Is This You? The beeps of shame

Lock your car.  Take your keys.  These are the words taught to us as we were learning to drive and be responsible car owners.  Of course it should go without saying to never drink and drive.  But that is a subject that I will leave to others better … [Read more...]

Mt. Wheeler Donation


Garrett Estrada photo Kevin Robison of Mt. Wheeler Power and John Donner of CoBank donate a check to Dave Tilford of the Great Basin National Park Foundation Observatory inside a conference room at Mt. Wheeler Power’s headquarters in ELy on … [Read more...]

Lions Club 90th Birthday

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Courtesy photo On Sept. 12 the Ely Lions Club celebrated its 90th Birthday. The Ely Lions Club is the second oldest Chartered Lions Club in the State of Nevada. Lions members throughout Nevada joined the celebration which included the 90 Ely Lions … [Read more...]

Buffalo wing recipe honors mother, helps charity

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Pictured from left to right: Maki Lester, Jim Lester and Donna Lani stand in front of their wing fundraiser stand on Sept. 12.

Jim and Maki Lester have both felt the impact if losing a loved one to cancer. The disease took Jim Lester’s mother at the young age of 47. Both of Maki’s parents battled with cancer, with only her mother surviving. The fight against cancer is so … [Read more...]

Ely Art Bank to turn sidewalk into art walk on Saturday

The Ely Art Bank will host a Sidewalk Art Show on the 3rd block of Aultman, Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sidewalk merchandise will be available. Four artists will be featured with their work on display. Artists include George … [Read more...]

Harrison Wedding

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Courtesy photo The parents of Samantha Doutre and Devlon Harrison are proud to announce the marriage of their children on Sept. 12 at the Postal Palace. Tracey Doutre (Shane Jarvis), Jim Doutre (Sylvia Dejean), James Dempsey and Marcellina … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge Focus teacher

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Leaning Bride Charter School Tami Bybee is being honored as Learning Bridge’s Focus teacher for the month of August. She creates phenomenal experiences in her classroom by using daily hands-on activities, as shown in the photograph. All … [Read more...]

Celebrate Museum Day locally

Join the White Pine Public Museum in celebrating Museum Day Live, Sept. 26. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided for visitors with a Museum Day Pass. Food provided by J&M Trucking. The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two … [Read more...]

Potato Tour Hits Ely

Potato truck

(Garrett Estrada photo) The world’s largest potato made an appearance in Ely on Monday on its way back to where it came from, Idaho. While the massive potato chained to the flatbed of the semi wasn’t actually a real potato, the half ton replica … [Read more...]

Free influenza shots on Friday

Free influenza vaccinations will be given on Friday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the White Pine High School (1800 Bobcat Drive). Vaccinations are available for adults and children six months of age and older. This event is sponsored by the … [Read more...]