Archives for June 2014

James T. Puckett

James T. Puckett passed away February 28, 2014 in Ely, Nevada. Graveside Military Services will be held Saturday, June 28th at 10:30 A.M. at the Ely City Cemetery. Memorial Services will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the First Baptist Church Ely, … [Read more...]

Inner City Slickers teaches kids leadership

The Inner City Slickers program will return to the Sunnyside Ranch on Saturday for its second year of inspirational therapy for teenagers through team building exercises and working with horses. Founded by Michael McMeel, the former drummer of the … [Read more...]

Bathtub Races to make a splash at Cave Lake Saturday

The American Bus Association once ranked it as one of the top 100 events in North America. Meg Rhoades of the White Pine Tour and Recreation Board described it as an “only in Ely” kind of event. To locals, it’s a fun weekend get together to watch p … [Read more...]

Computers for Kids program in July

In July, Simplistic Solutions L.P. will be giving away 30 used computers to fourth grade students in White Pine County. Over two days, the fourth graders will learn to take apart, clean up, pain and rebuild a desktop computer. Sign ups will be … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

From The Zoo to You: There is a program that some people may not be aware of, it is called TNR (Trap, Neuter (Spay) and Release).  There is a couple in Ely, Tina and David (I won’t mention their last names because they don’t know I am writing this … [Read more...]

Fourth of July fireworks train tickets half way sold out

The Fourth of July Fireworks Steam Train is already halfway sold out. The two and a half hour train ride departs at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 4. takes the Keystone Route towards Ruth and then heads to the WP Public Golf Course (the most remote … [Read more...]

Kenneth Rufus Seifers

Kenneth Rufus Seifers, also known to his family as Thumper, was born on Oct. 22, 1947, to Kenneth and Dorthy Seifers, in Ely, Nevada. He passed away June 14, 2014, in Kingman, Arizona, where he has lived for about 27 years. He served in the Army … [Read more...]

No parking on Aultman St. for the Fourth

Concerned with the safety of children, the City of Ely, at the request of the Great Basin Service Club passed a resolution several years ago to allow NO PARKING on Aultman Street on the 4th of July, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 1 p.m.   This … [Read more...]

Sanderling Dialysis Center to open this month in Ely

Sanderling Dialysis Center of Ely will open this month, bringing in-center and home dialysis services to Ely and surrounding communities. Sanderling Renal Services USA LLC was approached by the William Bee Ririe Hospital two years ago to determine … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for June 7-13. 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 blotter or e … [Read more...]