A View From The Past

1992 – 25 years ago: In February of 1992 a Community Development Block grant through the federal government was received to replace all the showers and toilets at the jail. The grant was for $18,800. The bid that Mountain Land gave for fifteen … [Read more...]

Mayor Van Camp 2017 State of the City

TO THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF ELY AND WHITE PINE COUNTY: INTRODUCTION One of the pleasant things about small town life in Ely is that it exposes us to many marvelous things, such as our wide open spaces, natural resources and dark skies.  We … [Read more...]

Rodeo team places in several events

The White Pine Jr. High & High School Rodeo Team competed in the Boulder City Rodeo. While it was warm and nice weather to us, we did have wind and sprinkling rain to deal with. The team represented White Pine well with all the help provided … [Read more...]

Is This You? Go With What You’ve Got

If I were Queen of the world I would… How would you finish that sentence? If you are of the male persuasion please insert King in place of queen. I’m an equal opportunity dreamer. Even though there are more things than I can count on my fingers … [Read more...]

Science Fair at Learning Bridge

A group of 5th grade students, from Mrs. Groves classroom are testing different senerious having to do with their class science project. Learning Bridge will hold its annual Science Fair, February 22nd and 23rd. February 22nd, personnel from … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge honor roll

6th Grade - High Honors Haylee Hendrix Emelynne Lawrence Tyler Petersen Madison Thompson Grace Wheable 6th Grade - Honors Jake Sandoval Ashton Visser 7th Grade - High Honors Clara McOmber Octavio Perez 7th Grade - … [Read more...]

Comstock Barbed Wire

  By Dennis Cassinelli  A compulsion to collect things is a well known human trait. For centuries, people have collected practically anything that interests them. This could be obvious things such as stamps and coins, or it could be the … [Read more...]

Virginia Dee Tweedy

Virginia Dee (Smith) Tweedy, passed away February 7, 2017 in West Jorday, Utah. She was 94. A resident of McGill Nevada most of her life. She was born in Salina, Utah on September 29, 1922 to Charles and Mabel (Draper) Smith. She married James … [Read more...]

Boys and Girls Club coming soon

Since just last October a group of hardworking individuals have been making phone calls, knocking on doors, and giving presentations to every club, organization and business to raise funding for the proposed Boys and Girls club that is going to be … [Read more...]

Sold out crowd at Ely Elks Annual Crab Crack

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Annual Crab Crack this past Saturday was sold out 2 days after tickets went on sale in January. When the Ely Elks Lodge #1460 first started this event in 1966 they had 74 people in attendance, last weekend held an … [Read more...]