Is This You? Sniff Away Winter

Here we are in January, aka, the dead of winter.  Yes its cold, that’s a given. But more than that, it’s the time of the year when our houses are all closed up.  The doors are tight shut.  The windows are tight shut. Curtains that if you have lived … [Read more...]

BLM seeks public comment on proposed Lincoln County Trails plan

ELY – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District, Caliente Field Office is asking the public to review and provide comment on the Lincoln County Partners Non-motorized Multipurpose Trails 2015 Preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA), a … [Read more...]

Student Guided Tours

The Learning Bridge Charter School hosted student-guided tours for the public in recognition of National School Choice Week on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Pictured is Ms. Kristy Sedlacek’s 2nd grade class. Charter schools are independent public schools that … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge honor students

Sabre Westlund- High Honors Sofia Maestes- Honors Phoenix Ball- Honors Nicco Montoya- Honors Lennox Purinton- Honors Kaylee Cracraft- High Honors Celeste Garza- High Honors Tyler Lawrence-High Honors Clara McOmber- High … [Read more...]

At the Throttle: White Pine County’s Economic Renaissance

By Mark S. Bassett History goes in cycles, just like metal prices. If you live in White Pine County, you watch the price of copper, like other people watch football scores. It is no secret that the price of copper has been dropping for a while … [Read more...]

Eagle Scout Project

After particpating in a Nov. 2014 search and rescue, Boise, ID Scout Brad Dougal made White Pine County Search and Rescue his Eagle Scout Project. He independently raised $900 and purchased batteries for two-way radios, antennas, belt clips and two … [Read more...]

At the Throttle: Starting and ending the year with a bang

By Mark Bassett On January 16th, at 4:30 pm, the Fireworks Express pulled out of the East Ely Depot with 100 passengers on board. The Fireworks Express is a dichotomy. It was the last train of our 2015 season and it is the first train of the New … [Read more...]

National School Choice Week

Learning Bridge Charter School is announcing National School Choice Week, from January 23rd through the 30th. Charter schools are independent public schools that are allowed the freedom to be more innovative, while being held strictly accountable … [Read more...]

December Elks Students

Nathan Karl Laity and Madeline Danae Pickens have been named Students of the Month for December, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Laity, age 18, is the son of Scott and Launa Laity of Ely. Pickens, age 17, is the daughter of Bryson and Kristina … [Read more...]

January Elks Students

Cole J. Evers and Kendra Lucy Fullmer have been named Students of the Month for January, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Evers, age 18, is the son of Scott and Darcy Evers of Ely.   Fullmer, age 17, is the daughter of Amy and Doug Fullmer of … [Read more...]