Andersons receive award

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On March 1, the Anderson family travelled to Winnemucca to receive an award that was the first of its kind to be given to a business. In years past, this award has only been given to individuals deserving of recognition. Anderson's Food Town was … [Read more...]

Local Radio Station ‘The Loop’ going online

Eric Skye monitors his radio frequency AM 1610 The Loop out from his broadcast studio, located next to his home in Ely.

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer   Eric Skye has always had a passion for building and tinkering. Growing up in his dad’s recording studio Skyelabs Mobile Recording, that passion grew into a job. He became a mobile … [Read more...]

Locals become dancing stars in front of sellout crowd

Economy Drug's Pharmacist Andy Bath took first place with a swing dance that drew two perfect "10" scores by judges.

By Garrett Estrada The first ever “Dancing with the White Pine All Stars” drew in a high school gymnasium-filling crowd on April 4 thanks to spirited dances by local community members and the Utah Ballroom Dance Company. Six local amateur … [Read more...]

Images Salon brings beauty, confidence to Ely

Images Stling Salon owner Melanie takes hair appointments every Friday and every other Saturday.

By Garrett Estrada Times Staff Writer When Images Styling Salon by Melanie opened in 2000, she set out to make the people not only look good, but feel good about how they look. “I have a passion for the beauty industry,” Melanie said. “I … [Read more...]

High school choir ‘inspires’ principal at Las Vegas festival

The White Pine High School Singers traveled to Las Vegas to participate in the Clark County Advanced Choral Festival on March 25 in a festival that takes choirs in the Southern Nevada region and provides them an opportunity to perform for each other … [Read more...]

Science Fair Winners

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Learning Bridge Charter School brought home six awards from the Western Nevada Regional Science and Engineering Fair held last week in Reno.  Pictured are Ms. Tokerud’s 2nd grade class who received an Honorable Mention, Mrs. Montgomery’s 5th grade … [Read more...]

New officers at Elks Lodge

Pictured from left to right (front row) Bill Thompson, Sid Beckwith and Bill Bogoger.  (Back row) Frank Latta, Tommy Johnson, Bunny Hill, Gayle Bartlett, Beverly Cornutt, Duane Lerch, Dan Cornutt and Allan Laffery. (Ken Curto photo)

The incoming officers for the 2014-2015 fraternal lodge year were installed March 27 at the Elks Lodge. Past Grand Esquire Larry O'Laughlin PSP, representing the Grand Exalted Ruler opened the ceremony and presided over the installation. Those … [Read more...]

Elementary school spelling bee winners

First Grade winners: Megan Dunn, McKenna Barney & Timothy Baker.

White Pine County School District held its annual spelling bee, Thursday, March 20th at David E. Norman Elementary School.  Participants included students from David E. Norman Elementary, McGill Elementary, Lund Elementary and Baker Elementary in … [Read more...]

Anderson’s owner still going strong

Lee Anderson has spent over 30 years building a reputation on quality cuts of meat and friendly service at Anderson’s Food Town.
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By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer At age 80, Lee Anderson still takes pride in precisely cutting the meats he sells in his grocery store, Anderson Food Town. After running the store with his wife LeAnna since 1977, he has garnered a … [Read more...]

Petersen picked as teacher of the month

Ely Lions Club President presents Lisa Petersen with the revolving “Teacher of the Month” plaque while her principal Sheryl Allen is on hand to congratulate her.
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Lisa Petersen has been selected as the Ely Lions Club Teacher of the Month for March. Petersen, who teaches 6th grade at the White Pine Middle School, was nominated by her principal Sharyl Allen, who described her as a teacher who always treats her … [Read more...]

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