Used car dealership looks to fill need in community

Richard Howe stands between two of the cars for sale at Mike’s Auto Shack on Aultman Street. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Sometimes one choice just isn’t enough. At least that was the thinking County Commissioner and now small business owner Richard Howe used when he opened up “Mike’s Auto Shack” on Aultman Street as a used car buying alternative for city and county … [Read more...]

USPS Charity Food Drive


Garrett Estrada photo The ladies who run the local Ely United States Post Office collected 1475 pounds of donated food during their annual food drive. The food will be kept locally and distributed through the White Pine Ministerial Association … [Read more...]

WPHS Singers end of the year concert

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The WPHS Singers perform at a choir concert earlier this year.

By Maryn Van Tassell and Cameryn Lamare White Pine High School students The White Pine High School Singers are having their annual end of the year concert on May 28, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 7 p.m. The performance will include a … [Read more...]

McGill Top Tigers for May

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Courtesy photo These students were chosen as students of the month because of the way that they live the 7 Habits of Happy Children. Pictured from left to right: Libbie Walker, Chas Hollingsworth, Jesse Rogan, and Alana Leduc. … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge teacher honored

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Learning Bridge Charter School teacher Jamie Lawrence works with two students.

By Julie Krch Learning Bridge Chairman of the Board Learning Bridge is proud to announce May’s focus teacher Jamie Lawrence. She is Learning Bridge’s sixth grade teacher.  She was born and raised in White Pine County, graduating from White Pine … [Read more...]

New Business


Teresa Stewart photo New business The Cup is now open for business, located at 566 Aultman St. Owner/operator Cindy Sue Marques and her nephew Matt Marques has specialty coffee, coffee, tea, espresso, smoothies, lemonade, Izze soda. Cindy has … [Read more...]

Prehistoric bear painting gives museum goers sense of scale

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(Top) Artist John Steinauer drew an outline for the White Pine Public Museum’s new scale Cave Bear painting and cub scout troop 289 members helped fill in the color. (Bottom) Larry Martin, Holly Wilson and Bill Wilson put up the 10 foot tall illustration of the now extinct species of bear outside the museum.

By Amy Melvin White Pine Public Museum The White Pine Public Museum has recently completed a new display that incorporates the short faced cave bear.  Local artist John Steinauer and Boy Scout Troop 289 painted a life size drawing of the bear … [Read more...]

Dance Competition


Teresa Stewart photo Pure Talent Dance and Fitness (PTDF) represented White Pine County and did us proud. PTDF went to the State Dance Competition with 10 dances, eight of which took first place and two took second place. They went to the National … [Read more...]

National Cancer Survivors Day looking for local participation

Special to The Ely Times Cancer survivors along with survivors across the globe will unite to show the world what life after cancer looks like. This unique celebration will mark the 28th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. Thousands of people in … [Read more...]

New translator site delayed for safety

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White Pine Television District 1 Board Chairman Art Olson announced Monday that there has been an unforeseen delay in the completion of the move of the translator site. The building has been moved successfully, but it has been decided to construct a … [Read more...]