Ely State Prison faces labor shortage

Amid a state-declared critical labor shortage, Ely State Prison opened its doors to the media for the first time in at least 20 years. The Nevada Board of Examiners voted at its March 8 meeting in Carson City to declare the critical need position, … [Read more...]

AT&T holds public meeting to address internet issues

A delegation of AT&T Inc. executives held a public meeting at the White Pine County Aquatic Center on March 3, and along with several local technicians, shared the multinational telecommunication corporation’s viewpoint concerning recent local … [Read more...]

Ladycats repeat as state champs

The White Pine High girls’ basketball team won its second consecutive state championship Saturday, Feb. 27, by the slimmest of margins. The Ladycats defeated Incline, 44-43, at the Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno. Senior … [Read more...]

Ladycats win South, head to State

By Dave Maxwell Lincoln County Record Defending Division III girls state basketball champion White Pine is on another path to glory. And the prospects got a little brighter after the league tournament in Las Vegas last weekend. The team … [Read more...]

Hillary supporters rally Ely Democrats before state caucus

Days before the Nevada caucuses, the event’s self-proclaimed “father” arrived in Ely to shore up support for his candidate, Hillary Clinton. “Secretary Clinton knows the West, our people and our values,” native Coloradoan Michael Stratton said. … [Read more...]

Local teacher helps keep Shoshone language alive

More than a decade into the 21st century, one local Shoshone is dedicated to keeping his native language alive. Boyd Graham, who lives on the Duckwater Reservation in Nye County, commutes every day to work at the Ely Colony and teach at White Pine … [Read more...]

AT&T internet issues to be addressed in near future

  Within weeks, a long-time local internet infrastructure issue will approach the first step to a possible resolution. Most Ely and White Pine residents rely on AT&T as the most convenient, and at times the sole, option for cable … [Read more...]

Snow Removal

The Large amounts of snow, broken water mains, freezing of snow and ice has hampered the Cities removal of snow.  Good intentions from  those with snow plows have covered up fire hydrants, which caused delays in the snow removal as we had to attend … [Read more...]

Volunteers clean up Lehman Cave

  During the Jan. 22 to 24 weekend, Great Basin National Park hosted its annual Lehman Caves lint camp cleanup. About 25 volunteers from three states carried buckets, brushes and other cleaning supplies into the cave network. Inside … [Read more...]

Federal judge rules against Baker GID

Two weeks ago, a federal judge in Reno issued a significant ruling on a county level challenge to federal conservation policy, and a local infrastructure issue played a significant part in the proceedings. On Jan. 5, United States District Judge … [Read more...]