Wood gathering to help seniors

Wood Gather

(Courtesy photo) Thanks to all volunteers for our Senior Wood Project. This helps seniors that do not have and can not afford to purchase wood on their own. There is still along way to go to reach our goal of 20 cords this year.  Our County Social … [Read more...]

Murderer extradited back to Ely from Mississippi for 2012 killing


White Pine County Sheriff’s Department On Nov. 7, 2012 at approximately 8:17 p.m. The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a body that was laying in the roadway on US 93 near the VFW Hall. When deputies arrived they located a … [Read more...]

Nellie Winifred Beasley Sindelar

Born January 21, 1930, to Leo Beasley and Helen (Patterson) Beasley she was born the seventh of ten children, Bruce, Herbert, Arthur, Jane, Mary Ellen, Francis, Florence, Renata, and Catherine, in Iowa City, Iowa.  She earned her primary and … [Read more...]

Robert “Bob” Swetich

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Robert “Bob” Swetich passed away on August 13, 2015 at his home in Ely, NV at the age of 75.  Born to Mike “Muck” and Mildred Swetich on August 14, 1939, Bob grew up in Old Ruth.  After an extended career of driving bus while in high school, he … [Read more...]

Elmer “Buss” Glover

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Elmer “Buss” Glover, 84 of 36 Springs Ranch, NV passed away on July 26, 2015 in Salt Lake City. Buss was born August 3, 1930 in Wheatland, PA. Buss honorably served his country in the US Army at the end of WWII & during the Korean War. He … [Read more...]

Burrito Farm moves into town at Silver Sage

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Carlos Moreno stands behind the register at Burrito Farm’s new location inside the Silver Sage Travel Center and Truck Stop.

  Luis Moreno cares about quality. Coming from a background of working kitchens in 5-star hotels in Cancun, Moreno and his family are working hard to bring the same level of taste to their family business, Burrito Farm. Located inside … [Read more...]

End of summer Nevada Northern Railway upcoming events and rides

It’s been a fantastic summer at the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, and the season is wrapping up with a whole range of great activities, from train rides under the stars to a week-long camp for serious train buffs. One-of-a-kind railroad … [Read more...]

Florence L. “Sis” Pinegar

Florence L. “Sis” Pinegar, 85, of Ely, Nevada passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2015 in Ely.  She was the wife of the late Robert Pinegar.  She was born in California on October 10, 1929 to the late Fred and Lola Neff. Florence enjoyed … [Read more...]

EPA’s and Nevada’s clean power efforts cost much, fix nothing

Obama is trying to kill a gnat with an anvil. He rhapsodized recently about his administration’s Clean Power Plan from the EPA, and preached about the urgency to curb global warming now because 2014 was the planet’s warmest year on record and ice … [Read more...]

Gene J. Kemp

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 St. George, Utah; and McGill, Nevada - Gene J. Kemp, 82, passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015.  He was born May 10, 1933 to LaVell Kemp and Thelma Alice Ewell in Sandy, Utah. He served honorably in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Family … [Read more...]