Archives for February 2018

New network services coming along quickly

New network service called Choice Splash is in the works, and its progress is moving along swiftly. The construction phase of infrastructure is getting ready to kick off. Construction of the new towers, poles and assets is set to begin as early as … [Read more...]

Getting stuffed

There’s only six days left and Sahara Motors is calling for the last push on donations of stuffed animals. They started the donation drive on Feb. 1 and have been collecting new and gently used stuffed animals that will be distributed to children who … [Read more...]

Elks award Citizen and Volunteer of the Year, oldest and youngest Elk

Ely Elks Lodge #1469 awarded local Citizen of the Year and Volunteer of the Year awards on February 17, in conjunction with the 150th birthday of the Order of Elks. The Elks also featured the oldest and youngest Elks members at the event. The … [Read more...]

Great Basin College Dean’s List

Great Basin College has released the Dean’s List of the Ely Center students for the fall semester. Students with a declared major, a 3.5-4.0 grade point average, and confirmed enrollment in 12 or more credits are acknowledged. Those students a … [Read more...]

Teacher of the Month

Courtesy photo The teacher of the month for January is Mrs. Carla Powell. This is Mrs. Powell’s first year as a full time Special Education teacher with Learning Bridge.  She began with Learning Bridge last January as a part time RTI (Response to I … [Read more...]

WPCSO Reads to kids

Courtesy photo White Pine County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Overson took some timeout to read with some of the kids at McGill Elementary School this week. … [Read more...]

Is This You?

Fish Food  Some of you will think from the title this do dah will be all about how, where, why, or when to fish. I of course being duly appraised by LL Bean as a fully functioning fly fisher-person, I have the certificate to prove it, could of … [Read more...]

Cortez Masto urges CMS to reverse rollback of rules to keep nursing home patients safe

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined in a letter led by U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Corner

By Sheriff Scott Henriod WPCSO   If you have never heard of the new scam called “port-out” you’re not alone. When I first got the alert of the new scam that is spreading across the country I had to read it twice to understand how it works. The s … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 12-Feb. 18 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...]