Terhune named Legion commander

Bob Terhune was installed as Department Commander for the American Legion Department of Nevada in Henderson, NV on July 17. Terhune is a 30-year member of the American Legion and is a Past Commander of White Pine Post #3 and a Past Commander of … [Read more...]

Great Basin Biker’s Corner: The beauty of Utah; No helmet law

We ran a really great editorial in last week’s newspaper calling for the legalization of marijuana, which I felt was a very brave proposition   put forth by the Times’ owners in that many rural communities like ours aren’t especially … [Read more...]

Annual Pioneer Days parade held in Lund

The annual Pioneer Days parade was held in Lund last Saturday morning. The town celebrated its heritage with floats, antique cars, horses, character actors and a variety of other entertainers joining the procession through downtown. The parade was … [Read more...]

Lund celebrates Pioneer Days with a pair of rodeos

The small ranching community of Lund celebrated its annual Pioneer Days with a pair of rodeos on Friday and Saturday. The rodeos featured Bronc riding, bull riding, mutton riding for kids, calf roping and other events for both men and women. Below … [Read more...]

One pitch softball tournament raises $4,100 for high school athletics

  The WP Athletic Boosters and White Pine County School District sponsored a one pitch softball tournament put on by volunteers representing both bodies that raised $4,100. The first annual “We Ride For the Brand” one pitch 12-hour … [Read more...]

Ely Lions Club supports White Pine Children’s Art Festival

Ely Lions Club President Glenn Terry handed a $500 check to WPCAF Director Amy Sorensen, who made a presentation at a recent club lunch meeting. Sorensen said that this year's group of kids will number nearly 250 and will have the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Curiosity gene takes over

I  wonder if there is a curiosity gene. If there is I have one floating around in me like ice cubes float around in a punch bowl. Bouncing around, clanging on the sides wanting out of the bowl but oh so delicately contained by the fragile glass … [Read more...]

Biker’s Corner: An adventure at Cleve Creek

Sometimes I’ll wake up in the morning knowing I want to go for a ride, but I’m just not sure where I want to ride to. I’d been pondering my next escape for a week at least, but when it came time to load up and go, I still wasn’t sure which direction … [Read more...]

Thousands of ‘Cavers’ descend upon Ely

By Kay Lynn Roberts McMurray Many locals questioned each other as to what the tent city was all about on the back nine of the golf course, and why did the  lines at the grocery store seem to be so long? It was all due to the arrival of the … [Read more...]

Jammin’ in the Park

Photo by Marty Bachman Musicians took to the stage at the County Park last Saturday, in celebration of the Speliological Society convention that was in town all week. There were exhibits throughout the park, including a play cave visitors could … [Read more...]