Debra Ann Thompson Lerch


, passed quietly, with her family by her side, on November 25, 2014 in  LasVegas, Nevada after losing her battle with pneumonia and Histiocytosis X. Debra was born March 13, 1958, in Sacramento, CA. She came into this world in her own way. She was … [Read more...]

Marriages & Divorces

Marriage licenses and divorces granted for the moth of November Marriages: Brody Kent Williams and Tammy Raeann Wilson, both of Ely, Nov. 4. Divorces: Bobbie Jones and Mark Jones, Proper Person, Nov. 3. Haley Stewart and James Stewart, … [Read more...]

Arne E. Oas


Arne was born in Vestnes, Norway. His parents Arne Oas and Karen Marie (Stiansen) were US citizens visiting Norway to build his grandmother a home on the family farm. He spent his first two years in Norway before returning to their home in Ruth, … [Read more...]

Western Values Project releases statement on sage grouse

Submitted by Western Values Project Congressional leaders' agreement in the "cr-omnibus" dealing with sage-grouse and the Fish and Wildlife Service disregarded the Department of Interior's guidance and the will of western voters. Western voters … [Read more...]

Carol Ann Genung Peck

CAROL ANN GENUNG PECK Carol Ann Genung Peck. She grew up in Ely, where my Grandma Frances Genung taught school, and my Grandpa Carl Genung was the Fire Chief for many years, lived and are buried. Carol Ann was born on November 1st 1945 and she … [Read more...]

James G. Sorensen

James G. Sorensen of Cherry Creek, NV passed away December 8, 2014.  He was born October 15, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah to William and Margorie Sorensen. James is survived by his wife Mona Sorensen of Cherry Creek, NV. There will be services … [Read more...]

Fictitious Firm Names

Fictitious Firm Names/DBAs filed during the month of November:  Western Stockmen’s Pharmacy, Jodee Kelly, Nov. 10 Buick Financial Leasing, Douglas T. Johnson, Nov. 10 Buick-GMC Financial Leasing, Douglas T. Johnson, Nov. 10 GMC Financial … [Read more...]

First National Bank of Ely issues a $30,000 Challenge Grant for NNRY

Submitted by the Nevada Northern Railway The First National Bank of Ely has issued a $30,000 Challenge Grant to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum. Through Dec. 31, the First National Bank of Ely, will match all giving to the Nevada Northern … [Read more...]

Is This You – Admittance

The admittance of “I did it,” may just be three of the hardest words we will ever have to utter. “I love” you holds a near and dear second. From experience I can tell you that when you are about 7 and you have to admit to your parents that it was … [Read more...]

White Pine Co. Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Dec. 3-9. 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...]