Archives for November 2017

Ladycats lose semifinal match to The Meadows

  It was a sudden end to the White Pine High volleyball season last Friday at the 2A state tournament at Faith Lutheran High. The excitement of a 25-20 first set win over powerful Southern regional champion The Meadows was tempered by a … [Read more...]

New sheriff appointed

  Last Wednesday, the White Pine County Commission appointed a new Sheriff. Two applicants, interviewed before the commission during the meeting. In the end, the commission voted unanimously to appoint Scott Henriod to be the White Pine … [Read more...]

Van Tassell and Weston November Junior Elks Students

Matt C. Van Tassell and Ashlie Jade Weston have been named Junior Students of the Month for November, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Van Tassell, age 14, is the son of Megan and Marc Van Tassell of Ely. Weston, age 13, is the daughter of … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

Duck Hunting-1940s  By Keith Gibson The thrill and excitement of hunting ducks for us 12-15 year old, McGill youngsters could be placed just under the passion for deer hunting.  We were busy chasing deer and ducks and were not aware that soon w … [Read more...]

White Pine Farm Bureau annual dinner November 30

The White Pine County Farm Bureau will be hosting their annual dinner. This year they will have David Barton, is the Founder and President of Wallbuilders speaking on relevant constitutional and historical issues. WallBuilders is an … [Read more...]

White Pine High School & Jr. High Rodeo results

White Pine High School Jr. High School youth have been working hard traveling the state to different rodeos. Below are the most recent results: Jenna Wines got a 25.083 in barrels on Saturday. High School Team Saturday Sunday Event … [Read more...]

PETA comes forward to help euthanasia plan

Lots of attention was brought to an article that was published two weeks ago when we reported that White Pine’s animal shelter is the only county that still uses the gas chamber. Several citizens were frustrated, and began taking action. A p … [Read more...]

Nevada death row inmate placed on suicide watch

Associated Press CARSON CITY— A death row inmate scheduled to become the first executed in Nevada in 11 years was placed on suicide watch for several days because he said he’ll kill himself if the state won’t do it. Nevada Department of Corre … [Read more...]

Operation Christmas Child drop off will not be open on Monday

The Operation Christmas Child drop-off location in Ely which is Grace Foursquare Church located at 1301 Ave E will NOT be open on Monday the 20th. The hours that the drop-off location is open during National Collection Week are as follows:  Monday … [Read more...]

Generous elves are need to help with Santa’s Elves Christmas assistance program

Each year Mt. Wheeler Power with the help of the White Pine County Social Services office and the White Pine County Sheriff’s Employee’s Association, host the Santa’s Elves Christmas Assistance Program which provides toys, gifts and other assistance t … [Read more...]