NOTICE: Land lines may be lost in WPC

A T & T has petitioned the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (P. U. C.) for relief from its designation as being the “Provider of Last Resort” in our rural areas. You can see the areas affected on page 10 of the 262-page document filed by A T … [Read more...]

County commissioners vote to create Fire/EMS mutual aid agreement with city

  White Pine County commissioners agreed to tender a fire/EMS mutual aid agreement to the city of Ely at their meeting held on July 13. A former six-month agreement that had been negotiated last year, expired on June 30, resulting in city … [Read more...]

Railroad boards agree to terms on new corporation

      Faced with threats of resignation from railroad director Mark Bassett and prominent donor and backer John Gianoli, the Ely City Council — acting as the White Pine Historical Railroad Foundation Board of Trustees and … [Read more...]

Ely celebrates Independence Day

The city of Ely celebrated the 4th of July holiday with a spectacular parade that filled the town’s main drag w ith floats, vintage automobiles and trucks, horse teams, politicians and kids, while hundreds of devotees lined the highway, … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS! Council orders fire department not to cross city borders

The Ely City Council voted to stop sending it's fire personnel (paid staff and volunteers) to emergency situations outside the city limits after a contract agreement with White Pine County terminated at midnight last night. According to Fire Chief … [Read more...]

Donation to athletic programs

The All Class Reunion Committee presented checks to help fund the athletic program at both White Pine Middle School and White Pine High School on June 20. The checks were in the amount of $500 for the middle school and $1,000 for the high school. … [Read more...]

Great Bathtub Races return to Cave Lake State Park

By Marty Bachman The Great Bathtub Races will be held at Cave Lake State Park on Saturday, with vendors open at 11 a.m. and bathtub racing beginning at 3 p.m. Rubber Ducky, canoe and kayak races begin shortly after the bathtub races have … [Read more...]

Hotel Nevada to sponsor new mural

By Marty Bachman   The suggested theme of the mural will be, “Where the world met and became one,” and will pay homage to women of eight different ethnicities that have contributed to the town’s history and made it accepting of all … [Read more...]

Friday Fun Days kick off annual WP Chamber activities

By Marty Bachman   It was a beautiful warm, sunny spring day that met the dozens of people who attended White Pine Chamber of Commerce’s first Fun Friday of the year last week at Sculpture Park on Aultman. There were a variety of … [Read more...]

Fallen soldiers remembered at Memorial Day ceremonies

By Marty Bachman Memorial Day service was held at the war memorial on the lawn of the downtown courthouse Monday morning, with many Ely citizens, dignitaries and veterans on hand to celebrate the lives of local fallen soldiers and the many who … [Read more...]