Archives for February 2017

Museum Musings

By Allister Townson-Muse  With mining being the lifeblood of Nevada, it’s no surprise that the White Pine County Museum has an impressive collection of miner’s lamps on display. Located in the back room of the museum, are shelves filled with Carb … [Read more...]

Indiana Bones

Courtesy photo Come explore with Indiana Bones, March 1, 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the White Pine County Library Conference room. Free for all ages. Funded by Library Services and Technology Act Funds. … [Read more...]

Last chance for free radon kits to test homes for deadly gas

RENO—University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program is offering free radon test kits at 950 Campton St. Ely through Feb. 28. In addition, there will be educational presentations on the dangers of radon Feb. 16 in Sparks, Feb. 28 … [Read more...]

Democrats, workers eye wage hike as Nevada economy grows

Associated Press CARSON CITY—Democrats, low-income workers and union representatives argued Monday that lawmakers should raise state minimum wages 75 cents each of the next five years to match Nevada’s economic growth. Nevada minimum wages are t … [Read more...]

Is This You? Pie School

 I have made pie before. I make apple pie, peach pie, pumpkin pie, chocolate pie, lemon pie, coconut pie, cherry pie, pecan pie… I have never made minced meat pie. I don’t even know what that is nor do I think I want to know. I have been making pie … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office within the next few weeks will be equipped with new body cameras. The Sheriff’s Office has been working on this project for almost a year and has finally come up with t … [Read more...]

Shed Hunters urged to respect wildlife and habitat

Shed antler hunting is a great hobby that gets families out into Nevada’s vast expanses during late winter and early spring, but those who wish to hunt sheds have a duty to do it responsibly and legally, in order to minimize stress on winter-weakened … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge holds raffle

Learning Bridge 4th and 5th grade students sold tickets for a chance to win a lamb.  The lamb was donated by the Rajala family. The money raised will be used for a spring field trip for the two classes. The fourth grade class plans to travel to … [Read more...]

Implementing legalized pot will be tough

Implementing  fully  legalized  marijuana in Nevada should be tough and presents challenges. Nevada’s nascent  medical marijuana program is run by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. Pursuant to the initiative voters passed last Nov … [Read more...]

James Edward Dumont (JD)

JD was 73. Born on Fort Klamath reservation in Chilquin Oregon, on September 28th 1943 to Robert and Clarisse Dumont. He lost his battle with cancer on February 19th 2017  in his home surrounded by his family. JD moved to Ely in 1977. He was a … [Read more...]