Internet service survey underway

Internet service in White Pine County has been a long time debate that has gone on for several years. Many residents comment that internet service is extremely slow, service randomly disconnects, and the prices are vastly high when compared to … [Read more...]

WPHS and Jr. Rodeo Club’s get a new look

The White Pine Jr and High School Rodeo Club take great pride in their club and how they represent White Pine County. The bobcat rolling down the highway to the next rodeo should create some curiosity and fear in any competitors following close … [Read more...]

Skating rink ready to open, just needs right weather

  The Ice Skating Rink on the Terrace is finished and complete, now it just needs to get cold enough to maintain ice to skate on. The city refurbished what once used to be called “The Gully” with the help of KGHM, White Pine County Tou … [Read more...]

Abandoned vehicles fill lot near sewer treatment facility

The discovery of several vehicles parked in a weed filled lot of the city’s Water and Sewer Treatment Facility on Lackawanna Highway led to many questions. How did they get there? Who did these vehicles belong to? Many of them didn’t look like c … [Read more...]

Hospital in compliance on new bill

AB474 was one of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s priority measures in the 2017 Legislative Session. It’s an attempt to help both doctors and patients reduce opioid abuse in Nevada.  Labeled as the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Act, the law doesn’t preve … [Read more...]

White Pine County evolves through course of 2017

It was a very busy year in White Pine County with many new businesses opening, new county commissioners taking their elected seats as well as city councilmembers.  We thought we’d take a look back on 2017 and highlight some new events and stories th … [Read more...]

New feature construction set

  Vortex was awarded the contract for a new feature at the Aquatic Center. The feature will be installed into the wading pool area and will have a slide, water cascade feature, and other spray features for the children to … [Read more...]

Christmas dinner program keeps growing

Not everyone has the luxury of being surrounded by family while eating a hearty dinner on Christmas day. Many people in White Pine have no family in town, or no family at all. Others are unable to afford a meal, especially for an entire … [Read more...]

Student’s create ornament for national tree

  Baker Elementary students got to be a part of something very special this Holiday Season: the opportunity to have the ornaments they decorated placed on the Nevada Tree in Washington D.C. for the National Christmas Tree Lighting … [Read more...]

Dispensary opens on Shoshone Tribal land

  TSAA Nesunkwa, the new marijuana dispensary, held its grand opening this last Saturday and received an overwhelming response by locals in White Pine County. The dispensary is located on Ely Shoshone Tribal land. A ribbon cutting … [Read more...]