Dig into history with the Rockin’ and Rollin’s Geology Train

Dig deep into the geology and history of Ely and the Nevada Northern Railway with the Rockin’ & Rollin’ Geology Train May 20, June 9, July 22 and Aug. 13. Ride on a train pulled by one of the surviving original century-old steam engines and … [Read more...]

Catherine Odgers ends reign as Miss Nevada High School Rodeo Queen

Even though her reign is coming to an end this month, local White Pine High School student Catherine Odgers can still be found representing the great state of Nevada as the 2016-2017 Miss Nevada High School Rodeo Queen. Catherine traveled to St … [Read more...]

Elks Raffle Winner

Courtesy photo/KEN CURTO The Ely Elks Lodge hosted their recent Crab Crack dinner on April 29 and Joe Martin was the winner of the 50/50 raffle.  Joe won $500 and donated $480 back to the Elks Youth Activities fund for the Lodge’s use.  Pictured … [Read more...]

Fourth annual WPHS student art show on display through May

The Ely Art Bank is hosting the Fourth Annual Student Art Show. The Show will be open  on Fridays and Saturdays, May 5 & 6, 12 & 13, and 19 & 20 from 10 am to 4 pm. Art instructor Rose Mehlhaff works with the students teaching … [Read more...]

Arbor Day

Courtesy photo Arbor Day will be officially celebrated in Ely on Saturday, May 6. The Ely Tree Board will be pruning trees at the Post Office, the county park downtown and Bianchi Park. We invite the public to come and learn about pruning … [Read more...]

Is This You?

Whatever vs. Anyway Sometimes I feel like Peter Pan in the respect that I shall never grow up. That isn’t a bad thing in some ways. Like I will always get sticky ice cream on my shirt when eating an ice cream cone in the summer. I will squish the … [Read more...]

A View From The Past

Back when you had real Fish Tales in 1992 “It’s a two-man fish,” Allen Lake of McGill said about the 23-pound, 6.5 ounce German Brown trout he landed at Cake Lake yesterday evening. Lake and his friend Darrin Ingle, a fellow McGill resident, … [Read more...]

Earth Day Cleanup

Robinson Mine Celebrates Environmental Stewardship in Honor of Earth Day In honor of Earth Day, Robinson Mine hosted an employee volunteer cleanup project. On April 20th, thirty two employees collected debris alongside County Road 44, the road … [Read more...]

Museum Musings

By Allister Townson-Muse  Trains in the Building A unique discovery was made last fall during the museum clean up. A rare, Marx ride-upon toy train call the “Lightning Express 3000” was found in a storage closet. It was obvious that it had once … [Read more...]

Courtesy photo Mike Whopschall has been selected as the new Fire Chief for the Lackawanna Dept. He has been a volunteer fire fighter for White Pine County for approximately 4 years. … [Read more...]