Two local girls heading to internationals

By Lisa Keppner Khloe Keppner and Maggie Wines will be heading out to Winnemucca July 3rd to compete in the Silver State Internationals. This event will run from July 3-8th. Over Memorial Day weekend Khloe and Maggie competed at the Nevada … [Read more...]

Elks Little League All-Star donation

Ely Elks Lodge #1469 hosted the 24  All-Star Little League team members and their parents and coaches on Saturday at the Elks Lodge for a hot dog dinner and check presentation. The White Pine All-Stars have two teams, ages 10 and 11 and ages … [Read more...]

College Grad

Courtesy photo Patrick Howe, son of Richard Howe of Ely, and Sistin Gower of Incline Village graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing from the UNR School of Business. … [Read more...]

Is This You? A Comforting Second

For the past few weeks whenever I slice an onion I can taste the onion rings my mom made. Man they were good. Not big ole heavily coated things. Not spicy or in need of Ranch Dressing. Not even a big pile of them. They were just onions and flour and … [Read more...]

Ruth – A Glance At The Past

MEMORIES OF THE RUTH MINING AREA  By Mary Sorenson When I started putting together my book called Memories of the Ruth Mining Area, I was saddened by the number of men who have lost their lives in mining in our area. I decided it was time to … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

This week’s story from Keith is more of a story than a McGill memory, but we thought you might enjoy it. By Keith Gibson The shade of the large cedar tree was a relief to the young lads, after the long hike over the mountain from McGill.  The end … [Read more...]

Little League players win big for selling raffle tickets

By: Rachael Luce  Little League players are allowed one big fundraiser per season. This year the League consisted of 5 T-Ball teams, 5 Farm League teams, 3 Minor League teams and 3 Major League teams. The teams were given raffle tickets to … [Read more...]

Enjoying the Great Outdoors

Courtesy photo Spending time with grandpa exploring the creeks in the Duck Creek area. Bryson Lawrence, Taylinn Nicholson and grandpa Gary Stokes. Summer time is one of the seasons to be in the great outdoors in White Pine County. … [Read more...]

Courtesy photo Several volunteers came out and helped put together an enormous bounce house activity play center for the Ruth Town picnic last weekend. Approximately 100 people from the community came out and enjoyed hot dogs, burgers, chips, and … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

Daily Life in WWII By Keith Gibson Daily life in WWII was a lot different than in today’s world.  We youngsters in K-6 during the war years were very aware of the world situation.  We had lectures on the threat of invasion, enemy infiltration … [Read more...]