This Is You – The Standard Transmission

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Driver’s Education.  Words that would make the heart of a 15 year old jump with joy and fear at the same time.  That is when it was offered in school.  Now, I must admit, since Drivers Ed. is no longer a course in many schools, I do not know how … [Read more...]

Open house for RSVP food distribution a success

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I've been trying to remember everything that happened this week. I think just about everything possible happened, but one of the good things that happened was the food distribution on Friday night was a very successful evening. The RSVP open house … [Read more...]

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

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Actors and tech crew at WPHS are gearing up for the first production of the school year. “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be performed on the WPHS stage on September 26, 27, 29, October 3 and 4 at 7:00 p.m.  Matinees will be offered on both … [Read more...]

Sahara Motors manager gets closer to work

Salesman Chuck Hutton and Sahara Motors General Manager Sandi Greathouse pose in their Kawasaki showroom. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Sandi Greathouse, the general manager for Sahara Motors, was no stranger to Ely when she decided to move back to town from Delta in February. She had spent several days a week in town from 2007 to 2010, checking in on the dealership before returning … [Read more...]

Elks Lodge New Member

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Ely Elks Lodge 1469 initiated a local man into membership by the solemn ceremony of initiation on Aug. 28. The new member is Dale Hewitt and he was initiated by the officers of Ely Lodge under the direction of Exalted Ruler Sid Beckwith.  … [Read more...]

This Is You – Picture This

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I do not take pictures. Cameras and I, whether as actual cameras or in phones, on tablets, I-pads or any other configuration of picture taking, do not get along well. My husband takes pictures—of things. Since I do not take pictures I know I should … [Read more...]

Senior News: Labor Day made for fun three day weekend in McGill

Wow, was that a weekend or what? McGill went all out with their parade, dance, big splash and the donkey. The softball game was quite an event. The firemen did beat the sheriff’s office, better luck next time sheriffs. The fireworks were quite an … [Read more...]

Arts festival challenges artists to create outdoors

Local artist Donna Carling works on a piece of art outdoors during last year’s Plein Air festival. Over 15 artists and vendors will set up shop outside of the Nevada Northern Railway for this year’s festival over Labor Day weekend.
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In French, “en plein air” means in the open air. To Nevada Northern Railway Sales and Marketing Director Dany Feinstein, the phrase conjures up images of artists sitting outside in a park, painting the landscapes that surround them. This Labor Day … [Read more...]

Murdock’s owner continues father’s legacy

Jimmy Danner stands outside of the Murdock’s Metal and Paint body shop that he bought from his father in downtown Ely.
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Jimmy Danner grew up at Murdock’s Metal and Paint auto repair shop in downtown Ely working for his father. Little did he know that he would eventually follow in his footsteps to become the owner and manager of the auto body repair shop. “I was in … [Read more...]

McGill’s Labor Day celebration

McGill’s Labor Day celebration will begin on Aug. 29 and continue through Aug. 31. This year’s celebration will have a Rock of Ages theme. The parade will be held on the 29th and will be followed by a street dance in the evening. The … [Read more...]

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