Is This You? Resiliency

Recently a tragic event happened to my niece and her family.  Their house burned down.  They are all fine, but they lost everything that was in their house.  She encapsulated the event by telling me that she felt like a non-person.  She said that a … [Read more...]

Wedding Announcement

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(Courtesy photo) Derek and Lori Williams along with MaKenley Trujillo of Ely are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of Justine Williams to Adam Strouse, the son of John and Melissa Strouse also of Ely. The wedding will take place on July 18 … [Read more...]

New doctor arrives at hospital

“William Bee Ririe Hospital and Rural Health Clinic is pleased to announce the newest addition to our medical staff, Dr. Lawrence Gardner, M.D., General Surgeon.  Dr. Gardner comes to us from Henderson, NV, where he has spent the last 8 years … [Read more...]

Wopschall Wins Award


(Garrett Estrada photo) Geraldine Wopschall was presented the Dean Heller Award for her volunteer work at the RSVP Awards Ceremony inside the Prospector this past Monday. … [Read more...]

Seasoned tattoo artist opens doors in downtown

Tattoo artist of over 13 years Danny Herrera stands outside his new tattoo parlor with his wife Teri and daughter Rocklyn. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Getting a tattoo done is a form of personal expression. It leaves a permanent mark showing what matters to its owner. The same thing can be said for Danny Herrera and his family’s journey from Las Vegas to Ely to open his own tattoo studio. To … [Read more...]

100 Birthdays

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Courtesy photo Liz Krch will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, July 12. She was born in Yankton, South Dakota in 1915. Liz survived the “Great Depression” and has many stories on how her Austrian born mother raised seven children in the … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts raise money serving food over weekend

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Girl Scout Troop 1349 brushed up on their waitressing and bus boy skills and helped with the Lyons Club and Senior Center Breakfast on July 3rd. The donations earned will go towards purchasing flowers to bring back to life the Heart Shaped flower bed … [Read more...]

Summer School Program Concludes

Students from David E. Norman Elementary dress up in their costumes for a play as part of the White Pine County School District’s summer school program. (Courtesy photo)

The White Pine County School District just concluded a successful session of Gifted and Talented/Summer School Programs at David E. Norman and McGill Elementary. Approximately 50 DEN students, six McGill students, and 24 Middle School students … [Read more...]

Silver State Invitational

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Courtesy photo Sadie Leyba and Jamie Wines smile on their horses after competing in the Silver State Invitational Rodeo (SSIR). Wines finished fifth in the competition in the team roping event. Leyba hit 18 of 25 clay pigeons in the trap shooting … [Read more...]

Marriages, Fictitious Names

Marriage licenses issued for the month of June: Hal Glen Wallis and Patricia Rae Adcock, both of Ely, June 5. Rickie Ray Miller of San Diego, CA, and Barbara Ann Becker of National City, CA, June 22. Ronald Ivor Jenkins, Jr. and Jennifer … [Read more...]