Archives for June 2015

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: It was refreshing to see some new faces on Sunday during the latest community clean up. Although the turnout was only about 15 or 20 people, we did get a load (at least 35 bags or so) of trash picked up and delivered to the … [Read more...]

War Memorial program to honor Vietnam veterans at golf course

To all Vietnam veterans, most of whom have never been given a welcome home greeting you are encouraged to come and be a part of a special recognition on Friday, July 3 at the White Pine County Golf Course at 3 p.m. Each Vietnam veteran will be pr … [Read more...]

Higher energy costs will put an unfair burden on Nevada families

By Dr. Charles Steele, Jr. As the President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), I frequently travel throughout the U.S.  And in my journeys, I’m quite often struck by the fact that so many families are struggling to find fi … [Read more...]

No parking on Fourth of July

By Bunny Hill Great Basin Service Club Concerned with the safety of children, the City of Ely, at the request of the Great Basin Service Club passed a resolution several years ago to allow no parking on Aultman Street on the Fourth of July, … [Read more...]

Great Basin College Dean’s List

Great Basin College has released the Dean’s List of the Ely Center students for the fall semester. Students with a declared major, a 3.5-4.0 grade point average, and confirmed enrollment in 12 or more credits are acknowledged. Those students a … [Read more...]

Beth McIntosh Phillips

Beth McIntosh Phillips, December 11, 1941 to June 16, 2015. Beth passed away due to a longterm pulmonary condition. She was born in her grandparents residence in Salt Lake City, UT, resided in Ely, NV all of her youth and graduated from White Pine … [Read more...]

From the Capital

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence  Nevada State Controller and Assistant Controller Nevada's 2015 legislative session was dubbed "the education session" by some people, and there were major changes in our K-12 system.  Yet, despite much talk a … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for June 17-23. 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 e … [Read more...]

D. E. N. scholarships awarded

By Ken Curto Ely Elks Lodge Six White Pine High School graduates became the sixteenth recipients of the David E. Norman Scholarship Trust on at the end of the school year. The six scholarship winners are Madison D. Trimble, Jane Agnes Murdock, … [Read more...]

Court sentences from June 22:

Cory Shawn Coca — Sale of a controlled substance. Court imposes 24-60 months in NDOC. 152 days credit for time served. Aubrey Hughs — False imprisonment, gross misdemeanor. Court imposes 12 months in White Pine County Jail. Probation not to exceed … [Read more...]