Archives for June 2013

Summer Movie Loving

By Lukas Eggen With “Man of Steel” playing at the Central Theater, I got into a lively debate with a friend on what was our favorite summer movie of all time. Here are the ones that are some of my favorites. As a note, these are all newer fil … [Read more...]

Election Editorial

By Jon Hickman Abraham Lincoln said “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” The City of Ely has elected three new city councilmen, Randy Lee, Sam Hanson and Bruce Setterstrom. Gone are … [Read more...]

Toy Gun Buyback? Just Shoot Me

By Danny Tyree According to and other sources, Stobridge Elementary School in Hayward, California may be shooting itself in the foot, publicity-wise. As part of a safety day, the school sponsored a touchy-feely toy gun b … [Read more...]

Lasinda Cherry Bishop

October 25 1985 - March 9, 2013 Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Mountain Vista Chapel. A gathering of friends and family will be held after the services at the Ely Shoshone Education Center, 250 Heritage Dr. … [Read more...]

Mike Evasovic

Mike Evasovic, age 85, passed away peacefully at his home on June 10, 2013, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Ruth, Nevada to Serbian immigrants, Mike and Helen (Trbovich) Evasovic. He was the 9th of 10 children. Mike grew up in … [Read more...]

Rollin Glen Southwell

1936 ~ 2013 Rollin Glen Southwell passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 24th, 2013. Born February 9, 1936 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska he had just turned 77 years old. He attended first and second grades in Gering, Nebraska then finished elementary … [Read more...]

Walter Jay Stolk

Walter Jay Stolk, age 83 years, of Ely, NV, passed away June 14, 2013 in Ely. He was born October 11, 1929 Panguich, UT to Walter Stolk and Irene Norton Stolk. Walter graduated from high school in Panguich, UT. He served in the U.S. Army during … [Read more...]

Constandinos “Gus” Alexandros Flangas

Costandinos “Gus” Alexandros Flangas, 83, died this past Saturday after battling various health problems. An Ely, Nevada, native, he was born November 24, 1929, to Alexander and Fotene Flangas. His youth was passed in Ely with a close-knit family a … [Read more...]

Virgil L. Jewett, Sr.

In loving memory of our father, Virgil L. Jewett, Sr., born in Ely, Nevada on October 18, 1956, to Roy and Rene (Cummings) Jewett. Virgil passed away in his home in McGill, Nevada on Sunday, June 9, 2013. At a very early age, Virgil developed a … [Read more...]

Carol S. Schuh

Carol S. Schuh, 70 , passed away June 10, 2013 in Ely, Nevada. She was born October 16, 1942 in Dover, New Jersey to George and Fridea Hoffman. Carol was a Registered Nurse. She is survived by her husband James Schuh; son Christopher Schuh; sister … [Read more...]