Dancing with the Stars

The six locals who danced in this year’s Dancing with the White Pine Stars line up with their dance partners inside the high school gym.
(Garrett Estrada photos)

Who knew so many dancers were hiding in White Pine County just waiting for a dance partner and a flashy outfit to bring out their moves? Six local “stars” got the chance to show the audience packed into the White Pine High School gymnasium their … [Read more...]

Commission schedules public meeting with county employees

County employees and members of the public will get to share their thoughts with the White Pine County Commission on May 4 at 6 p.m. inside the County Courthouse about how to best deal with the budget shortfall the county is facing heading into next … [Read more...]

BLM wants to get word out about fires, safety

Firefighters contain the last remnants of a fire that broke out behind the Jailhouse Casino on Sunday. 
(Teresa Stewart photo)

The first fire broke out in the hills behind the Jailhouse Hotel and Casino after a juvenile was playing with a lighter. As the Bureau of Land Management got their fire team together to assist the city firefighters, a second fire, about 45 miles east … [Read more...]

Word from the Capital

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller  Two years ago, our daughter got her first computer. With software, it cost about $500. Daddy noted that her laptop, which is nothing special by today’s standards, had more computing power than all the … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 15-21. 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 blotter or … [Read more...]

Court sentences from April 20:

Steven Ray Groben II — Failure to register as a sex offender, Felony. Court revokes probation and reinstate under the same conditions; enroll and successfully complete Steps to New Freedom; court orders to be notified if defendant fails the program; … [Read more...]

Libs’ legacy to our kids: low incomes, high inequality

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller For the sixth straight year, the early-months happy talk about real economic recovery having finally arrived is yielding to the reality that statist liberal economic policies have saddled us indefinitely … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 8-13. 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 or … [Read more...]

County approves budget cuts

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The White Pine County Commission passed a new budget in their meeting on April 8 that will introduce major cuts across the board to balance the county’s budget. The proposed cuts will reduce the county’s budget deficit by $242,000, leaving it just … [Read more...]

Council approves one year lease for new city hall building on Campton

The City of Ely will only lease the top floor of the new city hall building for office space.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

The Ely City Council voted unanimously to approve entering into a lease agreement for a building to relocate the offices of city hall in their latest meeting inside the armory on April 9. The 4-0 vote (Councilman Bruce Setterstrom was not present … [Read more...]