James Kenneth Price

James Kenneth Price age 68, of Ely, NV went to his heavenly home Friday, October 10, 2014.  He was born to Elvin K. and Amy L Perry Price on September 9, 1946 in Ely.  James joined siblings Kathleen, Mary Lou, Bob, Bill and later John joined the … [Read more...]

WPHS reunion planned for 2015

The weekend of July 2 through July 4th, 2015 promises to be the most fun-filled Reunion of all time. White Pine is hosting “The Kennecott Years Reunion.”  This is for all WPHS Alumni and families who lived in the area during the years Kennecott was … [Read more...]


Laxalt looks to pursue interests of Nevadans more than Miller in AG race The race for attorney general of Nevada matches two scions of political families, Ross Miller, son of former Gov. Bob Miller, and Adam Laxalt, grandson of Paul Laxalt, who … [Read more...]

Local hospital taking necessary precautions for Ebola

Written by Dr. Kevin Jensen, M.D. William Bee Ririe Hospital Emergency Department Director Recently the diagnosis of two patients in Texas who have contacted the African Ebola Virus has focused media attention on the latest of the “world … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, 18 years ago, long before I became White Pine County District Attorney, I moved to Ely as a recent law school graduate. The people I worked with treated each other with courtesy and respect, including those on different sides of the … [Read more...]

White Pine junior high and high school rodeo results

The 2014-2015 Junior High and High School Rodeo season started Sept. 27. The rodeo season consists of 12 two day rodeos held in cities throughout the state of Nevada. Ely will play host to the end of the high school season when it will host the … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Oct. 15-21. 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...]

Junior High Students for September

Pictured:  Kegan Hexem and Alondra Valeria De La Cerda (Ken Curto photo)

Kegan Hexem and Alondra Valeria De La Cerda have been named Junior Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge. Hexem, age 13, is the son of Karl Hexem of Ely.  De La Cerda, age 13, is the daughter of Jorge and Margarita De La … [Read more...]

Nevada issues 255 gay marriage licenses in 1 week

Associated Press LAS VEGAS  — Of the 2,344 couples who lined up at marriage license bureaus across the state in the seven days after courts put an end to the state's gay marriage ban, about 255 were same-sex couples. The figures were based on … [Read more...]

High School students for September

Pictured:  Christopher Adam Young and Tainui Jolee Brewster 
(Ken Curto photo)

Christopher Adam Young and Tainui Jolee Brewster have been named Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge. Young has been a member of the National Honor Society his junior and senior years, a member of the National Society … [Read more...]

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