Art collection comes to Ely

Art collector Wally Cuchine speaks to a crowd gathered at the Ely Art Bank on Nov. 14 in front of selected pieces from his collection “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada” which has been touring the state for over a year. (Garrett Estrada photo)

It might be called “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada,” but rural Nevada art collector Wally Cuchine found himself among plenty of friends when the art exhibit opened at the Ely Art Bank on Nov. 14. As a former Ely resident who … [Read more...]

Veteran walking across country stops in Ely

Desert Storm Army veteran Robert Rudy stopped by Ely’s VFW as part of his walk across the country to raise awareness for homeless veterans. (Courtesy photo)

Robert Rudy saw a billboard in 2010 with a troubling statistic. It read that there were over 100,000 homeless veterans living in the United States. A veteran himself from the Desert Storm, the number stuck with him. When he looked again in 2014 and … [Read more...]

City council passes plan to talk to railroad board

The Ely City Council and Railroad Board of Trustees took a step toward increasing communication with the Nevada Northern Railway’s management board by creating an official set of rules for both to use to talk to each other at their last meeting on … [Read more...]

White Pine Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 12-16. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or … [Read more...]

Sports book a winning bet for hotel

The Hotel Nevada is the only option for local gamblers looking for live table games and sports betting.  (Battle Born Media photo)

When the Hotel Nevada first announced that they would be opening up a sports book, the promise was that local Ely patrons would have its own betting lines unique from Las Vegas and that their feedback would influence betting options. Three weeks … [Read more...]

Running club raises money for local charities

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Heather Ferrari had only been in Ely for less than a year when she decided to start a group for local runners. What started as a fun way to meet people and stay healthy in her new town has since grown int a group of friends. A group that … [Read more...]

Ready for the next state tax increase battle?

By Ron Knecht State Controller Elect Nevada’s taxation department issued a report Monday listing $2.2-billion in new annual revenues that allegedly could be collected if certain tax exemptions, credits, abatements and preferential tax rates … [Read more...]

Nevada Disabilities Conference 2015 planned for Reno

The first ever statewide disabilities conference held March 2013 far exceeded initial expectations. The conference drew over 390 attendees - who enjoyed an outstanding program with over 48 sessions in Tracks related to Adult Transition, Advocacy, … [Read more...]

White Pine Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 5-11. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or … [Read more...]

Election Winners-Sheriff race decided by four votes, 63 percent total voter turnout

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Out with the old, in with the new, except for Sheriff, but just barely. Incumbents didn’t fair well in the 2014 White Pine County General Election, with just one keeping his position by the slimmest of margins. Sheriff Dan Watts narrowly defeated … [Read more...]

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