Archives for April 2016

David E. Norman lap run held

David E. Norman Elementary held their annual Panther Lap Run on April 21. Students gathered pledges from family, friends,and the community, towards how many laps they would run in a twenty-minute period. With sunny skies smiling down, and nearly 400 … [Read more...]

Kaliedoscope to be performed

On April 29 & 30, the Advanced Drama classes will present a short one-act played called KALIEDOSCOPE, written by Ray Bradbury.  Each night will have a different class cast and directors.  The directors from 6 & 7 period acting classes s … [Read more...]

Second annual children’s Cowboy Poetry contest held

Twenty three students from elementary to high school age participated by presenting their cowboy poetry written by them.  The winner from each group: Elementary, Middle School and High School received a Chrome Book.  The Chrome Books were sponsored b … [Read more...]

Is This You? Elevator Exercising

Some things happen out of the blue that make me giggle.  Not long ago that was just what happened.  I was riding in an elevator, by myself, four or five times in a day for several days. It was in a hospital where there are loads of elevators and to r … [Read more...]

Elks plan Cinco De Mayo night

The Ely Elks Lodge will celebrate the CINCO DE MAYO  holiday on Thursday, May 5th at the lodge with a traditional dinner.  The menu will feature tacos, enchiladas, refried beans, rice, homemade tortilla chips, dips and salsa. Tickets are $12.00 per … [Read more...]

WPHS drama students preparing for final one-act play

The Beginning Drama students at White Pine high school have been preparing a one-act play as the final in their acting class.  THE CINDERELLA CHRONICLES will be performed one night only on Saturday, May 7th at 7 PM on the WPHS stage.  Admission is F … [Read more...]

WPHS Class of 1971 planning reunion meeting

The White Pine High School Class of 1971 will be having a 45th Reunion planning meeting at the Ely Art Bank located at 399 Aultman Street on Tuesday, May 3, at 6:00 p.m.  All Class of ‘71 alumni are encouraged to attend to help create the plans for th … [Read more...]

Blanket Donations

Members of the Sagebrush Quilt Guild donated 51 fleece blankets to local Sheriff and Highway Patrol Officers. The blankets will be carried in the officers’ vehicles and will be used to comfort individuals who have been involved in accidents or t … [Read more...]

Legal advocate fighting SNWA briefs county commission and water committee on progress

The White Pine County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting with the County Water Advisory Committee on April 26, and two important players in the county’s defense of its groundwater provided a progress report. Simeon Herskovits, an attorney … [Read more...]

Cramer nominated as Ely Lions teacher of the month

Jeff Cramer, WPHS Mathematics teacher has been nominated as the Lions’ Club Teacher of the Month. Mr. Cramer, despite being one of the most tenured teachers in the White Pine County School District, has never been satisfied with the status quo. He … [Read more...]