A different kind of hoops

Donkey basketball game raises money for cancer society On paper, it sounds like a regular basketball game. Two teams, each with five players on the floor try to put a basketball through the hoop to score points. Only problem is, most of those … [Read more...]

Dancing with the Stars

Who knew so many dancers were hiding in White Pine County just waiting for a dance partner and a flashy outfit to bring out their moves? Six local “stars” got the chance to show the audience packed into the White Pine High School gymnasium their … [Read more...]

County approves budget cuts

The White Pine County Commission passed a new budget in their meeting on April 8 that will introduce major cuts across the board to balance the county’s budget. The proposed cuts will reduce the county’s budget deficit by $242,000, leaving it just … [Read more...]

Carson, Gardner lead primary

After all the votes were counted inside the Bristlecone Convention Center Tuesday night, four candidates moved on to have their name on the general election ballot and two saw the end of their campaign for Ely City Council. Kurt Carson finished the … [Read more...]

Voting Correction

The correct place to vote for the Primary Election is the Bristlecone Convention Center on Tuesday, April 7 from 7:00am to 7:00pm … [Read more...]

City of Ely: A closer look part 2

Much has been said about Ely’s City Council and the actions they have opted to take over the past year. Some members of the community have been outspoken in their support of the council’s tackling of difficult subjects and their ability to get things … [Read more...]

City of Ely: A closer look

A lot has happened with the City of Ely in recent months. A historic recall attempt failed to get enough signatures to try and force a vote to remove all five City Council members and the Mayor. State Senator Pete Goicoechea brought forth a senate … [Read more...]

Vote to disincorporate city delayed

Voters in the City of Ely will have some extra time to consider whether or not they would like to see the city disincorporated. State Senator Pete Goicoechea called Mayor Melody Van Camp on Tuesday to inform her that his bill to put a vote on the … [Read more...]

Railroad forensic audit calls for changes

The long awaited city-ordered forensic audit of the Nevada Northern Railway’s finances and operations was released in a special meeting put on by the railroad trustees on March 5 inside the armory. The 69-page document, which was distributed at the … [Read more...]

Basketball state champions

White Pine wins big in Las Vegas to claim first title in 10 years The White Pine High School Ladycats had already put the game away as the clock ticked down its final seconds, but it wasn’t until it hit zero that they knew they had actually … [Read more...]