Archives for October 2017

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Oct. 16-Oct. 22 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 b … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

By Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO  Trick or Treat. Yes it’s that time of year October 31st where ghost, witches, super heroes and all other kinds of spooky and scary things are out walking around our community hoping to fill their containers with all … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

Halloween in McGill in the 1940s By Keith Gibson Halloween in the 1940s was a whole lot different than it is now, 75 years later.  During the years of WW11, many items were rationed. Clothing was hard to get and so we wore lots of “hand me do … [Read more...]

Is This You?

Watch Yourself You know when you fall down or trip on your own feet you can feel the eyes of those around you are upon you? How do you know that? Is it because when someone around you falls down or trips on their own feet that you are watching … [Read more...]

Elks Annual Roll Call dinner

NSEA State President David Pressler made his official visit to Ely Elks Lodge #1469 during the 95th Annual Roll Call dinner. Also attending were PDDGER Dom Buffamonte and wife Sue, PSP Dee Boskie and wife Cheri, PSP Bill Wiseman and wife Mela and … [Read more...]

Whipple and Roman Elks October Students

Tyler Jeffrey Whipple and Kathryn Elizabeth Roman have been named Students of the Month for October, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Whipple, age 18, is the son of Kristian Stultz and Jeffery Whipple of Ely. Roman, age 17, is the daughter of … [Read more...]

Museum Musings

Fall is coming, you can feel it in the air. The crisp early mornings cause one to shiver, ever so slightly. School has started and those with gardens are finishing their harvest of home grown goodness. The race to get the harvest put up is on. It’s a … [Read more...]

Mike Kapetan

Mike Kapetan, 87, years old, of Ely, NV, passed away on Wednesday Oct. 18, 2017 surrounded by his family in a hospital in Las Vegas, NV. Born in Ely on Nov. 27, 1929, to Emanole and Athena Kapetan, Mike lived most of his life in Ely. Mike attended … [Read more...]

Bill would limit power to create national monuments

The House Committee on Natural Resources this past week approved a bill sponsored by Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop to rein in the powers granted by the Antiquities Act of 1906 that allow a president to unilaterally create huge national … [Read more...]

Volleyball wins homecoming match; Stewart places seventh in cross country meet

  The White Pine high volleyball team continued to strengthen its position in the 2A Northern League and around the state with a pair of important homecoming wins last weekend. The Ladycats had home wins against North Tahoe and … [Read more...]