New sheriff appointed

  Last Wednesday, the White Pine County Commission appointed a new Sheriff. Two applicants, interviewed before the commission during the meeting. In the end, the commission voted unanimously to appoint Scott Henriod to be the White Pine … [Read more...]

PETA comes forward to help euthanasia plan

Lots of attention was brought to an article that was published two weeks ago when we reported that White Pine’s animal shelter is the only county that still uses the gas chamber. Several citizens were frustrated, and began taking action. A p … [Read more...]

Ely’s Beecher wins award for service

  Nevada Legal Services honored James Beecher with Rural Attorney of the Year award. Beecher is Chief Deputy District Attorney with the White Pine County D.A.’s office. He was presented with the award last Friday, Nov. 3, in Las V … [Read more...]

Laxalt visits Ely on statewide tour

  At a crowd inside the Hotel Nevada meeting room, Adam Laxalt announced what many already knew. The 39-year-old Republican Attorney General is running for Governor. Laxalt’s run for Governor will be the second election for Laxalt. He k … [Read more...]

Wicked Rein holds grand opening

  Are you looking for some homemade herbs, herbal teas, supplements or maybe even some neat pottery or artwork? Are you a fan of yoga, or maybe always wondered about it? Wicked Rein has a combination of all these things and they … [Read more...]

Animal shelter only one in state to use gas chamber

It was recently discovered that the animal shelter in White Pine county that is operated by the City of Ely is still using the gas chamber for euthanasia of animals. Each year animal shelters in the United States handle about 6 to 8 million … [Read more...]

Sheriff resigns after 30 years on force

After 30 years with the White Pine County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Dan Watts made an announcement of his decision to resign. He said “the main focus of my law enforcement career has been serving the people of White Pine County, however, after … [Read more...]

Desert Rose Ceramic and Craft store officially open

Desert Rose is officially open. Owners Sandy and Kelly Kelsey are excited to bring a place that locals can find their crafting supplies in addition to providing a great space for classes on a variety of crafts. The store carries a wide variety of … [Read more...]

Interlocal agreement arranged for public works departments

  During Wednesday’s White Pine County Commission meeting, an agenda item had been requested by White Pine County’s Public Works Director Bill Calderwood for discussion, and approval to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Ely R … [Read more...]

Consultant visits Ely; offers suggestions for improvement

  The City of Ely recently received a grant for $28,000 to bring in Roger Brooks who provides assessments to communities who are in need of help boosting their communities economy, tourism, and overall look. Brooks and his wife came in … [Read more...]