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


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...]

Chamber bucks keep money local

Chamber bucks

Choosing the right gift for someone this time of year can be tricky. But Wayne Cameron, Director of the White Pine Chamber of Commerce, thinks he has just the thing. They are called Chamber Bucks. “They basically act like a gift card to the … [Read more...]

Art collection comes to Ely

Art collector Wally Cuchine speaks to a crowd gathered at the Ely Art Bank on Nov. 14 in front of selected pieces from his collection “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada” which has been touring the state for over a year. (Garrett Estrada photo)

It might be called “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada,” but rural Nevada art collector Wally Cuchine found himself among plenty of friends when the art exhibit opened at the Ely Art Bank on Nov. 14. As a former Ely resident who … [Read more...]

Sports book a winning bet for hotel

The Hotel Nevada is the only option for local gamblers looking for live table games and sports betting.  (Battle Born Media photo)

When the Hotel Nevada first announced that they would be opening up a sports book, the promise was that local Ely patrons would have its own betting lines unique from Las Vegas and that their feedback would influence betting options. Three weeks … [Read more...]

Election Winners-Sheriff race decided by four votes, 63 percent total voter turnout

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Out with the old, in with the new, except for Sheriff, but just barely. Incumbents didn’t fair well in the 2014 White Pine County General Election, with just one keeping his position by the slimmest of margins. Sheriff Dan Watts narrowly defeated … [Read more...]

Volunteers help seniors stay warm

A group of volunteers stand in front of the 20 chords of wood that was split into firewood for seniors in need on Oct. 23. (Garret Estrada photo)

White Pine senior citizens who struggle to afford firewood to stay warm in Ely’s harsh winters have an early Christmas present coming thanks to the efforts of a group of volunteers. After several months of organizing, 20 cords of wood were split by … [Read more...]

Judge rules in railroad lawsuit

Former Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Rose issued his ruling on Oct. 15 regarding the NNRY management board lawsuit. (Garrett Estrada photo)

After hearing two days of arguments from both sides, former Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Rose reach a ruling for preliminary injunctions regarding the lawsuit filed by the Railroad Management board against the Ely City Council. In his … [Read more...]