White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 29-May 5. 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...]

Court sentences from May 4: 

Michael James Vodopich — False imprisonment, Gross Misdemeanor. Sentenced to six months in jail, suspended with three years probation. Cameron Matthew Varney — Grand Larceny, Category C Felony. Sentenced to 12 months minimum, 32 month maximum … [Read more...]

Some real problems with Nevada school funding

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller In Controller’s Monthly Report #4, Assistant Controller Geoff Lawrence and I address K-12 education.  Last time, I reviewed some of its highlights, and this time some others. First, Nevada's K-12 funding … [Read more...]

A different kind of hoops

Rick Ashby looks to pass the ball to his teammate Andy Bath during Sunday’s game of donkey basketball at the high school gym. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Donkey basketball game raises money for cancer society On paper, it sounds like a regular basketball game. Two teams, each with five players on the floor try to put a basketball through the hoop to score points. Only problem is, most of those … [Read more...]

Control of railroad could shift hands after upcoming special meeting

The Ely City Council and Railroad Board of Trustees might completely walk away from having a controlling stake in the White Pine Historical Railroad Museum and Nevada Northern Railway according to their latest agenda, posted Wednesday morning. The … [Read more...]

Megafight headlines potential ‘biggest Spring sports betting weekend ever’

After years of close calls and back and fourth in the media, a fight between boxing’s two biggest superstars  will finally happen inside the the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday. While the high-priced tickets to see the fight live sold … [Read more...]

Management workshop locations

The State Engineer will hold public workshops to discuss management of the Humboldt River Basin Hydrographic Region (4). The public workshops will be held Wednesday, May 13, at 9 a.m. at the Lovelock City Hall, City Council Meeting Room, 400 14th … [Read more...]

Studded snow tires need to be removed by April 30

Associated Press CARSON CITY –The Nevada Department of Transportation and the Nevada Highway Patrol are reminding motorists that studded snow tires need to be removed by April 30. By Nevada law, studded snow tires are only permitted in use … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 22-28. 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 blotter or … [Read more...]

From the Capitol

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller This week, Assistant State Controller Geoff Lawrence and I will issue Controller’s Monthly Report number 4, addressing K-12 spending and policy.  Some highlights: Extensive evidence shows that much … [Read more...]