WPHS Singers end of the year concert

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The WPHS Singers perform at a choir concert earlier this year.

By Maryn Van Tassell and Cameryn Lamare White Pine High School students The White Pine High School Singers are having their annual end of the year concert on May 28, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 7 p.m. The performance will include a … [Read more...]

McGill Top Tigers for May

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Courtesy photo These students were chosen as students of the month because of the way that they live the 7 Habits of Happy Children. Pictured from left to right: Libbie Walker, Chas Hollingsworth, Jesse Rogan, and Alana Leduc. … [Read more...]

Shannon Stella Perkins

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Shannon Stella Perkins age 79 Years of Caliente, Nevada passed away May 17, 2015 in Ely, Nevada.  Shannon was born June 12, 1935 in Ely, Nevada to Willis and Edna Walch. Shannon was a member of the Alamo Nevada Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day … [Read more...]

From the Capital

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller Last week, Assistant Controller Geoffrey Lawrence and I presented to the Legislature the state budget we developed with some Assembly members, professionals and business people as an alternative to the … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge teacher honored

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Learning Bridge Charter School teacher Jamie Lawrence works with two students.

By Julie Krch Learning Bridge Chairman of the Board Learning Bridge is proud to announce May’s focus teacher Jamie Lawrence. She is Learning Bridge’s sixth grade teacher.  She was born and raised in White Pine County, graduating from White Pine … [Read more...]

Rosella Pear Whisler

Rosella Pearl Whisler age 75 years, of Ely, Nevada passed away May 13, 2015 in Ely.  She was born December 30, 1939 in McGill, Nevada to Joseph and Victorine Levra. Rosella loved her cats and being a homemaker.  She enjoyed gardening. Rosella … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for May 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 blotter or … [Read more...]

New Business


Teresa Stewart photo New business The Cup is now open for business, located at 566 Aultman St. Owner/operator Cindy Sue Marques and her nephew Matt Marques has specialty coffee, coffee, tea, espresso, smoothies, lemonade, Izze soda. Cindy has … [Read more...]

Prehistoric bear painting gives museum goers sense of scale

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(Top) Artist John Steinauer drew an outline for the White Pine Public Museum’s new scale Cave Bear painting and cub scout troop 289 members helped fill in the color. (Bottom) Larry Martin, Holly Wilson and Bill Wilson put up the 10 foot tall illustration of the now extinct species of bear outside the museum.

By Amy Melvin White Pine Public Museum The White Pine Public Museum has recently completed a new display that incorporates the short faced cave bear.  Local artist John Steinauer and Boy Scout Troop 289 painted a life size drawing of the bear … [Read more...]

Dance Competition


Teresa Stewart photo Pure Talent Dance and Fitness (PTDF) represented White Pine County and did us proud. PTDF went to the State Dance Competition with 10 dances, eight of which took first place and two took second place. They went to the National … [Read more...]