Archives for June 2014

Pure Talent mixes dancing and fitness

Karen and Mark Mabson bought the Pure Talent Dance Studio at the end of 2012 for one simple reason, keeping their family healthy. “We just wanted to keep the kids dancing,” Karen Mabson said. The married couple have two daughters enrolled in dan … [Read more...]

Joy McClane Bybee  

  Joy McClane Bybee, 91, of Ely, Nevada left this mortal world to join his Heavenly Father on June 19,2014. Joy was born to parents George Myron and Ruhama Victoria Adair Bybee on November 27,1922  in Tropic, Utah. He went to high school in Tropic … [Read more...]

Authors break down barriers to Nevada’s beauty

Nevada and the Southwest are chock-full of gorgeous scenery from the heights of Wheeler Peak to the depths of Death Valley, but enjoying them often requires a bit of stamina. Along comes a unique book for those who want to see these sights but … [Read more...]

White Pine Little League to host District 3 tournament

White Pine County Little League will host a tournament between nine teams on July 1-7 to determine which 11-12 year-old all star team will advance from the rural counties to compete in the state championship tournament. All games will be held at the … [Read more...]

Festival in Baker fights ‘Water Grab’

Before the Snake Valley Festival parade even started, five teenagers from Baker unfurled several long paper signs. When they held them up end to end they read “Fountains in a desert no longer possible.” It was just one of many displays that Baker, lik … [Read more...]

Editorial: PILT funding still doesn’t add up

Dear Nevada counties: The checks are in the mail. Signed: Harry Reid. Sen. Harry Reid has issued a press release saying Nevada counties are to receive more than $25 million in federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) from the Department of the I … [Read more...]

Aquatic Center opens June 30 with free day

The long-awaited White Pine Aquatic Center will open its doors for an open house on June 28 at 3 p.m. and officially begin letting people swim in the pool starting June 30. The $7 million indoor swimming facility will feature a full-size olympic pool … [Read more...]

Trio Bring Music to Ely

From left to right: David Trotta, Michael Ronstadt and James Dalton perform at the Ely Fine Arts Center on June 20. The group, titled Trotta and Ronstadt with James Dalton performed for more than two hours, playing a mixture of blues, folk and … [Read more...]

Slow Pitch Softball starts

Kylie Britton swings at a pitch during the her slow pitch team’s first game of the season. Britton belongs to The Misfits team, one of 10 community teams that play every Tuesday and Thursday. For more information on how to join a team, call Brandon H … [Read more...]

Deinna Marie Mello

Deinna Marie Mello passed awa on June 18, 2014 after complications with Lupus.  She was born on July 10, 1974 in Havre, Montana to Bill and Cheryl Thompson. She lived the first 16 years of her life in Montana, moving to Ely in 1990. She graduated … [Read more...]