Archives for October 2013

Great Basin National Park reopens; turned away hundreds while closed

Great Basin National Park is back open after Congress reached a deal to end the partial government shutdown last week. The park, which is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., was forced to turn away residents and tourists alike, though Park … [Read more...]

How state education margins would work

By Thomas Mitchell The November 2014 mid-term election is still a year away, but the campaigning over a key ballot question should be starting in earnest soon. The Nevada State Education Association managed to gather enough signatures and … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

From the Zoo to You The weekends of Nov. 2-3 and Nov. 9-10, The Zoo volunteers will once again be taking sign-ups to donate your Ridley’s Advantage Card points. We thank all of you who have participated in the past and we hope for your support a … [Read more...]

Jack Wade Rice

Jack Wade Rice, age 73, passed away October 8, 2013 in Ely, NV. Services will be at a later date. … [Read more...]

Mary Jane Stones

Mary Jane Stones, 90 passed away peacefully on October 22, 2013 at the William Bee Ririe Hospital.  Mary was born on January 27, 1923 in Price, Utah the daughter of Lloyd C. Beebe and Nina Ingels. In 1962, Mary married Charles William Stones in … [Read more...]

Student council raises money for breast cancer fund

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer White Pine High School students took over Margaritas for a night in a special fundraiser held last Thursday. The event raised $800 for the Ely Breast Cancer Fund. Led by the school’s student council, the f … [Read more...]

Aquatics center construction project on schedule

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine Aquatics Center is on schedule for its Fourth of July opening SH Architecture Vide President Eric Roberts said. Roberts reported on the progress being made at the County Commission’s meeting on … [Read more...]

McGill teacher honored by Lions Club

Jenny Wilson has been awarded the Ely Lions Club’s “Teacher of the Month for October” at a special ceremony at last White Pine high School Board of Trustees meeting last week. “Ms. Wilson is the instructor for the McGill Elementary Pre-School progr … [Read more...]

Garnet Mercantile increases offerings

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The Garnet Mercantile is looking to offer customers more incentives to bring customers in through offering new items and a contest for bullets or a $75 gift card. To be entered for the bullets or gift cards, … [Read more...]

Donald Willard Reed

Donald Willard Reed was born on January 11, 1929 to Levi Albert and Rhoda L Reed. He was the youngest of 10 children.  He left this earth on October 20, 2013.  He had a stroke nearly 10 years ago that dramatically changed his life. Don Married t … [Read more...]