Archives for November 2016

50 years ago at Thanksgiving

While most of us are hitting the grocery stores for last minute items, dusting off the Kitchen Aid, cleaning the fine china and preparing for the feast of Thanksgiving, we thought it might be a great time to look back 50 years, to see what events … [Read more...]

District personnel honored at conference

By Adam Young Special to the Times The Nevada Association of School Boards held its annual conference Thursday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 19.  The conference is a chance for school trustees in Nevada’s 17 school districts to learn fr … [Read more...]

Elko police: Pilot likely saved lives in plane crash

Associated Press ELKO— Although all four people aboard were killed when a medical aircraft went down in northern Nevada, police say the pilot likely saved lives by crashing the plane into a parking lot while avoiding nearby homes and b … [Read more...]

Is This You? Picking Your Seat

Do families still have a kids table and a grown-ups table set for Thanksgiving? I hope so. That rite of passage of moving up from the little to the big table is something that should be felt by as many youngsters as possible. I can still see the … [Read more...]

Plenty to do in the next few weeks

By Kaylynn Roberts-McMurray Times Staff The holiday’s have just begun, and there are many events scheduled to let the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas get you in the spirit for the holidays. Friday, Nov. 25, the Christmas Walk takes p … [Read more...]

Jackson Baby

Courtesy photo Mark and Cori Jackson of Reno, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kenzie Lynn Jackson, born Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. Her maternal grandparents are William and Jacque Miller of E … [Read more...]

Shopko celebrates grand opening

By Kaylynn Roberts-McMurray On a morning where the high was 4 degrees, approximately 75 people braved the weather in winter coats, gloves and hats as they filed into Shopko to be a part of the official Grand Opening. With a ribbon cutting … [Read more...]

November Ely Elks Students of the Month

William Andrae and Khloe Keppner have been named Students of the Month for November, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.      Andrae, age 15, is the son of Arther and Audrae Andrae of Ely. Keppner, age 13, is the daughter of Dusty and Lisa Kepp … [Read more...]

Hays honored by RPEN

In a unanimous Resolution, Virginia “Kitty” Hays has been honored by the White Pine Chapter, Retired Public Employees of Nevada, for her many years of service to both Chapter and State organizations, as well as her efforts in promoting the welfare of … [Read more...]

All aboard for the Red Hats

The Red Hat Society chapters of the Silver Belles and the Divas all boarded the Nevada Northern Railway Excursion food train on Sat., Nov. 12 for a two hour ride. Also on board were the local Scout troops, including children and adults from our … [Read more...]