Archives for October 2015

Ladycats clinch playoffs

Two straight road wins secure Ladycats postseason spot “You don’t want to take the foot off the pedal now,” White Pine High School girls soccer coach Tylar Laity said. It’s true, his team went on the road and beat Pershing County 3-0 Friday … [Read more...]

Cruise In owner looks toward semi-retirement after selling car wash

Joe Ciscar came to the United States in 1966 as a 19 year old sheep herder. Alongside his brother Javier, Joe worked his way up from the fields of sheep to other businesses and in 1993 opened up the Cruise-In Car Wash in Ely. For Ciscar, opening the … [Read more...]

Jacquline Marie Hall

October 21, 2015 God saw you getting tired A cure was not to be So he put his arms around you And Whispered, “Come with me.” Jackie, as she was known by most people, was born in Elko Nevada on January 18th 1960, to parents Hap and Mary Hancock.  … [Read more...]

To ‘negotiate’ with the feds, you have to speak their language

Will the real Brian Sandoval please stand up? This past week the Nevada governor stood virtually alone in rebuking Attorney General Adam Laxalt for joining in a lawsuit seeking to block Interior Department plans to enforce draconian land use … [Read more...]

Ghost stories

Old buildings in an old town lead to spooky specters   Old buildings tend to make noise. Creaking floorboards, screeching door hinges and the sounds that come along with near century old craftsmanship all make for a great atmosphere for … [Read more...]

Club fixes Christmas decorations

The Great Basin Service Club has been working this summer in refurbishing many of the Christmas Decorations that have become a bit untidy.  Of course, this is a never ending battle as the weather and exhaust fumes attack the garland each year along … [Read more...]

Bobcats had an extra week to prepare for Needles

The White Pine High School Bobcats are fully rested and ready to play for a division title against Needles at home on Thursday at 7 p.m. With a win, the Bobcats will secure their first division title since they went undefeated in 2011. The … [Read more...]

Jason H. Nelson

Jason H. Nelson went home to be with the Lord on October 21, 2015.  Jason was born February 21, 1998 in Phoenix, Arizona.  Jason left an amazing impact on everyone he knew.  His presence was awesome.  No one could deny his classic smile and quick wit … [Read more...]

What’s next Nevada?

By Mark Hutchison and Ross Miller Lt. Governor and Former Nevada Secretary of State The 2015 legislative session was historic. Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed 26 measures to improve our state’s public schools and pushed for money to educate our c … [Read more...]

Courts must expedite approval of school choice law

With the school year already under way and the Nevada treasurer’s office working apace to implement the state’s new education savings account law early in 2016, it is vital that the courts make short work of the American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit … [Read more...]