Wild West groomer passionate about animals

Dustin Gledhill and Billy Sue Heckethorn pose with dogs Jake, Maizi, Oakley, Chinks, Mattee and Lil Roy. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Billy Sue Heckethorn knew she wanted to work with animals since she was a little girl, growing up on a ranch in Ely. Now her schedule is almost always full and she sees an average of 15 dogs a day at Wild West Grooming. Heckethorn, who had seven … [Read more...]

Local artist to host first show

Katherine Rountree shows off some of the paintings from her collection that will be on display at the Art Bank starting Oct. 3. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Katherine Rountree knew for years that she wanted to be an artist. She discovered her passion for painting while attending the University of Utah, working on a Bachelor’s Degree for graphic design. After graduating, she painted on the side while … [Read more...]

Is This You – Vacuum What?

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While it is not unheard of in our abode to skip a week, maybe a week and a half, okay two weeks, of vacuuming the carpet, what has been unheard of, up until the other day, is using the vacuum outside on the… Well let me start at the … [Read more...]

Convention center busier than most realize

Lori Drew and Meg Rhoades stand in front of the yearly calendar of events inside of the White Pine Convention Center. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Hanging inside the White Pine Convention Center, on the back wall of the building’s office is a calendar. Unlike most calendars, this one shows every day of every month, simultaneously. It’s the job of the four employees of the convention center to … [Read more...]

Lifeline Assistance – Who qualifies?

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Low-income telephone assistance is available to qualifying low-income Beehive Telephone customers through the “Lifeline” and “Link-up” federal telephone assistance programs. Lifeline provides qualified customers with a monthly reduction on their … [Read more...]

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown plays at WPHS on Sept. 26, 27, 29, Oct. 3 & 4 at 7 PM and 1 PM on Sept 27 & Oct 4.  Tickets can be purchased at Economy Drug or at the door. … [Read more...]

Free firewood to warm seniors

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Longtime residents of Ely know that the end of summer means cold weather, sometimes extreme cold, is right around the corner. It’s become a part of life for locals. But one local, and his company, thinks that there is a group of residents who might … [Read more...]

Is This You – Thanks for Asking

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The people who want to hear about your medical aches and pains are few and far between.  This is an important thing to remember when you are asked, “How are you?”  Unless of course it is your doctor asking the question.  But in reality, “How are … [Read more...]

Children’s Halloween party Oct. 31

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The White Pine County Library and White Pine Tourism and Recreation Board will be hosting the annual Children's Community Halloween Party for the children of the community on Oct. 31 from 2-4 p.m. at the Bristlecone Convention Center. This event … [Read more...]

Another successful year for farmer’s market in the books

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I hope everyone had a good week. If not good, mine was at least interesting. The farmers market had its final day on Saturday. And I do believe they were very successful. Good job to all the people who volunteered and participated in the farmers … [Read more...]

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