Archives for February 2016

County Commission to consider projects for SNPLMA

The Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA) became law in October 1998. It allows the Bureau of Land Management to sell public land within a specific boundary around Las Vegas, Nevada.  SNPLMA allows for the creation of local parks, … [Read more...]

Bobcats wrestle at state; regional champ Moore takes 2nd

The White Pine High wrestling team finished its season last weekend at the NIAA State Championships in Primm. Southern Regional Champion and junior Monty Moore placed 2nd in his weight class at 145 pounds. Moore won his quarterfinal and semifinal … [Read more...]

Ladycats win South, head to State

By Dave Maxwell Lincoln County Record Defending Division III girls state basketball champion White Pine is on another path to glory. And the prospects got a little brighter after the league tournament in Las Vegas last weekend. The team … [Read more...]

Ely Lions Club honors teachers of the month for February

Melany Johnson has been nominated as Teacher of the Month for David Norman Elementary. Ms. Johnson came to us from White Pine High School at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school years and has been an exceptional addition to our staff. Her years … [Read more...]

Bets placed on Tesla, Faraday looking like long shots

There was an interesting quote in the Las Vegas newspaper recently from Steve Hill, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), the office that gives your money to others in hopes that they will create jobs, improve t … [Read more...]

Reid hypocritical in his arguments about Supreme Court nomination process

Some people are ambidextrous. Harry Reid is ambioratory. He speaks out of both sides of his mouth. This past week one of Sen. Reid’s staffers penned an op-ed column that ran under his name in The Washington Post on the topic of replacing the late, … [Read more...]

Valentine Baby

Teresa Stewart photo Beta Sigma Phi would like to congratulate Michael Turner and Ashia Muniz-Ya on having the Valentine baby. Jaxdyn Turner was born Feb. 22 at 8:35 am. He weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz, and was 19.5 inches long, delivered by Dr. … [Read more...]

3 Bobcat athletes to graduate

Born in Lancaster, Calif., White Pine High senior and wrestling team co-captain Jay Mabson moved to Ely when he was 5 years old. “I was always running and lifting with my dad,” he said. “He was a personal trainer.” Mabson’s first shot at organiz … [Read more...]

Clinton, Trump win Nevada Caucuses

  Former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton won the Nevada Democratic Caucus Saturday Feb. 20, beating Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders by a popular vote of 53 percent to 47 percent. Out of a total of 43 state delegates, 20 … [Read more...]

Is This You? It’s a What

For some forty years I have called the space along the road, where the weeds grow unobstructed then die and collect, and the litter collects, and the water stands, and the dead road killed animals end up, and the stalled cars park; the bar … [Read more...]