Anderson’s Food Town turns 40

  By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray Anderson’s Food Town turned 40 this month and to celebrate we dug through the archives and found the picture from 1977 in the Ely Times. The store was purchased from Ross Prince on February 27th, 1977 by … [Read more...]

Northern Nevada Railway gets shout out on CBS Big Bang Theory show

In the most recent episode of the “The Big Bang Theory,” that aired on February 7th, the main character, Sheldon, is headed to the Nevada Northern Railway to “Be the Engineer.” After discovering this news, the Nevada Northern Railway decided to … [Read more...]

Museum Musings

By Allister Townson-Muse  With mining being the lifeblood of Nevada, it’s no surprise that the White Pine County Museum has an impressive collection of miner’s lamps on display. Located in the back room of the museum, are shelves filled with … [Read more...]

Indiana Bones

Courtesy photo Come explore with Indiana Bones, March 1, 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the White Pine County Library Conference room. Free for all ages. Funded by Library Services and Technology Act Funds. … [Read more...]

Is This You? Pie School

 I have made pie before. I make apple pie, peach pie, pumpkin pie, chocolate pie, lemon pie, coconut pie, cherry pie, pecan pie… I have never made minced meat pie. I don’t even know what that is nor do I think I want to know. I have been making … [Read more...]

Shed Hunters urged to respect wildlife and habitat

Shed antler hunting is a great hobby that gets families out into Nevada’s vast expanses during late winter and early spring, but those who wish to hunt sheds have a duty to do it responsibly and legally, in order to minimize stress on winter-weakened … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge holds raffle

Learning Bridge 4th and 5th grade students sold tickets for a chance to win a lamb.  The lamb was donated by the Rajala family. The money raised will be used for a spring field trip for the two classes. The fourth grade class plans to travel to … [Read more...]

Boys & Girls Club Donation

Courtesy photo Battleborn Restoration donated $500 to the Boys & Girls Club. Pictured from left to right: Caroline McIntosh, Jay Derbidge, Rhonda Bishop,  Sam Derbidge and Jared Bunch. … [Read more...]

State Hoop Shoot Champions

The Elks are pleased to announce the 45th annual Elks Hoop Shoot Contest. One boy and two girls, ages 8 to 13 won the third round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest at Hawthorne, Nevada on February 11 and have been … [Read more...]

A View From The Past

1992 – 25 years ago: In February of 1992 a Community Development Block grant through the federal government was received to replace all the showers and toilets at the jail. The grant was for $18,800. The bid that Mountain Land gave for fifteen … [Read more...]