White Pine Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Dec. 30-Jan. 6. 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...]

Fire and Ice cancelled

Snow sculptures are a big part of the annual Fire and Ice event but can also be very heavy and dangerous on thin ice.  (Courtesy photo)

Lack of ice on Cave Lake cited as reason for cancellation The upcoming Fire and Ice event at Cave Lake was officially canceled Monday morning according to one of the event’s planners Ed Spear. He cited thin ice as the reason the annual, two-day … [Read more...]

City Council moves closer to hiring new attorney

The Ely City Council narrowed their search for a new city attorney down to one candidate in a special meeting held on Monday in the National Guard Armory. After conducting interviews with two local lawyers, Mayor Melody Van Camp made a suggestion to … [Read more...]

Driving ban for truants among new Nevada laws

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Four new Nevada laws are scheduled to take effect Jan. 1. Here’s a look at what’s hitting the books in the new year: TRUANT DRIVING BAN — Starting Jan. 1, anyone under the age of 18 who applies for a driver’s … [Read more...]

White Pine Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Dec. 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...]

New mine manager at Robinson Nevada Mining Company

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Submitted by KGHM International KGHM International Ltd. (“KGHMI”) is pleased to announce that Colin B. Bower is the new General Manager of its Robinson Mine, also known as the Robinson Nevada Mining Company (“RNMC”). Colin and his wife Pamela … [Read more...]

Community rallies around sick girl

Paige Hill is more active than most girls her age. At thirteen, Hill has already worked with 4-H to show animals, played a variety of sports and has done well in school. It would be a crowded schedule for any teenager, but for Hill, it’s more than … [Read more...]

Council calls special meeting

The Ely City Council have announced that they will hold a special meeting on Dec. 29 at 5 p.m. at the National Guard Armory to potentially take action on several important agenda items before the end of the year. Items included on the agenda span … [Read more...]

Bristlecone cooks Christmas dinner

No one should have to spend Christmas hungry or alone. That’s the idea behind the annual Christmas Dinner held every year on Christmas day inside the Bristlecone Convention Center. Ed Spear, the man that has helped put on the dinner for the last 15 … [Read more...]

14 miners rescued after collapse at Bald Mountain Mine

Published with permission from KRNV ELKO, — 14 trapped miners were rescued from a mine in northwestern White Pine County on Monday. According to Barrick Gold Corporation’s Direector of Communications Lou Schack, there was a “high wall failure” … [Read more...]