Scouting for the community

Courtesy photo Girl Scout Troop #1349 is at it again doing good deeds for the Community.  Not wanting anyone to go hungry, the Troop has used some of their cookie money and went shopping at Ridley’s and purchased $260.02 worth of food for the … [Read more...]

Ely opens collection site for the world’s largest Christmas project

This month, Grace Foursquare Church in Ely will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. The annual Samaritan’s Purse project is a favorite of many Ely residents, families, churches … [Read more...]

Ely makes top 50 small towns in America

Nestled between several mountain ranges, Ely Nevada is the gateway to the Great Basin National Park, Cave Lake, and the Ward Charcoal Oven State Parks. Ely offers a different pace of life; take time to enjoy the peaceful outdoors abundant with … [Read more...]

Community blood drive coming to Ely

Friday, Nov. 20 from 10:30am to 5:30pm at the Ely Nevada Stake Center - 950 Ave. E. United Blood Services will be holding a blood drive. Do you feel an shopping spree coming on? That’s why we’re hooking you up with  $10 … [Read more...]

Nevada Northern Railway running popular Polar Express

The Nevada Northern Railway Museum transforms into Chris Van Allsburg’s classic children’s book, The Polar Express, this Christmas season. Children of all ages are welcome on a special ride from Ely, Nev. to the North Pole. Hot chocolate and … [Read more...]

Marriage licenses

Marriage licenses for the month of October. Joshua Dee Beckwith and Jessica Marie Highline, both of Ely, Oct. 13. Woodrow Behank Thompson and Samantha Nicole Bakaric, both of Ely, Oct. 19. Elizabeth Lee Taylor and Sara Marie Chico, both of … [Read more...]

Extending sewer line

The City of Ely has been moving forward with several projects which will improve service to its citizens. One of those projects is extending a sewer line for residents along Cedar Street. For over 30 years, there has been a chronic problem of … [Read more...]

Is This You? Palm Trees

The biggest problem with house plants is that they grow. Well duh, you say. Of course they grow, they are plants.  You feed and water them and they grow.  But ah-ha, I say. Yes they grow, into larger, leafier, bigger than you anticipated plants. … [Read more...]

Century old Liberty Club bar holds forgotten history

Most people who have ordered a drink from the Hotel Nevada bar know the bartender Willy Cazier. He’s worked for the hotel longer than any other active employee, having started in 1989. Having been around so long, Cazier knows a thing or two about the … [Read more...]

Mcgill Rlementary Top Tigers

Courtesy photo McGill Elementary Top Tigers for October pictured from left to right: Rihanna Oxborrow, Kylie Wheeler, McCaul Nicholes and Heaven Kettinger … [Read more...]