Letters to the Editor

To The Editor: On the day before the Fourth of July, they were changing out the power poll behind my house, it was sub-contractors working for Mt. Wheeler. They broke our sewer ling and flooded our basement. We would like to thank Kevin Robison … [Read more...]

Editorial: Water pipline would hurt both rural and urban areas

The Las Vegas newspaper this past week editorially pointed out the city’s primary water source is drying up. That’s obvious from the broad white bathtub ring around Lake Mead. To slake Las Vegas’ thirst, the editorialists suggest tapping … [Read more...]

Drunk with power, federal agencies are coming for our water

There may not be sufficient documentation to prove that Mark Twain ever said, “Whiskey is for drinking; water is fighting over,” but Nevada ranchers and farmers are having to fight over water with two branches of their own federal government. It’s … [Read more...]

Alfred L. Frederick

ALFRED L. FREDERICK  Alfred L. Frederick age  73 years, of Ely, Nevada passed away July 14, 2014 in Ely.   He was born October 20, 1940 in Ely, NV to Merlon and Delia Frederick. Al was a lifelong resident of Ely.  He honorably served in the US … [Read more...]

Sports Phyicals

William Bee Ririe Hospital and Rural Health Clinic and Summit Therapy are holding a free Sports Physical Clinic for high school and middle school kids on Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:00am to 12:00 pm at William Bee Ririe Hospital Rural Health Clinic. … [Read more...]

Ladycats hold basketball camp for third through eighth graders

The White Pine High School Ladycat basketball team poses with participants of their basketball camp held in the high school’s gymnasium on Tuesday. Garret Estrada photo

A group of over 30 young girls got a chance to know what it feels like to be a Ladycat basketball player at a camp coached by Ladycat Basketball Coach Krystal Smith on Monday and Tuesday. According to Smith, the camp taught the group of third through … [Read more...]

Gordon Lee Greenwell

Gordon Lee Greenwell,67, of Bakersfield, California, died early Wednesday morning July 16th, 2014 at his home after a long battle of cancer. Gordon was born April 20th, 1947, in Twin Falls, Idaho, the son of Derlin Richard (Dick) Greenwell and … [Read more...]

Returning missionary to speak Sunday

Emily Pitts has returned from serving a mission in the Texas Houston East mission. She will be speaking at 9 a.m. at the Second Ward Sacrament that meets this Sunday, July 27, at the Ely Stake center. Visitors are welcome.   … [Read more...]

Ladies golf tournament set for August

The 2014 White Pine Ladies “Bring Your Music” golf tournament has been set for August 8-10. at the White Pine Golf Course The festivities will start on Friday, Aug. 8 with cocktails and a putting contest beginning at 6 p.m. Official tournament play … [Read more...]

Dorothy Alice Dolfin Marich

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Dorothy Alice Dolfin Marich, age 84 of Ruth, Nevada passed away July 20, 2014 in Ruth, Nevada.  She was born August 5, 1929 in Ely, Nevada to Frank and Mae Ruth Gifford Dolfin. She attended grade school and high school in Ely, Nevada and graduated … [Read more...]

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