Railroad boards agree to terms on new corporation

      Faced with threats of resignation from railroad director Mark Bassett and prominent donor and backer John Gianoli, the Ely City Council — acting as the White Pine Historical Railroad Foundation Board of Trustees and … [Read more...]

City Council approves free cemetery plots for vets

  The Ely City Council voted unanimously to approve the donation of cemetery plots to veterans in the veterans area of the Ely Cemetery at their June 23 meeting. The agenda item was brought forward by Councilmember Bruce Setterstrom, who said … [Read more...]

Caves, music and movie stars descend on Ely

This Saturday, the Ely Renaissance Society and the National Speleological Society are throwing a free party in Courthouse Park to dedicate Ely’s newest mural. In 2014, members of the National Speleological Society approached Virginia Terry at the … [Read more...]

Ely Art Bank to host cave photo exhibit

As part of the 2016 National Speleological Society Convention, July 16–23 in Ely, the Ely Art Bank will host an exhibit of photos taken at Lehman Cave. John and Mary Walker, owners of Walker Electric Studio, took some of the earliest known photos … [Read more...]

Museum to extend hours for convention

Bring the family into The White Pine Public Museum while you are visiting Ely during the Speleological Society Convention. We will be extending our days of operation during this event. The museum will be opened from 12-5 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, … [Read more...]

BLM invites public comment on 2016 Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno Race

Carson City, Nev. — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) which analyzes potential impacts of issuing a Special Recreation Permit (SRP) for the proposed Best in the Desert annual Vegas to Reno off-highway … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 5 - July 12. 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...]

Fundraiser collects almost $900 for middle school athletics

A special 4th of July fundraiser called Happy Hour for Middle School Sports, asked local bars to participate by donating an hour of their happy hour revenue to the middle school athletic program. According to Nichole Baldwin, coordinator of the … [Read more...]

White Pine Chamber of Commerce to join sheriff’s department supplying back packs for students

The White Pine Chamber of Commerce will once again work with the White Pine County Sheriff’s office to provide back packs and school supplies for needy students. KGHM Mining has again provided funding for backpacks. Businesses and individuals are … [Read more...]

Senior tax assistance rebate program available to qualified residents

Some Nevada residents may be eligible for a refund through the Senior Tax Assistance Rebate Program. This statewide program refunds a portion of the property tax paid by eligible senior citizens on their primary residence. The filing period to … [Read more...]