New Beauty Bar offers high quality service, products

The Beauty Bar staff from left to right: Kanisha Taylor, Jenny Dawson, owner Bonnie Noel and Bobbi Barela. 
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Take one step into the latest beauty salon in Ely and it’s easy to see that owner Bonnie Noel made a lot of changes to the space. Located at 301 Aultman Street, The Beauty Bar boasts a bright pink and black aesthetic that is indicative of Noel’s … [Read more...]

Decision time in Ely

A sign off to the side of Aultman Street urges city residents to vote. Similar signs for individual candidates can be found all over town. (Garrett Estrada photo)

City election to take place at Convention Center on June 2   After the radio shows, candidate forums, Facebook discussions and deluge of signage, the general election for the City of Ely will finally determine who will be sitting in … [Read more...]

Little League, big heart

Hunner Doty prepares for a pitch at home base on Tuesday afternoon. The White Pine Little League Association is currently halfway through their regular season.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

To Little League President, game means more than just competing In the humid air of Tuesday afternoon, parents, siblings and other members of the community gathered together on the cold, aluminum bleachers with their eyes all trained on the … [Read more...]

Senate bill on 2017 ballot question makes it to Governor

The senate bill that will put an “advisory question” on the 2017 general election ballot asking voters if they would like to combine the governmental units of the City of Ely and White Pine County into one and dissolve the city making it into a town, … [Read more...]

McGill native, American Idol contestant to bring the music for Fourth of July weekend

Country rock guitarist and McGill native Denny Mishler will return home to play a “diverse” set of music on the Fourth of July. (Courtesy photo)

With hundreds of people expected to travel to Ely for their high school class reunion over the Fourth of July weekend, it’s fitting that a part of the planned entertainment also returns to his hometown. Professional musician Denny Mishler will … [Read more...]

Free gun safety training offered in Reno

Maccabee Arms LTD will offer a free “Open Training Day” in Reno on June 7 from noon to 4 p.m. The “training day” will be open to the public and emphasize home and personal safety with sessions that include getting to use the company’s … [Read more...]

Local bowls his way to first place at national tournament

Dave Berkey

Dave Berky has been bowling since he was 11 or 12; he can’t quite remember. He does remember filling in for his dad on his father’s league bowling team from time to time. He remembers meeting Bill Noah, the owner of the local Sunset Lanes and working … [Read more...]

County Commission approves electrical tax, revised final budget

After months of discussion, the White Pine County Commission approved the creation of a new county ordinance to impose a bi-annually increasing “franchise fee” on county residents’ power bills. The “fee” will impose a one percent tax increase on … [Read more...]

City candidates speak

City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp delivers a speech during the City Candidate Forum inside the convention center on Monday.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Public hears from candidates and ask questions at forum The eight candidates running for elected city positions had their chance to answer questions from the public and prove they are the best man or woman for the job on Monday evening during the … [Read more...]

Golf earns second in state

The State runner-up White Pine High School Golf team pose with their second place trophy on Tuesday in Incline.   (Adam Young photo)

Young ends high school career with runner-up title   White Pine High School’s Golf team shot their way to a state runner-up second place finish at Incline Village Golf Course over Monday and Tuesday. Senior Bobcat and defending state … [Read more...]