Free workshop for business owners and startups to develop a strategy for success

Why do more than 50 percent of small businesses fail in the first two years? One would argue it’s because they run out of money, and yes that would be true…but the big question is why did they run out of money? Most likely because they didn’t plan it … [Read more...]

Senior center looking for donors

Fundraising is a vital element of revenue for the White Pine Nutrition Program. To give a little information on the funding of the White Pine Nutrition Program, also known as the Senior Center ,the program is funded in part by a .03 cent tax … [Read more...]

Energy conference comes to Ely

The White Pine County Renewable Energy Conference will run from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 inside the Bristlecone Convention Center. The conference will have presentations on bio mass, geothermal heat for your home, solar energy, wind energy, electric … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 21-27. 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 Sentencings

Court sentences from Jan. 26: Hayley M. Lingle — Unlawful use of a controlled substance, felony; Maximum 48 months, minimum 19 months NDOC, suspended, probation not to exceed 5 years. Jorge Cueva Mendoza — Trafficking of a controlled substance; … [Read more...]

Recall petitions fall short

City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp holds up a copy of all the recall signatures inside her office and business Sew Krazy.

The recall attempt for all five Ely City Council members and the City of Ely’s Mayor officially failed to get enough verifiable signatures to move forward according to the Nevada Secretary of State’s office. All five petitions for the council … [Read more...]

New state officials thankful for rural vote at breakfast

Ely native and independent filmmaker Dutch Marich looks over the shoulder of his Director of Photography Miguel Ordaz as he frame a shot on his camera.

Republican state officials celebrated their recent victories throughout several state offices on Saturday at the annual Lincoln Day Breakfast held this year inside the Bristlecone Convention Center. Among those in attendance were Nevada’s … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 14-20. 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...]

Point of View – Charter School has brought school choice to White Pine County

Students at Learning Bridge Charter School working together on a project.

By Julie Kirch Chairman of the Board of Directors PRE-OPENING Four years ago, a group of educators and community members from all walks of life set a goal to open a charter school in White Pine County. White Pine County has not been able … [Read more...]

Court Sentences

Court sentences from Jan. 12:   Dax Jonathan Vallejo — Transporting a controlled substance, felony; Probation not to exceed 36 months, subject to random drug tests and random searches, enroll in and successfully complete treatment-minimum 1 year … [Read more...]