Archives for May 2015

McGill native, American Idol contestant to bring the music for Fourth of July weekend

With hundreds of people expected to travel to Ely for their high school class reunion over the Fourth of July weekend, it’s fitting that a part of the planned entertainment also returns to his hometown. Professional musician Denny Mishler will t … [Read more...]

Francisco Javier Llona

Francisco Javier Llona, 75, passed away in Ely, NV, May 25, 2015. Francisco was born to Guillermo and Delfina Llona on August 23, 1940 in Busturia Vizcaya, Spain. Francisco’s life was his children, grandchildren and his garden. He enjoyed the o … [Read more...]

Free gun safety training offered in Reno

Maccabee Arms LTD will offer a free “Open Training Day” in Reno on June 7 from noon to 4 p.m. The “training day” will be open to the public and emphasize home and personal safety with sessions that include getting to use the company’s “state-of … [Read more...]

April Angel in Disguise winner

Cathy Beckwith is the KDSS Angel in Disguise for April. Beckwith was nominated by several anonymous people. Beckwith is seen by many as an angel, mother, grandmother and savior. She is the only administrative assistant at McGill Elementary and … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for May 20-26. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or e … [Read more...]

Relay for Life Fundraiser

Teresa Stewart photos Cameron Brazell has his haircut as part of a local Relay for Life team’s”Kid’s Cut for the Cure” fundraiser on May 16 at Images Salon.  McKenna Barney adds some colorful feathers to her hair during the fundraiser. Images Salon … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts Plant Trees

Courtesy photo Members of local Girl Scout Troop 387 and troop 1349 stand in front of a hole they dug in Broadbent Park on Arbor Day to plant a new tree in. The two troops spent over $100 from money they raised selling Girl Scout cookies to buy … [Read more...]

Lions Club teacher of the month

By The White Pine County School District The administrative team of the White Pine County School District is pleased to nominate Holly Marich for the Ely Lions Club Teacher of the Month. Marich has been a teacher in the White Pine County School … [Read more...]

Is This You? Don’t Touch

There is a commercial on television of late where what presumably is a zoo keeper shown throwing meat to lions.  Big lions.  The kind of lions that make me think, “If they didn’t have claws I would really like to touch them.” But alas they do have cla … [Read more...]

Nevada representatives must challenge efforts to close off more land from productive uses

What do you call a system in which a person living in a far-away mansion dictates how vast swaths of land may or may not be used and the local peasants have no say in the matter whatsoever? According to Nevada Republican Congressman Cresent Hardy, … [Read more...]