Archives for February 2015

Randy Allen Burdick

Randy Allen Burdick was freed of pain with his passing to an eternal life on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at the University Hospital in Salt Lake City.  Randy was born October 22, 1951 in Ely, Nevada.  He was the youngest son of Walter A. and Neva E. … [Read more...]

Shakespeare comes to high school

Kathy Tucker knows a thing or two about putting on a school play. The drama instructor has been the driving force behind all of White Pine High School’s stage productions for over 15 years, but in her career there is one production she has never d … [Read more...]

Ladycats win division title

Team enters state tournament in Vegas as top seed from south The White Pine High School girls basketball team claimed their first ever Southern Nevada Division III title on Feb. 21 and secured a number one seed in this weekend’s state t … [Read more...]

State Constitution does not allow laws regulating political speech

The Nevada Supreme Court made the right decision but for the wrong reason. In the case of Citizen Outreach vs. State, the court ruled 5-2 a couple of weeks ago that the organization did not violate a 1997 law requiring those who engage in express … [Read more...]

Club Rio offers more than just a bar experience

When Cari Matyja took over the Club Rio in downtown Ely, she knew from the start that she wanted to do something different, something more than what the standard bar could offer. “I wanted to keep it going so we could try to bring in a bunch of e … [Read more...]

Christie Hermansen Haynes

As someone who had a passion for discovering the history of others, it is no wonder that Christie Haynes wanted to leave a long legacy of her own-98 years is a full life. During her life, Christies found pleasure and developed talents for many … [Read more...]

Local athlete to represent NV in Australia tournament

Haylee Andre plays three sports for White Pine High School, but her favorite has to be basketball. As a member of the varsity Ladycats basketball team for the school, Andre is already used to playing at a high level, but come this summer, she will … [Read more...]

Local Kentucky Colonel

Garrett Estrada photo I nominated Carol Hunt to be a Kentucky Colonel because of her tireless volunteerism. Carol takes of her time to drive veterans to doctor and hospital appointments in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, and Elko. She is known for her … [Read more...]

Laxalt proven correct in joining lawsuit challenging Obama Executive order

When Nevada’s new Republican attorney general, Adam Laxalt, joined in the lawsuit with 25 other states challenging President Obama’s executive fiat granting amnesty from deportation and granting green cards and Social Security cards to millions of ill … [Read more...]

Battle Born Media buys Sparks Tribune

Special to The Ely Times  Battle Born Media, a company with deep Nevada roots, has acquired the Sparks Tribune to add to its portfolio of newspapers in the state. Battle Born bought the historic newspaper — which dates back more than a century — … [Read more...]