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City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp holds up a copy of all the recall signatures inside her office and business Sew Krazy.

Recall petitions fall short

The recall attempt for all five Ely City Council members and the City of Ely’s Mayor officially failed to get enough verifiable signatures to move forward according to the Nevada Secretary of State’s … [Read More...]


Junior White Pine wing Kadi Finicum goes up for a contested jump-shot in the Ladycats’ 50-41 home win over rival Lincoln on Tuesday.

Ladycats take down Lincoln

The White Pine High School Ladycats basketball team got payback Tuesday night on the only team that has beaten them this season, their rival Lincoln … [Read More...]

Ashby places second in Spring Creek wrestling meet

Senior White Pine HIgh School wrestler Drue Ashby continued to rack up medals this season with a second place finish at a 31-team wrestling tournament … [Read More...]


Owners of Margarita’s Jorge and Margarita De La Cerda stand in front of their restaurant’s new entrance in the Prospector Hotel.

Margarita’s changes venue, maintains service

Margarita De La Cerda, owner of Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant, is still getting adjusted to her restaurant’s new home inside of the Prospector Hotel … [Read More...]


DEN Students of month

Courtesy photo DEN is proud to announce their students of the Month for December. Pictured: Sadie Buckner, Timothy Baker, Madison Sorenson, Thomas … [Read More...]


Governor’s budget plan is long on spending, short on accountability

It is called bait and switch. Just over two months after the voters of Nevada rejected by a 79 percent majority a margin tax on gross receipts of … [Read More...]

Congress should rein in Obama’s war on fossil fuel

The price of gasoline in parts of the country has dropped below $2 a gallon after hovering near $4 for so long. In fact, in the most basic terms, … [Read More...]


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Peggy Jo Drain

Peggy Jo Drain, age 60, went home to her family on January 15, 2015.  She was born in Ely, Nevada on October 19, 1954 to Leo and Mary … [Read More...]


Reunion meeting scheduled for Jan. 14

A meeting for the Kennecott Years all class reunion will be held on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Jailhouse meeting room. The reunion is currently looking … [Read More...]

Community Christmas Sing

The Community Christmas Sing will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the LDS Stake Center, 900 Ave. E, Ely. This is a nondenominational Christmas … [Read More...]

Local Thanksgiving day dinners

Calvary Assembly of God will be serving Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at 701 Ave. M. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., everyone … [Read More...]