Archives for March 2016

Raymond J. Celaya

Raymond J. Celaya was born August 29th, 1934 and passed away on March 12th, 2016, he was 81 years old. Raymond was born in Eureka, NV to Mary and Silbero (Pete) Celaya. Raymond moved to Ely, NV with his family when he was a small child. He … [Read more...]

Sharon Emerson Mellos Saal

Sharon Emerson Mellos Saal left this world on March 27, 2016 after a long illness. Sharon was born on May 11, 1941 on the family farm in Shellsburg, Iowa to Wilmer Emerson and Arlene Nelson. She married A.J.  ( Tailey ) Mellos  in 1957 at the Greek … [Read more...]

Washington should let Nevada sets its own clocks

Nevadans have once again gone through the futile and counterproductive ordeal of resetting all our clocks to comply with the dictates of our elected naifs in Washington. We are now temporarily on Pacific Daylight Saving Time, despite the fact our … [Read more...]

NNRy season starts April 9

Fascination with colorful and rugged Wild West brings visitors from near and far to the well-preserved Nevada Northern Railway located in the heart of Nevada.  This National Historic Landmark provides a bona fide window into the days when train … [Read more...]

Ladycat softball demolishes the opposition, wins four; Bobcat baseball splits at home, loses two on the road

The White Pine High softball team beat Calvary Chapel Christian at home March 18 by a score of 30-1. “We drew a lot of walks,” Coach Krystal Smith said. “We put the ball in play, causing the defense to make errors. Izabel Romero pitched a good game … [Read more...]

Shoshones and Goshutes bless national park observatory site

Spiritual leaders from the Ely Shoshone Colony and the Goshute Reservation officially blessed the Great Basin National Park site where a world-class telescope and astronomical observatory is to be built this year. About 20 people joined the … [Read more...]

Sen. Heller pushing for faster approval of broadband easements

Once again Nevada’s Washington representatives are having to resort to legislation to force the slothful federal land agencies to more quickly allow the public access to rights of way across putatively public lands. Earlier this month Nevada R … [Read more...]

Girls’ and boys’ track each finish fourth in Elko

The White Pine High track and field team competed in a league meet at Elko High March 19. Junior Mikinley Prengel won the 200 meter race with a time of 27.31. Prengel also won the long jump at 15 feet, 11.5 inches. Freshman Madison Rick won the … [Read more...]

13 new correctional officers to join Ely State Prison

Ely State Prison received its latest staff additions March 18 when 13 correctional officers and one case worker graduated from the prison’s eight-week training academy. Sergeant Matthew Roman, formerly a Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputy, led the cad … [Read more...]

Fifty Years Ago

Courtesy photo Orval and Jeannine Draney met on September 25, 1965, were engaged December 25, 1965 and then married March 25, 1966 in the Salt Lake Temple for time and all eternity. A marriage not terminated by death. They wanted their love to … [Read more...]