Pickens Earns Scholarship

A graduating senior, Madeline Canae Pickens, became the 17th recipient of the David E. Norman Scholarship Trust on May 10. Pickens will receive a $1,500 award from the scholarship trust. David E. Norman, a former White Pine County school principal, … [Read more...]

Red Hat Silver Belles Meet For Lunch

The Red Hat Silver Belles gathered at Evah’s for their monthly luncheon on May 21. According to those present, everyone who attended had a very enjoyable lunch and afterwards, spent time socializing and getting to know each other. The ladies are: … [Read more...]

American Legion Scholarship Winner

Sadie Leyba has been awarded the American Legion scholarship for 2015-2016, according to American Legion White Pine Post #3. Leyba, 18, is the daughter of Sam and Susie Leyba of Ely and graduated with the Class of 2016 at White Pine High School. … [Read more...]

Sandoval and Westlund named Students of the Year

Richard Anthony Sandoval and Sabre Westlund have been named Students of the Year for 2015-2016, according to Ely Elks Lodge 31469. Sandoval, 14, is the son of Ryan and Julie Sandoval of Ely. Westlund, 13, is the daughter of DeAnna Baldwin of Ely. … [Read more...]

Is This You? Coaxing

When it is time for a flower to bloom it will bloom. No amount of coaxing by yours truly will get that bud to open up any sooner than it’s appointed time. I know, I’ve tried. I have this peony bush. Every year it gets big and leafy and sprouts these … [Read more...]

Helping parents with their finances

By John R. Bullis It is difficult to ask for help. Sometimes the parents need to ask their children for assistance in handling financial matters. One of the most important things is for the parents to do is the Power of Attorney for Financial … [Read more...]

At the Throttle: Ghost of the Ghost Train of Old Ely

By Mark Bassett With Memorial Day coming I started reflecting on the people who had gone before us at the Nevada Northern Railway. On Memorial Day, we all should take a moment to remember and to thank the ones who stood at the front lines, so we … [Read more...]

Museum making plans to increase visitors

After attending a successful weekend of Strategic Planning, the Board of Directors of the White Pine Public Museum are making plans to increase visitors to the museum by updating the exhibits and revamping the gift shop. Laura Rainey, of Smoke … [Read more...]

Perez and Kingston Elks Students of the Year

Nefi Josue Perez and Debra Lelani Kingston have been named Students of the Year for 2015-2016, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Perez, age 18, is the son of Ruben and Esperanza Perez of Ely. Kingston, age 18, is the daughter of William and Mele … [Read more...]

Ball and Conner Elks April Students of the Month

Phoenix Alejandra Ball and Jami Lynn Conner have been named Students of the  Month for April, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Ball, age 14, is the son of Bridget and Tim Ball of Ely.  Conner, age 14, is the daughter of Amanda and Guy Meyer of … [Read more...]