Michael Edward Yenick


With heavy hearts we say goodbye to Michael Edward Yenick. He was born on February 1, 1982 in Ely NV to Cyndi and Edward Yenick, Jr. Michael's family and friends lovingly referred to him as Bub, a gentle giant standing at 6'3". Bub spent his early … [Read more...]

Star of the Month Award

Star Performer

Garrett Estrada photo The October Chamber of Commerce Star Performer of the Month was awarded to Chris Ricci on Tuesday, Sept. 29 inside the White Pine County Senior Center. October’s theme for the award for organizations or people that “help … [Read more...]

Homecoming spirit

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White Pine High School students stack pallets of wood outside of the school in preparation of the annual Homecoming bonfire.

Students work behind scenes to make events happen For many students at White Pine High School, this week’s slate of homecoming events means getting to hang out at a bonfire or cheering on the football team. But the week of fun activities holds a … [Read more...]

High school club hosts opening rodeo of season

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Shay Zeman competes in the pole bending event at the White Pine County Fairgrounds.

Less than two months after the White Pine High School Rodeo club took 15th place at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Wyoming, the club was back out riding again to start their new season. The club hosted every rodeo club in the state at the … [Read more...]

Glenna Jeanne Linn

Glenna Jeanne Linn, age 75, passed away on September 22, 2015 in Ely of natural causes.  She was born on April 17, 1940 in Mancelona, Michigan. She is survived by sons; Scott Lee of Ely and Bruce Davidson, Virginia Beach, Virginia. No services … [Read more...]

Bobcats win 28-0

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The Bobcats have outscored their opponents 76-22 after starting the season with a 50-0 loss.

Bobcat football head coach Quinn Ewell could feel his team having the first home game “jitters” in the first quarter of the team’s home opener last Friday against Mountain View. “I think they were a little nervous, trying not to screw up in front … [Read more...]

John D. Rollins

John D. Rollins age 45 years of Ely, NV passed away September 24, 2015 in Ely.  John was born July 17, 1970 in Fort Hood, Texas.  Memorial Services will be held at a later date. … [Read more...]

Anniversary Celebration

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Courtesy photo Dale and Sandy McGuire were married on Sept. 30, 1965. There will be a celebration of their love on Saturday, Oct. 3rd at the Ely Fire Hall at 4 p.m. … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Re: $1,000 Reward To the person(s) who has been vandalizing the McGill parks. On July 21, the McGill Town Council wrote a Letter to the Editor offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) who … [Read more...]

Reward out for anyone who can provide info on Keystone vandals

A $500 reward has been posted by the Ely Ghost Riders for anyone that can offer information that would lead to the arrest of vandals that destroyed parts of the Keystone Gulch City near Ruth. The old west styled “city,” used during train robberies … [Read more...]