Smith named WPCSD ‘Teacher of the Year’

In conjunction with National Teacher Appreciation Week, the White Pine County School District held its annual Golden Apple Awards night on Monday, May 2 at the Bristlecone Convention Center and was attended by approximately 140 people. The event … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Award Winners

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Transmitter for FM-100 on order

The White Pine Television District #1 reports that the transmitter for FM-100 to Lund-Preston area is on order. The Television District Board members would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding, and apologizes for the delay … [Read more...]

ESA open enrollment period for applications began May 1

Carson City, NV – The Nevada Educations Savings Account (ESA) application enrollment period opened again on Sunday, May 1st. The application is available on the Treasurer’s Office website: http://www.nevadatreasurer.gov/SchoolChoice/Home/ 1Please … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Apr. 26 - May 2 Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter … [Read more...]

Special joint meeting for Railroad Foundation Board

There will be a special joint meeting for the White Pine Historical Railroad Foundation oard of Trustees and the White Pine Historical Railroad Foundation Management Board on May 9, 5:15 pm at the Bristlecone Convention Center. Some of the items … [Read more...]

Legal advocate fighting SNWA briefs county commission and water committee on progress

The White Pine County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting with the County Water Advisory Committee on April 26, and two important players in the county’s defense of its groundwater provided a progress report. Simeon Herskovits, an attorney … [Read more...]

Senator Dean Heller reaches out to rural reporters

United States Senator Dean Heller held a rural Nevada press conference call with four reporters from around the state on April 26. Earlier that day, the Senate approved a water management amendment to the current Energy and Water appropriations bill. … [Read more...]

Local youth organize activity group

  About a dozen local youth and adults gathered at the Ely Central Theatre on April 23 to discuss the future of their new organization, the Youth Troops. “It’s for kids that need help,” club organizer Cameron Brazell said. “It’s for kids … [Read more...]

Representatives visit Ely from the governor’s office of Economic Development

Two representatives from the state governor’s Office of Economic Development came to Ely on April 26 to hold a public hearing concerning the fourth version of the state’s Housing and Community Development Program Annual Action Plan. “This is a … [Read more...]