Bybee brings family lineage, environment to hotel

Shane, Burrell and Mark Bybee pose in front of the first unit ever put in the Copper Queen’s current building in 1986. (Courtesy photo)

As Shane Bybee sits at his desk on the first floor of the Ramada Copper Queen, he tilts his head back, eyes toward the ceiling and starts listing off names. “Me, Burrell, Mark, my daughter, Mark’s daughter,” he thinks aloud, stopping to think if … [Read more...]

Volunteer turned teacher honored

After volunteering time at the Leanring Bridge Charter School, Audrae Andrea was hired on as an English Language Learner (ELL) teacher to help students become more proficient in reading and writing. 
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Bu Julie Kirch Learning Bridge Chairman of the Board Learning Bridge would like to honor Audrae Andrea, a para professional at Learning Bridge. Audrae came to us last year as a volunteer.  She and her husband live on a ranch in Spring Valley.  … [Read more...]

Is This You – Intuition

You can feel something but not put your finger on it. You don’t hear anything. You don’t see anything out of the norm, but there is just—something is askew. That’s intuition tapping at you. In my lifetime I can recall just two really pronounced … [Read more...]

Memorial for Father

Cavigla dedication

Father John McShane stands next to a new memorial plaque for the late Father Caesar Cavilga hanging inside the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A memorial service for Cavilga was held at the church on Jan. 17 to celebrate the life of Cavilga, who passed … [Read more...]

Hoop Shoot Winners

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The Ely Elks  Lodge is pleased to announce the 43rd annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest! Three boys and three girls, ages 8 to 13 won the second round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot contest at Austin, Nevada on January 24 and have been … [Read more...]

New Elks Lodge Members

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The Ely Elks Lodge initiated a local woman into membership by the solemn ceremony of initiation on Jan. 22. The new member is Jessica Ann Green and she was initiated by the officers of Ely Lodge under the direction of Exalted Ruler Sid Beckwith. … [Read more...]

Point of View

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By Adus F. Dorsey II Special to The Ely Times There is no wider spot in the road than in Baker, Nevada on the Utah / Nevada line where gas stops are some times only a hallucination, even for a Toyota. It is the kind of place where in the late … [Read more...]

Kennecott years all-classes reunion events set for Fourth of July weekend

Everyone is invited to the Kennecott Years All-Class Reunion of 2015 during the weekend of July 2-4. This will be an exciting weekend filled with numerous events beginning Thursday evening and culminating with the fireworks on Saturday evening. … [Read more...]

Lions recognizes teacher of the month

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By Adam Young WPHS Principal Denise Paddilla is January’s Teacher of the Month. Paddilla agreed to fill in for an absent first-grade teacher to begin the school year and then as the full progressed, agreed to continue in that role this … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge Band

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Learning  Bridge’s 35 piece band, under the direction of Warren Kirch, traveled to Carson City on Tuesday to celebrate “School Choice Week”. They played  The National Anthem  as well as four other selections at the rally on the Capitol grounds. … [Read more...]