Elks Students for April


Ken Curto photo Kade Daniel Bryant Britton and Madison Dawn Trimble have been named Students of the Month for April, according to Ely Elks Lodge. Britton, age 18, is the son of Rebecca and Andy Britton of Ely. Trimble, age 18, is the daughter … [Read more...]

Wedding Announcement

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Dmitria and Ronald Green of Reno, Nevada are please to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacquelyn Treshawn to Joseph Daniel Hibbs son of Sandy and Matthew Hibbs of McGill. The wedding will be held in Reno on May 24.  (Courtesy photo) … [Read more...]

Charter school students bring back awards from Reno science fair

Learning Bridge Charter School students show off their awards from the Western Nevada Regional Science and Engineering Fair held in Reno in March.
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By Julie Krch and Garrett Estrada Learning Bridge Chairman of the Board and Ely Times Staff Writer Students from Learning Bridge Charter School made a big impression on the judges at the Western Nevada Regional Science and Engineering Fair in … [Read more...]

High school to host wheel chair basketball fund raiser on April 16

The White Pine High School Athletic Boosters will be hosting a wheel chair basketball fund raising event to benefit all high school sports on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at the high school gym at 6 p.m. The high school is looking for teams of five … [Read more...]

Is This You – Escape or Escapade

If you have never wanted to escape to a warm beach, feel the sand between your toes, drink some fruity drink with an umbrella in it while listening and watching wave after wave rolling in causing that line of foam and deposits of seashells and pieces … [Read more...]

Lions Club Youth Contest


The Ely chapter of the Lion’s Club held their Youth Speaking Contest Saturday at the County Courthouse. Three students traveled from other rural Nevada high schools to compete in a public speaking challenge. Each student was tasked with giving a 10 … [Read more...]

Musical trio to play at P.E.O. fourth annual spring auction

Ely’s Chapter C P.E.O. is having its fourth annual spring auction, this year entitled “Art and More …An Auction.” The event will take place Friday, April 10, at the Bristlecone Convention Center beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Advance tickets are $10 at … [Read more...]

Is This You – Saying ‘Noper’

If you haven’t heard this statement before, take heed of it now it will hopefully save you from yourself. Nobody can take advantage of you unless you let them. Not talking about lending a helping hand here. I’m not talking about giving of yourself to … [Read more...]

Lions Club honors middle school teacher

White Pine Middle School principal Sharyl Allen (left) and Ely Lions Club member Marty Westland (right) present sixth grade science teacher Susie Leyba (middle) with the Lion’s Club March Teacher of the Month award.
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By Adam Young and Garrett Estrada WPHS Principal and Ely Times Staff Writer Susie Leyba has been named the Ely Lions Club Teacher of the Month for March. The sixth grade science teacher at White Pine Middle School goes out of her way to make … [Read more...]

Charter school recognizes effort of Chinese language instructor

Learning Bridge Charter School teacher Lisa Harrison helps one of her students.
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By Julie Krch and Garrett Estrada Learning Bridge Chairman and Ely Times Staff Writer After graduating with honors from Great Basin College last May, Lisa Harrison is now receiving a new kind of honor, being named the Learning Bridge Charter … [Read more...]