Chamber Director stays busy promoting city

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Wayne Cameron shows off the wall of brochures popular among tourists. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Sitting at his desk inside the White Pine Chamber of Commerce, Wayne Cameron takes a second to breathe and enjoy the brief silence of the room before the phone begins to ring. It is a rare moment of rest for the Executive Director of the Chamber, but … [Read more...]

Clinton Brent Eldridge


Clinton Brent Eldridge passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 at White Pine County Care Center. He was 72. Brent was born in Ely, Nevada on June 5th, 1942 to Delbert and Elva Eldridge. He was the oldest of seven children. He attended grade school in … [Read more...]

Rebels get ready for season in Ely

Freshman defensive back Dalton Baker makes a move to get around freshman defensive back Tim Hough at a UNLV football practice at Broadbent Park. (Garrett Estrada photo)

A little over 100 University of Nevada, Las Vegas football players and coaches took over Broadbent Park on Aug. 10 for the college program’s yearly preseason practices. The goal, according to the team’s Head Coach Bobby Hauck, is to escape the Las … [Read more...]

Farmer’s Market to start on Aug. 23

The 6th annual Ely Renaissance Farmers Market will commence Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and continue each Saturday through Sept. 20 at the Renaissance Village. The market will have gourmet jams, pasta sauce, salad dressings, Nevada … [Read more...]

Robert B. Kennedy (Bob)

Robert Kennedy was born June 13, 1930 in Norristown, Pennsylvania and passed away on August 13, 2014 following a stroke.  He was living in Sierra Vista, California at the time of his death, Bob Kennedy retired to Sierra Vista to live with his … [Read more...]

Editorial: What is city council thinking?

What is the Ely City Council trying to accomplish in steamrolling the management board of the Nevada Northern Railroad? In what can only be described as a bizarre move, the council in its last meeting fired the president and the vice president of … [Read more...]

Editorial: Battle for Mount Lewis should concern all rural Nevadans

It is like going up against the Sheriff of Nottingham, who has absolute authority and is answerable only to a far away, uninterested king. In May the Bureau of Land Management relented and announced it had come to a year-long deal with ranchers on … [Read more...]

Chris H. Orphan

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Chris H. Orphan age 67 years of Ely, NV, passed away August 14, 2014 in Ely.   He was born August 1, 1947 in Ely, NV to Harry and Alice Orphan. Chris was a life time resident of Ely.  He was a tank mechanic for the U.S. National Guard.  He enjoyed … [Read more...]

Pizza Factory Opens

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After several months of delays, Owner of the new Pizza Factory in Ely Deswinder Singh finally got to cut the ceremonial grand opening ribbon on Aug. 19. The new restaurant will offer buffet style dining with a salad bar, pizza and sandwiches. The … [Read more...]



“The Zoo Store Cat” Born to The Zoo, Inc. early 2009 and was approximately 7 years old when she came to us, Tootsie was about 12 years old when she passed.  To all of you who visited Thrifty Tails Thrift Store, Tootsie was an icon.  Tootsie loved … [Read more...]

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