Ely man sentenced for baby’s death

Michael Curtis was sentenced Monday afternoon to life in prison for the second degree murder charge of his 3-month-old son. Curtis sat in the chair next to his attorney, staring at the judge with a blank stare. He will be eligible for parole in 10 … [Read more...]

Cortez Masto looking forward to representing rural communities

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto calls Las Vegas home, but still feels a deep connection with the state’s rural communities. As a lifelong Nevadan, Cortez Masto grew up in a Las Vegas that was very different from the urban atmosphere it now p … [Read more...]

Gold Butte designated national monument

  President Barack Obama’s decision to use the Antiquities Act to declare Nevada’s Gold Butte and Utah’s Bears Ears as national monuments has developed a firestorm of comments from officials in both states declaring the president has overs … [Read more...]

Tribe, railroad awarded grants

The Ely Shoshone Tribe and the White Pine Historical Railroad Foundation each received grants from Nevada Commission on Tourism for marketing efforts. The Ely ShoshoneTribe was a first-time applicant for the grant program and received $2,500 to … [Read more...]

White Pine Softball Finishes Runner up at State

By Kirk Kern Battle Born Media The White Pine High softball team worked its way all the way up through the losers bracket to face Needles in the finals of the Division III state tournament on Saturday at The Meadows School. But after … [Read more...]