Is This You – A Tattletale Tale

My car is the biggest tattletale.  I thought only children were tattletales.  Running home as fast as possible to report to the first grown up they cross paths with that little Trina traded here oh so nutritious tuna sandwich for a pack of cinnamon … [Read more...]

Margarita’s changes venue, maintains service

Owners of Margarita’s Jorge and Margarita De La Cerda stand in front of their restaurant’s new entrance in the Prospector Hotel.

Margarita De La Cerda, owner of Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant, is still getting adjusted to her restaurant’s new home inside of the Prospector Hotel and Casino. Cerda said the choice to move out of the building that housed the popular Mexican … [Read more...]

DEN Students of month


Courtesy photo DEN is proud to announce their students of the Month for December. Pictured: Sadie Buckner, Timothy Baker, Madison Sorenson, Thomas Griffin, Nathan Watson, Melina Swetich, Aren Brandis, Cora Calhoun, Zander Cambell, Hunter VcVicars, … [Read more...]

New CEO of Hospital


Courtesy photo William Bee Ririe Hospital and Rural Health Clinic would like to announce some exciting changes to our administrative staff, including a new Chief Executive Officer and Administrative Assistant.  Matt Walker, PharmD, has taken over … [Read more...]

Is This You – Tools of the Kitchen

If I had a hammer… (Go on try to get that song out of your head today.) Actually I do have a hammer. This particular hammer is mine. I use it for my things.  It is my kitchen hammer.  Now on with the story. In the past I have written about Fibber … [Read more...]

Federal BLM district chief settling into new position in Ely area

Associated Press A new executive is settling in as chief of a sprawling rural Nevada federal land management district covering some 18,000 square miles. That's about twice the size of the state of New Jersey. Bureau of Land Management Ely … [Read more...]

Ely native returns home to shoot feature film


    Standing to the side of Highway 50 heading out of town towards Reno, Dutch Marich gazed at his hometown. The Ely native described the town as having a “sliver of other-worldliness” with its surrounding mountains and isolation from … [Read more...]

A new year and owner bring Big changes to tire store

Pictured from left to right: Mechanic Jeff Crumley, Big 8 Tire owner Ronnie Barton and his son Travis Barton.  (Garrett Estrada photo)

Ronnie Barton only stepped into the ownership position at Big 8 Tire in November of last year but he is already striving to offer a better auto repair experience. He said his goal is to turn Big 8 Tire into the first “modern” tire shop in Ely. He … [Read more...]

Local volunteers to be honored at Bristlecone

Sheri Tolbert stands between Ernie Flangas and Lorraine Clark after being awarded the top volunteer from Beta Sigma Phi Rho chapter at last year’s volunteer appreciation dinner.

Volunteers are everywhere in Ely. From the railroad to the fire department, many organizations in town rely on the support from people who donate their time and effort to make the community a better place. On April 11, those people will be … [Read more...]

Toys for Tots

Toys for tots

On Dec. 21, members of the Sheriff’s Employee’s Association held a Toys for Tots event at the Public Safety Building, where toys were provided to families in need from the White Pine County area.  During this event, members of the Employee’s … [Read more...]