Archives for November 2013

National parks deserve funding

We love the Great Basin National Park. The more people discover its beauty, the more people enjoy the splendor and majesty of Nevada. That’s why it is disappointing to hear that the Great Basin National Park visitor center will be closed on M … [Read more...]

UNLV students present projects to community

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer A group of architecture students from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas presented their design plans for various projects around White Pine County last Friday. The students presented a variety of … [Read more...]

Rose named Christkindl angel

The opening of the Christmas season will begin Nov. 29 with the Christkindl pageant.  This traditional ceremony will take place beginning at 6 p.m. at the Sculpture Park on the south side of the 600 block of Aultman Street. Entertainment will be … [Read more...]

Robinson-Ridley’s donation

Cary Brunson, Robinson Nevada Mining Company, General Manager, Nathaniel and Kameron, Cub Scouts from Pack 71, Thad Stark, Ridley’s Family Market Ely Store, Assistant Manager. Robinson Nevada Mining Company, in cooperation with Ridley’s Family Mar … [Read more...]

Senior News: Sights, Sounds and Smells of Xmas begins

By G wop That sure was a storm. We got things plowed, then came the wind. Took two days to clean up the drifts. I hope you had a better thime than I. I hear there was lots of fun in Baker at the Turkey Shot. I only know of two people who won. … [Read more...]

Tomb seeker wins DRI Medal

Associated Press RENO — Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin, the principal investigator of an effort to locate the tomb of Genghis Khan, has won the Desert Research Institute’s 2014 Nevada Medal. The University of California, San Diego research scientist wil … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 12-18. 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...]

County Commission declares properties a nuisance

The White Pine County Commission voted to declare properties located at 27 Kestone St. and 37 Keystone St. in Ruth as a nuisance pursuant to NRS 244.360 during its meeting last Wednesday. The commission held a public hearing on the item. Residents of … [Read more...]

State’s fourth, eighth-graders behind national average

Nevada’s fourth- and eighth-graders lagged behind many states in math and reading skills according to a U.S. Department of Education report. The Nation’s Report Card is an assessment based on a standardized test given every two years to a sample of … [Read more...]

Susan Kay Ashleman

  October 18,1954-November 3, 2013 Susan K. Ashleman of McGill, Nevada passed away November 3, 2013. She was born on October 18, 1954 in Nebraska City, Nebraska. She grew up in the Midwest, before she moved with her family to Las … [Read more...]