Archives for February 2018

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor. Now is the time for all of the citizens of Ely to pull together and demand that the City Council removes Charles Odgers as the Attorney for the City of Ely. As everyone knows he has been in the spotlight of concerned citizens for … [Read more...]

Two women charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into Ely State prison

Two people were arrested and charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into the Ely State Prison on Sunday, Feb. 4, according to the Nevada Department of Public Safety. Authorities arrested 19-year-old Daveonda Neal and 35-year-old Tonya Alexander, … [Read more...]

Is This You?

Life is a Playground   Not to get to deep, but have you ever considered how playground equipment crosses over to how life can be thought of? Don’t get too worried about having to use too many brain cells here. It’s just that I was driving by a scho … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

McGill Scouts/Wendover/WWII By Keith Gibson Troop 64 of the Boy Scouts of America held their meetings in the American Legion Hall in McGill for many years.  I don’t know when they started, but I went to meetings there in 1947-1952.  There were m … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 5-Feb. 11 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...]

Sheriff’s Corner

By Sheriff Scott Henriod WPCSO  As Sheriff of White Pine County one of the goals that I will continually work on is to keep the public informed on events that are happening within the Sheriff’s Office. With that in mind the Sheriff’s Office rece … [Read more...]

White Pine County Library annual poetry contest and workshop

Annual Poetry Contest, Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the White Pine County Library. Contest is open to all school aged children. Three categories: Elementary, Middle School and High School. Pickup rules and registration form at the … [Read more...]

Assemblyman John Ellison announces he is running for re-election

Assemblyman John Ellison announced last week that he will be running for Re-Election in Nevada’s 33rd Assembly District.  Assemblyman Ellison was first elected in 2010 and has served four terms representing the district, which covers Elko, Eureka, Lin … [Read more...]

The American Legion Oratorical Contest

Catherine Odgers had the opportunity to represent Ely and White Pine County, as the American Legion District 5 and Post 3 (of Ely)  contestant to the American Legion Department of Nevada’s Oratorical Contest.  The contest was held at the Masonic Lod … [Read more...]

GBC talks presents ‘Religious Liberty in the 21st Century’

ELKO,—The rights of religious liberty are some of the cornerstones to American history and culture, and are enshrined in the Constitution’s First Amendment. Yet few issues have generated such perennial debates and controversies. Over the last dec … [Read more...]