Archives for June 2017

Ruath – A Glance At The Past

OLD RUTH By Mary Sorenson Ruth, the company’s other town in the district, had received its name from the Ruth claim, which in turn had been named by D. C. McDonald in honor of his daughter Ruth. The first houses at Ruth, if we expect the stone c … [Read more...]

Citizen scientists needed to help National Park Service dying Lichen BioBlitz

BAKER – Great Basin National Park will be hosting a Lichen BioBlitz - a short-term biodiversity event - July 17-19, 2017. The event kicks off on Monday, July 17 at 10a.m. with talks about lichens and a potluck lunch. That will be followed by afte … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

Fourth of July, 1947 By Keith Gibson The last day of school had finally arrived, after 9 long months cooped up in the local gulag. We hurried home to get out of our school clothes, head down to Johnny the barber’s shop to get our long a … [Read more...]

GBC accepting applications for BioMed Workshop

If you have ever considered a career in medicine or biomedical research, Great Basin College has your undergraduate degree covered and is here to help you prepare for the next steps. Great Basin College, in collaboration with the National … [Read more...]

A View From The Past

We took a look back to Fourth of July Events in the past 30, 50 and 70 years ago from today. 1947 - A parade began at 9:00 with floats, bands, wagons, bicycles, marchers and horseman. At noon, the Ruth and McGill Legion baseball teams clashed as … [Read more...]

Is This You

Drinking In Summer Summer is rolling across our paths with all its pleasures, like a cinnamon roll unrolling across your plate leaving a trail of gooey goodness to gather on your fingers and lap up until every drop of sunshine and sugary … [Read more...]

Latest Duck stamp available at Ely Post Office

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) issues a new Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation stamp each year with an annual expiration date of June 30. The latest version of this stamp (know internally at USPS as the “Duck Stamp” or “The Federal Du … [Read more...]

How to sell your product or service online – a 3 part workshop

Three Saturdays, July 8, July 29, and August 26, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at White Pine High school. This program is free to the public; registration is required for each of the three workshops and seating is limited to 20. The first … [Read more...]

New OB/GYN to start at William Bee Ririe Hospital in July

Dr. Gregory Tanner, OB/GYNDr. Gregory Tanner, OB/GYN, will be joining he William Bee Ririe Hospital in July 2017. He is coming to us from Sandy, UT and will be here in Ely one week a month. Dr. Tanner was born and raised in Ogden, UT and attended … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Recently I was contacted by a concerned citizen who had observed several juveniles walking near a county roadway and were in possession of firearms. The question that the person was asking was is it legal … [Read more...]