Archives for August 2014

City Council approves two for railroad board

Two new members were added to the Railroad Management Board after being nominated by Mayor Melody Van Camp and approved by the Ely City Council at the council’s meeting on Aug. 28. A controversial agenda item from councilman Sam Hanson to remove th … [Read more...]

Students start new school year

No more sleeping in. No more summer jobs or family vacations. Those all ended with the sound of the alarm clock Monday morning, ushering in the end of summer and the beginning of the new school year. Backpacks, homework and pop quizzes are back in … [Read more...]

Lawsuit filed against city council

A lawsuit against the Ely City Council and Railroad Board of Trustees was filed on Tuesday afternoon by the law firm of Gianoli Husbands as instructed by the Railroad’s Management Board. The lawsuit, which was approved at the Management Board’s last m … [Read more...]

Arts festival challenges artists to create outdoors

In French, “en plein air” means in the open air. To Nevada Northern Railway Sales and Marketing Director Dany Feinstein, the phrase conjures up images of artists sitting outside in a park, painting the landscapes that surround them. This Labor Day wee … [Read more...]

White Pine to host volleyball tournament

White Pine High School Volleyball Coach Kenna Almberg knows that her past few teams had the talent to make it to the state championships. But for the past several years, the Ladycats have failed to advance past the divisional round of the playoffs. … [Read more...]

Tom Carline

Tom Carline completed his physical life on August 23, 2014. Born in McGill, NV in 1933, he attended White Pine High School in Ely, NV and graduated from The University of Denver after which he taught and coached at Gunnison CO High School before … [Read more...]

Editorial: Congress should block EPA effort to impose lower ozone standard

Just think of the Environmental Protection Agency as the princess and ozone as the pea, and you will get some idea of the scope of the problem. In 2008, the EPA set the ground-level ozone standard for air quality at 75 parts per billion (ppb). Tha … [Read more...]

Murdock’s owner continues father’s legacy

Jimmy Danner grew up at Murdock’s Metal and Paint auto repair shop in downtown Ely working for his father. Little did he know that he would eventually follow in his footsteps to become the owner and manager of the auto body repair shop. “I was in h … [Read more...]

New Bobcat football coach wants to season progress

New White Pine High School Football Coach Quinn Ewell knows that he has a lot of work to do to get his team ready for their season opener at West Wendover on Friday. After a disappointing winless season a year ago, Ewell said that he will gauge the … [Read more...]

Jerald Ross Vanlaningham

Jerry passed away peacefully at the Veterans Memorial Hospital after an extraordinary 10 year fight against cancer. Jerry was born and raised in Ely, NV and spent four years in the Air Force. He was a professional photographer owning Truckee Meadows … [Read more...]