Federal BLM district chief settling into new position in Ely area

Associated Press A new executive is settling in as chief of a sprawling rural Nevada federal land management district covering some 18,000 square miles. That's about twice the size of the state of New Jersey. Bureau of Land Management Ely … [Read more...]

Court Sentences

Court sentences from Jan. 12:   Dax Jonathan Vallejo — Transporting a controlled substance, felony; Probation not to exceed 36 months, subject to random drug tests and random searches, enroll in and successfully complete treatment-minimum 1 year … [Read more...]

Young scores 41 in first win

White Pine team captain Chris Young goes for a ball under the hoop surrounded by four Laughlin players in the Bobcat’s 93-52 home win. (Garrett Estrada photo)

They knew it was coming. The White Pine High School boys basketball team had put in the work in practice. Their first year coach Charlie Hall knew they had it in them. And then it finally happened. The Bobcats erased the goose egg in their win … [Read more...]

Vesta Helen Gardner

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1933 - 2015 Vesta Helen Gardner died peacefully in her sleep 2 January 2015. She was born 25 September 1933 to Wayne Forsyth Gardner and Helen Nelson Carter of Lund, Nevada. She was the second of five children. Her parents and brother Robert … [Read more...]

Think tank outlines how to make Nevada taxation fairer and more stable

The word that will be buzzing through the halls of the Nevada Legislature like a swarm of bees from February until June will be “taxes” — whether to raise them, create new ones or fix the ones we have. Our lawmakers would do well to heed the … [Read more...]

Ladycats stay dominant at home, slip on road

Junior guard Ashlyn Huntington dives for a ball on the ground against two Laughlin players in the Ladycats’ 44-7 win on Jan. 9. (Garrett Estrada photo)

The White Pine High School Ladycats continued their dominance on the home court, winning games against Laughlin on Jan. 9 and Needles on Jan. 10 to remain unbeaten on their home floor. The road proved to be more difficult for the Ladycats (13-1, 6-1) … [Read more...]

Local governments could save millions if freed from collective bargaining restrictions

One of the biggest costs at just about every level of local government across the state of Nevada is personnel. Over the years our lawmakers have made it difficult to control those costs by making public employee union collective bargaining … [Read more...]

Glen Arthur Lyons

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Born October 27, 1937 Beloved husband, father, uncle and grandfather passed away on January 6, 2015. He was a long time resident of McGill and moved to Bend, Oregon just a few years ago. He was a member of the Muledeer Foundation, loved to fish … [Read more...]

Enrollment opening again for Health Insurance Marketplace

This Thursday marks the second Open Enrollment deadline for the 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace. For coverage starting on Feb. 1, it is important for people to sign-up now, ahead of the Jan. 15 deadline. “As of January 9, 47,784 Nevadans have … [Read more...]

Toys for Tots

Toys for tots

On Dec. 21, members of the Sheriff’s Employee’s Association held a Toys for Tots event at the Public Safety Building, where toys were provided to families in need from the White Pine County area.  During this event, members of the Employee’s … [Read more...]