NNRy gears up for 30th season with new experiences, old favorites

As the Nevada Northern Railway Museum rumbles back to life for its 30th anniversary excursion season, the working historic railroad brings back visitor favorites and adds new events guests will love. Excursion trains start April 8 at 1 p.m. The … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for March 13-19. 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 … [Read more...]

Fairbook cover designs due April 24

The White Pine County Fair Board is still accepting drawings for the cover contest for the fairbook. Drawings must go along with the theme of the fair this year which is “Homegrown fun” Celebrating 70 years of tradition. The drawings are due April … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Recently the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office had to send out an emergency notification to the citizens of White Pine County. This notification is sent out though an alert called Code Red. This … [Read more...]

Stay on open roads and trails

The Bureau of Land Management’s Ely District asks everyone recreating on the public lands this spring to drive only on open roads and trails.  The ground is saturated and driving off-road leaves ruts that erode soils and scar the land for years to … [Read more...]

Harris and Prengel March Elks students

Gabriel Bennett Harris and McKinley Dawn Prengel have been named Students of the Month for March, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Harris, age 18, is the son of William and Lisa Harris of Lund. Prengel, age 18, is the daughter of Linnea and … [Read more...]

US running out of places to borrow

By Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan As the federal debt has gone from astounding to unbelievable to incomprehensible, a new problem has emerged: The US government is actually running out of places to borrow. The $20 trillion debt is already … [Read more...]

Heller demands results for Nevada’s Veterans

Washington DC—U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) spoke with members from multiple Veterans Service Organizations during a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee  hearing about the importance of America keeping its promises to our veterans. Heller … [Read more...]

Recycling at the museum?

By Allister Townson-Muse  The White Pine Public Museum will be the location for the City of Ely’s annual recycling contest for the month of April.  When I initially learned of the recycling contest, I was rather uncertain as to how repurposing the … [Read more...]

Famous Nevadans in wax museum at D.E.N.

By Teresa Stewart Mrs. Walker’s 4th grade class at David E. Norman held a wax museum on Tuesday, March 14th. Approximately 30 students picked famous Nevadans to study and present to family members that stopped into her classroom to meet … [Read more...]