Custom Clean owner a teacher and a boss to her young staff

Joy Bennett loves to give high schoolers their first chance at a job.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Joy Bennett knows it can be tough for a teenager in high school to find their first job. They are in school during the day and still have homework and social lives that they have to manage around something part-time. But where most employers see … [Read more...]

McGill Top Tigers

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Courtesy photo The Top Tigers from McGill for the month of April from left to right are: Ayden Younce, Shayna Adams, and Desirae Valencia. They were chosen because of how well the follow the 7 habits of happy children.56 … [Read more...]

Charter School Spelling Bee

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Courtesy photos Learning Bridge Charter School students Kyler Thompson, Micha Hooper and Jed Rajala work together to take first place at the second grade level of the school’s spelling challenge. (Bottom) Third graders Amber Williams, Aiden Parent … [Read more...]

March Steptoe Student

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Courtesy photo The staff of Steptoe Valley High School is proud to announce that the student of the month for March is Wyett Peevy. Peevy is the son of Cari Gregersen and Tim Peevy and is a freshman at SVHS. During his time at SVHS, Peevy has been … [Read more...]

Is This You? A Barrel of Crackers

I try my best to let gossip pass through my delicate little ears without stopping.  I want to know if someone is sick or going through a rough time so that I might be able to do something to help. Send a card, make a casserole… But to whisper and … [Read more...]

Laundromat’s owner likes to keep things clean

Soak N Suds owner Nathan Robertson stands with his employees in front of a row of washing machines.
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Nathan Robertson knows a thing or two about the Ely community. As a fifth generation Robertson to grow up in Ely, he’s become used to the small town way of life and finds value in taking care of the community that has taken care of him and his family … [Read more...]

Local cave rescue classes to be offered

White Pine County has more caves than any other county in the state of Nevada, which makes it a great place to learn how to safely negotiate one and how to help someone who has had an accident in one. The National Cave Rescue Commission will be … [Read more...]

‘Mammovan’ to offer mobile mammograms to Ely, McGill

Special to The Ely Times CARSON CITY — The goal of Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan is to make mammography services accessible and convenient for women by visiting locations across Nevada. It will make stops in White Pine County on April 28 and 29. … [Read more...]

Wedding Anniversary

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Courtesy photo Congratulations to Howard and Connie Bunn on their 60th anniversary. They were married in McGill on April 15, 1955. They have four children: Michele, Koie, Lottie and Scott; six granddaughters; five great granddaughters and one … [Read more...]

Cross country charity cyclists to stop in Ely

Four cyclists from the United Kingdom will make a stop in Ely on April 28 and 29 as part of their 4000 mile cross country ride from San Francisco to New York. The trip, which will cross 12 states, is meant to raise awareness about cancer and its … [Read more...]