Archives for June 2015

Midway files bankruptcy

Miners laid off as activities are suspended at Pan Mine Project Midway Gold suspended mining activities at their Pan mine site on Friday and announced a reduction in the mining projects workforce. On Monday, Midway Gold announced that the company … [Read more...]

Senior Center offers place to socialize, eat lunch

Since Chris Ricci took over as the Senior Program Director for the Senior Center four years ago, the building has become more and more “chatty.“ According to Ricci, that is exactly the kind of thing she wants to see more of. “Over these past four y … [Read more...]

Be careful what you so ask for – you just might get it – good and hard

Return with us now to those thrilling days of the 2013 Nevada legislative session, when lawmakers, determined to save the planet from carbon dioxide-induced global warming by closing down all of the state electric grid’s coal-fired power plants, p … [Read more...]

Kennith R. Butcher

A Memorial Celebration of life for Kennith R. Butcher, who passed away in January, will be held at Steptoe Park - behind the Hospital - Large Pavillion on July 3rd at 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be served.  Bring Lawn Chairs. … [Read more...]

Ruby Geneva Carlgren Neagle

Ruby Neagle passed away on June 18th 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Ruby was born April 17, 1927 to August William Carlgren and Rachel Alvaretta Lee in pleasant Valley, Utah on the border of Nevada and Utah. She was raised in Pleasant … [Read more...]

The IRS should back off changing gaming rules

The Internal Revenue Service is pondering new rules regarding tax reporting by casinos — including tracking player rewards and loyalty card programs and lowering the threshold for reporting electronic jackpots from $1,200 to $600. At a hearing in W … [Read more...]

Elks donates to Little League

Courtesy photo The Ely Elks Lodge presented the White Pine Little League All-Star team with a check in the amount of $1,000 for purchasing uniforms and transportation expenses to the Little League All-Star tournament. Ely Elks Lodge received a … [Read more...]

Notre Dame dean rides bicycle through Ely on cross-country fundraiser

Greg Crawford knows that the distinction of a “rare disease” is a bit of a misnomer. As dean of the College of Science, Crawford spends his time during the school year to research fatal conditions such as Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) disease, a rare gen … [Read more...]

Local officials trained by Ethics Commission

Members of the city and county governments watched, listened and asked questions Monday evening inside the Bristlecone Convention Center during a training seminar about how to stay ethical in government. The training class, put on by the Nevada … [Read more...]

RNMC donates to Little League

Courtesy photo The Robinson Nevada Mining Company donated $700 to White Pine Little League on June 21. The donation from RNMC was used to buy new shirts for the team. The 10 year old White Pine Little League All-Star teams began playing in the … [Read more...]