Arts festival challenges artists to create outdoors

Local artist Donna Carling works on a piece of art outdoors during last year’s Plein Air festival. Over 15 artists and vendors will set up shop outside of the Nevada Northern Railway for this year’s festival over Labor Day weekend.
(Dany Feinstein photo)

In French, “en plein air” means in the open air. To Nevada Northern Railway Sales and Marketing Director Dany Feinstein, the phrase conjures up images of artists sitting outside in a park, painting the landscapes that surround them. This Labor Day … [Read more...]

White Pine to host volleyball tournament

Senior Ashlynn Huntington sets up a ball for her teammates at a practice in WPHS’s gymnasium.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

White Pine High School Volleyball Coach Kenna Almberg knows that her past few teams had the talent to make it to the state championships. But for the past several years, the Ladycats have failed to advance past the divisional round of the playoffs. … [Read more...]

Tom Carline

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Tom Carline completed his physical life on August 23, 2014. Born in McGill, NV in 1933, he attended White Pine High School in Ely, NV and graduated from The University of Denver after which he taught and coached at Gunnison CO High School before … [Read more...]

Editorial: Congress should block EPA effort to impose lower ozone standard

Just think of the Environmental Protection Agency as the princess and ozone as the pea, and you will get some idea of the scope of the problem. In 2008, the EPA set the ground-level ozone standard for air quality at 75 parts per billion (ppb). … [Read more...]

New Bobcat football coach wants to season progress

The White Pine High School Football team practices tackling on their home field on Tuesday. First-year head coach Quinn Ewell said that teaching proper tackling is going to be key if the Bobcats hope to improve on their winless record from last season.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

New White Pine High School Football Coach Quinn Ewell knows that he has a lot of work to do to get his team ready for their season opener at West Wendover on Friday. After a disappointing winless season a year ago, Ewell said that he will gauge the … [Read more...]

Jerald Ross Vanlaningham


Jerry passed away peacefully at the Veterans Memorial Hospital after an extraordinary 10 year fight against cancer. Jerry was born and raised in Ely, NV and spent four years in the Air Force. He was a professional photographer owning Truckee Meadows … [Read more...]

Ernest Leroy Whittaker

Ernest Leroy Whittaker age 71 years, of Ely, Nevada passed away August 25, 2014 in Ely.  He was born June 6, 1943 in Rawlins, Wyoming to Edward and Maimee Whittaker. Ernest served in the US Marine Corp Reserve.  He moved to Ely in 1970, working in … [Read more...]

McGill’s Labor Day celebration

McGill’s Labor Day celebration will begin on Aug. 29 and continue through Aug. 31. This year’s celebration will have a Rock of Ages theme. The parade will be held on the 29th and will be followed by a street dance in the evening. The … [Read more...]

Point of View – City Council

By Melody Van Camp and Sam Hanson Mayor of Ely and Ely City Councilman  The comments raised in the two Op/Ed pieces in the 22 August edition of the Ely Times by Richard Howe and S.F.  concerning the recent actions of the Ely City Council have … [Read more...]

Couple honors daughters memory through local charter service

John and Mary Coppock stand in front of their new bus, which they will use as a charter service for Ely residents.
(Teresa Stewart photo)

By Mary Coppock Co-owner of Micky’s Journey Trails Micky’s Journey Trails LLC is a new and upcoming charter service that would like to take you on the greatest adventure of a lifetime, for you and your kids. We’re an Interstate business that … [Read more...]

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