Louise Santiago

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Louise Santiago,  of Ely, Nv passed away July 23, 2015.  She was born on February 18,  1929. Louise was born in McGill, Nevada.  She was 86. Louise was a great artist, quilter, loved to sing in the church choir, played the organ, enjoyed our … [Read more...]

Cora Elizabeth Sena

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Cora Elizabeth Sena, age 83 of Ely, Nevada passed away July 13, 2015 in Carson City, Nevada.  She was born March 22, 1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Rushtin and Blanche Godwin. Cora was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  … [Read more...]

Murder mystery game set for Sagebrush Quilters Guild show

By Janet Van Camp Sagebrush Quilters Guild “Life without the possibility of parole”, this is how many women respond when asked about their love of quilting. Instead of prison walls, they are happily surrounded by mounds of fabric. Many started … [Read more...]

Volunteers needed for charitable wood gathering

Simplistic Solutions will be collecting 20 cords of wood on August 14-15 that willbe used to help heat the homes of local senior citizens in need during the winter months. Simplistic Solutions is looking for anyone that is willing to volunteer their … [Read more...]

Little League All Stars

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Courtesy photo The 11-12 year old All Stars would like to thank the following for the support and donations for the District 3 tournament in Hawthorne: Foreland Refinery (rooms for 9-10 and 11-12 year old All Stars), Ridleys (water and Gatorade), … [Read more...]

Mine Donations

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Courtesy photos The Robinson Nevada Mining Company donated to two more local organizations this week. RNMC Manager Robby Ruesch presents a check for $500 to Linda Derbidge, and Allan Wise for the Great basin Service Club. Amanda Hilton of RNMC … [Read more...]

John C. Strouse

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John C. Strouse age 53 years, of Ely, Nevada, passed away July 18, 2015 in Elko, NV.  He was born February 12, 1962 in Midvale, Utah to  John and Della Strouse. John married Melissa Hunt on April 22, 1989 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  They have two sons … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: When I read the “City sues railroad partner,” in the latest Ely Times, I almost laughed out loud to myself. Buried deep in the story an anonymous “source” close to S&S and the railroad, said the shoreline leasing company was … [Read more...]

Nev. places in top 20 at National High School Finals Rodeo in Wyo.

The National High School Finals Rodeo finished on July 18 and Nevada participants combined for a 15th place finish overall. ely Finishes Trap Shooting — Tyler Whipple, 4th place; Austin Zeman, 46th place. .22 Shooting — Sadie Leyba, 10th … [Read more...]

From the Capitol: Commerce Tax: The Real Facts

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence Nevada State Controller and Assistant Controller Rob Hooper of the Northern Nevada Development Authority recently penned an apology for the commerce tax passed last month by Nevada’s legislature and signed by … [Read more...]