Dialysis treatment comes home

Dialysis patients and doctors gather in front of the Sanderling Dialysis Center for its ribbon cutting grand opening on Monday. Garrett Estrada photo

The Sanderling Dialysis Center held its grand opening on Monday, bringing the life-sustaining treatment much closer to local patients than before. The facility, which took nearly 10 years to complete from its initial concept stage, provides state of … [Read more...]

Multi-talented Allred to play soccer for Kansas

Multisport athlete Amanda Allred kicks a ball away from the goal at a White Pine High School soccer game. Garrett Estrada photo

Amanda Allred admits she never had much free time in high school. During her senior year at White Pine High School, she started on three different varsity sports teams, became the student body president and actively helped run extracurricular … [Read more...]

Art and Wine walk on Saturday

The Ely Renaissance Society’s annual Art and Wine Walk will be held at the Renaissance Village on Saturday at 5 p.m. According to the Renaissance Society, all the money raised at the event will go toward “the restoration of an Art Cultural Center in … [Read more...]

Nomination Deadline Nears for Farm Service Agency County Committees

WASHINGTON — U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan Garcia reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that Aug. 1, 2014, is the deadline for local FSA county committee … [Read more...]

Report warns of major job loss if ‘Margin Tax’ passes vote

By Chantal Lovell Nevada Policy Research Institute LAS VEGAS — Over 3,600 jobs will be lost if voters approve Question 3, commonly called the margin tax, this November, a study released today by the Nevada Policy Research Institute … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 16-21. 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...]

BLM managed wildfires pose no threat

By Chris Hanefield BLM Public Relations Specialist Some eastern Nevada residents and visitors may occasionally see smoke from two Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Ely Ranger District-managed wildfires.  The fires pose no threat to human life … [Read more...]

Court Sentences

Courthouse sentences issued on July 21, 2014: Franky Victor Greger — Possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. Felony. Sentenced to minimum of 12 months, maximum of 32 months at NDOC, suspended. To enter into and complete 8th Judicial … [Read more...]

Cancer walk raises over $75,000

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Cancer survivors walked the first lap around Broadbent Park Friday night to kick off the 18-hour Relay for Life cancer fundraiser.

The annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Ely raised more than $75,000 for cancer research with its 18-hour walk around Broadbent park from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon. The event drew hundreds of local participants to the … [Read more...]

Pilots come from around world to glide in Ely sky

Hungarian pilot Janos Sindely has traveled from across the world to visit Ely since 2003 to try and set national records in his glider. Sindely came from China this year to compete against other international pilots at the Ely airport.
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Three glider pilots sat in the hangar of the Ely airport on Friday. Janos Sindely, a Hungarian pilot who travelled from China to visit Ely discussed the expected weather patterns of the next two days with Tom Kelley, a member of the United States … [Read more...]

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