Volunteers help seniors stay warm

A group of volunteers stand in front of the 20 chords of wood that was split into firewood for seniors in need on Oct. 23. (Garret Estrada photo)

White Pine senior citizens who struggle to afford firewood to stay warm in Ely’s harsh winters have an early Christmas present coming thanks to the efforts of a group of volunteers. After several months of organizing, 20 cords of wood were split by … [Read more...]

Volleyball feeling confident

Emily Bischoff spikes a ball against the Mountain View Christian Saints on Oct. 25.(Courtesy photo)

Things are clicking at the right time for White Pine’s volleyball team. After starting the season with high expectations from the team’s coach Kenna Almberg, the Ladycats looked good in September. So far in October, they’re unbeaten. “I feel that … [Read more...]

Cazier carries on 100 year history of Wilson Bates service

Wilson Bates Furniture Co-Owner Jay Cazier sits with his staff on a selection of his sofas on one of the building’s three showroom floors. (Garrett Estrada photo0

On of Jay Cazier first jobs was delivering furniture for Wilson Bates Furniture Company back when he was in high school. Little did he know then that after coming back from his studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, that same furniture store … [Read more...]

Know where to vote on election day

With the general election on Nov. 4, there are only a few more opportunities to get out and vote early. Voting, which has been running since Oct. 18, will officially close on Friday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. at the County Clerk’s office. After that, White … [Read more...]

Country Financial rep says she’s here to stay

Financial Representative for Country Financial Christie Lane says she enjoys helping people plan for retirement. (Garrett Estrada photo)

As a Financial Representative for Country Financial in Ely, Christie Lane said that her favorite thing about her line of work is getting to know people. “The best part of the insurance business is the relationships you build,” Lane said. Since … [Read more...]

Judge rules in railroad lawsuit

Former Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Rose issued his ruling on Oct. 15 regarding the NNRY management board lawsuit. (Garrett Estrada photo)

After hearing two days of arguments from both sides, former Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Rose reach a ruling for preliminary injunctions regarding the lawsuit filed by the Railroad Management board against the Ely City Council. In his … [Read more...]

Ladycats leading league

Ashlyn Huntington goes up for a kill against Needles in the Ladycats back to back wins. Huntington finished with 16 kills to lead the team. (Kelly Ernest photo)

The wins just keep coming for the White Pine High School Ladycat volleyball team, as their back to back straight set wins on the road at Needles put their league record to a first-place 11-1. According to coach Kenna Almberg, things couldn’t have … [Read more...]

Hotel adds sports book to offerings

When the Gaughan family purchased the Hotel Nevada among other properties in Ely back in February, they said they planned to build upon the property’s already solid foundation. Thursday marks perhaps the biggest addition made by the new owners yet, … [Read more...]

Bobcats shutout in Needles

The White Pine High School team took a step back from their homecoming win, getting blown out on the road 55-0 against Needles on Friday. Coach Quinn Ewell said that he knew the game was going to be tough heading into it, but that he was proud of the … [Read more...]

Ladycat soccer stumbles after losing star to injury

There is no “I” in team, as most coaches say, but there is in “injured.” White Pine High School’s Ladycat soccer team had to play two tough road games without one of their key offensive weapons in Lucy Fullmer over the weekend. The result was just as … [Read more...]

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