Archives for July 2016

Ely Lions Club supports White Pine Children’s Art Festival

Ely Lions Club President Glenn Terry handed a $500 check to WPCAF Director Amy Sorensen, who made a presentation at a recent club lunch meeting. Sorensen said that this year's group of kids will number nearly 250 and will have the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Curiosity gene takes over

I  wonder if there is a curiosity gene. If there is I have one floating around in me like ice cubes float around in a punch bowl. Bouncing around, clanging on the sides wanting out of the bowl but oh so delicately contained by the fragile glass s … [Read more...]

Biker’s Corner: An adventure at Cleve Creek

Sometimes I’ll wake up in the morning knowing I want to go for a ride, but I’m just not sure where I want to ride to. I’d been pondering my next escape for a week at least, but when it came time to load up and go, I still wasn’t sure which direction I … [Read more...]

One Bedroom

1 Bdrm  nice, furnished, apartment, all utilities paid. Phone, WiFi.  Call 775-289-3644. … [Read more...]

Wendy Vigil Kjorstad

A Recitation of the Rosary will start at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. on July 30, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, located at 900 E. 11th St in Ely, Nev. Interment will be held at a later date at the Ely City … [Read more...]

Viola Fredricka Mowrey Friskey

 On June 29, 2016, we lost our mother, Viola. She was born to Chauncey and Lillian (Lofgren) Mowrey, of Belle Fouche, S.D., on April 25, 1925. Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Howard William Friskey Sr. of McGill, Nev. in 2005, a … [Read more...]

NOTICE: Land lines may be lost in WPC

A T & T has petitioned the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (P. U. C.) for relief from its designation as being the “Provider of Last Resort” in our rural areas. You can see the areas affected on page 10 of the 262-page document filed by A T &am … [Read more...]

Court should slap down public pension records trickery

There is contempt of court. There is contempt of Congress. But there should also be contempt of public. This past week Nevada Policy Research Institute’s (NPRI) legal arm, Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation (CJCL), filed suit in d … [Read more...]

County commissioners vote to create Fire/EMS mutual aid agreement with city

  White Pine County commissioners agreed to tender a fire/EMS mutual aid agreement to the city of Ely at their meeting held on July 13. A former six-month agreement that had been negotiated last year, expired on June 30, resulting in city … [Read more...]

Thousands of ‘Cavers’ descend upon Ely

By Kay Lynn Roberts McMurray Many locals questioned each other as to what the tent city was all about on the back nine of the golf course, and why did the  lines at the grocery store seem to be so long? It was all due to the arrival of the N … [Read more...]