Dean J. Stathos

Dean J. Stathos, age 77, a resident of Reno, passed away suddenly on May 11 after a brief illness.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Sheila Stathos and a niece, Connie Lujano Walker. Dean was born on August 27, 1937 in Ely, Nevada to the late … [Read more...]

Art and English high school teacher honored by Lions Club

By Adam Young WPHS Principal I would like to nominate Rose Mehlaff of White Pine High School as the Lions’ Club Teacher of the Month. Mehlhaff teaches American Literature, English 10 Honors and Art. She has been teaching at the school for five y … [Read more...]

Lund teacher recognized by district

By Bob Dolezal White Pine School District Superintendent It is with great pride that I recommend Heather Sabaitis for District Teacher of the Month. She has the unique challenge of teaching a mixed class of Kindergarten and first grade students … [Read more...]

Elks State Hoop Shoot Champions

The Ely Elks Lodge is pleased to announce the 43rd annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest! Two boys and two girls, ages 10 to 13 won the third round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot contest at Hawthorne on Saturday, Feb. 7. BOYS … [Read more...]

District Spelling Bee

The White Pine County School District annual spelling bee was held inside the White Pine High School theater on Jan. 29 and tested the spelling skills of a sixth through eighth graders from Ely and Lund. Andrew Young won out of the group of sixth … [Read more...]

Ice Fishing Derby Results

The results are in! There were 639 participants in this year’s Ely Rotary Club Ice Fishing Derby. Cory Rutterbush claimed the top prize of $5,000 and Archie Jones took second, winning a $2,500 gift certificate to Sportsworld. In total, 16 tagged fish … [Read more...]

Recycling operation coming to landfill

The City of Ely Landfill will be expanding its operation to include recycling within the next two weeks according to Mayor Melody Van Camp. Working as a collaborative, the mayor, alongside City Councilman Dale Derbidge, former City Councilman Randy … [Read more...]

Hilda C. McCutcheon

 Hilda C. McCutcheon passed away peacefully on January 30, 2015 with family by her side.  She was born January 26, 1938 to Joe and Helen Alvernez in Lompoc, California.  She moved to McGill, Nevada in 2002. Hilda is preceded in death by her pa … [Read more...]

Teacher of the Month

Courtesy photo White Pine High School Culinary teacher Megan Wright is the December Ely Lion’s Club teacher of the month. Nominated by WPHS Principal Adam Young, Wright began her teaching career at White Pine High School several years ago, having h … [Read more...]

Joey Mendez-Ross

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 t … [Read more...]