Charlie Brown at WPHS

School play

Charlie Brown, played by Collin Young, gets the football pulled out from under him by Lucy, played by Megan Armstrong in White Pine High School’s rendition of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Catch a performance of the play at the high school on … [Read more...]

Is This You – Thanks for Asking


The people who want to hear about your medical aches and pains are few and far between.  This is an important thing to remember when you are asked, “How are you?”  Unless of course it is your doctor asking the question.  But in reality, “How are … [Read more...]

Marcum’s 94th birthday


Courtesy photo White Pine Care Center celebrates the 94th birthday of Bob Marcum, volunteer of the year!  Pictured  left to right: Nursing Assistants Shauna Burdick, Tre anna Bunker and Mary Boatman, Bob Marcum and Activity Director Sarah Tilby. … [Read more...]

City Council approves two for railroad board

Two new members were added to the Railroad Management Board after being nominated by Mayor Melody Van Camp and approved by the Ely City Council at the council’s meeting on Aug. 28. A controversial agenda item from councilman Sam Hanson to remove … [Read more...]

Ely Softball Champions


Ely slow-pitch softball league champions “Pimp my Slide” pose on the field after finishing their season with a 15-1 record. From left to right: Matt Searle. Skylar hall. Kathy Murdock   Fernando Lucero. Levi Valdez. Erin Gonzales. Tricia Reynoso. … [Read more...]

Gaughan’s buying hotel is child’s play

John Gaughan stands in front of the Postal Palace in Ely, one of the properties the Gaughan family acquired alongside the Hotel Nevada in February.
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The fourth generation of the Gaughan family is already making its mark in the gaming business. John Gaughan — son of South Point owner Michael Gaughan and grandson of the late downtown gaming pioneer Jackie Gaughan — was seeking potential casino … [Read more...]

Trio Bring Music to Ely

Trotta and Rondstat concert-1

From left to right: David Trotta, Michael Ronstadt and James Dalton perform at the Ely Fine Arts Center on June 20. The group, titled Trotta and Ronstadt with James Dalton performed for more than two hours, playing a mixture of blues, folk and … [Read more...]

Lions Teacher of Month


Courtesy photo Lynne Adams BSN RN was named Teacher of the Month for May. Adams, who was nominated by White Pine High School Principal Adam Young, is White Pine High School’s Health Sciences teacher. Adams has held this position for more than a … [Read more...]

First Friday brings games, highlights local businesses

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Children got to play games like the bean bag toss at last year’s First Friday events. This year there will be even more games for kids and familes to enjoy.

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer   Carnival games, music, food and booths from local businesses will all come together on May 1 to celebrate the First Friday of the month at the Jailhouse Casino’s parking lot beginning at 4 … [Read more...]

Now is the time to start gardening

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Sadie McVicars and Heather Peterson from the Lawn and Garden section at Ace Hardware say that it’s time to start getting materials and soil ready for a beautiful spring garden.

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer As the grass begins to grow turn greener and the whether begins to warm, Ely is finally feeling the effects of springtime. Just as the seasons change, so to do many people this time of year, spending … [Read more...]

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