Aloha Gas Mart owner enjoying cooler climate

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Aloha Gas Mart owner Wayne A’Bell stands in front of his new business which sits along McGill’s main road.

Wayne A’Bell, the new owner of the Aloha Gas Mart in McGill, said he would tease his wife when they lived in Arizona about how cool it was in rural Nevada in the summer. “I told her to open the freezer door and let the cool air hit her face and … [Read more...]

Elks District Deputy to visit Ely

By Ken Curto Ely Elks Lodge District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler George Montgomery will be making his official visitation to Ely Elks Lodge 1469 on Sept. 10. He will be accompanied by his Grand Esquire Robert Carroll PER and Grand Auditor Jake … [Read more...]

Mine Donation


Courtesy photo Robinson Nevada Mining Co. Human Resources Manager Kim Kammerer, Administration Manager Amanda Hilton, and Interim Mine Manager Robby Ruesch presents a donation to April Bath Volunteer, Susan Keough, President of The Committee … [Read more...]

Is This You? Snakes from a 4-wheeler

Some ten or more years ago we entered the 4-wheeler world.  For the first couple of years we rode someone else’s 4 wheeler. But soon it was clear that even though we were always told we were “free to use them,” it was apparent that to keep friendship … [Read more...]

95th Birthday Party

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Courtesy photo Friends and family are invited to Bob Marcum’s 95th Birthday, Saturday, Aug. 29 from 2-6 p.m. at the Ely Elks Lodge. Cake and ice cream, no host bar. … [Read more...]

Derbidge brothers urge caution around tow trucks

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Jay and Sam Derbidge stand outside one of their towing trucks. They take calls up to 200 miles out on remote rural highways.

Hooking up a vehicle to a tow truck next to a two lane highway where every car is going at least 70 miles per hour is not the safest job in the world. Jay and Sam Derbidge, local brothers in the towing business for the last several years both said … [Read more...]

Junior golfers

Kids Golf

(Teresa Stewart photo) Participants in this year’s Junior Golf Program pose on the green of a White Pine County Golf Course hole on Aug.12. The course’s Junior Golf program offered a chance for local kids to learn how to golf and practice on the … [Read more...]

Summer Reading Winners


(Garrett Estrada photo) The County Library concluded their summer long reading competition on Aug. 13, awarding prizes to the top local readers. They were: Gage Brown, Lucinda Robinson, John Wheable, Karlee Hexem and Shayla Williams. The program … [Read more...]

4th Annual Nevada State Dutch Oven Championship set for Sept. 12 in Reno

Special to The Ely Times  RENO – Do you savor the flavor of rustic foods cooked the cowboy way – in traditional Dutch ovens? Are you a top dog in cast iron cuisine? Then the Nevada State Dutch Oven Championship is the place for you! On Sept. … [Read more...]

Wood gathering to help seniors

Wood Gather

(Courtesy photo) Thanks to all volunteers for our Senior Wood Project. This helps seniors that do not have and can not afford to purchase wood on their own. There is still along way to go to reach our goal of 20 cords this year.  Our County Social … [Read more...]