Archives for July 2015

Children’s Art Festival continues to grow, brings in guest watercolor artist

When Amy Sorensen moved her family from Utah to Ely years back, she felt bad that her children would miss out on the annual two-week art festival her previous home city provided. After failing to find a suitable alternative in town, she partnered … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 22-28. 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...]

Court Sentences from July 20: 

Nathan Dwain Godown — Found guilty of ex-felon in possession of firearm and possession of a controlled substance, both felonies. Sentenced to Consecutive sentences, count 1 12-60 months in NDOC and count 2 12-48 months in NDOC. Paroled into a reentry … [Read more...]

Rodney Leroy Mangum

Rodney LeRoy Mangum, 64, of Preston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Ely, following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. Rod was born March 10, 1951 in Ely, Nevada to LeRoy Edwin Mangum and V … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking set to begin on new temple in Cedar City on August 8

On April 6, 2013, during the Saturday morning session of the 183rd Annual General Conference, President Thomas S. Monson announced that a new temple would be constructed in the city of Cedar City, Utah. The Cedar City Utah Temple Groundbreaking and … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: On behalf of the Great Basin Service Club I would like to thank The Ely Times for its coverage of the Fourth of July parade and fireworks display. We would also like to thank all those who participated in the parade and who helped … [Read more...]

Louise Santiago

Louise Santiago,  of Ely, Nv passed away July 23, 2015.  She was born on February 18,  1929. Louise was born in McGill, Nevada.  She was 86. Louise was a great artist, quilter, loved to sing in the church choir, played the organ, enjoyed our Ind … [Read more...]

Is This You? Reasons vs. excuses for teenagers

I try not to generalize. You know, use the words everyone, always or never in describing the latest central point in any current tirade that is the front runner of the conversation I may be embroiled in. A-hem, however, yes however, in trying to get … [Read more...]

Cora Elizabeth Sena

Cora Elizabeth Sena, age 83 of Ely, Nevada passed away July 13, 2015 in Carson City, Nevada.  She was born March 22, 1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Rushtin and Blanche Godwin. Cora was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  … [Read more...]

Murder mystery game set for Sagebrush Quilters Guild show

By Janet Van Camp Sagebrush Quilters Guild “Life without the possibility of parole”, this is how many women respond when asked about their love of quilting. Instead of prison walls, they are happily surrounded by mounds of fabric. Many started t … [Read more...]