Recall petitions fall short

City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp holds up a copy of all the recall signatures inside her office and business Sew Krazy.

The recall attempt for all five Ely City Council members and the City of Ely’s Mayor officially failed to get enough verifiable signatures to move forward according to the Nevada Secretary of State’s office. All five petitions for the council … [Read more...]

Council adds new member

Tammy Carlgren is sworn into office by City Clerk Bob Sweitzer in the parking lot of City Hall on Jan. 9. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Tammy Carlgren was sworn into office as the newest member of the Ely City Council on Jan. 9 outside of City Hall. Carlgren was appointed by the council to replace former city councilman Randy Lee after he resigned from the post in late 2014. The … [Read more...]

New officials take office

Nicole Baldwin is sworn into office as the new County Clerk by Judge Steve Bishop on Jan. 5 along with all the other public officials elected in the general election on Nov. 5, 2014. (Mike Coster photo)

Public officials elected in last November’s general election officially stepped into their new roles Monday after being sworn in at the White Pine County Courthouse. New County Clerk Nicole Baldwin said that being sworn in after waiting two months … [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...]

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...]

Hendrix’s body found in Lincoln

Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department search for a vehicle matching the description of Bruce Hendrix’s truck near Shingle Pass on Dec. 12. Courtesy of Lincoln County Sheriff Department

A statewide manhunt for longtime Ely resident and accountant Bruce Hendrix, 63, ended on Dec. 12 after Hendrix’s body was discovered near his truck on a dirt road near Shingle Pass in Lincoln County. Hendrix was discovered deceased, the result of an … [Read more...]

Hendrix found dead in truck in Lincoln County

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A statewide manhunt for Bruce Hendrix, 63, ended early Friday afternoon after Hendrix’s body was discovered inside of his truck on a dirt road in Lincoln County by a group of hunters. Hendrix was discovered deceased, the result of an apparent … [Read more...]

Police looking for arsonist

Hendrix’s accounting business window was shattered and burned in a second arson fire Monday. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Arrest warrant issued for missing Hendrix for murder and arson The White Pine County Sheriff’s department issued a warrant for the arrest of Bruce Hendrix Wednesday morning for the murder of his wife Julia Hendrix and starting two fires, one … [Read more...]

Arson suspected in two fires, one found dead

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The White Pine Sheriff’s Department are currently investigating two fires for arson that erupted on Monday night around 7:30 p.m. leaving one dead. The fires erupted from a home on Ave I and a CPA business on Aultman Street both belonging to Bruce … [Read more...]

Tree auction transforms Bristlecone

High school student August Gummere shows a second grade class a picture from the book he is reading them on Monday. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Walking into the Bristlecone Convention Center after it has been decorated for this year’s Festival of Trees is like walking into a Christmas wonderland. Decorations cover the main hall, from shiny wrapped presents on the walls to fake snow on the … [Read more...]