SVHS student of the month


Courtesy photo January’s Student of the Month is Devin Palmer. Devin is a freshman at Steptoe Valley High School. He is the son of Josh and Sara Abell. This is Devin’s first year at SVHS.  Devin has been an excellent student during his time here, … [Read more...]

Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership Quarterly Meeting to be held on Feb. 28 in Utah

BAKER — The Board of Directors of the Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership will hold its quarterly meeting on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Topaz Museum on 55 West Main Street, in Delta, Utah, and is open to the … [Read more...]

Library Youth Club


Courtesy photo The 11 and Up Club is now meeting every Tuesday at the White Pine County Library from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Thanks to the donation from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and LEGO Systems, Inc. of 20,000 LEGO pieces, we … [Read more...]

Joe Sheldon Larson

Joe Sheldon Larson, 82, passed away peacefully at home on February 9, 2015 in Reno, Nevada after a battle with mesothelioma. Born in Ely, Nevada to Fred and Daisy Larson on October 6, 1932, he attended White Pine High School, and then later joined … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 11-17. 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 or … [Read more...]

State of the City Address

By Melody Van Camp City of Ely Mayor I compare Nevada to a fancy car show. Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City are like the soup-ed up version of a new sleek, fast sports car. They look good; they look flashy, but is there any substance associated … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge teacher honored

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Learning Bridge teacher Gina Kelly drives to work from Cedar City, Utah each week to work with the charter school’s students.

By Julie Kirch Learning Bridge Chairman  How much gas and money does it take for Gina Kelly to be with us at the Learning Bridge Charter School? This question is an appropriate one for the students at Learning Bridge. Learning Bridge would … [Read more...]

Bruce Marvin Lillegard

1942-2015 Bruce Marvin Lillegard, 72, died on January 22,2015 in Boise, ID. He was born on February 24, 1942 to Raymond Ross Lillegard and Norma Elizabeth Zink Lillegard in Boise, ID. He graduated from Boise Senior High in 1961 and received his … [Read more...]

DEN Students of month

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Courtesy photo These students have been chosen by their teachers as exemplary students for the month of January: Emily Dawson, Kentra Thompson, Karlee Hexem, Raelene Pay, Layla Armstrong, Ava Ahlvers, Zane Miller,From bottom left over: Cy Abels, … [Read more...]

View From The Capital – For Love of the Game

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller These are grim days.  The Legislature may raise taxes.  Russian aggression. Terrorism. No Nevada teams in the NCAA tournaments. But just when there’s no hope, the days begin to get longer and players … [Read more...]