Prisoner from 1958 murders dies at age 83

By Heidi Bunch Mineral County Independent=News “We ask you not to take their lives. The taking of two lives will not compensate for the life already taken. Take their liberty if you must, but don’t take their lives,” Mineral County Defense Attor … [Read more...]

Hotel Nevada finds piece of history – letter from 1931

The Hotel Nevada made an interesting discovery earlier this week when they found a well-preserved handwritten letter dated Oct. 12, 1931, inside of a wall in a room they are currently renovating. This letter is over 90 years old and looks to be … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 22-Jan. 28 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 b … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Corner

By Sheriff Scott Henriod WPCSO   Have you ever noticed how busy we are as a society? Man we can sure cram a lot of things into a day. I strongly believe that with the modern day advancements especially in electronics it sure makes things e … [Read more...]

At the Courts

MUNICIPAL COURT January 2, 2018 - Tiana Marie Wilson: Guilty of Possession of Drug Parapheranlia. Sentenced to five days in custody of the White Pine County Jail to run consecutive to case 2015-OC-630 and 2016-OC-095. Defendant is guilty of … [Read more...]

Administrator’s job performance debated

What started as a six-page agenda quickly began to shorten as nine items  were removed and two tabled. Several residents spoke during public comment stating their frustrations about different agenda items. Kerri Pintar, who attended the meeting, … [Read more...]

Interlocal agreement discussed

The Fire Commission meeting held last Wednesday brought many county fire and EMS volunteer’s out to the meeting. The agenda was very short, but included items regarding amended language and creating an elected fire district. Public comment was f … [Read more...]

February stuffed animal drive

We are thrilled to announce our Stuffed Animal Drive, located as Sahara Motors Ely. We are accepting new or gently used stuffed animals from today until February 28th. On March first, these soft bundles of love will be equally distributed … [Read more...]

Dog grooming now open on Murry Street

  Happy Tails Paw Salon is a new pet grooming business at 433 Murry St. that just opened earlier this week. Owner Jenny Criner, a native of White Pine County, said she has such a love for animals, and has previous grooming experience … [Read more...]

Suit tries to block roundup of nearly 10,000 mustangs

By Scott Sonner Associated Press RENO — Animal rights activists are suing to block what they say is an unprecedented federal plan to capture thousands of wild horses over 10 years in Nevada without the legally required environmental reviews i … [Read more...]