Archives for July 2014

Letters to the Editor

To The Editor: On the day before the Fourth of July, they were changing out the power poll behind my house, it was sub-contractors working for Mt. Wheeler. They broke our sewer ling and flooded our basement. We would like to thank Kevin Robison … [Read more...]

Editorial: Water pipline would hurt both rural and urban areas

The Las Vegas newspaper this past week editorially pointed out the city’s primary water source is drying up. That’s obvious from the broad white bathtub ring around Lake Mead. To slake Las Vegas’ thirst, the editorialists suggest tapping ground … [Read more...]

Drunk with power, federal agencies are coming for our water

There may not be sufficient documentation to prove that Mark Twain ever said, “Whiskey is for drinking; water is fighting over,” but Nevada ranchers and farmers are having to fight over water with two branches of their own federal government. It’s eno … [Read more...]

Alfred L. Frederick

ALFRED L. FREDERICK  Alfred L. Frederick age  73 years, of Ely, Nevada passed away July 14, 2014 in Ely.   He was born October 20, 1940 in Ely, NV to Merlon and Delia Frederick. Al was a lifelong resident of Ely.  He honorably served in the US A … [Read more...]

Ladycats hold basketball camp for third through eighth graders

A group of over 30 young girls got a chance to know what it feels like to be a Ladycat basketball player at a camp coached by Ladycat Basketball Coach Krystal Smith on Monday and Tuesday. According to Smith, the camp taught the group of third through … [Read more...]

Gordon Lee Greenwell

Gordon Lee Greenwell,67, of Bakersfield, California, died early Wednesday morning July 16th, 2014 at his home after a long battle of cancer. Gordon was born April 20th, 1947, in Twin Falls, Idaho, the son of Derlin Richard (Dick) Greenwell and … [Read more...]

Dialysis treatment comes home

The Sanderling Dialysis Center held its grand opening on Monday, bringing the life-sustaining treatment much closer to local patients than before. The facility, which took nearly 10 years to complete from its initial concept stage, provides state of … [Read more...]

Bradley’s Bestway opens bargain basement

Trina Beutler said she was just following her mother’s footsteps when she went into the grocery business. “My mother grew up working for Lee Anderson and the Morely’s at the Standard Market,” she said of the now closed down grocery store. Now th … [Read more...]

Multi-talented Allred to play soccer for Kansas

Amanda Allred admits she never had much free time in high school. During her senior year at White Pine High School, she started on three different varsity sports teams, became the student body president and actively helped run extracurricular … [Read more...]

Dorothy Alice Dolfin Marich

Dorothy Alice Dolfin Marich, age 84 of Ruth, Nevada passed away July 20, 2014 in Ruth, Nevada.  She was born August 5, 1929 in Ely, Nevada to Frank and Mae Ruth Gifford Dolfin. She attended grade school and high school in Ely, Nevada and graduated … [Read more...]