Archives for September 2015

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Re: John Padilla I will preface this with the fact that the undersigned are among the “regulars” at the aqua size classes at the White Pine Aquatic Center. Some come five days a week, some three days and others 1-2 times a week. M … [Read more...]

Annual D.E.N. Lap Run

Courtesy photo David E. Norman participates in their annual Lap Run with a twist this year. Since DEN has become a Leader in Me School, the RUN became a relay in which students practiced in and discussed the seven Habits of Highly Effective … [Read more...]

Railroad Valley Days roll in Oct. 3

The 23rd Annual Railroad Valley Days is coming Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Currant Creek Community Center. Many activities are planned for the day. Starting at 8 a.m. Carl Hanks Memorial RRV Days Half Marathon, 5.5 mile run/walk and a 16-mile bike … [Read more...]

Mike Zigich

Mike “Moe” Zigich passed away September 20, 2015 in West Jordan, Utah, surrounded by his family. Mike was born February 5, 1925 to Jovo and Ljubica Zigich in McGill, Nevada. He graduated from White Pine High School in 1943 and immediately enlisted in … [Read more...]

Is This You? The beeps of shame

Lock your car.  Take your keys.  These are the words taught to us as we were learning to drive and be responsible car owners.  Of course it should go without saying to never drink and drive.  But that is a subject that I will leave to others better eq … [Read more...]

VFW open house

An open house for all past and current military personnel and spouses will be held October 2, 2015, 9am to 5pm at the VFW Post 2350 in Elko. Current benefits available to qualified past and current military personnel and spouses are unprecedented. … [Read more...]

Youth Soccer League

Maggie O’Brian photo Payton Lorence and Travis Peterson take a ball upfield for their team the “Blue Minions” in the 5-7 year old soccer league during a Saturday afternoon game at Steptoe Park. The youth league plays games at Steptoe Park from 9:30 … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Sept. 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 or e … [Read more...]

Court sentences from Sept. 21:

Krisse Elisa Thompson -— Guiltyof a sale of controlled substance, category B felony. Sentenced to consecutive 19-72 months to be served in NDOC with minimum parole after 19 months. Tiffany Digiandomenico — Guilty of injury to property, gross mis … [Read more...]

Mt. Wheeler Donation

Garrett Estrada photo Kevin Robison of Mt. Wheeler Power and John Donner of CoBank donate a check to Dave Tilford of the Great Basin National Park Foundation Observatory inside a conference room at Mt. Wheeler Power’s headquarters in ELy on W … [Read more...]