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...]

White Pine Class of 2016

By Marty Bachman T he White Pine High School Class of 2016 took center stage Tuesday night, to the applause and approval of an audience of proud teachers, administrators, parents and friends. The evening was live and festive, beginning with … [Read more...]

Ely City Council passes ordinance using room tax funds for infrastructure

By Kay Lynn Roberts-McMurray Ely Staff Writer At the May 12 Ely City Council meeting, there was much discussion about the proposed city ordinance 689, which would allow the city of Ely to use room tax funds for infrastructure projects instead … [Read more...]

Ely airport – a look back in time

Dan Netcher put articles in the Ely Times on April 1 and on May 13, 2011. “The headlines in the White Pine News on July 6, 1913. This marks the first time that aircraft flew in Ely and only the second time aircraft flew in the State of … [Read more...]

Art Auction raises money for local scholarships

  About 50 people attended a dinner and auction at the Bristlecone Convention Center on April 29. Nevada’s Chapter C of the Philanthropic Education Organization hosted the auction and raised over $4,500 to be used for local … [Read more...]

Legal advocate fighting SNWA briefs county commission and water committee on progress

The White Pine County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting with the County Water Advisory Committee on April 26, and two important players in the county’s defense of its groundwater provided a progress report. Simeon Herskovits, an attorney … [Read more...]

Comins Lake gets new trout population

About two dozen people showed up at Comins Lake on April 20 to watch two Nevada Department of Wildlife trucks from the Gallagher hatchery dump 2,200 rainbow trout into the body of water, the first new fish in nine years. “This is a culmination of … [Read more...]

School district faces harsh cuts

  The White Pine County School District Board of Trustees held a budget discussion session in front of a standing room only crowd packed into the high school library on April 11. District Chief Financial Officer Paul Johnson’s … [Read more...]