Archives for January 2018

Rice and Andrae December Jr. Elks Students of the Month

Dillon Chayse Rice and Jamie Lynn Andrae have been named Students of the Month for December, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Rice, age 14, is the son of Jeff and Jheri Rice of Ely. Andrae, age 15, is the daughter of Art and Audrae Andrae of … [Read more...]

Deadline for prepaid tuition contest is January 31

Carson City—The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office reminds Nevada families to enroll in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program before January 31 to be entered for a chance to win a year of free tuition valued at over $6,000. Visit to enr … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

By Keith Gibson There was a rather high curb on the upper side of main street for many years.  You can see the cars parked in front of it. There was a section of dirt between the curb and the sidewalk.  There were two gas pumps in the dirt, one … [Read more...]

Preschool openings at Little People’s Headstart

Little People’s Headstart currently have openings in our preschool for income eligible children, from ages 3 to 5. Child must have turned 5 after September 30, 2017. Head Start runs Monday thru Thursday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Little People’s Head Sta … [Read more...]

$50,000 available for recycling projects

CARSON CITY—The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s (NDEP) Recycling Program has $50,000 in grant funding available for projects to increase recycling, public awareness of the importance of conserving natural resources, and for the red … [Read more...]

Celebrating National School Choice week

Learning Bridge will be celebrating NSCW next week with a full schedule of activities. Many community members will be participating in Career Day, Tuesday the 30th. Various occupations will be  represented and will have a booth and information … [Read more...]

Reward grows to $10,000 in Nevada moose poaching case

Associated Press JARBIDGE, Nev.—The reward has grown to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the illegal killing of a moose near the Nevada-Idaho line. Nevada game wardens announced earlier this month that O … [Read more...]

Nevada Health Centers’ Ronald McDonald Care Mobile provides dental care for children in Ely and McGill

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will soon be visiting Ely and McGill and it has a new look – the vehicle is now BLUE. Nevada Health Centers offers oral healthcare to children in northern Nevada through the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. Our staff … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 15-Jan. 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 b … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Corner

By Sheriff Scott Henriod WPCSO This week’s Sheriff’s corner I would like to ask the public for assistance. In 1989 the Sheriff’s Office obtained a grant called the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant. Every year since then the Sheriff’s Office has co … [Read more...]