Bobcats win homecoming

White Pine running back Zach Lawrence runs for a first down against the Christian Calvary Chapel Lions in Friday’s homecoming game. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Things are starting to turn around for the White Pine High School Bobcat football team. After an offensive explosion against Laughlin on Oct. 2 led to a 32-point victory for the Bobcats, the momentum carried over to what team coach Quinn Ewell called … [Read more...]

Dan Bliss

Dan Bliss passed away October 6, 2014. The Recitation of the Rosary is scheduled for Thursday, October 16th at 7:00 P.M. at the Sacred Heart Church. Catholic Holy Mass will be Friday, October 17th at 11:00 A.M. at the Sacred Heart Church. … [Read more...]

Emma M. Gomez

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Emma Gomez, age 93, passed away on September 22, 2014 in Brookside, Utah. She was born at home on May 26, 1921 in Currie, Nevada to Pete and Rafaela Ordoqui who had immigrated here from the Basque provinces in Spain. Growing up on a ranch and … [Read more...]

Ladycats extend win streak to seven games

The White Pine High School volleyball team beat Calvary Chapel back to back straight sets to improve their record to 10-1 in conference play and extend their winning streak to seven games. The Ladycats took on the Lions as part of homecoming on Oct. … [Read more...]

Misleading question 3 is bad for taxpayers, not much better for schools

If you know nothing about any other matter on the November ballot, we urge you to go the polls to cast a resounding “no” vote on Question 3 — otherwise known as The Education Initiative or more accurately as the margin tax. Depending on which … [Read more...]

Elks lodge annual Roll Call dinner Oct. 23

Nevada State Elks President Lee Butts will be in attendance at the Ely Elks Lodge on Oct. 23.  (Courtesy photo)

By Ken Curto Ely Elks Lodge Ely Elks Lodge will have their 92nd Annual Roll Call dinner on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Elks Lodge. 21 members will be honored with five or more years in Elkdom. Those being honored are: — 10 years:  Susie … [Read more...]

Daniel (Danny) D. Leonard

Daniel (Danny) D. Leonard, beloved husband, son and brother, passed away peacefully October 5, 2014.  He was born September 4, 1948 in Twin Falls, Idaho.  He moved to the Ely area where he graduated from White Pine High School in 1966. He then joined … [Read more...]

Hutchinson rated one of best senators, Flores tagged worst in assembly

Oddly enough, the marquee race on the November ballot is the one for lieutenant governor, usually an afterthought. But, with Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval facing a Democratic opponent who came in second to “none of these candidates” in the … [Read more...]

Thomas Owen Malone


Thomas Owen Malone was born May 2, 1934 in Ruth, Nevada to Helen and Tom Malone.  He attended Ruth Grade School and ultimately graduated from White Pine County High School in 1952.  He attended the University of Utah for two years.  While on break … [Read more...]

WPHS Homecoming Royalty


This year’s White Pine High School’s Homecoming King and Queen are Wade Burdick and McKenna Windous (left) and the Prince and Princess for 2014 are Cameron Blackbrun and Lucy Fullmer (right).  (Garrett Estrada photo) … [Read more...]

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