At the Throttle: Ghost of the Ghost Train of Old Ely

By Mark Bassett With Memorial Day coming I started reflecting on the people who had gone before us at the Nevada Northern Railway. On Memorial Day, we all should take a moment to remember and to thank the ones who stood at the front lines, so we … [Read more...]

Museum making plans to increase visitors

After attending a successful weekend of Strategic Planning, the Board of Directors of the White Pine Public Museum are making plans to increase visitors to the museum by updating the exhibits and revamping the gift shop. Laura Rainey, of Smoke … [Read more...]

Perez and Kingston Elks Students of the Year

Nefi Josue Perez and Debra Lelani Kingston have been named Students of the Year for 2015-2016, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Perez, age 18, is the son of Ruben and Esperanza Perez of Ely. Kingston, age 18, is the daughter of William and Mele … [Read more...]

Ball and Conner Elks April Students of the Month

Phoenix Alejandra Ball and Jami Lynn Conner have been named Students of the  Month for April, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Ball, age 14, is the son of Bridget and Tim Ball of Ely.  Conner, age 14, is the daughter of Amanda and Guy Meyer of … [Read more...]

Perez awarded Thomas W. Miller Award

Nefi J. Perez has been awarded the Thomas W. Miller award, according to American Legion White Pine Post #3.  Perez graduated with the Class of 2016 at White Pine High School. The Thomas W. Miller Award, named after a Nevadan who was one of the … [Read more...]

Ely Lions Club honors Newman and Eldridge

Amy Newman was born and raised in Pleasant Grove, Utah.  She graduated from Pleasant Grove High School and went on to Snow College in Ephriam, Utah and received her Associates Degree in General Education.  She took time off from schooling to get … [Read more...]

Is This You? Put Your Foot In It

Recently we had guests out to our house for lunch.  They are not only relatives but good friends too. A combination that is sometimes rarer than hen’s teeth.  But these two great people were a sight for sore eyes and we all couldn’t talk fast enough … [Read more...]

Rosales and Andre Elks May Students of the Month

Austin Jeffery Andre and Armando Valentin Rosales have been named Students of the Month for May, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Andre, age 13, is the son of Mandy Marques of Ely.  Rosales, age 14, is the son of Jorge Rosales and Karina … [Read more...]

GBC graduate

Renee Little-Green graduated from Great Basin college with a Bachelor of Social Work, 3+1 Collaborative Program between Great Basin College and the University of Nevada, Reno. Renee was inadvertently left out of the graduates by Great Basin College. … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge Leaders

Courtesy photo From filling out an application and receiving enough signatures from peers Learning Bridge’s aspiring leaders had an authentic experience in becoming a school leader. After the candidate was approved by administration to campaign, … [Read more...]