Archives for March 2016

13 Candidates file for District 4 Seat

By Barbara Ellestad Mesquite Local News After a surprise win two years ago for a chance to represent Congressional District 4, Cresent Hardy (R) has a lot of competition in the upcoming election to keep the seat. Hardy, a born-and-raised … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Mar. 15-Mar. 21 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 o … [Read more...]

Firefighters get Hazmat training

White Pine County firefighters participated in a hazardous materials training exercise March 20, funded through an emergency preparedness grant. After three days of classroom training, fire training consultant James Powell and county Fire Chief Brett … [Read more...]

Ely Lions Club honors Griffith and Farnsworth

Robin Griffith was born in Ely to Glenda and Ferron Millgate. She spent a lot of her years moving back and forth from Ely to many other cities and states. She finally landed for good in Ely while a junior in high school. Robin graduated and married … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear People of the Great State of Nevada: Hello. I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports and I have chosen your state. I am very excited to learn more about the great state of Nevada as I work on my … [Read more...]

Golf team finishes Elko tourney in 2nd place

The White Pine High boys golf team finished 2nd in a tournament played at Ruby View in Elko. The Bobcats finished with an overall score of 491. Wendover High won with a score of 486. Junior Tyler Kane won the individual tournament by shooting 81, … [Read more...]

Sandoval and Maestes March students of the month

Richard Anthony Sandoval and Sofia Stephanie Maestes have been named Students of the Month for March, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Sandoval, age 14, is the son of Ryan and Julia Sandoval of Ely. Maestes, age 14, is the daughter of Danette … [Read more...]

Is This You? Continuing Education

I was once told to learn one new thing every day.  Good advice.  But harder than chewing ten year old rock candy to keep up with.  Try it--for a week. Not the rock candy, that is asking too much of your teeth! But learn a new word, a new way to curl y … [Read more...]

4th of July parade theme announced

“How Americans Shaped The Nation through Elections”  is the theme for the 2016 4th of July Parade.  With this being an election year the Great Basin Service Club decided this was a very appropriate theme.  The club is hoping there will be entries show … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge Elks essay contest

Ely Elks Lodge #1469 recognized sixteen outstanding essay contest students at Ely Learning Bridge Charter School.  The students submitted essays to Ely Elks Lodge on the subject of “What I Can Do to Promote Americanism and Love of Co … [Read more...]