Archives for April 2016

Volunteer firefighters in training

Assistant Ely Volunteer Fire Chief Bill Botelho supervised three of his volunteer firefighters during their monthly training drill at the EVFD station on April 21. Firefighters Don Rainey, Edgar Mendoza and Ben Tallerico donned full protective … [Read more...]

Senator Dean Heller reaches out to rural reporters

United States Senator Dean Heller held a rural Nevada press conference call with four reporters from around the state on April 26. Earlier that day, the Senate approved a water management amendment to the current Energy and Water appropriations bill. … [Read more...]

Local youth organize activity group

  About a dozen local youth and adults gathered at the Ely Central Theatre on April 23 to discuss the future of their new organization, the Youth Troops. “It’s for kids that need help,” club organizer Cameron Brazell said. “It’s for kids th … [Read more...]

Reno Chapter will host DKG’s state convention

The Nevada Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG), a society of women educators, celebrates its Diamond Jubilee Anniversary (75 years) April 29-30 at it’s state convention in Reno. The event is hosted by Theta Chapter (Reno) and w … [Read more...]

Representatives visit Ely from the governor’s office of Economic Development

Two representatives from the state governor’s Office of Economic Development came to Ely on April 26 to hold a public hearing concerning the fourth version of the state’s Housing and Community Development Program Annual Action Plan. “This is a crit … [Read more...]

Free Small Business workshop could help put Ely on the map

Does your business info show up on Google? Next week is Small Business Week and a workshop on Let’s Put Ely on the Map with Google will be held.  Since 97% of consumers look online for local goods and services, it is important businesses in our co … [Read more...]

Open enrollment for 2016-2017 Learning Bridge Charter school

Learning Bridge Charter School is announcing “Open Enrollment “ for the 2016-2017 school year.  Applications for Kindergarten and for possible openings in other grades will be accepted. Applications are available online or at the school. Extended offi … [Read more...]

Band Room Dedication

Courtesy photos Learning Bridge Charter School has dedicated their band room to Becky and Mary Nardi.  Becky was a member of the White Pine High School Band from 1991 to 1995 and her daughter Mary was very active at WPHS and a member of the … [Read more...]

Higher amount to expense on purchase of personal property

By John R. Bullis IRS announced recently that it is OK for taxpayers to claim as a direct expense of up to $2,500 cost of an item of tangible personal property (i.e. cell phones, computers, equipment of all kinds). The increase to $2,500 per … [Read more...]

Enrollment for Nevada pre-paid tuition program closes this week

Carson City—The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office reminds Nevadans that the extended deadline for enrollment in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition program is quickly approaching on April 30, 2016. “The Nevada Prepaid Tuition program has already helped so man … [Read more...]