Robinson Mine recognizes contractors

Robinson Mine recognized Ram Enterprise, JCR Development, and Southwest Energy with a “Performance Excellence Award” for showing a strong commitment to Health, Safety, and Environmental performance in 2016 at the Robinson Mine. Contractors first had … [Read more...]

White Pine Tourism and Recreation Board to host volunteer appreciation event

The White Pine County Tourism & Recreation Board will once again be hosting its Volunteer Appreciation Event.  Without the efforts of this community’s amazing volunteers we would not be able to have such great events as the Fair & Horseraces, … [Read more...]

Nicholes and Parry March junior students of the month

Nathan Earl Nicholes and Charity Ruth Parry have been named Junior Students of the Month for March, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Nicholes, age 13, is the son of Sheldon and Christina Nicholes of McGill. Parry, age 14, is the daughter of … [Read more...]

Adams and Andrae February Elks students of the month

Jesse Adams and Jamie Lynn Andrae have been named Students of the Month for February, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Adams, age 12, is the son of Greg and Kim Adams of McGill. Andrae, age 14, is the daughter of Art and Audrae Andrae of Ely. … [Read more...]

Is This You? Rock On

Do some rocks have the ability to make the world go around? Yes, some rocks are worth their weight in gold-those would be golden rocks. Yes big ole golden nuggets. Then again some rocks are just rocks. But put some of those plain rocks together … [Read more...]

Great Basin College Dean’s List

Great Basin College has released the Dean’s List of the Ely Center students for the fall semester. Students with a declared major, a 3.5-4.0 grade point average, and confirmed enrollment in 12 or more credits are acknowledged. Those students … [Read more...]

Join White Pine County 4-H for free

Join White Pine County 4-H for a free Sip & See. Open house for 4-H, March 18, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the White Pine County Library. Free enrollment for all children ages 5-19 as of January 1, 2017. Thinking about volunteering or signing your … [Read more...]

BLM has new Field Manager

Mindy Seal is settling into her new position as Bristlecone Field Manager for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District. Seal knows eastern Nevada’s public lands and issues having grown up on family ranches in Lincoln, Nye and White Pine … [Read more...]

Recycle, it saves energy and our landfill

By Nichole Baldwin Recycling is a pain! It’s inconvenient and you don’t want to be bothered to put that extra effort in to rinse containers and cans, separate recyclables from trash, break down boxes and take it all to the new Recycling … [Read more...]

WPHS thespians attend convention in Las Vegas

Twenty students from White Pine High School attended the Nevada State Thespian Convention over the March 9-11 week-end in Las Vegas. Students from all over the state met to attend workshops, plays and to perform before panels of … [Read more...]