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Email helps shed light on missing votes

An email from Justus Wendland, Office of Secretary of State, to Cherrie George, former Mineral County Clerk was obtained by Independent-News after a request for information was filed. Dated Jan. … [Read More...]




Lady Serpents drop double-header

The Mineral County High girls softball team returned to the diamond Tuesday when they hosted a double-header against Tonopah in Hawthorne. The Lady … [Read More...]


Serpent boys show improvement despite pair of losses to Tonopah

After a week off for spring break, the Mineral County High boys baseball team welcomed an old rival to town on Tuesday for a pair of afternoon games … [Read More...]


Mineral County boys, girls fall in first round

The Mineral County High boys and girls basketball teams both suffered first round losses in the NIAA Division IV Regional Tournament in Elko last … [Read More...]

Registration opens for Hawthorne Little League

The 2015 Hawthorne Little League season is upon us and this year’s registration deadline is March 25. Registration fees are $30 for ages 3-4, $30 for … [Read More...]




Bill would facilitate doctors ‘seeing’ patients remotely by using technology

Nevada already has one of the lowest doctor-to-patient ratios in the nation — 47th to be precise. Add to that the time and expense to bring the two … [Read More...]


Lisa Oberhansli

Services for Lisa Oberhansli will be held on Saturday, April 11 at a.m. at the Church of Jesus … [Read More...]

Berthie Marie Matte

Berthie Marie Matte passed away peacefully at home Hawthorne, on Good April 3.  She was born Nov. … [Read More...]