Archives for May 2017

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: On March 24, 2017, you published my letter to the editor where I asked numerous questions about the 2017 audit of the city of Ely. Mayor VanCamp’s rebuttal, which was published on March 31, 2017, was anything but a rebuttal. A r … [Read more...]

White Pine Public Museum receives new flags

On Friday, May 12, 2016, the White Pine Class Reunion Committee donated a United States flag and a Nevada State flag to the Museum, both of which were gratefully accepted by Museum Board Members. … [Read more...]

David E. Norman scholarship winners

Five graduating White Pine High School seniors became the eighteenth  recipients of the David E. Norman Scholarship Trust on Wednesday, May 10. The five scholarship winners are Toby Sturgeon, Kellen Wilkin, Michayla Shaye Cessford, Kayleen Lamb … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for May 15 - May 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 b … [Read more...]

St. Augustine’s Memorial weekend celebration

Music, food, and a tribute to our veterans are just some of the activities on tap for the annual St Augustine’s Cultural Center Open House and Fundraiser beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27 in historic Austin, NV. Housed in a former Catholic c … [Read more...]

Carlson arrested for fraudulent use of a debit card

On May 15, 2017 officers received a report of an individual who had fraudulently used a debit card at several locations in the Ely area. The reporting party stated that her debit card had been used by an unauthorized person. During the officers … [Read more...]

Elks name Most Valuable Students

Toby Sturgeon and Bailey Coombs have been named as the local winners in the Elks National Foundation “Most Valuable Student” contest for the 2016-2017 award offer year, according toEly Elks Lodge #1469. Sturgeon and Coombs will each receive a $1, … [Read more...]

Museum Musings

By Allister Townson-Muse  Memorial Day At the end of the Civil War, a group of military men established an organization called “The Grand Army of the Republic”, (G.A.R.) which was dedicated to the needs of disabled enlisted men, pensioners, war … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

Memorial Day 1949 By Keith Gibson Memorial Day was always celebrated on the REAL Memorial Day. Now days it has been moved up or back a few days to make a 3-4 day weekend.  We kids started the day by getting into our band uniforms.  The grade s … [Read more...]

April wedding

  Courtesy photo Shayne Rae Nez and Jamin George Hansen were married on the evening of April 15, 2017, in Ventura, California. Shayne is the daughter of Stephen and Virginia Nez of Window Rock, Arizona. Jamin is the son of Karla and Mark … [Read more...]