Is This You? Sizing Down

One fine spring day, about what feels like a zillion years ago, I got my first real paycheck.  I cleaned tables in the lunchroom at the school I went to.  I was like 13 years old.  I see thirteen year old children now and I don’t remember being as … [Read more...]

Prison recycling off to a good start

After months of planning and preparation Ely State Prison is recycling!  The first load of cardboard and paper arrived at J & M  Recycling Center last Friday and this was only a portion of what is expected to be recycled.  Three bales of … [Read more...]

Quilt display at the library

The members of the Sagebrush Quilt Guild recently placed 19 quilts on display at the White Pine County Library. The guild exhibits quilts every April with a different theme and then again in October for Halloween. This year the members created … [Read more...]

American Legion donates flags to Learning Bridge school

Members of White Pine Post 3 of the American Legion visited Learning Bridge Charter School on Friday and presented the school with a new American Flag and  POW flag.  The flags were presented to Principal Warren Krch and placed on the flag pole with … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge honor students

Third Quarter  Honor Roll/Honorable Mention 8th Grade Honor Roll Sabre Westlund 8th Grade Honorable Mention Richard Sandoval  (not pictured) Sofia Maestes 7thGrade Honor Roll David Wisemore Odessa Stewart Khloe … [Read more...]

Zumbathon helps raise money for scholarship fund

  About 50 people paid to gather in the White Pine High School gymnasium on April 2 for an hour long “Zumbathon” to raise money in memory of a local student who recently died. White Pine junior Jason Heath Nelson, 17, died in a car … [Read more...]

Thespians needed for upcoming play

Kathy Tucker, drama director for WPHS, would like to give community adults a chance to get on the stage.  “My students will still be involved but we need an outlet for some adult Thespians as well, said Tucker.  “I’m hoping that we’ll have some good … [Read more...]

Ely Elks install officers for 2016-2017 fraternal year

The incoming officers for the 2016--2017 fraternal lodge year were installed Thursday, March 24 at the Elks Lodge.  NSEA President-Elect Bill Wiseman PDDGER, representing the Grand Exalted Ruler opened the ceremony and presided over the … [Read more...]

Dr. Seuss Day at D.E.N.

Courtesy photos One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. Dr. Seuss was celebrated at David E. Norman Elementary with fun activities, contests, and costumes. ‘Crazy hair day’ and ‘dress like your favorite character day’ showed us just how … [Read more...]

GBHAP accepting applications for research programs

Baker—The Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership will be accepting applications for its Small Grant and Tonia Harvey Research Grant Programs through May 1, 2016.  GBHAP offers grants for innovative projects that contribute to the mission of protecting … [Read more...]