Middle school hosts new anti-bullying speaker

White Pine Middle School holds its annual anti-bullying assembly every January, but this year parents took another step. Mother Jami Brinkerhoff invited public speaker and recording artist Keenan West. “We needed to do something a little … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 19-Jan. 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...]

Federal judge rules against Baker GID

Two weeks ago, a federal judge in Reno issued a significant ruling on a county level challenge to federal conservation policy, and a local infrastructure issue played a significant part in the proceedings. On Jan. 5, United States District Judge … [Read more...]

Progress halted in fire services negotiations

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the White Pine County Board of Commissioners held its twice-monthly meeting. In its capacity as the county fire commission, the board made two important decisions which, to some, seem to contradict each other. The commission … [Read more...]

Student documentary at Sheepherder’s Ball

From Friday, Jan. 16, to Sunday, Jan. 17, the Border Inn near Baker hosted its annual Sheepherder’s Ball. On Saturday, a young filmmaker named Jared Jakins presented a documentary that provided a small look into the current state of the industry. … [Read more...]

New Ely mural in the works

  On Monday, Jan. 18, an English artist met with the President of the Ely Renaissance Society at the Art Bank, and the City of Ely moved one step closer to its next mural. Mixed media artist Carolina Shrewsbury presented her concept to … [Read more...]

New extended hours to start at William Bee Ririe Rural Health Clinic

Beginning  January 25, William Bee Ririe Rural Health Clinic will begin offering extended hours.  “This will be a pilot program intended to increase access to care in the White Pine area. If the program is successful, we plan to continue it and may … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 12-Jan. 18. 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...]

Local priest serves Vegas homeless

  By the time Father John McShane arrived in Ely in 2013, he had become well accustomed to the “Frontier Parish,” spending more than 20 years as a Catholic priest across Nevada’s rural interior. “I love the beauty of the area,” he … [Read more...]

Local murder suspect will stand trial

A onetime Ely resident charged with a 2012 murder has pled not guilty to the crime. Stuart Eugene Cole, 29, entered his plea at his arraignment in front of District Court Judge Steve Dobrescu at the White Pine County courthouse Monday, Jan. … [Read more...]