Radio station awards first local ‘Angel in Disguise’

Local radio host Jodi McShane reads Mark Hurlbert a letter written by his wife about why he is her “Angel in Disguise.” (Garrett Estrada photo)

When Jodi McShane and Karen Livingston began reading through the stack of submitted letters they received for their “Angel in Disguise” program, they figured it would be a hard choice figuring out who would be the first winner. Then they got to … [Read more...]

Memorial for Father

Cavigla dedication

Father John McShane stands next to a new memorial plaque for the late Father Caesar Cavilga hanging inside the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A memorial service for Cavilga was held at the church on Jan. 17 to celebrate the life of Cavilga, who passed … [Read more...]

Umpires needed for new season

With a new high school baseball and softball season fast approaching, local umpires will be needed to officiate and call home games. Those interested should contact either Wayne at 775-296-0132 or Gary at 775-293-0471. Please respond by mid-February … [Read more...]

‘State of the State’ speeches were entirely too much alike

Earlier this month Gov. Brian Sandoval delivered his “State of the State” address to the Legislature. A couple of days later President Obama gave his “State of the Union” speech in front of Congress. Obama is a liberal Democrat who faced both a … [Read more...]

Cindy Lee Adams

Cindy Lee (Blackham) Adams of Ely, NV, passed away January 26, 2015 at the age of 59. Cindy was born to Montel and Arda Blackham, January 19, 1956 in Ely. Cindy was a Homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her children and family, cooking, … [Read more...]

City finances in good shape annual audit finds

Auditors of the City of Ely finances had good things to say about the future of the city based on their findings, which were presented at the latest city council meeting on Jan. 22 inside the Armory. Explained by City Auditor Chad Atkinson of Hinton … [Read more...]

Healthcare help on Jan. 29-30

Representatives for Nevada Health Link and will be available to assist those in need of healthcare coverage on Jan. 29-30 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the corner of 10th and Aultman Street across from the Senior Center. The last day for … [Read more...]

David Michael Bourgeois


, 54, died January 15, 2015 at his home in Boise, Idaho, after suffering a long illness. Born September 1, 1960 in Ely, Nevada to Terry Bourgeois and Patricia Johnson Duval. He is survived by his parents, 3 sons, Samson, Jamison, Kurtin; … [Read more...]

Julio Calderon Costello


On Friday, January 23rd, our beloved father,  passed through the veil and was reunited with his Heavenly Father and our beautiful mother. Julio was born on August 27 1926 to Julio Costello Sr. and Ysaura Costello, in Park City, Utah.  Soon after … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: This letter might be a mix between a public interest article for Ely and a plea for help. My husband's family is from Ely, mine is not but in our early married life, I was introduced to Ely. We ended up in the military and spent … [Read more...]