Lions Club honors middle school teacher

White Pine Middle School principal Sharyl Allen (left) and Ely Lions Club member Marty Westland (right) present sixth grade science teacher Susie Leyba (middle) with the Lion’s Club March Teacher of the Month award.
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By Adam Young and Garrett Estrada WPHS Principal and Ely Times Staff Writer Susie Leyba has been named the Ely Lions Club Teacher of the Month for March. The sixth grade science teacher at White Pine Middle School goes out of her way to make … [Read more...]

Charter school recognizes effort of Chinese language instructor

Learning Bridge Charter School teacher Lisa Harrison helps one of her students.
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By Julie Krch and Garrett Estrada Learning Bridge Chairman and Ely Times Staff Writer After graduating with honors from Great Basin College last May, Lisa Harrison is now receiving a new kind of honor, being named the Learning Bridge Charter … [Read more...]

McGill Top Tigers

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Courtesy photo These students were selected because they live the 7 habits of happy kids. Pictured from left to right: Sara Cox, Brent Braun, Kalli Perkins, and Rylie Mattinson. … [Read more...]

Wedding Announcement

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Courtesy photo Ray and Christina Sawyer of Ely are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney to Mitchell Sharp son of Frank and Deborah Sharp. Both graduated from White Pine High School where they met. Courtney is working … [Read more...]

Is This You – A Box Of Rocks

I can still reach my toes in the morning.  Might have to coax my back into bending all that way by testing it a few times, but eventually the tips of my fingers and my toes say hi to each other and then they just become distant relatives until the … [Read more...]

Life on the road brings duo’s imported blankets to Ely

Business partners Victoria Moreno and Alfie Olafson stand in front of two of their blankets they have for sale. 
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For business partners Alfie Olafson and Victoria Moreno, the life on the road can be full of surprises. As traveling salespeople, they look for demand and try to travel to where it is to offer supply. While displaying their imported blankets and rugs … [Read more...]

Student made robot wins award

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White Pine High School students Nefi Perez and Cole Evers hold up their robot that they used to earn a first prize finish at the VEX Robotics Nevada State Championsips.

Two White Pine robotics students left with an award at the VEX Robotics Nevada State Championships were held on March 6-7 in Las Vegas. Nefi Perez and Cole Evers participated against 42 other teams and took 1st place in the Robot Skills Contest where … [Read more...]

Charter School Class Projects

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Courtesy photo Learning Bridge’s Grand and Reserve Champions. Class projects:  Grand Champion: 1st grade Lisa Harrison; 3rd grade Gina Kelly; 5th grade Grand Champion Clara McComber, 6th grade Reserve Champion Ayden Bath, and 7th grade Grand … [Read more...]

Is This You – Chocolate Covered Bacon

I thought about keeping you on the edge of your seat before I named the dish my husband wanted to make and take to a potluck/surprise baby shower we recently attended. But there is no way to fit chocolate covered bacon into a little story without … [Read more...]

StuffnGo owner says nothing beats his selection

StuffnGo owner Henry Abell stands next to one of his stores many walls of DVD’s available for two-day rentals.
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In a time where most video rental stores have long since given up the fight to Redbox and online streaming services, Henry Abell hasn’t backed down. His store, StuffnGo DVD Rental and Retail continues to offer two-day DVD rentals in addition to … [Read more...]