Lund teacher recognized by district

By Bob Dolezal White Pine School District Superintendent It is with great pride that I recommend Heather Sabaitis for District Teacher of the Month. She has the unique challenge of teaching a mixed class of Kindergarten and first grade students … [Read more...]

Elks State Hoop Shoot Champions

The Ely Elks Lodge is pleased to announce the 43rd annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest! Two boys and two girls, ages 10 to 13 won the third round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot contest at Hawthorne on Saturday, Feb. 7. BOYS … [Read more...]

District Spelling Bee

The White Pine County School District annual spelling bee was held inside the White Pine High School theater on Jan. 29 and tested the spelling skills of a sixth through eighth graders from Ely and Lund. Andrew Young won out of the group of sixth … [Read more...]

Ice Fishing Derby Results

The results are in! There were 639 participants in this year’s Ely Rotary Club Ice Fishing Derby. Cory Rutterbush claimed the top prize of $5,000 and Archie Jones took second, winning a $2,500 gift certificate to Sportsworld. In total, 16 tagged fish … [Read more...]

Recycling operation coming to landfill

The City of Ely Landfill will be expanding its operation to include recycling within the next two weeks according to Mayor Melody Van Camp. Working as a collaborative, the mayor, alongside City Councilman Dale Derbidge, former City Councilman Randy … [Read more...]

Hilda C. McCutcheon

 Hilda C. McCutcheon passed away peacefully on January 30, 2015 with family by her side.  She was born January 26, 1938 to Joe and Helen Alvernez in Lompoc, California.  She moved to McGill, Nevada in 2002. Hilda is preceded in death by her … [Read more...]

Teacher of the Month

Courtesy photo White Pine High School Culinary teacher Megan Wright is the December Ely Lion’s Club teacher of the month. Nominated by WPHS Principal Adam Young, Wright began her teaching career at White Pine High School several years ago, having … [Read more...]

Joey Mendez-Ross

74, of Queen Creek, Arizona passed away on November 22, 2014.  Per Joey’s request, a private Vikings Funeral (ashes sent out to sea, on a boat set on fire) will be held Saturday, December 27th off the coast of San Diego, CA. Afterward, her family is … [Read more...]

Couple donate new PA system

  Don and Colleen Goodwin have donated a complete P.A. system to the White Pine County Commission. The system will be used for several events including Memorial and Veteran’s Day ceremonies. White Pine County is grateful to the Goodwins for … [Read more...]

First National Bank of Ely issues a $30,000 Challenge Grant for NNRY

Submitted by the Nevada Northern Railway The First National Bank of Ely has issued a $30,000 challenge grant to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, which will double all contributions made through the end of 2014. Until December 31, all monies … [Read more...]