Bobcat football loses in blowout

All it took was one stalled drive. The White Pine High School football team knew they had to play a mistake free game if they were going to have a chance to take down a good Meadows team in Las Vegas on Sept. 19. On the Bobcats’ second drive of … [Read more...]

Charlie Brown at WPHS

School play

Charlie Brown, played by Collin Young, gets the football pulled out from under him by Lucy, played by Megan Armstrong in White Pine High School’s rendition of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Catch a performance of the play at the high school on … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor


To the Editor: We need the forensic audit to go forward in order to clear up one of two things. First - All (5) City Councilmen are “kooks” and should be “re-called” for all of this drama, or Second - Someone get their hand caught in the … [Read more...]

Ladycat soccer wins one, loses one on road

Ladycats coach Tyler Laity watches McKenna Windous battle for a ball during a practice Tuesday.

Team faces tough home games this weekend The White Pine High School girls soccer team kicked off its conference season with an offensive blowout on Sept. 12, beating Yerington 8-0. Though he knows the game won’t be the toughest his team faces … [Read more...]

Open road race returns to Ely

Courtesy photo
The Silver State Classic Challenge received a Guinness World Record in 2000 for “World’s Fastest Road Race.”

The Silver State Classic Challenge is celebrating 27 years of road racing on Sept. 18-21 as drivers, navigators and volunteers from across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Norway descend upon Ely to fulfill their need for speed. Press will be … [Read more...]

Glenna Joyce Landis


Glenna Joyce Landis, age 71, died peacefully in her sleep on September 8th, 2014, in Meridian, Idaho. Glenna is survived by her children, Tara Landis, of Idaho, Larry Bare, of Tennesee, Andy Hathaway, of Oregon, Mike Dorning, of Oregon, … [Read more...]

Convention center busier than most realize

Lori Drew and Meg Rhoades stand in front of the yearly calendar of events inside of the White Pine Convention Center. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Hanging inside the White Pine Convention Center, on the back wall of the building’s office is a calendar. Unlike most calendars, this one shows every day of every month, simultaneously. It’s the job of the four employees of the convention center to … [Read more...]

Lifeline Assistance – Who qualifies?


Low-income telephone assistance is available to qualifying low-income Beehive Telephone customers through the “Lifeline” and “Link-up” federal telephone assistance programs. Lifeline provides qualified customers with a monthly reduction on their … [Read more...]

Bobcat soccer shows improvement in road loss

Senior Nate Lee is one of only two returning varsity starters from last year’s Bobcat soccer team.

Improve every game. That is White Pine High boys soccer team coach Leif Tokerud’s goal goal for his young group of players. And in the case of the team’s 4-1 road loss to Yerington on Sept. 12, there was some improvement shown on both sides of the … [Read more...]

Editorial: Two avenues being pursued to wrest control of some federal lands


“Regulation without representation is tyranny,” said Nevada’s poet lariat Waddie Mitchell in a recent column published in the Elko Daily Free Press. He was referring to the absolute dictatorial powers federal land managers at the Bureau of Land … [Read more...]

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