National Finals Rodeo


Sadie Leyba rides around the group of High School State Rodeo Finals contestants at the White Pine County Fairgrounds in June. Leyba will compete in the National Finals for high school rodeo along with Tyler Whipple, Austin Heckethorn and Catherine … [Read more...]

Is This You – Brown Tubes

We live in what could be described as “out in the country.” When I was growing up that meant being out of town and in an atmosphere of quaintness.  A place of peace and quiet where the wind breezed through willow trees and the smell of iris and wild … [Read more...]

Swimming pools ready to cool down locals as temperatures rise

The White Pine Aquatic Center reached its one year anniversary on June 29. (Garrett Estrada photo)

As the number on the thermometer continues to rise, so to does the attendance at the White Pine Aquatic Center and McGill Pool. And as people are looking to jump in, the two local pools are trying new ideas to keep people in the water. Megan … [Read more...]

Robinson Donations


Kim Kammerer of Robinson Nevada Mining Company presents a check for $850 to White Pine County Sheriff’s Office Captain Scott Henriod and Chamber of Commerce Director Wayne Cameron. The donation will be used towards buying new backpacks for local … [Read more...]

Lions Club donates Flag

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Courtesy photos The Ely Lions Club donated a flag pole and flag with solar lighting to the White Pine County Aquatic Center on June 26. Construction has since been completed and the flag now waves above the pool just in time for the Fourth of … [Read more...]

New Elks Lodge members


Ken Curto photo Ely Elks Lodge initiated two local women into membership by the solemn ceremony of initiation on Thursday, June 25. The new members are Cari Matyja and Sherri Smead and they were initiated by the officers of Ely Lodge under the … [Read more...]

Is This You? Learning always learning

My dad played the drums. A little known fact that even my brother didn’t know until recently when we were talking about cleaning out junk in our respective houses. I mentioned that I had the drum sticks that dad had given me. I remember it pretty … [Read more...]

Fun Run on Fourth for breast cancer

The tenth annual Fun-Run/Walk for Breast Cancer will start at 6 a.m. at Steptoe Park (E. 13th St. & Ave. K) on the Fourth of July. The run is expected to last one hour. For any questions, call Susan McNutt at 775-289-3306. … [Read more...]

William Bee Ririe Hospital welcomes new pain specialist

By Keva Brandis William Bee Ririe Hospital William Bee Ririe Hospital and Rural Health Clinic is pleased to announce the newest addition to our medical staff, Dr. Andrew Wesley, M.D., Pain Management Specialist. Dr. Wesley comes to us from Reno … [Read more...]

American Legion Election

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Courtesy photo Robert “Bob” Terhune was elected as First Vice-Commander for the American Legion Department of Nevada at their 97th department convention in Reno on June 28. Terhune is a past Commander of White Pine Post 3 and the American Legion … [Read more...]