95th Birthday Party

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Courtesy photo Friends and family are invited to Bob Marcum’s 95th Birthday, Saturday, Aug. 29 from 2-6 p.m. at the Ely Elks Lodge. Cake and ice cream, no host bar. … [Read more...]

Derbidge brothers urge caution around tow trucks

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Jay and Sam Derbidge stand outside one of their towing trucks. They take calls up to 200 miles out on remote rural highways.

Hooking up a vehicle to a tow truck next to a two lane highway where every car is going at least 70 miles per hour is not the safest job in the world. Jay and Sam Derbidge, local brothers in the towing business for the last several years both said … [Read more...]

Junior golfers

Kids Golf

(Teresa Stewart photo) Participants in this year’s Junior Golf Program pose on the green of a White Pine County Golf Course hole on Aug.12. The course’s Junior Golf program offered a chance for local kids to learn how to golf and practice on the … [Read more...]

Summer Reading Winners


(Garrett Estrada photo) The County Library concluded their summer long reading competition on Aug. 13, awarding prizes to the top local readers. They were: Gage Brown, Lucinda Robinson, John Wheable, Karlee Hexem and Shayla Williams. The program … [Read more...]

4th Annual Nevada State Dutch Oven Championship set for Sept. 12 in Reno

Special to The Ely Times  RENO – Do you savor the flavor of rustic foods cooked the cowboy way – in traditional Dutch ovens? Are you a top dog in cast iron cuisine? Then the Nevada State Dutch Oven Championship is the place for you! On Sept. … [Read more...]

Wood gathering to help seniors

Wood Gather

(Courtesy photo) Thanks to all volunteers for our Senior Wood Project. This helps seniors that do not have and can not afford to purchase wood on their own. There is still along way to go to reach our goal of 20 cords this year.  Our County Social … [Read more...]

Is This You? About Planning

Planning takes, well, planning.  Some people are born planners. Off the cuff someone says we should have a family reunion and the planner of the family steps forward with a remarkable list of ideas and plans. The time, the place, the dates, the food, … [Read more...]

Burrito Farm moves into town at Silver Sage

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Carlos Moreno stands behind the register at Burrito Farm’s new location inside the Silver Sage Travel Center and Truck Stop.

  Luis Moreno cares about quality. Coming from a background of working kitchens in 5-star hotels in Cancun, Moreno and his family are working hard to bring the same level of taste to their family business, Burrito Farm. Located inside … [Read more...]

End of summer Nevada Northern Railway upcoming events and rides

It’s been a fantastic summer at the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, and the season is wrapping up with a whole range of great activities, from train rides under the stars to a week-long camp for serious train buffs. One-of-a-kind railroad … [Read more...]

Is This You? Shoe Pit

The need for new shoes becomes apparent when your shoes become just a tad too comfortable. Yes there is a built in design in shoes, that when you start to wear them as not only your work shoes but your go out to dinner shoes, go to church shoes or go … [Read more...]