Art and English high school teacher honored by Lions Club

White Pine High School Principal Adam Young (left) and a member of the Ely Lions Club (right) award Rose Mehlaff with the organizations Teach of the Month award. (Courtesy photo)

By Adam Young WPHS Principal I would like to nominate Rose Mehlaff of White Pine High School as the Lions’ Club Teacher of the Month. Mehlhaff teaches American Literature, English 10 Honors and Art. She has been teaching at the school for five … [Read more...]

Libs’ legacy to our kids: low incomes, high inequality

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller For the sixth straight year, the early-months happy talk about real economic recovery having finally arrived is yielding to the reality that statist liberal economic policies have saddled us indefinitely … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 8-13. 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...]

Christopher Hower

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The four letter word that always caught his attention was: “Jeep.”  Nothing gave him freedom from life’s cares and worries quite like taking the top off his Jeep and allowing the sunshine and wind to caress his skin while going off road.  On March … [Read more...]

Laundromat’s owner likes to keep things clean

Soak N Suds owner Nathan Robertson stands with his employees in front of a row of washing machines.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Nathan Robertson knows a thing or two about the Ely community. As a fifth generation Robertson to grow up in Ely, he’s become used to the small town way of life and finds value in taking care of the community that has taken care of him and his family … [Read more...]

Ladycats looking good

Isabella Romero watches as Shania Hall throws a pitch in a 27-3 home win over Lake Mead Academy on Friday.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

A small game has developed among fans that go and watch the White Pine Ladycat softball team when they play at home. With the scoreboard at Marich Field having been out of commission this far into the season, many in attendance sporting the school’s … [Read more...]

Kenneth Roy Butcher

CORECTION TO OBITUARY FOR  KENNITH ROY BUTCHER PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2015 There was a misspelling of his sister’s name;  Donna M. (Butcher) Bogdon of Carlin, Nevada and also Grandson, Conlan Butcher, Elma, Washington. … [Read more...]

Hits keep coming for Bobcats on home field

Colton Britton slides into third against Lake Mead Academy in the first game of a home double-header Friday.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

The White Pine High School Bobcat baseball team has found their swing on their home field it seems. The Bobcats put a foot on home plate over 20 times across their back to back wins over Lake Mead Academy on Friday, a statistic that has  head coach … [Read more...]

Local cave rescue classes to be offered

White Pine County has more caves than any other county in the state of Nevada, which makes it a great place to learn how to safely negotiate one and how to help someone who has had an accident in one. The National Cave Rescue Commission will be … [Read more...]

Let local governments opt out of collecting bargaining

While it seems most of the legislation coursing through the halls of the Legislature in Carson City seeks to tap deeper into taxpayers’ wallets, one might actually reduce the cost of local government by allowing local counties, cities and school … [Read more...]