Arts festival challenges artists to create outdoors

Local artist Donna Carling works on a piece of art outdoors during last year’s Plein Air festival. Over 15 artists and vendors will set up shop outside of the Nevada Northern Railway for this year’s festival over Labor Day weekend.
(Dany Feinstein photo)

In French, “en plein air” means in the open air. To Nevada Northern Railway Sales and Marketing Director Dany Feinstein, the phrase conjures up images of artists sitting outside in a park, painting the landscapes that surround them. This Labor Day … [Read more...]

Murdock’s owner continues father’s legacy

Jimmy Danner stands outside of the Murdock’s Metal and Paint body shop that he bought from his father in downtown Ely.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Jimmy Danner grew up at Murdock’s Metal and Paint auto repair shop in downtown Ely working for his father. Little did he know that he would eventually follow in his footsteps to become the owner and manager of the auto body repair shop. “I was in … [Read more...]

McGill’s Labor Day celebration

McGill’s Labor Day celebration will begin on Aug. 29 and continue through Aug. 31. This year’s celebration will have a Rock of Ages theme. The parade will be held on the 29th and will be followed by a street dance in the evening. The … [Read more...]

Couple honors daughters memory through local charter service

John and Mary Coppock stand in front of their new bus, which they will use as a charter service for Ely residents.
(Teresa Stewart photo)

By Mary Coppock Co-owner of Micky’s Journey Trails Micky’s Journey Trails LLC is a new and upcoming charter service that would like to take you on the greatest adventure of a lifetime, for you and your kids. We’re an Interstate business that … [Read more...]

Hotel Nevada to celebrate Labor Day

Take the day off and end your summer with a fun treat. The historic Hotel Nevada, located in the heart of downtown Ely, will be celebrating Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 1. In honor of this holiday, the Hotel Nevada will be offering guests the … [Read more...]

GBC to hold tech workshops

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Great Basin College is offering a variety of workshops to residents seeking guidance with technology devices.  GBC computer class instructor Josh Nicholes holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Management in Technology.  All workshops are on Monday … [Read more...]

Is This You – Sending Dinner Back

I have been to many different restaurants as I am sure many of you have.  There have been really good ones and really bad ones. For the most part just regular ones that have food and service that are fine. I have never sent anything back to the … [Read more...]

Back to School Night in McGill

McGill Elementary will be holding a Back to School Night on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the McGill School. Everyone is invited.   … [Read more...]

Thank you to those that frequent the senior center

Why is that in the spring, 54 degrees feels very warm and yet this morning it felt very cold. I wanted to take time today to thank all of the people at the senior center. It is quite a task to make a monthly menu and follow through on everything. … [Read more...]

School Menu

For the week of Sept. 1 - 5 Breakfast Monday: No School - Holiday. Tuesday: Cereal Bowl, Fruit, String Cheese, Milk, Assorted Juice. Wednesday: Muffin, Fruit, Milk, Assorted Juice. Thursday: Cereal Bar, Fruit, Milk, Assorted … [Read more...]

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