Local teens shine at rodeo nationals

  Three teens from White Pine County made the county proud during the week of July 17-23, when they competed on the Nevada state team for top honors at the 68th Annual National High School Finals Rodeo, held in Gillette, Wyoming. The … [Read more...]

Council approves donation of trees to animal shelter

  The Ely City Council voted 3-0 to accept the donation of trees to its animal shelter at its July 28 meeting. Council members Kurt Carson and Sam Hanson were absent from the meeting. The proposal to plant the trees, all of which were … [Read more...]

BLM consolidates field offices

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District is consolidating the Egan and Schell Field Offices into one field office to be named the Bristlecone Field Office. Following the consolidation, the Ely District will consist of the Bristlecone and … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 25-Aug. 1. 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...]

Locals raise funds to defeat cancer

By Christina Sawyer Since the early 1990s, the cancer death rate has declined by 22 percent. The five-year cancer survival rate is now at 68 percent, up 12 percent since the first National Cancer Survivors Day in 1987. Thanks to improved … [Read more...]

Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan Stopping in Ely

The goal of Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan is to make mammography services accessible and convenient for women by visiting locations across Nevada. These screenings are primarily for women age 40 and older; however, screenings will be provided to … [Read more...]

County meetings to move to library

The White Pine Chapter Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) is hosting its annual picnic on Aug. 8, at 11:30 a.m. in the McGill Park in McGill. The chapter will provide food, beverages, and table service. RPEN state personnel will be attending: … [Read more...]

County meetings to move to library

The County Commission meetings will be held at the White Pine Library at 950 Campton Street, Ely, Nev., beginning Aug. 10. Contact the Clerk, Nichole Baldwin, at 775-293-6509 or visit www.whitepinecounty.net>Departments>Board of Commissioners … [Read more...]

Rodeo in Lund

Rodeos were held on Friday and Saturday in the small ranching community of Lund, which celebrated its annual Pioneer Days over the weekend. See more pictures of the action taking place at the rodeo grounds in the story on rodeos. … [Read more...]

Wildfire south of Eureka, contained

Associated Press ELY—A federal official says a nearly three-square mile wildfire in central Nevada rangeland has been contained. Bureau of Land Management spokesman Chris Hanefeld in Ely said the fire, about 15 miles southeast of Eureka, was … [Read more...]