Hendrix’s body found in Lincoln

Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department search for a vehicle matching the description of Bruce Hendrix’s truck near Shingle Pass on Dec. 12. Courtesy of Lincoln County Sheriff Department

A statewide manhunt for longtime Ely resident and accountant Bruce Hendrix, 63, ended on Dec. 12 after Hendrix’s body was discovered near his truck on a dirt road near Shingle Pass in Lincoln County. Hendrix was discovered deceased, the result of an … [Read more...]

Library ready for the new year with new programs

White Pine County Library employees pictured from left to right: Cindy Bell, Lori Williams and Lori Romero. Garrett Estrada photo

For most people, a new year means a new beginning. At least for the first month. For the Director of the White Pine County Library, Lori Romero, a new year means new ways to get people excited about coming to the library. One of those ways is by … [Read more...]

Ladycats start season hot on road

The varsity and junior varsity Ladycat basketball teams scrimmage against each other in a practice on Tuesday. Garrett Estrada photo

basketball team returned home from a two game trip to Las Vegas with two blowout victories to start their season. A quick glance at the scores from the road trip wins would indicate that the Ladycats got off to a healthy start, but coach Krystal … [Read more...]

Congressman elect Hardy answers locals questions

Elected U.S. Representative for Nevada’s Fourth Congressional District Cresent Hardy speaks to a group of locals at a town hall meeting inside the White Pine Library on Dec. 13.  Garrett Estrada photo

Though he hasn’t officially taken office yet, the soon to be Congressman representing Nevada’s rural fourth district, Cresent Hardy, held a town hall meeting with members of the public at White Pine County Library on Saturday. Hardy spoke his … [Read more...]

Hendrix found dead in truck in Lincoln County

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A statewide manhunt for Bruce Hendrix, 63, ended early Friday afternoon after Hendrix’s body was discovered inside of his truck on a dirt road in Lincoln County by a group of hunters. Hendrix was discovered deceased, the result of an apparent … [Read more...]

Ladycats impress coach in opening tournament

When describing her team one week ago, White Pine High School girl’s basketball coach Krystal Smith focused on one word, speed. Five preseason victories from last weekend’s tournament later, Smith said she has found a new highlight for the … [Read more...]

Police looking for arsonist

Hendrix’s accounting business window was shattered and burned in a second arson fire Monday. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Arrest warrant issued for missing Hendrix for murder and arson The White Pine County Sheriff’s department issued a warrant for the arrest of Bruce Hendrix Wednesday morning for the murder of his wife Julia Hendrix and starting two fires, one … [Read more...]

Arson suspected in two fires, one found dead


The White Pine Sheriff’s Department are currently investigating two fires for arson that erupted on Monday night around 7:30 p.m. leaving one dead. The fires erupted from a home on Ave I and a CPA business on Aultman Street both belonging to Bruce … [Read more...]

Tree auction transforms Bristlecone

High school student August Gummere shows a second grade class a picture from the book he is reading them on Monday. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Walking into the Bristlecone Convention Center after it has been decorated for this year’s Festival of Trees is like walking into a Christmas wonderland. Decorations cover the main hall, from shiny wrapped presents on the walls to fake snow on the … [Read more...]

Businesses catching eyes with new looks

Great Basin Engineering and Desert Mountain Realty’s building features an updated look with stacked stones and wood on the entrance after completing a recent remodel. (Garrett Estrada photo)

To those that have been paying attention, several businesses around town have updated their looks. Some of them were strictly to try and draw in more business; others did it because the building hadn’t been remodeled in over 30 years. In either case, … [Read more...]