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Coroner: Hanging was cause of death for inmate Scott Dozier

LAS VEGAS - The Clark County Coroner's Office confirms that death row inmate Scott Dozier died as a result of hanging in a suicide at the Ely State Prison in Ely, Nevada on Jan. 5, 2019.


FBI investigates suspicious death of a child in Ely

ELY, Nev. — The FBI is investigating the death of a child in Ely, Nevada. According to Sandy Breault with the Las Vegas FBI office, the FBI is working with the Pine County Sheriff’s Office and BIA/Tribal Police on the case.


Watch it Live: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak first State of the State Address

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak holds his first State of the State Address tonight, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at the Assembly Chambers of the State Legislature in Carson City. Go here to watch the address live.


County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Dec 25-Jan.. 1. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or elsewhere in the newspaper that are relea


Big hemp farm taking shape near Ely

Sixty minutes outside of Ely, near the Lages Junction, plans for a large Hemp farm are taking shape. What does that mean for White Pine? A boost in economic development. The White Pine County Commission invited Health Farm Management and Silver Lion Farms LLC to give a presentation to the commission


Nevada death-row inmate found dead in cell after execution called off

A Nevada inmate sentenced to death in 2007 for committing drug-related murders in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and who had tried several times to kill himself after two scheduled lethal injections were postponed, was found dead hanging from a bedsheet Saturday, officials said.


Convicted murderer Scott Dozier found dead following apparent suicide attempt

ELY, Nev. (KOLO) Convicted murder Scott Dozier has been found dead after an apparent suicide attempt. Nevada state prison officials say it happened just after 4:30 PM on Saturday.


Death row killer who begged for fast execution kills himself after it’s delayed again

A death row killer who begged for authorities to execute him as quickly as possible has killed himself after his lethal injection was delayed again. Scott Raymond Dozier, 48, hanged himself with a bed sheet in his cell at Ely State Prison in White Pine County, Nevada over the weekend, authorities sa


Flagship site opens at middle school

The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows serving White Pine County celebrated the grand opening for its flagship site at the middle school. More than 50 people attended this opening in merriment for youth & teens in the area.


Las Vegas Strip Killer Ammar Harris Death Penalty Upheld by Nevada Court, But State Still Wrestles with Lethal Injection

In 2016, Ammar Harris was sentenced to death for a drive-by shooting three years earlier on the Las Vegas Strip that resulted in the deaths of three people. Last week, the Nevada Supreme Court dismissed his appeal in a state where the death penalty — though last carried out in 2006 — has lately garn


2018 brought a lot of action to Ely

While 2019 has landed and a new year begins, we thought a recap of 2018 would be great to look back on, and look forward to what’s in store for 2019. In 2018, the Fire and Ice event was cancelled due to mother nature not cooperating. This year, the Tour and Rec. Board has decided to move past that p


White Pine girls basketball team wins three games in McQueen High tournament

White Pine High’s girls basketball team saw action on the basketball court in the week between Christmas and New Year’s, the boys team did not. Coach Justin Locke had the girls team involved in the Varsity Elite tournament at McQueen High School in Reno Dec. 27-29.