Carpet family makes homes

Josh and Don Cates stand in their carpet showroom inside C & C Carpet Center. (Garrett Estrada photo)

There is a lot that goes into turning a house into a home for a family, but the last step is always the same, putting in the flooring. For Don Cates, owner of C & C Carpet Center located at 2517 Aultman Street, the most fulfilling part of his job … [Read more...]

Art collection comes to Ely

Art collector Wally Cuchine speaks to a crowd gathered at the Ely Art Bank on Nov. 14 in front of selected pieces from his collection “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada” which has been touring the state for over a year. (Garrett Estrada photo)

It might be called “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada,” but rural Nevada art collector Wally Cuchine found himself among plenty of friends when the art exhibit opened at the Ely Art Bank on Nov. 14. As a former Ely resident who … [Read more...]

Sports book a winning bet for hotel

The Hotel Nevada is the only option for local gamblers looking for live table games and sports betting.  (Battle Born Media photo)

When the Hotel Nevada first announced that they would be opening up a sports book, the promise was that local Ely patrons would have its own betting lines unique from Las Vegas and that their feedback would influence betting options. Three weeks … [Read more...]

Running club raises money for local charities

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Heather Ferrari had only been in Ely for less than a year when she decided to start a group for local runners. What started as a fun way to meet people and stay healthy in her new town has since grown int a group of friends. A group that … [Read more...]

Election Winners-Sheriff race decided by four votes, 63 percent total voter turnout

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Out with the old, in with the new, except for Sheriff, but just barely. Incumbents didn’t fair well in the 2014 White Pine County General Election, with just one keeping his position by the slimmest of margins. Sheriff Dan Watts narrowly defeated … [Read more...]

Volunteers help seniors stay warm

A group of volunteers stand in front of the 20 chords of wood that was split into firewood for seniors in need on Oct. 23. (Garret Estrada photo)

White Pine senior citizens who struggle to afford firewood to stay warm in Ely’s harsh winters have an early Christmas present coming thanks to the efforts of a group of volunteers. After several months of organizing, 20 cords of wood were split by … [Read more...]

Volleyball feeling confident

Emily Bischoff spikes a ball against the Mountain View Christian Saints on Oct. 25.(Courtesy photo)

Things are clicking at the right time for White Pine’s volleyball team. After starting the season with high expectations from the team’s coach Kenna Almberg, the Ladycats looked good in September. So far in October, they’re unbeaten. “I feel that … [Read more...]

Cazier carries on 100 year history of Wilson Bates service

Wilson Bates Furniture Co-Owner Jay Cazier sits with his staff on a selection of his sofas on one of the building’s three showroom floors. (Garrett Estrada photo0

On of Jay Cazier first jobs was delivering furniture for Wilson Bates Furniture Company back when he was in high school. Little did he know then that after coming back from his studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, that same furniture store … [Read more...]

Know where to vote on election day

With the general election on Nov. 4, there are only a few more opportunities to get out and vote early. Voting, which has been running since Oct. 18, will officially close on Friday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. at the County Clerk’s office. After that, White … [Read more...]

Country Financial rep says she’s here to stay

Financial Representative for Country Financial Christie Lane says she enjoys helping people plan for retirement. (Garrett Estrada photo)

As a Financial Representative for Country Financial in Ely, Christie Lane said that her favorite thing about her line of work is getting to know people. “The best part of the insurance business is the relationships you build,” Lane said. Since … [Read more...]

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