Library Youth Club


Courtesy photo The 11 and Up Club is now meeting every Tuesday at the White Pine County Library from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Thanks to the donation from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and LEGO Systems, Inc. of 20,000 LEGO pieces, we … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge teacher honored

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Learning Bridge teacher Gina Kelly drives to work from Cedar City, Utah each week to work with the charter school’s students.

By Julie Kirch Learning Bridge Chairman  How much gas and money does it take for Gina Kelly to be with us at the Learning Bridge Charter School? This question is an appropriate one for the students at Learning Bridge. Learning Bridge would … [Read more...]

DEN Students of month

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Courtesy photo These students have been chosen by their teachers as exemplary students for the month of January: Emily Dawson, Kentra Thompson, Karlee Hexem, Raelene Pay, Layla Armstrong, Ava Ahlvers, Zane Miller,From bottom left over: Cy Abels, … [Read more...]

Is This You – Fingernails

I recently read that the New York Subway Authorities are going to make a new rule or law or just common courtesy advisement that it will no longer be okay, tolerated or acceptable, (depending on which type of heading they attach to the request,) to … [Read more...]

View From The Capital – For Love of the Game

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller These are grim days.  The Legislature may raise taxes.  Russian aggression. Terrorism. No Nevada teams in the NCAA tournaments. But just when there’s no hope, the days begin to get longer and players … [Read more...]

This & That offers something new each month

Juliet Noyes, owner of This & That, shows off some of her new, custom Ely stone mugs and candles. 
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Traveling to or through a small town can usually yield some neat souvenirs. But what if the experience of finding something new or interesting to buy didn’t require traveling? What if the owners of the store did all the traveling first, and brought … [Read more...]

Girl scouts visit museum

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Courtesy photo Girl Scouts Troop 1349 took advantage of our winter weather this past weekend and took a long walk down  to visit our Public Museum.  What a fun time the girls had!  The biggest hit of the tour was the collection of rocks and of … [Read more...]

Elks Lodge Students of the Month

Hunter Steel and Contessa  Ulibarri

Hunter Davis Steel and Contessa Nicole Ulibarri have been named Junior Students of the Month for January and Natalie Jane Paddock and Whitney Prengel have been named Junior Students of the Month for February, according to Ely Elks Lodge. All … [Read more...]

Guest Teacher at Charter School

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Courtesy photo Anthony  (Zewen) Song an exchange student from China has been teaching Learning  Bridge students Chinese each Friday.  He is enhancing what our teachers are teaching in their classrooms. We are so pleased to have Anthony join us on … [Read more...]

Is This You – Going

I can honestly say I never wanted to run away and join the circus. I have never been to a circus so I have just the TV appearance of what a circus is and the appeal was never there for me to become circus personnel. Apparently though there are quite … [Read more...]