McGill native retires from Navy after 30 years

From left to right: Commanding Officer, U.S. third Fleet Captain Scott Jones congratulates Captain Jon Papez in San Diego on Nov. 15. (Courtesy photo)

Special to The Ely Times  During a ceremony held on November 15, 2014 at U.S. Third Fleet Headquarters, Point Loma, San Diego, CA, McGill native Jon P. Papez, retired after 30 years of service in the U.S. Navy. The son of the late Louis and Eve … [Read more...]

Town Hall on Saturday


After winning the election for Nevada’s Congressional Fourth District, Congressman-elect Crescent Hardy will be reaching out to Ely locals in a town hall on Dec. 13 starting at 10 a.m. in the White Pine County Library to hear their thoughts and … [Read more...]

Community Choir

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The White Pine Community Choir presents “Sing We Now of Christmas.” Bring your family and friends to enjoy an evening of beautiful Christmas music performed by the White Pine Community Choir on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. inside Ely’s Centennial … [Read more...]

Marriages & Divorces

Marriage licenses and divorces granted for the moth of November Marriages: Brody Kent Williams and Tammy Raeann Wilson, both of Ely, Nov. 4. Divorces: Bobbie Jones and Mark Jones, Proper Person, Nov. 3. Haley Stewart and James Stewart, … [Read more...]

Fictitious Firm Names

Fictitious Firm Names/DBAs filed during the month of November:  Western Stockmen’s Pharmacy, Jodee Kelly, Nov. 10 Buick Financial Leasing, Douglas T. Johnson, Nov. 10 Buick-GMC Financial Leasing, Douglas T. Johnson, Nov. 10 GMC Financial … [Read more...]

Is This You – Admittance

The admittance of “I did it,” may just be three of the hardest words we will ever have to utter. “I love” you holds a near and dear second. From experience I can tell you that when you are about 7 and you have to admit to your parents that it was … [Read more...]

Garnet Mercantile adapting to please customers

Garnet Mercantile General Manager Mary Howes stands in a specially decorated part of the store where santa will be available to take Christmas pictures on Saturdays for $5. (Garrett Estrada photo)

With Christmas coming up, the struggle to come up with good gift ideas for friends and family is back. But for those stumped individuals looking for something special to put under the tree, General Manager for the Garnet Mercantile Mary Howess said … [Read more...]

Businesses catching eyes with new looks

Great Basin Engineering and Desert Mountain Realty’s building features an updated look with stacked stones and wood on the entrance after completing a recent remodel. (Garrett Estrada photo)

To those that have been paying attention, several businesses around town have updated their looks. Some of them were strictly to try and draw in more business; others did it because the building hadn’t been remodeled in over 30 years. In either case, … [Read more...]

McGill Christmas parade on Dec. 13

The McGill Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec. 13 on 2nd St. Line up at the McGill Elementary school at 10:30 a.m. This year’s parade theme is “Good Old Fashioned Christmas”. Everyone is welcome to be in the parade. Santa will be at the … [Read more...]

JCR offers new services


JCR Development is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its services, offering metal fabricating, custom cutting (plasma and oxy-fuel), and currently some machining. After the first of the year, they will be offering a full range machine … [Read more...]