Legal advocate fighting SNWA briefs county commission and water committee on progress

The White Pine County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting with the County Water Advisory Committee on April 26, and two important players in the county’s defense of its groundwater provided a progress report. Simeon Herskovits, an attorney … [Read more...]

Senator Dean Heller reaches out to rural reporters

United States Senator Dean Heller held a rural Nevada press conference call with four reporters from around the state on April 26. Earlier that day, the Senate approved a water management amendment to the current Energy and Water appropriations bill. … [Read more...]

Local youth organize activity group

  About a dozen local youth and adults gathered at the Ely Central Theatre on April 23 to discuss the future of their new organization, the Youth Troops. “It’s for kids that need help,” club organizer Cameron Brazell said. “It’s for kids … [Read more...]

Representatives visit Ely from the governor’s office of Economic Development

Two representatives from the state governor’s Office of Economic Development came to Ely on April 26 to hold a public hearing concerning the fourth version of the state’s Housing and Community Development Program Annual Action Plan. “This is a … [Read more...]

Free Small Business workshop could help put Ely on the map

Does your business info show up on Google? Next week is Small Business Week and a workshop on Let’s Put Ely on the Map with Google will be held.  Since 97% of consumers look online for local goods and services, it is important businesses in our … [Read more...]

Higher amount to expense on purchase of personal property

By John R. Bullis IRS announced recently that it is OK for taxpayers to claim as a direct expense of up to $2,500 cost of an item of tangible personal property (i.e. cell phones, computers, equipment of all kinds). The increase to $2,500 per … [Read more...]

Enrollment for Nevada pre-paid tuition program closes this week

Carson City—The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office reminds Nevadans that the extended deadline for enrollment in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition program is quickly approaching on April 30, 2016. “The Nevada Prepaid Tuition program has already helped so … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Apr. 19 - Apr. 25 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 blotter … [Read more...]

Ely Outdoor Enthusiasts seeking to donate 2016 proceeds

Since its inception in 2012, the Ely Outdoor Enthusiast’s (EOE) mission has been to encourage people to be active and lead healthy lifestyles through fitness events that raise funds for community-wide wellness while promoting tourism in White Pine … [Read more...]

Comins Lake gets new trout population

About two dozen people showed up at Comins Lake on April 20 to watch two Nevada Department of Wildlife trucks from the Gallagher hatchery dump 2,200 rainbow trout into the body of water, the first new fish in nine years. “This is a culmination of … [Read more...]