Renaissance Village opens this Saturday

By Lorraine Clark The Ely Renaissance Village will open Saturday, May 20, 2017.  Hours are 1 pm - 4 pm on Fridays, beginning May 26 and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays. The Village is located at 400 Ely Street. Historic homes over 100 years old have … [Read more...]

Ely Elks receive state awards

Ely Elks Lodge #1469 attended the Nevada State Elks Association State convention recently at the Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge in Minden, NV. Ely Lodge won the Best Youth Activities award, the Billy Dedmon Public Relations award and NSEA Drug Awareness … [Read more...]

Three named All Conference first team

  Three White Pine High softball players were named to the First Team 2A Northern All Conference softball team this week, as announced by the coaches. White Pine coach Mike Romero reported pitchers Britney Kingston, Isabelle Romero along … [Read more...]

Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest

There’ll be a hot time in the old town of Eureka, Nevada on May 19th and 20th  when fiddlers arrive from near and far to participate in the Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest. This will be the second year that Eureka has hosted the … [Read more...]

GBC commencement marks semi-centennial anniversary

This year’s commencement will mark the semi-centennial celebration of the Great Basin College’s founding, which took place during the spring of 1967. The Founders of Elko Community College, now GBC, as well as other honorable guests will be … [Read more...]

Boxcar Competition

A Boxcar Competition will be held June 2, 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the White Pine County Library in conjunction with Fun Friday. How to Enter: Must be able to attend Fun Friday, June 2 at the sculpture park across for Economy Drug from 4:00 p.m. … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

A WWII school day  By Keith Gibson I knew it had been a cold night, as my 6 year old bare feet met the icy linoleum floor and I could see my breath, that November day in 1942. I grabbed my clothes and headed for the living room.  It was the … [Read more...]

Is This You

Smile Wider I notice smiles. It is just a thing I do. I’ve done it all my life. But bigger and better smiles became easier for me to show ever since I was in my last years of being a teenager when I had my first “real” job with benefits and went … [Read more...]

Sturgeon and Maestes receives American Legion scholarship

Toby Sturgeon has been awarded the American Legion scholarship for 2016-2017, according to American Legion White Pine Post #3. Sturgeon was also awarded the Thomas W. Miller award from White Pine Post #3. Sturgeon, age 18, is the son of Michael … [Read more...]

Britton and Maestes Elks Students of the Year

Colton James Britton and Olivia Frances Maestes  have been named Students of the Year for 2016-2017, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Britton, age 18, is the son of Beckie and Andy Britton of Ely. Maestes, age 17, is the daughter of Peter and … [Read more...]