LDS youths from Ely attend Elko church camp

ELKO—On Thursday June 19, 580 youth, ages 14 to 18, and their leaders gathered in Elko for a three-day youth conference held by Elko East, Elko West, Winnemucca, and Ely Stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The youth came from … [Read more...]

Parade and fireworks did Fourth of July holiday justice

Another great week in White Pine County. The parade was spectacular as usual and the fireworks were a must to see. Many people went camping and family picnics were on the agenda. I took a trip to Lehman caves. We had lots of fun and it was a good … [Read more...]

Author makes Great Basin book for kids

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Author Gretchen Baker, Hilary Peck and Laurie Romero introduce Baker’s newest book to the library.Courtesy photo
Author Gretchen Baker, Hilary Peck and Laurie Romero introduce Baker’s newest book to the library.

  Residents of Baker know they harbor one of the nation’s best kept secrets in the Great Basin National Park right in their backyard, but one local author feels it’s time to share its beauty with everybody. In a new children’s book out … [Read more...]

Is This You – Suitcase Mishaps

I love to fly.  Of course I mean in an airplane.  I use to think I would also like to test my nerve by skydiving.  Stepping out of a plane at ten thousand feet soaring through space like, well like a rock.  Then I woke up from that dream, thankfully. … [Read more...]

Swetich comes from family of agents

Tiffany Swetich reminds poeple to not ignore life insurance at her State Farm office on 11th street. Garrett Estrada Photo

Buying life insurance can be something that most people don’t like thinking about. It can be morbid worrying about the loss of a loved one, but according to local State Farm agent Tiffany Swetich, it can be too important to ignore. “We tend to … [Read more...]

Pursell’s 109th Birthday

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Courtesy photo White Pine Care Center staff and friends celebrated with Nellie Pursell for her 109th birthday on June 18. Nellie is the oldest resident of White Pine County. /., / … [Read more...]

Is This You? Knuckle Down

Paper has become my life.  Someone is always handing me paper with important information on it that needs my immediate attention.  The computer age was supposed to make the world paperless, saving millions of trees.  Well you couldn’t prove it by … [Read more...]

Marriage Announcement

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Rob and Sue Ruesch are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Alynna Sue Ruesch to Caleb Keith Bailey, son of Teresa Moore of Searcy, Arkansas and Keith Bailey of Drasco, Arfkansas. The wedding will take place Saturday, July 26 … [Read more...]

Senior News: There’s something for everyone to enjoy on the Fourth

This week was another fantastic week in Ely with the pool opening and bathtub races. I had a great week and hope you did. If you did not then get out and find some fun, it is out there! The Fourth of July has been a federal holiday in the United … [Read more...]

Special Needs Kids Day

VT Construction is inviting special needs kids and their parents/guardians/mentors to the Gilbert Ranch for a full day of fishing, games, campfire BBQ, s’mores, and live music. Children with special needs, parents/guardians/mentors and … [Read more...]

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