Archives for May 2016

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for May 17 - May 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 o … [Read more...]

Ball and Conner Elks April Students of the Month

Phoenix Alejandra Ball and Jami Lynn Conner have been named Students of the  Month for April, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Ball, age 14, is the son of Bridget and Tim Ball of Ely.  Conner, age 14, is the daughter of Amanda and Guy Meyer of E … [Read more...]

Perez awarded Thomas W. Miller Award

Nefi J. Perez has been awarded the Thomas W. Miller award, according to American Legion White Pine Post #3.  Perez graduated with the Class of 2016 at White Pine High School. The Thomas W. Miller Award, named after a Nevadan who was one of the … [Read more...]

White Pine girls win fourth straight track championship

By Dave Maxwell  The White Pine girls track team won their fourth consecutive Division III state track title last Saturday in Carson City. The team scored 197 points to eaßßßßßsily outdistance North Tahoe with 132 points. Madison Rick won thr … [Read more...]

Ely Lions Club honors Newman and Eldridge

Amy Newman was born and raised in Pleasant Grove, Utah.  She graduated from Pleasant Grove High School and went on to Snow College in Ephriam, Utah and received her Associates Degree in General Education.  She took time off from schooling to get m … [Read more...]

Centuries-old technique used to restore fire damaged public lands

ELY – Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District firefighters are using a centuries-old technique to sow bitterbrush seed along the east bench of Nevada’s Schell Creek Range to increase shrub cover on public lands burned by wildfire. Firefighter … [Read more...]

Is This You? Put Your Foot In It

Recently we had guests out to our house for lunch.  They are not only relatives but good friends too. A combination that is sometimes rarer than hen’s teeth.  But these two great people were a sight for sore eyes and we all couldn’t talk fast enough t … [Read more...]

Rosales and Andre Elks May Students of the Month

Austin Jeffery Andre and Armando Valentin Rosales have been named Students of the Month for May, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Andre, age 13, is the son of Mandy Marques of Ely.  Rosales, age 14, is the son of Jorge Rosales and Karina … [Read more...]

GBC graduate

Renee Little-Green graduated from Great Basin college with a Bachelor of Social Work, 3+1 Collaborative Program between Great Basin College and the University of Nevada, Reno. Renee was inadvertently left out of the graduates by Great Basin College. … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge Leaders

Courtesy photo From filling out an application and receiving enough signatures from peers Learning Bridge’s aspiring leaders had an authentic experience in becoming a school leader. After the candidate was approved by administration to campaign, t … [Read more...]