Archives for March 2015

Margaret Susan Orr Klopfer

 On the morning of March 19, 2015, Margaret Susan Orr Klopfer passed away in her sleep at the age of 66. Susan was born April 20, 1948, in Salem, Oregon, the middle of three daughters born to John and Betty Orr. She attended grade school in Amity and … [Read more...]

City of Ely: A closer look

A lot has happened with the City of Ely in recent months. A historic recall attempt failed to get enough signatures to try and force a vote to remove all five City Council members and the Mayor. State Senator Pete Goicoechea brought forth a senate … [Read more...]

Lions Club honors middle school teacher

By Adam Young and Garrett Estrada WPHS Principal and Ely Times Staff Writer Susie Leyba has been named the Ely Lions Club Teacher of the Month for March. The sixth grade science teacher at White Pine Middle School goes out of her way to make … [Read more...]

Ladycats dominant at home

Krystal Smith knows that expectations are high for her White Pine High School softball team this season. After losing by one run in the state championship game last year, the head coach said that anything short of returning to the state tournament … [Read more...]

Keith L. Hardy

Keith L. Hardy, age 94 years of Ruth, NV passed away March 19, 2015 in Ely, Nevada.  He was born September 23, 1920 to Gilbert and Anna Marie Hardy. A complete Obituary will follow at a later date. … [Read more...]

Former Gov. Miller touts his failed education spending to promote Sandoval’s plan

This past week Gov. Brian Sandoval presented his proposed business license tax based on gross receipts in the form of Senate Bill 252 to a joint meeting of the state Senate and Assembly taxation committees. He insisted his proposal is not like the … [Read more...]

Young leads team to first place finish

The White Pine High School Boy’s Golf team claimed their first team win of the season in Wendover on March 18, led by an even-par performance from senior Chris Young. The Bobcat team beat out rival Battle Mountain by just two strokes to claim first p … [Read more...]

Charter school recognizes effort of Chinese language instructor

By Julie Krch and Garrett Estrada Learning Bridge Chairman and Ely Times Staff Writer After graduating with honors from Great Basin College last May, Lisa Harrison is now receiving a new kind of honor, being named the Learning Bridge Charter … [Read more...]

More problems with those Las Vegas water authority ranches

The folks at the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) are spreading ill will across rural Nevada counties like they were using a fertilizer spreader. A lawsuit filed in Clark County district court earlier this month resurrects allegations that … [Read more...]

Demont Hansen

Demont Hansen passed peacefully on March 24, 2015.  Demont was born on October 5, 1921 at the family home in Monroe, Utah to Ernest Thomas Hansen and Lora Jane Farmer Hansen.  Demont was the 7th of 9 children.  At the age of 17, he fibbed about his ag … [Read more...]