Robinson Mine donates to local scouts

Boys Scouts of America (BSA), Bristlecone District received a $500 cash donation from Robinson Mine during the Friends of Scouting fundraising campaign. BSA members said they were grateful for the assistance in helping the district with their … [Read more...]

Certified Nursing Assistant Class at Great Basin College

Great Basin College is offering a Certified Nursing Assistant class beginning Sept. 1. This is a six-week course and includes online and live instruction. To register for this class, the student must complete a two-step TB test, have a CPR card, and … [Read more...]

KGHM donates backpacks

KGHM is donating 75 backpacks to give away to children in need this school year, but they still need help filling them up. You can help by donating new school supplies or by giving a monetary donation that will go towards the purchase of school … [Read more...]

Is This You: A procrastinator like everyone else

A while ago, okay more than a while, more like a lot of years ago, I heard a story being told. Seems there was this doctor who thought he was a bit bigger than life. He had a tendency to occasionally let his head get a tad bit too big. You know the … [Read more...]

21st-century pilgrims inspired by Saint Junípero Serra

San Mateo, Calif. — On Aug. 2-4, a group of 30 pilgrims from the Diocese of Las Vegas and beyond followed in the footsteps of Saint Junípero Serra (1713-1784). Father John McShane, pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Ely, Nev., was the pilgrimage … [Read more...]

Great Basin Biker’s Corner: Crimes of opportunity

  I partied at the Hotel Nevada on Friday night, drank a few beers, left with a woman who had a dog, and so rather than ride my bike home, I left it parked in the Nevada parking lot. The fact is, just about every time I drink at the Hotel … [Read more...]

McCuin named Eureka County Extension Educator

EUREKA, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension has selected Gary McCuin as Eureka County’s Extension Educator. He started his position on July 11, 2016. His focus will be on agriculture/natural resources and youth development … [Read more...]

Jazz player to conduct local basketball clinic

Utah Jazz basketball and White Pine Junior Jazz will be holding a one hour basketball clinic on Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. in the White Pine High School gym. Children kindergarten through high school are welcome. The clinic will feature Jazzman Jeff Whithey, a … [Read more...]

Powwow/Fandango

The Ely Shoshone Tribe held their annual Powwow/Fandango the weekend of July 29-31 on the reservation south of Ely off of Hwy. 93. The celebration included opening ceremonies, traditional dances, drumming, horseshoe tournament, a parade, kids' games, … [Read more...]

Book Signing

Anthony Ithurralde signs a book for Macayla Bybee at the book signing event of Andre the Alligator. The Art Bank hosted a book signing and Art Show of Anthony Ithurralde's work. … [Read more...]