Meet the Candidates

In person absentee voting formerly known as “Early Voting” is underway for the Primary Election for Ely City Council. Voting began March 10th, and is still available from 8:00-5:00p.m. Monday through Friday at the City Clerk’s office at 480 … [Read more...]

Is This You

Sidetracking Think of what words go along with the word “side.” Side-saddle. I like to think that side-saddle was the way that ladies of old England rode when they mounted their steed to follow after the hounds to kill some poor fox (unless of … [Read more...]

2017 Alzheimer’s Advocacy Day

Join fellow advocates for 2017 Alzheimer’s Association Nevada Advocacy Day. You will learn about policies that affect people in Nevada living with Alzheimer’s disease, and meet with legislators to ask for their support. To register, email Zack at … [Read more...]

Spring semester field trips offered by Great Basin College

Lake Mead – Geology along the Northshore Road (Geol  299) on April 7-9 will examine the sedimentary and volcanic geology and landforms along the scenic north and west shores of Lake Mead.  Discussions will focus on volcanoes, geologic formations and … [Read more...]

NNRy gears up for 30th season with new experiences, old favorites

As the Nevada Northern Railway Museum rumbles back to life for its 30th anniversary excursion season, the working historic railroad brings back visitor favorites and adds new events guests will love. Excursion trains start April 8 at 1 p.m. The … [Read more...]

Fairbook cover designs due April 24

The White Pine County Fair Board is still accepting drawings for the cover contest for the fairbook. Drawings must go along with the theme of the fair this year which is “Homegrown fun” Celebrating 70 years of tradition. The drawings are due April … [Read more...]

Stay on open roads and trails

The Bureau of Land Management’s Ely District asks everyone recreating on the public lands this spring to drive only on open roads and trails.  The ground is saturated and driving off-road leaves ruts that erode soils and scar the land for years to … [Read more...]

Harris and Prengel March Elks students

Gabriel Bennett Harris and McKinley Dawn Prengel have been named Students of the Month for March, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Harris, age 18, is the son of William and Lisa Harris of Lund. Prengel, age 18, is the daughter of Linnea and … [Read more...]

Recycling at the museum?

By Allister Townson-Muse  The White Pine Public Museum will be the location for the City of Ely’s annual recycling contest for the month of April.  When I initially learned of the recycling contest, I was rather uncertain as to how repurposing the … [Read more...]

Famous Nevadans in wax museum at D.E.N.

By Teresa Stewart Mrs. Walker’s 4th grade class at David E. Norman held a wax museum on Tuesday, March 14th. Approximately 30 students picked famous Nevadans to study and present to family members that stopped into her classroom to meet … [Read more...]