Archives for December 2016

Congress votes to extend benefits

By STEVE RANSON Lahontan Valley News After years of false hopes and disappointments from Congress, military personnel with at least 20 years of service who did not spend more than 179 consecutive days on federal active duty received an early … [Read more...]

4-H runs off the hard work and dedication that leaders, parents and volunteers put forth

By Jasmine Shoning   In youth development there is a lot of terms that focus on volunteers. Volunteers are more than words like: learning, advocate, service and mentoring. Volunteers can be found in any event in White Pine County, … [Read more...]

Dump trucks down for snow removal

Ely City Administrator, Bob Switzer released the following statement: The City of Ely is having temporary difficulties with two dump trucks that are used for snow removal and is in the process of remedying the situation. … [Read more...]

Past time to abolish VA health system and give vets vouchers

This past week the Department of Veterans Affairs reluctantly released to USA Today quality of care rankings — one to five stars with one being the poorest and five the best — for its 146 VA medical centers. The VA health facilities in Las Vegas and R … [Read more...]

Bobcats split opening league weekend

  League play opened for White Pine boys in their new affiliation with the 2A Northern League. The Bobcats split their western road trip with a win at Silver Stage, but a loss to perennial power Yerington Dec. 16-17. The Bobcats went into … [Read more...]

Nevada could be ground zero for resurgence of national defense

Nevada knows nukes, or at least we used to. First, the election of Donald Trump reignited the debate over the possible resurrection of Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository. Now, with a simple tweet Trump has reopened discussions about the … [Read more...]

Plan discussed to give land back to states

Associated Press RENO — Backers of a plan to force the federal government to turn over control of millions of acres of land to Nevada are gearing up for new efforts in Congress and hoped-for support from President-elect Donald Trump. They’re sta … [Read more...]

Museum re-grand opening

The White Pine Public Museum, located at 2000 Aultman Street, Ely, Nevada, will be hosting an open house for our Grand Re-Opening and annual membership meeting (election of Board of Directors) and to enjoy our special guest speaker, Vicki Andrus, of … [Read more...]

Horseman’s Association plans all-breed horse shows for 2017

NENHA is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a fun, family friendly environment in which to show horses. The club offers four or more all-breed horse shows each year including classes for all ages in Halter, Showmanship, English and … [Read more...]

Thirteenth Annual Fire and Ice show, Jan. 14

  By Meg Rhoades The one-of-a-kind Thirteenth Annual White Pine Fire and Ice Show is right around the corner! A celebration of extremes, the event will commence on Saturday, January 14th and last throughout the holiday weekend.  … [Read more...]