Is This You? Questionable

I make no secret of the fact that I do not like bugs. Crawling, slithering, hopping, flying, makes no difference. I am not a bug person. So when I was the new kid in grade school and a girl asked me, “What is that bug on your shoulder?,” I went a … [Read more...]

Gale Oil and Tire owner looks back on 35 years

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Gale Oil and Tire employees from left to right: Jim Doutre, Leeroy Griffin, Alexa Gale and Lance Gale. Employees not pictured: Cameron Lewis, Jonathan Simons, Gertrude Marquez.

  Anyone who has driven to Las Vegas or Reno from Ely has assuredly seen them. The dozens of big rig truckers hauling their 18-wheelers across the state or country while driving on US50 or NV318. But what happens when one of those trucks … [Read more...]

Mine Donation


Garrett Estrada photo The Robinson Nevada Mining Company made a donation of $1,700 to the White Pine High School Track and Field team on July 23 at the WPHS football field. The track team’s coach Justin Locke said that the money will be used to … [Read more...]

Children’s Art Festival continues to grow, brings in guest watercolor artist

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Seventh and eighth graders from White Pine Middle School work with mining welders during the Children’s Art Festival.

When Amy Sorensen moved her family from Utah to Ely years back, she felt bad that her children would miss out on the annual two-week art festival her previous home city provided. After failing to find a suitable alternative in town, she partnered … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking set to begin on new temple in Cedar City on August 8

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A concept images shows what the new Cedar City temple will look like once finished.

On April 6, 2013, during the Saturday morning session of the 183rd Annual General Conference, President Thomas S. Monson announced that a new temple would be constructed in the city of Cedar City, Utah. The Cedar City Utah Temple Groundbreaking and … [Read more...]

Is This You? Reasons vs. excuses for teenagers

I try not to generalize. You know, use the words everyone, always or never in describing the latest central point in any current tirade that is the front runner of the conversation I may be embroiled in. A-hem, however, yes however, in trying to get … [Read more...]

Murder mystery game set for Sagebrush Quilters Guild show

By Janet Van Camp Sagebrush Quilters Guild “Life without the possibility of parole”, this is how many women respond when asked about their love of quilting. Instead of prison walls, they are happily surrounded by mounds of fabric. Many started … [Read more...]

Volunteers needed for charitable wood gathering

Simplistic Solutions will be collecting 20 cords of wood on August 14-15 that willbe used to help heat the homes of local senior citizens in need during the winter months. Simplistic Solutions is looking for anyone that is willing to volunteer their … [Read more...]

RSVP aims to help low-income seniors in need

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RSVP Field Representative John Lampros is available at his office on Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

John Lampros described his 40 years of serving in local government as 37 years of fun and helping people and then three years of frustration and arguing. Now that he is out of politics and working as the Ely Field Representative for RSVP, he said he … [Read more...]

Mine Donations

Mine donation - 2

Courtesy photos The Robinson Nevada Mining Company donated to two more local organizations this week. RNMC Manager Robby Ruesch presents a check for $500 to Linda Derbidge, and Allan Wise for the Great basin Service Club. Amanda Hilton of RNMC … [Read more...]