Idaho dad charged after 2 missing kids found safe in Eureka

Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — Idaho authorities have charged a Boise man with two felonies after they say he checked his two young kids out of school and fled to the Nevada mountains, leaving a burnt-out vehicle and scattered personal belongings … [Read more...]

Attorney General faces ethics probe

By Alison Noon Associated Press CARSON CITY — A secretly recorded conversation at a Reno coffee shop between the Nevada attorney general and the state’s top casino watchdog has set off a political firestorm that includes a legislative inquiry … [Read more...]

In person absentee voting has begun

Absentee Voting, formerly known as Early Voting has already begun. This is available at Ely City Hall located at 480 Campton Street until Friday, June 2, 2017 at 5:00p.m. Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00-5:00p.m. … [Read more...]

Law enforcement teaming up

The Nevada Highway Patrol is teaming up with Winnemucca and West Wendover Police Departments, Humboldt, Lander, Elko, and White Pine County Sheriff’s Departments to educate motorists on seatbelt usage. The Click it or Ticket campaign runs from May … [Read more...]

Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest

There’ll be a hot time in the old town of Eureka, Nevada on May 19th and 20th  when fiddlers arrive from near and far to participate in the Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest. This will be the second year that Eureka has hosted the … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for May 8 - May 14 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...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Continuing with the same format as last week’s article I would like to high light another mystery that has occurred in our county. This one occurred May 7, 2000. The Sheriff’s Office received a report of … [Read more...]

GBC commencement marks semi-centennial anniversary

This year’s commencement will mark the semi-centennial celebration of the Great Basin College’s founding, which took place during the spring of 1967. The Founders of Elko Community College, now GBC, as well as other honorable guests will be … [Read more...]

Boxcar Competition

A Boxcar Competition will be held June 2, 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the White Pine County Library in conjunction with Fun Friday. How to Enter: Must be able to attend Fun Friday, June 2 at the sculpture park across for Economy Drug from 4:00 p.m. … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

A WWII school day  By Keith Gibson I knew it had been a cold night, as my 6 year old bare feet met the icy linoleum floor and I could see my breath, that November day in 1942. I grabbed my clothes and headed for the living room.  It was the … [Read more...]