Dancing with the Stars

The six locals who danced in this year’s Dancing with the White Pine Stars line up with their dance partners inside the high school gym.
(Garrett Estrada photos)

Who knew so many dancers were hiding in White Pine County just waiting for a dance partner and a flashy outfit to bring out their moves? Six local “stars” got the chance to show the audience packed into the White Pine High School gymnasium their … [Read more...]

Custom Clean owner a teacher and a boss to her young staff

Joy Bennett loves to give high schoolers their first chance at a job.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Joy Bennett knows it can be tough for a teenager in high school to find their first job. They are in school during the day and still have homework and social lives that they have to manage around something part-time. But where most employers see … [Read more...]

Britton brothers impress

Kade Britton throws a pitch to Mountain View while his brother Colton Britton waits patiently at second base.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Quinn Ewell knows that his team is getting better. As the head baseball coach for the White Pine High School Bobcat baseball team, he’s already seen huge improvement having won more games in conference play than the team did all of last year. But he … [Read more...]

Ladycats ready for rematch against Needles

When it comes to the White Pine High School girls softball team’s schedule, they’ve saved the best for last. The Ladycats (8-0 in league play) will face their toughest challenge yet this season when they host Needles (6-0) for a double header … [Read more...]

Commission schedules public meeting with county employees

County employees and members of the public will get to share their thoughts with the White Pine County Commission on May 4 at 6 p.m. inside the County Courthouse about how to best deal with the budget shortfall the county is facing heading into next … [Read more...]

Rough weather doesn’t stop Young from another win

Senior golfer Chris Young attempts a putt at White Pine Golf Course. (Jennifer Young)

Home sweet yuck. In the White Pine High School golf team’s only home meet of the season, they had to battle more than just their rival high schools. They had to battle mother nature herself. The Bobcats had to shoot, slice and putt their way … [Read more...]

Track teams win big in Elko meet

In their second trip to Elko in as many weeks, the White Pine High School track teams both walked away with first place victories to boost their morale heading into their only home meet of the season on Friday. The girls team continued to show … [Read more...]

County approves budget cuts

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The White Pine County Commission passed a new budget in their meeting on April 8 that will introduce major cuts across the board to balance the county’s budget. The proposed cuts will reduce the county’s budget deficit by $242,000, leaving it just … [Read more...]

Council approves one year lease for new city hall building on Campton

The City of Ely will only lease the top floor of the new city hall building for office space.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

The Ely City Council voted unanimously to approve entering into a lease agreement for a building to relocate the offices of city hall in their latest meeting inside the armory on April 9. The 4-0 vote (Councilman Bruce Setterstrom was not present … [Read more...]

White Pine looking for win in second Elko meet

It’s not often in the world of sports to get a do-over, but the White Pine High School track and field team will get something close this weekend when they return to Elko for the second time in two weeks. According to Assistant Coach Darin … [Read more...]