Governor vows to prevent nuclear waste to be stored in Nevada

In a statement last week Governor Brian Sandoval vowed to pursue all efforts to prevent Nuclear Waste to be stored in Nevada. Following his discussion with U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Governor Sandoval convened a meeting with Robert … [Read more...]

Nevada prepaid tuition open enrollment extending to April 30

Carson City—The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office’s Nevada College Savings Plans Division is happy to announce the deadline to enroll in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition program has been extended to April 30 -- great news for parents still contemplating … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for March 27-April 2. 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 … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Over the last several months the Sheriff’s Office has been going through a transitional phase with employees. Serval employees have retired and several others have chosen to take other employment with … [Read more...]

Denny’s diner coming to Hotel Nevada soon

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Denny’s, America’s diner has officially announced they are coming to Ely. The Cafe in the Hotel Nevada closed it’s doors last Thursday. The entrance has been boarded up while Denny’s renovates the … [Read more...]

Drought, demand push Nevada to stricter well water limit

By Alison Noon Associated Press CARSON CITY — With groundwater drying up across arid Nevada, the state’s top water official asked lawmakers on Tuesday to limit new wells drilled at rural homes in the state’s most parched regions to a quarter of … [Read more...]

Little People’s Head Start receives star rating for school

Little People’s Headstart received a 4 and 2 star ratings for their Head Start and Early Head Start program. These stars are based on the assessments, some required criteria and documentation. The Nevada Silver State Stars Quality Rating and … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for March 20-26. 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 … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office Eastern Nevada Narcotics Task Force was established in 1989. Through a grant obtained from the Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, White Pine County … [Read more...]

A View From The Past

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray 75 Years ago - In 1942 a Sugar shortage created a government rationing of U.S. Supply. Special provisions were made to provide householders with sugar for home preserving and canning. A large amount of the sugar was … [Read more...]