Archives for August 2015

Alternate ideas emerge for SNWA ‘water grab’ at Drought Forum

The final Nevada Drought Forum meeting for obtaining information was held on Aug. 19 in Sparks. Members of Nevada's agricultural community, the Great Basin Water Network, Rural water organizations (including the Central Nevada Water Authority), and … [Read more...]

Sam Davis

Sam Davis, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 20, 2015. A resident of Ely for the past 10 years, Sam was fortunate enough to have his wife, Shirley, at his side. Born in Spokane, WA to Don and Nitsa Davis, the oldest of four children, Sam … [Read more...]

Judges find in the folds of the law a right to watch predators

You never know what new, previously unheard of rights some federal judges can find tucked in the folds of the law. Earlier this month a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, of course, rejected a decision by … [Read more...]

Anna Marie Hiatt

Anna Marie Hiatt “Anna Banana”, age 45 of Ely, Nevada, passed away unexpectedly August 12, 2015 from life long health issues.   Anna was born June 2, 1970 in Ely to Rosie Adamson and Ken Bauer.  She married Jess Hiatt, April 19, 1994.  Together they l … [Read more...]

New Salvation Army phone number

As of Aug. 21, the Ely Service Unit of the Salvation Army has a new contact number. The new phone number is 293-3280. This number is a local number for both cell phones and land-lines in our local calling area. We apologize for any inconvenience the … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I would like to thank the people that worked on getting a library and computer lab in Lund.  Thank you for writing the story.  It is important for our community to have this in our town.  I am glad that the old school is being used f … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for August 19-25. 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...]

Ronald William Trevena

Ronald William Trevena passed August 19, 2015. He was an extraordinary man who enjoyed the luxuries of life. Ronald is survived by his wife; three children; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister Patsy (Mike) Sturgeon and a lot of … [Read more...]

Mine Donation

Courtesy photo Robinson Nevada Mining Co. Human Resources Manager Kim Kammerer, Administration Manager Amanda Hilton, and Interim Mine Manager Robby Ruesch presents a donation to April Bath Volunteer, Susan Keough, President of The Committee … [Read more...]

Is This You? Snakes from a 4-wheeler

Some ten or more years ago we entered the 4-wheeler world.  For the first couple of years we rode someone else’s 4 wheeler. But soon it was clear that even though we were always told we were “free to use them,” it was apparent that to keep friendship … [Read more...]