Hendrix’s body found in Lincoln

Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department search for a vehicle matching the description of Bruce Hendrix’s truck near Shingle Pass on Dec. 12. Courtesy of Lincoln County Sheriff Department

A statewide manhunt for longtime Ely resident and accountant Bruce Hendrix, 63, ended on Dec. 12 after Hendrix’s body was discovered near his truck on a dirt road near Shingle Pass in Lincoln County. Hendrix was discovered deceased, the result of an … [Read more...]

Councilman resigns, city attorney to follow in Jan.

The latest meeting of the Ely City Council on Dec. 11 began with the announcement that former city councilman Randy Lee had resigned his position, effective immediately. Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp read a letter of resignation written by Lee, who was … [Read more...]

Congressman elect Hardy answers locals questions

Elected U.S. Representative for Nevada’s Fourth Congressional District Cresent Hardy speaks to a group of locals at a town hall meeting inside the White Pine Library on Dec. 13.  Garrett Estrada photo

Though he hasn’t officially taken office yet, the soon to be Congressman representing Nevada’s rural fourth district, Cresent Hardy, held a town hall meeting with members of the public at White Pine County Library on Saturday. Hardy spoke his … [Read more...]

Protections blocked, but sage grouse work goes on

Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. wildlife officials will decide next year whether a wide-ranging Western bird species needs protections even though Congress has blocked such protections from taking effect, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell … [Read more...]

Nevada awarded $2 million to improve health care conditions

Submitted by US Department of Health and Human Services Nevada will receive up to $2 million to design health care payment and service delivery models that will improve health care quality and lower costs, Secretary of Health and Human Services … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Dec. 10-15. 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...]

McGill man arrested for murder of three month old

On Nov. 25, deputies with the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office responded to the William Bee Ririe Hospital in regards to a young child with a head injury which was suspicious of child abuse.  The child was later flown to Primary Children’s … [Read more...]

Court Sentences for Dec. 15

Michael Shane Avery, ex-felon in possession of a firearm, felony; attempted burglary, felony; Sentenced to maximum 48 months at NDOC with minimum parole eligibility of 19 months, firearms obtained and turned over to sheriff’s office. James E. … [Read more...]

Hendrix found dead in truck in Lincoln County

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A statewide manhunt for Bruce Hendrix, 63, ended early Friday afternoon after Hendrix’s body was discovered inside of his truck on a dirt road in Lincoln County by a group of hunters. Hendrix was discovered deceased, the result of an apparent … [Read more...]

Unprecedented recall petition turned in

Recall petitioners Chris Lani, Rick Stork and Don Purinton turn in all the signatures they collected to City Hall on Monday. (Garrett Estrada photo)

The three men who filed intent to recall petitions on the entire Ely City Council and City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp on Sept. 8 turned in all the signatures they were able to collect over the past three months on Monday. Former city employee … [Read more...]