Jackson Baby

Courtesy photo Mark and Cori Jackson of Reno, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kenzie Lynn Jackson, born Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. Her maternal grandparents are William and Jacque Miller of … [Read more...]

November Ely Elks Students of the Month

William Andrae and Khloe Keppner have been named Students of the Month for November, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.      Andrae, age 15, is the son of Arther and Audrae Andrae of Ely. Keppner, age 13, is the daughter of Dusty and Lisa … [Read more...]

All aboard for the Red Hats

The Red Hat Society chapters of the Silver Belles and the Divas all boarded the Nevada Northern Railway Excursion food train on Sat., Nov. 12 for a two hour ride. Also on board were the local Scout troops, including children and adults from our … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge Nov. Hoop Shoot

Courtesy photos Winners:8-9 Paityn Lawrence, 10-11 Kenna Van Camp, 10-11 Donovan Perkins. Courtesy photos Participants: Camden Johnson, Payton Walker, Mallory Thompson, Macayla Bybee, Madison Thompson … [Read more...]

Nevada Health Centers’ Ronald McDonald Care Mobile coming to Ely and McGill

Carson City—The mission of Nevada Health Centers is to provide access to quality healthcare services throughout Nevada. Nevada Health Centers offers oral healthcare to children in northern Nevada through the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. Our staff … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge honor students

Learning Bridge Charter School’s First Quarter Honor Roll High Honors Sixth Grade Haylee Hendrix Emelynne Lawrence Tyler Petersen Grace Wheable Seventh Grade Clara McOmber Octavio Perez Eighth Grade Olivia … [Read more...]

At the Throttle: A Polar Express Symphony

By Mark Bassett ”Well, are ya comin’?” “Where?” “To the North Pole, of course! This is the Polar Express!” This is our busiest time of the year. We will carry about one-quarter of our annual ridership from mid-November through the end of … [Read more...]

Riding along with the Slim Princess

By 1880, the owners of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad had become so successful that they decided to pursue another venture to tap into the new mining districts developing in the south central part of Nevada. The idea was to construct a new … [Read more...]

White Pine County’s Girl Scouts need your help

They are currently collecting jars of peanut butter for their Annual “Push for Peanut Butter”!  Why peanut butter you ask? Because it contains a great amount of protein and has a longer life than most other non-perishable items. If you would … [Read more...]

Explosion at Robinson Mine

On November 4th, there was a report of an explosion at Robinson Mine in Ruth, Nevada. It is unknown if there were injuries or what caused the incident. Several attempts were made to reach the management, but unfortunately no calls have been returned. … [Read more...]