Greyson Homer Hoof

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Greyson Homer Hoof of Duckwater, Nevada passed away on August 12th of 2015 at the age of 12 yrs.  He was born June 21, 2003 to Rozalinda Penny Rosse and Roger Homer Hoof.  He is survived by his brothers Christopher Dyer and Dwight Hoof and sister … [Read more...]

Derbidge brothers urge caution around tow trucks

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Jay and Sam Derbidge stand outside one of their towing trucks. They take calls up to 200 miles out on remote rural highways.

Hooking up a vehicle to a tow truck next to a two lane highway where every car is going at least 70 miles per hour is not the safest job in the world. Jay and Sam Derbidge, local brothers in the towing business for the last several years both said … [Read more...]

Marjorie Ruth Iverson Robison

Marjorie Ruth Iverson Robison passed away on August 18th in Reno, Nevada. Marge was born Oct. 27th, 1923 in East Ely, Nevada. She graduated from White Pine High School in 1942 and was active in Rainbows and later Eastern Star. Marge met Elwin … [Read more...]

Junior golfers

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(Teresa Stewart photo) Participants in this year’s Junior Golf Program pose on the green of a White Pine County Golf Course hole on Aug.12. The course’s Junior Golf program offered a chance for local kids to learn how to golf and practice on the … [Read more...]

Jimmy Calvin Vlahos

Memorial, Graveside Services for Jimmy Vlahos will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 24, 2015 at The Ely City Cemetery. … [Read more...]

Summer Reading Winners


(Garrett Estrada photo) The County Library concluded their summer long reading competition on Aug. 13, awarding prizes to the top local readers. They were: Gage Brown, Lucinda Robinson, John Wheable, Karlee Hexem and Shayla Williams. The program … [Read more...]

Second annual Special Needs event on Aug. 22

Volunteers are needed to help with participants for a fun filled day of games, prizes, and fishing aimed at making the lives of special needs individuals truly special. The second annual Gilbert Ranch Special Needs Event will kick off at 10 a.m. on … [Read more...]

BLM’s rejection of western states land use plan shows true intent

By American Exploration and Mining Association Recently, the US Department of the Interior (DOI) released it latest land use plan amendments for eleven western states. These plans were drafted with the intent of saving an already flourishing … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for August 12-18. 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...]

4th Annual Nevada State Dutch Oven Championship set for Sept. 12 in Reno

Special to The Ely Times  RENO – Do you savor the flavor of rustic foods cooked the cowboy way – in traditional Dutch ovens? Are you a top dog in cast iron cuisine? Then the Nevada State Dutch Oven Championship is the place for you! On Sept. … [Read more...]