from the comfort of home

The Bureau of Land Management has new eyes to spot wildfires quickly so they can be attacked before they grow into huge acreage gobbling infernos. Those eyes could be yours. The BLM has handed the University of Nevada, Reno’s Seismological L … [Read more...]

Leadership Academy wins award

Did you know that all Nevada students in grades 6-12 have access to award-winning teaching at Leadership Academy of Nevada (LANV)? On May 5, 2014, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) recognized Williamsburg Academy with their … [Read more...]

From the Capitol

By Geoffrey Lawrence and Ron Knecht Assistant State Controller and State Controller We like prices. We know that sounds strange. Most people like only certain kinds of prices: low prices if they are buying and high prices if they are selling. … [Read more...]