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 graders, Ema Sorenson won for the seventh graders and Charlotte Peacock won for the eighth grade class. The winners have the opportunity to compete in the State spelling bee in Las Vegas on March 14.

(Garrett Estrada photo)Spelling bee