Archives for January 2016

Barrick Gold Donation

Courtesy photo Left to right: Bill Wilson, Joyce Christensen, Doris Metcalf, Dan Braddock, Minnis Alderman, Kristi Begay, John O’Flaherty, Kevin Robison.  Barrick Gold donation given to the WPCM in the amount of $8,100.00 as matching funds toward a … [Read more...]

Is This You? Sniff Away Winter

Here we are in January, aka, the dead of winter.  Yes its cold, that’s a given. But more than that, it’s the time of the year when our houses are all closed up.  The doors are tight shut.  The windows are tight shut. Curtains that if you have lived in … [Read more...]

BLM seeks public comment on proposed Lincoln County Trails plan

ELY – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District, Caliente Field Office is asking the public to review and provide comment on the Lincoln County Partners Non-motorized Multipurpose Trails 2015 Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA), a p … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 19-Jan. 25. 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 o … [Read more...]

Student Guided Tours

The Learning Bridge Charter School hosted student-guided tours for the public in recognition of National School Choice Week on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Pictured is Ms. Kristy Sedlacek’s 2nd grade class. Charter schools are independent public schools that a … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge honor students

Sabre Westlund- High Honors Sofia Maestes- Honors Phoenix Ball- Honors Nicco Montoya- Honors Lennox Purinton- Honors Kaylee Cracraft- High Honors Celeste Garza- High Honors Tyler Lawrence-High Honors Clara McOmber- High … [Read more...]

At the Throttle: White Pine County’s Economic Renaissance

By Mark S. Bassett History goes in cycles, just like metal prices. If you live in White Pine County, you watch the price of copper, like other people watch football scores. It is no secret that the price of copper has been dropping for a while … [Read more...]

Eagle Scout Project

After particpating in a Nov. 2014 search and rescue, Boise, ID Scout Brad Dougal made White Pine County Search and Rescue his Eagle Scout Project. He independently raised $900 and purchased batteries for two-way radios, antennas, belt clips and two … [Read more...]

Lois June Norgaard

Our beloved mother Lois passed into the arms of our Heavenly Father on January 23, 2016. She was 91. She was born on March 2nd 1925 in Everett, Washington. Her favorite past time was quilting. She was a member of the Sagebrush Quilters. She also … [Read more...]

Michael E. Fondi

Retired District Court Judge Michael E. Fondi passed away at home in Carson City on January 22, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Mike was born in Ely, Nevada on April 4, 1937 to Clara Orueta Fondi, who was a Spanish Basque … [Read more...]