Red Hats Society Picnic

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Courtesy photo The Red Hats Society Silver Belles and the Red Hat Society Divas all gathered at the McGill park on June 13 for their annual picnic. There was plenty of food and after everyone finished eating, there was a rousing game of Bingo. The … [Read more...]

Elks Lodge announces their 2014-2015 Students of the Year

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Ely Elks Lodge Students of the year Jane Murdock and Christopher Young.

By Ken Curto Ely Elks Lodge Christopher Adam Young and  Jane Agnes Murdock have been named Students of the Year for 2014-2015, according to the Ely Elks Lodge. Young, age 18, is the son of Adam and Jennifer Young of Ely. Murdock, age 17, is … [Read more...]

Is This You? A serial gum dropper

Seems that we have in our midst someone who is taking pleasure in spitting their chewed gum on the sidewalks of our town. Yes as you go hither and yon beware, we have a serial gum dropper. It is not out of the ordinary to say hello to someone when … [Read more...]

Historic Aultman flag raised again 140 years later

Veterans and girls scouts stand together with Mayor Melody Van Camp during the Aultman Flag dedication ceremony.

Special to The Ely Times One hundred forty years after the first Flag Day on June 14, 1917, the citizens of White Pine County erected the flag pole on the crest of a hill directly West of Aultman Street. June 14, 2015, Ninety eight years later, … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Fund Donation


Courtesy photo Robinson Nevada Mining Company (RNMC) donated $8,700 to the Ely Breast Cancer Fund to support local residents battling breast cancer on June 9. RNMC has “Pink Thursdays”, and it donates 50 cents to this fund for every employee or … [Read more...]

Local Girl Scout Troop plants flowers

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By Melody Van Camp Girl Scout Troop 1349 What can 12 green thumbs do to empty flower beds? It's another community service project Girl Scout Troop 1349 has taken on. Planting flowers to give some color to downtown. This activity will continue … [Read more...]

‘The Cup’ offers relaxing place to enjoy a coffee

Pictured from left to right: The Cup owner Cindy Marques and manager Matt Marques.
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When Matt Marques moved back to his hometown of Ely from Salt Lake City, he had one goal in mind: open a place where locals can order a cup of coffee and sit and enjoy it. On May 16, he saw  that goal become a reality when he and his aunt Cindy … [Read more...]

Great Basin Service Club announces holiday parade’s Grand Marshall

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By Bunny Hill Great Basin Service Club The Great Basin Service Club is thrilled to announce John (Johnny) Demos the 2015 4th of July Parade Grant Marshall.  John reflects the theme, “White Pine County the Melting Pot of Nevada” in his life … [Read more...]

Mine donates to Biking event

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Garrett Estrada photo The Robinson Nevada Mining Company donated $1,500 to the Tears, Beers and Fears mountain biking event that will bring close to 100 bikers into town over the weekend to race on “enduro” style trails. For more info on this … [Read more...]

Rededication of Flag Pole

Flag pole

Courtesy photo On June 14, 1917 during World War One  the citizens of White Pine County erected a flag pole on the crest of a hill directly west of Ely lined up with Aultman Street.   3,000 White Pine residents attended the 1917 Flag Day … [Read more...]