Archives for October 2014

Lucille Broderson

Lucille Broderson, 88 passed away on October 21, 2014 in Elko, Nevada. She was born to Fred and Vera Hack in Iowa on August 22, 1926. She married Eugene Broderson on January 27, 1945. They moved to Ely in 1974 to raise their family. Lucille … [Read more...]

Volunteers help seniors stay warm

White Pine senior citizens who struggle to afford firewood to stay warm in Ely’s harsh winters have an early Christmas present coming thanks to the efforts of a group of volunteers. After several months of organizing, 20 cords of wood were split by l … [Read more...]

The celebration of the sesquicentennial of Nevada’s ‘statehood’ may be a bit premature

O n Oct. 31, 1864 — 150 years ago — President Lincoln declared, “Now, therefore, be it known, that I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in accordance with the duty imposed upon me by the act of congress aforesaid, do hereby declare a … [Read more...]

Volleyball feeling confident

Things are clicking at the right time for White Pine’s volleyball team. After starting the season with high expectations from the team’s coach Kenna Almberg, the Ladycats looked good in September. So far in October, they’re unbeaten. “I feel that w … [Read more...]

Cazier carries on 100 year history of Wilson Bates service

On of Jay Cazier first jobs was delivering furniture for Wilson Bates Furniture Company back when he was in high school. Little did he know then that after coming back from his studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, that same furniture store … [Read more...]

Know where to vote on election day

With the general election on Nov. 4, there are only a few more opportunities to get out and vote early. Voting, which has been running since Oct. 18, will officially close on Friday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. at the County Clerk’s office. After that, White P … [Read more...]

Hotel Sports Book Opens

The Hotel Nevada officially opened their sports book on Oct. 23, allowing patrons to place live bets and parlays on all the major sporting events happening. (Garrett Estrada photo) … [Read more...]

Ardis Gayle “Tootsie” Lani Edwards

 passed away Saturday evening, October 25, 2014, in St. George, Utah, she was 87.  She was the fifth of 12 children to be born to Lida Bardmess and Albert F. Lani.  Tootsie, her life-long nickname, was born at home in Ely, Nevada, on June 15, 1927.  S … [Read more...]

Senior tries not to think about not playing football

With White Pine High School playing its final football game of the season on Thursday against Agassi Prep, it’s a bittersweet moment for the Bobcat seniors. For Jacob Baer, who spent all of his four high school years on the football team, the f … [Read more...]

Locomotive engine to begin two-year restoration

By Mark Bassett NNRY Executive Director For the first time in twenty-four years, Nevada Northern Railway Locomotive 81 was once again outdoors. On Oct. 23, Locomotive 81 was moved from the Enginehouse to the RIP Building to begin a two-year … [Read more...]