Taylor Lerch Gass

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Taylor Lerch Gass passed away in Ely, Nevada on June 27, 2015 after a long courageous battle with a devastating disability. He was born on September 26, 1972 in Ely, NV to Consuelo Chacon and Dale Gass. He is survived by his parents, step-father … [Read more...]

Robinson Donations


Kim Kammerer of Robinson Nevada Mining Company presents a check for $850 to White Pine County Sheriff’s Office Captain Scott Henriod and Chamber of Commerce Director Wayne Cameron. The donation will be used towards buying new backpacks for local … [Read more...]

Cheryl Giron

Cheryl Giron, age 53, died June 27th, 2015 in Ruth, Nevada. She was a loving mother, sister and friend. She will be deeply missed. Her Memorial will be Friday, July 3, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., 1185 Avenue E. Ely, Nevada. She is survived by her … [Read more...]

Lions Club donates Flag

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Courtesy photos The Ely Lions Club donated a flag pole and flag with solar lighting to the White Pine County Aquatic Center on June 26. Construction has since been completed and the flag now waves above the pool just in time for the Fourth of … [Read more...]

Betty “BJ” Jean Sabala

Betty “BJ” Jean Sabala, 85 died Saturday, June 20, 2015 in Oroville California. Betty was born to Beatrice and Arthur Clayhold in Oakland,California, July 23, 1929. Betty is survived by her brother, Donald Clayhold of Kennewick, Washington, sons; … [Read more...]

City imposes water restrictions

By Robert Switzer Ely City Administrator In response to Governor Sandoval's request that Nevada communities implement water restrictions due to the drought, water restrictions are in effect within the city of Ely for all non- metered customers: … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for June 24-30. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Why did Governor Sandoval veto the Ely disincorporation bill? Why would he care? It had passed the Nevada Senate unanimously – and the House almost unanimously. Why would Governor Sandoval deny Ely the direct democracy of an … [Read more...]

Cody Lloyd Waters


Cody Lloyd Waters was a son, a brother, a grandson, an uncle, and a friend. Cody was a mentor to every child he met. Cody was a talker, a planner, a doer, an unexpected visitor, a welcome and sometimes an “unwelcome” distraction. Cody was a … [Read more...]

Albert G. Wright

Life-long McGill resident, Albert G. Wright, 95, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Highland Manor in Elko, Nevada. Albert was born March 10, 1920 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Albert and Jessie Wright. The family moved to Steptoe, Nevada in 1927 … [Read more...]