Fifty years ago in White Pine

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  Fifty years ago, the city council had quite a list of items on their agenda that we thought you might find both interesting and a great reflection of how things used to be in December of 1966. The city council was … [Read more...]

White Pine County Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 28 - Dec. 4. 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...]

Steve Bakaric

Steve Bakaric passed away peacefully on December 6, 2016 in Ogden, Utah at the age  of 92. Steve was born in McGill, Nevada, May 29, 1924 to Lucy and Mile Bakaric. He was raised in a large family which also included one brother and 8 sisters. He was … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Kirch

Elizabeth Krch age 101 years of Ely, Nevada passed away November 21, 2016 in Ely. Mrs. Krch was of Austrian descent.  She was born in Yankton, South Dakota during WWI shortly after her mother immigrated from Austria.  The family, 3 girls and 4 boys, … [Read more...]

Terry Neal Metcalf Sr.

Terry Neal Metcalf Sr., 74, passed away on December 5, 2016 in Ely, Nevada. He was born on October 4, 1942 in Grays Knob, Kentucky to Edward Leif and Elsie Faye Hall Metcalf. Terry graduated from high school. He married Marsha Wolford and has two … [Read more...]

Jerry “Pitch” Piccinini

Jerry “Pitch” Piccinini was born on July 2, 1932 in Ruth, Nevada to Dominick and Antoinette Piccinini. Jerry passed away on November 30, 2016 at William Bee Ririe Hospital. Jerry’s careers included Northern Nevada Railroad, White Pine County … [Read more...]

Remember the ‘Day of Infamy’

CARSON CITY, N— At 8:51 AM on December 7th, 1941, The USS Nevada got underway to face a Japanese onslaught at Pearl Harbor.  Later dubbed by President Roosevelt as “a day that will live in infamy,” the USS Nevada was the only American battleship to … [Read more...]

Sahara Motors donates vehicles to high school auto shop

Sahara Motors is always more than happy to help the White Pine schools whenever possible. Brett Hermansen, the shop teacher, asked Sahara if they would be willing to donate any of their vehicles that don’t run to his program. Sahara Motors … [Read more...]

Bobcats earn academic honor

By Leif Tokerud Each season, the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, the non- profit governing body of high school athletics in the Silver State, and Ingraham Awards, the NIAA’s corporate partner, are proud to present a special … [Read more...]

Festival of Trees

By Meg Rhoades The holiday season is upon us and many individuals, businesses, and organizations have been working hard to help get everyone into the spirit. The Festival of Trees will be open Thursday until 7 p.m. and Friday Dec. 2 from 8 … [Read more...]