At the Throttle: The Supreme Sacrifice

By Mark Bassett It started with a question from Shane Peterson, “I am trying to get a sense of how the attached orders (to return WWI military dead) might have “looked” like. What kind of rail cars and standard practice would be used?” A simple … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge launches project

Learning Bridge EL After-school program has just launched a World Wide Project. After Hurricane Mathew made a direct hit on Haiti our EL After -School students decided that they could help in the relief effort. The students became informed of … [Read more...]


Times photo/KAYLYNN ROBERTS-MCMURRAY The All Class Reunion Committee made a $500 donation to the Boys & Girls Club. Pictured from left to right are: Richard Howe, Michael Wheable, Ronda Bishop, Gretchen Derbidge, Caroline McIntosh and Leslie … [Read more...]

McGill Elementary honors Veterans

The students and staff at McGill Elementary wish to pay our respect to all veterans and their families for the service they have given to our great country. A program will be held in the gym Thursday, November 10 at 2:00 pm.  The public is … [Read more...]

Sturgeon and Manning November Junior Elks Students of the Month

Coy Joseph Sturgeon and Jolie Beth Manning have been named Junior Student of the Month for November, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.      Sturgeon, age 14, is the son of Mike and Kelly Sturgeon of Ely. Manning, age 13, is the daughter of Lara … [Read more...]

Generous Elves are Needed

Each year the Santa’s Elves Christmas Assistance Program provides toys, gifts and other assistance to local, low-income families or those who have recently experienced a major financial hardship. Mt. Wheeler Power is currently accepting donations … [Read more...]

Ninth annal holiday fashion show coming Nov. 26

By Meg Rhoades With the holidays fast approaching life seems to speed up. There are meals to plan, presents to wrap, baking to be done and parties to attend. It seems as though each year time flies faster and faster. We find ourselves … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976

By John Ruhs State Director, BLM Nevada October marks the 40th anniversary of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, which was signed into law on Oct. 21, 1976. It may be a little known anniversary to most people in Nevada but it is very … [Read more...]

Ely Elks Annual Roll Call Dinner

NSEA State President Bill Wiseman made his official visit to Ely Elks Lodge #1469 during the 94th Annual Roll Call dinner. Also visiting was NSEA President-Elect Dave Pressler, NSEA Vice-President Bill Bohnett and his wife Sue Ellen, DDGER … [Read more...]

Young and Partey September Junior Elks students

Andrew Harvey Young and Daisy Partey have been named Junior Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.  Young, age 14, is the son of Jennifer and Adam Young of Ely. Partey, age 14, is the daughter of Frederick and … [Read more...]