Small Town Living

A road crew in Pleasant Valley remove tree limbs from the roadway. Obstacles like this can be common on rural roads and can be deadly if drivers are distracted. (Courtesy photo)

By Ben Rowley This is the second in a two-part series on Nevada’s Rural Roads. Part One covered maintenance issues. There is always a risk of an accident, even a fatal one, when getting behind the wheel, but the risk of death is much higher … [Read more...]

Farmers Market to start on Aug. 23 at Renaissance Village


The 6th annual Ely Renaissance Farmers Market will commence Saturday Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and continue each Saturday through Sept. 20 at the Renaissance Village. The highlight again this year will be “tomatoes that taste like tomatoes … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

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Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for August 6-11. 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...]

Reid announces $435,000 to the Nevada Department of Education

Las Vegas – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced a $435,616 grant to the Nevada Department of Education from the United States Department of Education. This grant will expand access to Advanced Placement classes and tests for low and middle … [Read more...]

Artists wanted for Plein Air Outdoor Arts festival at railroad

A painting by local artist Darl Clark shows locomotive engine 40 at NNRY. (Courtesy photo)

Artists, artisans and vendors are wanted for the fourth annual Plein Air Outdoor Arts Festival at the Nevada Northern Railway. There is no charge whatsoever for any artist, artisan, craftsperson or vendor to participate in this annual event. There is … [Read more...]

CACH receives check

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White Pine County Tourism & Recreation Board Chairman Ernie Flangas presents a check to CACH representative Margaret Bath in the amount of $561. The board selected the CACH program as the recipient of the donations received this year at the … [Read more...]

Is This You: Pencils and pens

I do not remember ever being without a cup full of pens and pencils.  There are writing instruments in every room of our house, in all the nooks and crannies of our vehicles, in the garage, storage sheds.  Usually paper too, but if not, there is … [Read more...]

Helen M. Anderson

Helen M. Anderson passed away in Reno on July 27, 2014, with her children by her side.  She was born on April 12, 1921 in Ely, Nevada to parents Catherine (Oillarburu) and Antone Laxague, and was the oldest of four children. Helen married Earl … [Read more...]

Editorial: Margins tax could scare off potential job creators, like Tesla Motors

Tesla Motors has now confirmed it has broken ground on land outside Reno for a potential site for a $5 billion lithium-ion battery factory that would employ as many as 6,500 workers. According to a Las Vegas news account, in a letter to … [Read more...]

Frances Horace


Memorial Services will be held for Frances Horace at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. Frances was born on September 2, 1937. He went to meet our Heavenly Father on September 23, 2013.  He was 76 years young. I cried when … [Read more...]

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