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An airliner dumps retardent on a wildfire that is burning in the June Lake area near Lee Vining, Calif..

3,000 plus acre blaze burning southeast of Hawthorne

  A human-caused fire has claimed over 3,000 acres of timer and brush just two miles southwest of Lee Vining, Calif. Called the Walker Fire, it is located near Walker Lake in the June … [Read More...]




Little League tourney well received

  The 2015 District III Little League All Star tournament is in the books, and the host town of Hawthorne made quite an impact on the players, … [Read More...]


Former MCHS basketball star accepts scholarship offer

Ashari Shakir, former Mineral County High School student, was recently offered a full ride scholarship to the State University of New Orleans in … [Read More...]


VORRA races through county

VORRA racers were seen in the desert of Mineral County over the Memorial Day weekend during the 2015 Silver State Forklift Hawthorne 229. Local … [Read More...]

Daniel Owens helped pitch his team into the playoffs with his no-hitter against Wells on Saturday. Courtesy photo.

Serpents secure third seed in regional playoffs

The Mineral County High baseball team will be heading to the regional playoffs this week after earning a double-header split with Wells on … [Read More...]




EPA’s and Nevada’s clean power efforts cost much, fix nothing

Obama is trying to kill a gnat with an anvil. He rhapsodized recently about his administration’s Clean Power Plan from the EPA, and preached about … [Read More...]



Tomas Boehlke

Tomas Boehlke of Walker lake was born on May 23,1957. He died on Aug. 11, 2015. He was a disabled … [Read More...]


Stanley J. White

Sept. 22, 1936 – July 28, 2015 Stanley J. White, 78, resident of Hawthorne passed away on July 28 … [Read More...]