Toelke and Mattinson December Elks Students of the Month

Samantha Kelli Toelke and Kortnie LaNay Mattinson have been named Students of the Month for December, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Toelke, age 14, is the daughter of Bret and Reishel Toelke of Ely. Mattinson, age 14, is the daughter of … [Read more...]

A night before Christmas on the Comstock

A poem by Dennis Cassinelli‘ Twas the night before Christmas, when down in the mines, The men heard the whistles that signaled the time. From the bowels of the earth, they were pulled to the top, Up out of the shaft, then they came to a … [Read more...]

Classic Christmas Radio Theater begins its 18th year of broadcasting

Submitted by Ken Kliewer KELY, Ely’s Hometown Radio Station In 2010 KELY was pleased and proud to present the World Premiere of the Lincoln Highway Players BREW TREK, written and produced by then Ely mayor Jon Hickman. Jon loved what we call … [Read more...]

Perserving traces of the Great Basin Indians

By Dennis Cassinelli   My second attempt at serious writing was when I self published “Preserving Traces of the Great Basin Indians” in 2006. An earlier edition had completely sold out, so I improved all the photographs of the various types of … [Read more...]

Is This Your? The Ears Have It

The phone rang and after checking the caller ID my other half decided it was nobody he knew so—he answered it.  I do not understand that. Because then when the caller turns out to be a salesman or some other type of robo-call, on the walk back to his … [Read more...]

Robinson Mine donates coats

The Holiday Spirit was definitely in the air when the employees at Robinson Mine decided to hold a coat drive  to help provide support to families in our community. A huge thanks from the Family Resource Center goes out to these employees at … [Read more...]

Lions Club honors Stewart and Ivins

The Lions Club honored the following people for September. Lesly Stewart was selected as  teacher of the month and Bertha Ivins for Support Staff. Lesly Stewart is a long time member of the White Pine High School faculty. She has taught a variety … [Read more...]

New Ambulance

Courtesy photo The Ely Volunteer Fire Department and the City of Ely are excited to announce the arrival of our new ambulance.  We invite you to come celebrate the New Year at the Annual Firemen’s Ball at the convention center on New Year’s Eve.  … [Read more...]

50 years ago in White Pine

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The headline read “Kennecott Reduction Plant Hit by Morning ‘Wildcat” Walkout”. A brief ‘wildcat’ walkout at the Kennecott Copper Corporation plant in McGill was staged during the early morning shift that started at … [Read more...]

ICS shares the wealth

By Beverly Cornutt According to PetSmart store manager Melissa Luszczyk of the PetSmart store on South Decatur Blvd. in Las Vegas, an annual donation program is held at each of the 1400 stores in the United States and Canada.  Each store chooses a … [Read more...]