White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for March 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...]

Railroad forensic audit calls for changes

A forensic audit of the Nevada Northern Railway revealed a need for more policies to regulate procedures for handling finances.   
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The long awaited city-ordered forensic audit of the Nevada Northern Railway’s finances and operations was released in a special meeting put on by the railroad trustees on March 5 inside the armory. The 69-page document, which was distributed at the … [Read more...]

Francis E. Hull

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Francis was born in Ely, Nevada, the fourth of Walter G., Sr. and Anna J. Hull’s five children.  While growing up in Ely she benefitted from the guidance of her two older brothers and older sister.  After the attack on Pearl Harbor, these older … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Baby

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Courtesy photo Michelle Hallett is RHO Chapter’s Valentine’s baby for 2015. Baby Xena was born Feb. 18. Xena has a big brother Anthony. Xena and her mom received diapers, wipes, a blanket and a gift card from Target. … [Read more...]

Children to perform ‘Treasure Island’

Ely United Methodist Church is pleased to sponsor “Treasure Island” a community children’s theater production, opening March 20-21, at the Ely Elks Lodge. The production features more than 40 children, from five different schools and several … [Read more...]

Hamlet performances at WPHS

“To be or not to be…..” is the well-known question of Hamlet, William Shakespeare’s tragic hero.  Adam Costello, a member of the White Players Drama Club, will portray this complex character in one of the world’s most famous plays, Hamlet, The … [Read more...]

Yard sale to benefit Shoshone tribe

The Ely Shoshone Tribe is sponsoring a Giant Yard/Benefit Sale and Indian Taco Sale to be held Saturday and Sunday, March 21 and 22, starting at 9 a.m. both days. Current information will be available on the status of the court challenge to the water … [Read more...]

New conservation specialist in Ely

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CARSON CITY – Ben Bolton has been hired as the new Conservation Specialist for the State Conservation Districts Program.  The Program has three positions across the state to assist the Conservation Districts in developing, funding and putting … [Read more...]

Charter school adds computer class

Joshua Nichols teaches Learning Bridge Chart School students how to build and repair computers in an after school class. 
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Joshua Nicholes will be teaching an extra-curricular after school computer class to those interested  among Learning Bridge's fifth, sixth and seventh grade students.  He plans to expand this class to the charter school’s eighth graders next year. … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for March 4-10. 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...]