Steptoe Student of the Month

Steptoe Student

The staff of SVHS is proud to announce the student of the month for December. Decembers’ Student of the Month is Deeanndra Mike. Deeanndra is a senior at SVHS. She is the Granddaughter of Tony Crepeau and Carol Hensley. This is Deeanndra’s second … [Read more...]

Local student makes SUU Deans list

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Juan Willis has been named to the Dean’s List at Southern Utah University for the Fall Semester 2014 in recognition of high academic standing. This honor identifies him as one who has made a commitment to academic excellence. This places Juan in the … [Read more...]

This Is You – The Straw Pole

What does it say about me that I know which fast food place has the best straws? There are the ones with those skinny straws. No good. You have to use too much suck to get the liquid down your gullet. There are the ones that have not yet learned to … [Read more...]

Elks lodge to hold dinner for veterans

The Ely Elks Lodge will again host their annual Veterans dinner on Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Elks Lodge. The event will be sponsored by the Elks Lodge, American Legion Post number 3 and the VFW Post. The Lodge will open at 3:30 p.m. and dinner will be … [Read more...]

Bundy to speak at Farm Bureau dinner

White Pine County Farm Bureau invites locals to the Annual Dinner Meeting with special guest speakers Cliven Bundy and G.K. Mangleson on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at the Postal Palace (behind Hotel Nevada). Cliven Bundy (Fighting for State Sovereignty), is … [Read more...]

Members wanted for Sons of American Legion

The local American Legion Post, White Pine Post 3 located at 50 N. McGill Highway (VFW Post 3547), is accepting applications for establishing a Sons of The American Legion (S.A.L) Squadron.  The Sons of The American Legion members include males of … [Read more...]

Ice skating rink offers free, family friendly fun

A small, smiling snowman sits in front of the new ice-skating rink at “The Gully” in Ely. (Garrett Estrada photo)

A little, hidden park known as “The Gully” was alive with sounds of children’s laughter and smells of barbecued hot dogs on Saturday. The Ely City Council was throwing a party to celebrate the opening of a new, temporary ice skating rink that they … [Read more...]

Annual Sheepherders’ Party Jan. 16-17

BAKER – The Border Inn will host the 12th annual Old Sheepherders’ Party January 16th and 17th in Baker, Nevada.  Each year sheepherders gather to visit, swap stories, and record the fabric of a rapidly vanishing way of life. The Border Inn is … [Read more...]

A look back at the year that was for the Nevada Northern Railway

Mark Bassett speaks with the cast of Rick’s Restorations when the show came to film an episode at the railroad in 2014. (Courtesy photo)

Submitted by Mark Bassett Director of Nevada Northern Railway It’s a new year, full of excitement and optimism, but before we say good bye to 2014, let’s review it. For starters, 2014 was a good year for the railroad. Passenger wise, we carried … [Read more...]

Hospital Food Drive

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The Elves at William Bee Ririe Hospital and Clinic were busy during the month of December collecting non-perishable food items. The Hospital and Clinic employees participated in a food drive to benefit the local C.A.C.H. program as part of their … [Read more...]