Railroad raising money through auction

The Nevada Northern Railway, National Historic Landmark, once again, brings great gifts and experiences for the holidays. What could be better than holiday shopping for a cause? The online auction continues until Dec. 1 with limited time deals … [Read more...]

 Robert Warren Carrick


Robert Warren Carrick, or Bob as most knew him, was born 12 March 1920 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  After a very brief illness he passed away on 12 November 2014.  He is survived by his wife of forty plus years; Martha, his sister Betty Nichols, … [Read more...]

Ladycats are runner-up in volleyball state championship

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Though the season might not have ended the way the White Pine High School volleyball team would’ve liked, their Division III State Championship runner-up title capped off a historic season for the Ladycats. Their appearance in the tournament was the … [Read more...]

BLM town hall in library Nov. 20

The public is invited to meet with the Bureau of Land Management Ely District from 5-7 p.m., Nov. 20, at the White Pine County Library to discuss drought conditions and other topics of citizens’ interests. Other potential topics of conversation … [Read more...]

Elva June Robison Eldridge

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 passed away November 15, 2014.  She was 93.  Elva was born September 7, 1921, at Aurum (Spring Valley), Nevada, to Lloyd and Edith Robison.  She attended East Ely Grade School, graduated from White pine High School as valedictorian in 1938, and … [Read more...]

Give Nevadan’s a break with IRS sales tax exemption

If the lame duck session of Congress does nothing else, it must pass an extension of the federal income tax deduction for state and local sales taxes. Currently state and local income taxes are deductible but the sales tax deduction has expired. … [Read more...]

New Owner at Big 8 Tire

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  Big 8 Tire has a new owner, Ronnie Barton. Ronnie has been in Ely for over a year. Big 8 is offering new warranties, new pricing, and the same great service. Stop by 1820 Aultman St. for flat tire repairs, tire rotations, new and used … [Read more...]

Veteran walking across country stops in Ely

Desert Storm Army veteran Robert Rudy stopped by Ely’s VFW as part of his walk across the country to raise awareness for homeless veterans. (Courtesy photo)

Robert Rudy saw a billboard in 2010 with a troubling statistic. It read that there were over 100,000 homeless veterans living in the United States. A veteran himself from the Desert Storm, the number stuck with him. When he looked again in 2014 and … [Read more...]

Donald Jurney Horton


 of Arlington, Va, passed away on October 27th.  Loving husband to Mary Ann Horton, his wife of 42 years, and loving father to daughter Alicia Horton Moraes (Roberto Moraes) and son Mark Horton. He is preceded in death by his parents C.E. Horton … [Read more...]

City council passes plan to talk to railroad board

The Ely City Council and Railroad Board of Trustees took a step toward increasing communication with the Nevada Northern Railway’s management board by creating an official set of rules for both to use to talk to each other at their last meeting on … [Read more...]

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