Biker’s Corner

Due to the large number of bikers in our community, and an even larger number of bikers visiting throughout the summer, we hope to provide a weekly column describing regional rides that locals and visitors alike can explore. If you’ve taken a ride … [Read more...]

Is This You? River moves into summer!

Hip, hip hurray! The cold winter river of life has changed to the full blown rapid strewn summer river to take us on that long awaited family summer vacation, with endless possibilities of places to go and things to see. As many choices as the … [Read more...]

At the Throttle: Working on the railroad

By Mark Bassett Working on the railroad all the life-long day. If you have driven from Ely to Ruth, you might have noticed that is just what we’re doing. Track equipment is out on the railroad replacing ties and tamping the track. Ballast trains … [Read more...]

Traveling man stops in Ely to encourage seniors

By Marty Bachman L eonard Marcus, 89, has a bucket list of things he wants to do with the rest of his life, and driving the legendary Highway 50 is one he just crossed off. Marcus, of Glendale, Wisc., a suburb of Milwaukee, passed … [Read more...]

Great Basin Biker’s Corner

Due the large number of bikers in our community, and an even larger number of bikers visiting throughout the summer, we hope to provide a weekly column describing regional rides that locals and visitors alike can explore. If you’ve taken a ride … [Read more...]

Pony Express

Photo special to the Times/Harry Franke Carol Hunt rides her Missouri Fox Trotter for her eighth re-ride of the Pony Express last Saturday. The mail started in Sacramento, Calif., and goes through eight states to St Jo, Mo., 10 days, 24 hours a … [Read more...]

Wedding Bells

Shawn and Debra Jones are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Raven Symone Ward to Shaun Jon Hollowbreast, on June 25, 2016 in Ely. … [Read more...]

Is This You? Puddle jumping after a big rain storm

There is a phenomenon that I have experienced a few times that maybe you have, too. When you ride a motorcycle or a bike and sometimes even when driving a car, if you see something in your path ahead and if you stare at it, you will inevitably run … [Read more...]

‘Something’s Afoot’ playing on the White Pine High School stage

Special to the Times Ely community theatre patrons have a treat in store for them. “Something’s Afoot” will be playing July 6, 7, 8, 9, at 7 p.m. with a matinee on Saturday the 9th at 1 p.m. This play will delight audiences with it’s witty … [Read more...]

Pure Talent Dance and Fitness holds last recital

Photos special to the Times Pure Talent Dance and Fitness held their last annual dance recital on Saturday, May 21.  After the last performance of the night it was announced, “with heavy hearts,” that owners  Karen and Mark Mabson were closing … [Read more...]