Point of View

By Mark Bassett Executive Director, NNRY Yesterday, Mayor Van Camp, Trustees Setterstrom and Westland accessed the offices of the Nevada Northern Railway building by removing the air conditioners from the windows on the second floor of the … [Read more...]

White Pine to host soccer invitational

White Pine High School will play host to the 2014 Bobcat Soccer Invitational on Sept. 5-6 with games being held at the high school soccer field as well as Steptoe Park’s upper and lower fields. The White Pine boys and girls soccer teams will join … [Read more...]

This Is You – Picture This


I do not take pictures. Cameras and I, whether as actual cameras or in phones, on tablets, I-pads or any other configuration of picture taking, do not get along well. My husband takes pictures—of things. Since I do not take pictures I know I should … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, My name is Doug Salisbury, owner of D&S Repair, Inc. I would like to inform the public that I have been sober for one year now. I no longer drink alcohol and have made many improvements to my business. We recently had a staff … [Read more...]

Arts festival challenges artists to create outdoors

Local artist Donna Carling works on a piece of art outdoors during last year’s Plein Air festival. Over 15 artists and vendors will set up shop outside of the Nevada Northern Railway for this year’s festival over Labor Day weekend.
(Dany Feinstein photo)

In French, “en plein air” means in the open air. To Nevada Northern Railway Sales and Marketing Director Dany Feinstein, the phrase conjures up images of artists sitting outside in a park, painting the landscapes that surround them. This Labor Day … [Read more...]

White Pine to host volleyball tournament

Senior Ashlynn Huntington sets up a ball for her teammates at a practice in WPHS’s gymnasium.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

White Pine High School Volleyball Coach Kenna Almberg knows that her past few teams had the talent to make it to the state championships. But for the past several years, the Ladycats have failed to advance past the divisional round of the playoffs. … [Read more...]

Tom Carline

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Tom Carline completed his physical life on August 23, 2014. Born in McGill, NV in 1933, he attended White Pine High School in Ely, NV and graduated from The University of Denver after which he taught and coached at Gunnison CO High School before … [Read more...]

Editorial: Congress should block EPA effort to impose lower ozone standard

Just think of the Environmental Protection Agency as the princess and ozone as the pea, and you will get some idea of the scope of the problem. In 2008, the EPA set the ground-level ozone standard for air quality at 75 parts per billion (ppb). … [Read more...]

New Bobcat football coach wants to season progress

The White Pine High School Football team practices tackling on their home field on Tuesday. First-year head coach Quinn Ewell said that teaching proper tackling is going to be key if the Bobcats hope to improve on their winless record from last season.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

New White Pine High School Football Coach Quinn Ewell knows that he has a lot of work to do to get his team ready for their season opener at West Wendover on Friday. After a disappointing winless season a year ago, Ewell said that he will gauge the … [Read more...]

Jerald Ross Vanlaningham


Jerry passed away peacefully at the Veterans Memorial Hospital after an extraordinary 10 year fight against cancer. Jerry was born and raised in Ely, NV and spent four years in the Air Force. He was a professional photographer owning Truckee Meadows … [Read more...]

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