Reno Chapter will host DKG’s state convention

The Nevada Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG), a society of women educators, celebrates its Diamond Jubilee Anniversary (75 years) April 29-30 at it’s state convention in Reno. The event is hosted by Theta Chapter (Reno) and … [Read more...]

Free Small Business workshop could help put Ely on the map

Does your business info show up on Google? Next week is Small Business Week and a workshop on Let’s Put Ely on the Map with Google will be held.  Since 97% of consumers look online for local goods and services, it is important businesses in our … [Read more...]

Open enrollment for 2016-2017 Learning Bridge Charter school

Learning Bridge Charter School is announcing “Open Enrollment “ for the 2016-2017 school year.  Applications for Kindergarten and for possible openings in other grades will be accepted. Applications are available online or at the school. Extended … [Read more...]

Band Room Dedication

Courtesy photos Learning Bridge Charter School has dedicated their band room to Becky and Mary Nardi.  Becky was a member of the White Pine High School Band from 1991 to 1995 and her daughter Mary was very active at WPHS and a member of the … [Read more...]

Higher amount to expense on purchase of personal property

By John R. Bullis IRS announced recently that it is OK for taxpayers to claim as a direct expense of up to $2,500 cost of an item of tangible personal property (i.e. cell phones, computers, equipment of all kinds). The increase to $2,500 per … [Read more...]

Enrollment for Nevada pre-paid tuition program closes this week

Carson City—The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office reminds Nevadans that the extended deadline for enrollment in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition program is quickly approaching on April 30, 2016. “The Nevada Prepaid Tuition program has already helped so … [Read more...]

WPMS Elks essay contestant

Ely  Elks Lodge #1469 presented certificates to the Elks Americanism winners at White Pine Middle School recently.  The winners are Hailey Oxborrow (6th grade), Allyssa Monroe (7th grade) and Emalinne Sorenson (8th grade).  They competed in the Elks … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Apr. 19 - Apr. 25 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 … [Read more...]

Trashy Tidbits: A life in plastic

By Nichole Baldwin We throw away enough plastic in one year to wrap around the earth four times.  The average American throws away about 185 pounds of plastic every year; that includes our consumption of bottled water which is at an astounding 35 … [Read more...]

Elks April Students

Isabella Kailey Farrell and Alana Leanne Younce have been named Junior Students of the Month for April, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Farrell, age 14, is the daughter of Desiree Ramirez and Michael Farrell of Ely. Younce, age 13, is the … [Read more...]