Joey Mendez-Ross

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74, of Queen Creek, Arizona passed away on November 22, 2014.  Per Joey’s request, a private Vikings Funeral (ashes sent out to sea, on a boat set on fire) will be held Saturday, December 27th off the coast of San Diego, CA. Afterward, her family is … [Read more...]

Couple donate new PA system


  Don and Colleen Goodwin have donated a complete P.A. system to the White Pine County Commission. The system will be used for several events including Memorial and Veteran’s Day ceremonies. White Pine County is grateful to the Goodwins for … [Read more...]

First National Bank of Ely issues a $30,000 Challenge Grant for NNRY

Submitted by the Nevada Northern Railway The First National Bank of Ely has issued a $30,000 challenge grant to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, which will double all contributions made through the end of 2014. Until December 31, all monies … [Read more...]

Tokerud honored by charter school

Learning Bridge teach of the month Heidi Tokerud helps one of her students. (Courtesy photo)

By Julie Kirch Learning Bridge Charter School Heidi Tokerud has been honored as Learning Bridge’s Focus teacher for the month of November. Heidi has an abundance of ideas to encourage children to learn and to excite them about reading.  She … [Read more...]

Inexperienced defense plagues Bobcat soccer in loss

Senior Nate Lee fights off a West Wendover player in his final game as a Bobcat on Oct. 30. (Garrett Estrada photo)

For White Pine High School’s boys soccer coach Leif Tokerud, the team that he saw show up on game days was often almost unrecognizable from the one he would see in practice. “They get in the game and they just get nervous and don’t play the right … [Read more...]

Salon under new ownership

The new owner of Images Salon Laura (left) takes the keys to the store from the salon’s previous owner Melanie.   (Teresa Stewart photo)

Special to The Ely Times  It gives me great pleasure to announce Laura and Rick as the new owners of Images Styling Salon. They would like to thank Melanie and Ed for this wonderful opportunity. It has been a lifelong dream for Laura to have her … [Read more...]

Junior High Students for September

Pictured:  Kegan Hexem and Alondra Valeria De La Cerda (Ken Curto photo)

Kegan Hexem and Alondra Valeria De La Cerda have been named Junior Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge. Hexem, age 13, is the son of Karl Hexem of Ely.  De La Cerda, age 13, is the daughter of Jorge and Margarita De La … [Read more...]

Four from Eureka junior high compete in state rodeo

Eighth grader TeAnna Green runs the barrels representing the Eureka Junior High Rodeo Club at the state finals in Winnemucca.
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The Eureka junior high rodeo club had four members compete in the junior high state championships in Winnemucca over Memorial weekend. Two eighth graders and two sixth graders competed with kids from around the state in rodeo events such as barrel … [Read more...]

Ladycats soccer bounces back from tough loss to beat Yerington

Lucy Fullmer of White Pine dribbles a pass around a Yerington defender in the Ladycat’s 7-0 home win on Oct. 10. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Ladycats soccer coach Tyler Laity said before his team’s game against first place Whittell that his players were looking to make a statement to the league. The statement that his team ended up making however was not quite what Laity had in mind. The … [Read more...]

Buddy Big Mountain

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Courtesy photo Back by popular demand. What do you get when you combine ventriloquism, comedy, music, a marionette or two, and a Mohawk Indian? The most unique adult entertainment variety show. Presented by White Pine County Library and Ely Elks … [Read more...]