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...]

Santa’s Elves program helps families in need

  Each year, Mt. Wheeler Power begins organizing its Santa Elves program in October. They coordinate with the White Pine County Social Services agency, which receives applications from families in need. This year there were 87 children … [Read more...]

New sheriff names Swetich as new captain

  New White Pine County Sheriff Scott Henriod made his selection quickly, and chose Jaime Swetich for the position of Captain. “I gave it great consideration on who should be selected to fill this position and I believe that Swetich is the … [Read more...]

Vandals hit railway’s Polar Express feature

  It’s that time of the year when people are thankful, celebrating the holidays with their loved ones and enjoying all of the Holiday festivities. But for some, causing havoc and destroying decorations brings more delight to t … [Read more...]

Murry, Mill won’t become one-way streets

After a traffic study on Mill and Murry streets, the city council has determined it wasn’t in the best interest to make them both one-way streets. Scott Henriod former captain at the time was directed to conduct a traffic study on Mill and Murry S … [Read more...]

Open enrollment event scheduled at chamber office

The beginning of the open enrollment period began on Nov. 1 when Nevadans could go online to review their coverage options and select the best health plans on the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange that works for them and their families. This … [Read more...]

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...]