Bobcats win state titles

After winning the 2A Southern Regional track meet, the White Pine girls repeated as 2A state champions for the fifth consecutive year, and the Bobcat boys tied with Lincoln County for the championship last weekend at Foothill High in … [Read more...]

World speed record broken on Nevada highway

The world record for the fastest speed on a public highway was officially broken last week when driver Robert Allyn and his navigator David Bauer transferred their 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo over 90 miles of Nevada Highway 318 at an average speed of … [Read more...]

Public forum set to provide improvement of streets

The Nevada Department of Transportation will be hosting a public information meeting on Thursday, June 1, to provide information on future improvements to Aultman Street, Great Basin Boulevard and U.S. 6. The meeting will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. … [Read more...]

White Pine Public Museum now open 7 days a week

By Carol Beager  The White Pine Public Museum is pleased to inform our communities the Museum in Ely is now open seven days a week, from 10:00 a.m until 4:00p.m. The Museum has become a satellite Tourist Information Center and is prepared to … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for May 15 - May 21 Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the … [Read more...]

Carlson arrested for fraudulent use of a debit card

On May 15, 2017 officers received a report of an individual who had fraudulently used a debit card at several locations in the Ely area. The reporting party stated that her debit card had been used by an unauthorized person. During the officers … [Read more...]

Baker was water watchdog for county

Dean Baker was a rancher, pilot,  family man, a businessman, but most people knew him as a watchdog, to the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Dean passed away Saturday, May 13th at a St. George, Utah, hospital from complications from Alzheimer’s … [Read more...]

Open Road Challenge returns

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray This weekend, Ely will be busier than usual as racing participants, navigators and volunteers from across the United States, Canada, New Mexico, Norway descend upon Ely, Nevada to fulfill their need for speed. Four … [Read more...]

Idaho dad charged after 2 missing kids found safe in Eureka

Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — Idaho authorities have charged a Boise man with two felonies after they say he checked his two young kids out of school and fled to the Nevada mountains, leaving a burnt-out vehicle and scattered personal belongings … [Read more...]

Attorney General faces ethics probe

By Alison Noon Associated Press CARSON CITY — A secretly recorded conversation at a Reno coffee shop between the Nevada attorney general and the state’s top casino watchdog has set off a political firestorm that includes a legislative inquiry … [Read more...]