Archives for August 2016

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Aug. 16-21. 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...]

Local Artist to hold book signing at the Ely Art Bank

Photo special to the Times Local artist and writer Anthony Ithurralde, will present his children’s book entitled Andre the Alligator at a second book signing on Sept. 4, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Ely Art Bank. This enchanting story is about Andre … [Read more...]

Great Basin Biker’s Corner: There’s no place like Ely

  Anyone who’s ever rode a motorcycle down Highway 6 south of town through the mountains and the Humboldt-Toiyabe Forest, knows it’s one of the most beautiful places on earth to ride. It’s everything you want a mountain ride to be; curves … [Read more...]

Library holds open house, shows off new additions

By KayLynn  Roberts-McMurray Times Staff Lori Romero, director of the White Pine County Library, along with the other staff, unveiled the latest additions to the library at the recent open house. Fundraising efforts started back in 2 … [Read more...]

Is This You? Bugged by the bugs

Afew days ago I took another step towards being grown up. There are loads of things that happen in life that you can attribute to the growing up process of each of us. “Firsts” are good growing up markers. First spanking. First grade. First car. Fir … [Read more...]

Robert J. Toles

Robert J. “Bob” Toles passed away Aug. 1, 2016 in Centralia, Wash. Bob was born in Meeker, Colo., Feb. 5, 1922 to Jesse J. and Myrtle Kyle Toles. He graduated from Lone Pine Union High School, class of 1941, in Lone Pine, Calif. After graduation, h … [Read more...]

Frankie Belle McConaha Butcher Marquardson

Frankie Belle McConaha Butcher Marquardson, 85, of McGill, passed away Aug. 20, 2016 in Ely, Nev. Our beloved mother, grandmother, and aunt was called home after a brief illness. She was born April 3, 1931, in Little Rock, Ark. to Frank and Ida … [Read more...]

Dwain Dwylin Johnson

Dwain Dwylin Johnson, 82, passed away Aug. 10, 2016 at the Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah surrounded by loved ones. He was born Dec. 4, 1933 to Howard W. Johnson and Mildred Johnson Loveridge.       He loved fishing and anything … [Read more...]

Most sheriffs and the governor oppose gun background check initiative

Three out of four Nevada county sheriffs agree, Question 1 on the November ballot, the Nevada Background Checks for Gun Purchases Initiative, should be voted down, because it will do nothing to prevent gun violence, will be too costly and merely put … [Read more...]

County Fair, horse races on tap for busy weekend

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray   The White Pine County Fair and the White Pine Horse Races will be held this weekend at the White Pine County fairgrounds in Ely. Themed “Apple Pies & Family Ties,” the fair will be open from 10 a.m. … [Read more...]