Archives for August 2013

Learning Bridge set to open Sept. 3

It’s been a long path, but for Ely’s Learning Bridge Charter School, the first day of classes will finally arrive. Sept. 3 The State Fire Marshal is scheduled to inspect the school on Aug. 30 with classes beginning the following Tuesday. The sch … [Read more...]

WPCSD makes improvements to Norman Elementary School

As parents arrived at David E Norman Elementary on Monday, a different sight greeted them. The White Pine County School District (WPCSD) completed a $600,000 project to improve the conditions around the school in an attempt to make dropping off and … [Read more...]

Senior news: Farmers Market not to be missed during September

I do hope you made it to the Farmers Markets. Those Utah peaches, I could eat a whole bushel. Vi Thompson bought me two, what a wonderful lady. The hot dogs weren’t bad either and the cook was friendly. I have some papers to apply for passed due b … [Read more...]

Plein Air Outdoor Arts Festival returns to NNRy

The annual Plein Air Outdoor Arts Festival returns to the Nevada Northern Railway Aug. 30-Sept. 2. The art festival, which features a mix of local and traveling artists showcasing and creating works on site, gives attendees a chance to experience and … [Read more...]

Thomas Raymond Wiedmeyer

Thomas Raymond Wiedmeyer, 55, of Ely, formerly of West Bend, Wisconsin died peacefully on August 12, 2013, in his home. Born December 3rd, 1957 in West Bend, Wisconsin he is predeceased by his parents, Harvey and Jeanette of West Bend, … [Read more...]

Sandra “Sandy” Fisher Jordan

Sandra “Sandy” Fisher Jordan age 73 years, of Ely, Nevada passed away August 20, 2013 in Ely. Sandy was born May 20, 1940 in Ely to Gerald “Casey” and Dorothy “Doc” Fogliani Fisher. Sandy married Ronnie Jordan in 1964 at the Sacred Heart Catholic C … [Read more...]

Robert (Bob) Michael Grogan

Robert (Bob) Michael Grogan age 74, passed away August 5th, 2013. Born in Lincoln Nebraska November 2, 1938, raised in Southern California, moved to Grass Valley California where he met and married his wife of 50 years Sheeran Rae (Wirtz) Grogan. … [Read more...]

Shirley Mae Cracraft Curtis

Shirley Mae Cracraft Curtis, 78, passed away in Ely on August 13, 2013. She was born February 3, 1935 in Monroe, Utah to Frank Orval and Nina Hansen Cracraft. She married Charles Allen Curtis September 13, 1952 in Monroe. He preceded her in death … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for August 13-19 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 b … [Read more...]

NDOI Looks to Prep Nevadans to Purchase Health Insurance

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Nevada Division of Insurance Commissioner Scott Kipper spoke to the Ely Rotary Club last week as part of a statewide tour to help individuals and businesses prepare for the new healthcare … [Read more...]