Treasurer calls for city to go into ‘survival mode’

  Jeanette Trask, Ely’s City Treasurer sent a letter dated July 6 to Mayor Melody VanCamp, City Council members and the City Administrator Bob Switzer addressing concerns with the city’s general fund. Trask was hired on with the city on … [Read more...]

Rosen makes Senate bid official

Associated Press CARSON CITY — Nevada Rep. Jacky Rosen launched her campaign for U.S. Senate on Thursday with significant support from fellow Democrats, becoming the first major challenger to enter the 2018 race for Republican Sen. Dean Heller’s … [Read more...]

LV councilman to make bid for congressional seatLV councilman to make bid for congressional seat

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — A Nevada city councilman is jumping into the race for one of the state’s congressional seats. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports ( ) Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony, fresh off an … [Read more...]

A day at the airport slated

Many pass by it on their way into Ely, or maybe on their way home from work, and don’t think twice about what is going on over at Ely’s Yelland airport. Well, this weekend you won’t want to miss out on all of the events happening. Saturday, … [Read more...]

Mammovan coming to Ely

Courtesy photo Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan will be stopping in Ely and Duckwater later this month. The van will be parked by the Duck Pond off of 10th, between Campton and Clark July 25 and 26 between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. It will also be at … [Read more...]

Inmate walks away from fire camp

The Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) reports that early this morning a minimum security male inmate walked away from a fire camp located near Elko, Nevada. The fire camp was situated near Interstate-80 at the Deeth Exit between Wells and … [Read more...]

A View From The Past

July 1947 – Young Earl Walch a native of White Pine County succumbed to injuries when he fell riding a Brahma bull during the Ely Stampede rodeo. Walch had initially escaped unscathed when a plane which he was piloting crashed into a power line near … [Read more...]

White Pine Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for July 3 - July 9. 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...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Continuing with the series of unsolved mysteries in White Pine County, one of the ones that has troubled the Sheriff’s Office for many years is the report of a missing juvenile. On April 4, 2003 the … [Read more...]

Attorney General Laxalt announces Nevada as first state to launch enhanced victim notification network

Carson City, NV – Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt proudly announced that Nevada will be the first state in the country to launch the most enhanced version of Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE). A free service provided by … [Read more...]