Archives for May 2016

At the Throttle: Ghost of the Ghost Train of Old Ely

By Mark Bassett With Memorial Day coming I started reflecting on the people who had gone before us at the Nevada Northern Railway. On Memorial Day, we all should take a moment to remember and to thank the ones who stood at the front lines, so we … [Read more...]

Museum making plans to increase visitors

After attending a successful weekend of Strategic Planning, the Board of Directors of the White Pine Public Museum are making plans to increase visitors to the museum by updating the exhibits and revamping the gift shop. Laura Rainey, of Smoke … [Read more...]

White Pine Class of 2016

By Marty Bachman T he White Pine High School Class of 2016 took center stage Tuesday night, to the applause and approval of an audience of proud teachers, administrators, parents and friends. The evening was live and festive, beginning with … [Read more...]

State Rodeo Finals This Weekend

Special to the Times White Pine Jr. High and High School Rodeo Team will be competing at the Nevada Jr. High, High School State Rodeo Finals this weekend in Fallon Nev.,  May 26 -30. Junior high state finals will be May 26  and 27. White Pine h … [Read more...]

High court should follow judge’s rationale for upholding ESA program

The Nevada Supreme Court could save itself a lot of time and effort by just cutting and pasting a Clark County judge’s 45-page ruling this past week on the constitutionality of the state’s education savings account (ESA) law. Though Court Judge Eri … [Read more...]

Resignation offers a glimpse into the state of newspapering in Nevada

The newspaper community in Nevada is a rather small clique of writers and editors, competing against each other for the hot news scoops and heart-tugging feature stories and precious pearls of political punditry. It is the competition that makes all … [Read more...]

Club soccer registration opens in June

Special to the Times Steptoe Valley Soccer Club registration will be open June 2016 for the upcoming season. Register at Steptoe Valley is affiliated with American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO). All  children ages 4 (by Aug. 1) … [Read more...]

Perez and Kingston Elks Students of the Year

Nefi Josue Perez and Debra Lelani Kingston have been named Students of the Year for 2015-2016, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Perez, age 18, is the son of Ruben and Esperanza Perez of Ely. Kingston, age 18, is the daughter of William and Mele … [Read more...]

Fire chief resigns, interim named

By Marty Bachman The White Pine Fire Commission and County Commission accepted the resignation of Fire Chief Brett Waters at their May 25 meetings. Waters submitted a letter of resignation on May 16 effective May 31. Fire and Commission Chair G … [Read more...]

Early voting begins Saturday

By Marty Bachman Early voting for the June 14 Primary Election begins Saturday in the lobby of the White Pine County Courthouse, 801 Clark Street in Ely, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. While the courthouse will be closed on Memorial Day, early voting w … [Read more...]