Ladycats make history

The White Pine High School Ladycat track team hold up their third straight state title championship at Del Sol High School on Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

Girls track team first in school history to win three straight titles   The White Pine High School girls track and field team have become accustomed to setting records this year. The triple jump school record was broken, and then broken … [Read more...]

Debbie Lynn Rosevear Baker

Funeral services for Debbie Lynn Rosevear Baker will be held at the Episcopal Church in Ely, Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. … [Read more...]

Used car dealership looks to fill need in community

Richard Howe stands between two of the cars for sale at Mike’s Auto Shack on Aultman Street. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Sometimes one choice just isn’t enough. At least that was the thinking County Commissioner and now small business owner Richard Howe used when he opened up “Mike’s Auto Shack” on Aultman Street as a used car buying alternative for city and county … [Read more...]

State runner-up in softball

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Freshman Brittany Kingston throws a pitch from the circle against Lincoln County in the State softball finals held at UNLV’s Eller Media Stadium on May 16.

Ladycats come back through losers bracket to play Lincoln in finals   Things didn’t start the way the White Pine High School Ladycat softball team wanted it to in the first game of the Division III state tournament held over the … [Read more...]

Lynn “Backy” Gregersen

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Lynn “Backy” Gregersen, age 79 years of Ely, Nevada passed away May 18th, 2015 quietly in his home in Ely after his courageous battle with cancer.  He was born August 24, 1935 in Flowell, Utah to Albert Cornell and Lillian Batilda Gregersen. Lynn … [Read more...]

USPS Charity Food Drive


Garrett Estrada photo The ladies who run the local Ely United States Post Office collected 1475 pounds of donated food during their annual food drive. The food will be kept locally and distributed through the White Pine Ministerial Association … [Read more...]

Bill to put city, county merger to vote makes progress

The much discussed Senate Bill to offer voters a ballot question to disincorporate the City of Ely and merge its government with White Pine County has gained some traction in the Nevada State Legislature, but still faces several more hurdles before … [Read more...]

Robert Burt “Bob” Miller

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Robert Burt “Bob” Miller passed away on May 8, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 70.   Bob was born on April 5, 1945, in Ely, Nevada, to Harold G. and Vanor Miller, née Aldrich.  A committed athlete who lettered in basketball, football and … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: You have now entered the “No Spin Zone”.  I would like to respond to the incorrect statements by the Mayor two weeks ago.  The ‘leaps and bounds” improvements to animal control means nothing if the city does not spay and neuter the … [Read more...]

Emergency services need to see addresses

By Ross Rivera City of Ely Fire Chief The lack of Residential and Commercial addressing, visible addresses, especially residential, continues to be a problem for our emergency responders in our community. International Residential Fire Code … [Read more...]