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Window into Yesterday - “Official Residences”

by David Kess for the Ely-Winton Historical Society

“Fresh Catnip” starting a cat wave

by Pamalot Roberts

Hook and Bullet Club

by Nick Wognum

Hook and Bullet Club

by Nick Wognum

Rants from the Relic “Can I Go With?”

The other day something triggered a memory of “Iron” Mike Hillman, the late Ely historian, philosopher, radio persona

Taking a Count of Winter Birds

During the past week, I have seen flocks of American goldfinches on two occasions.

Rants from the Relic The Stains of Toil: Matt M Luthanen (1912-1999)

In a letter to me over 50 years ago, my dad wrote “Not only does one leave behind the stains of toil, but also chills

Window into Yesterday - Josephine Reed and Dr. Robert Reed’s Indian Island Photos

From a lifelong interest in photography, Robert Reed became fascinated with his Native American neighbors on Indian I

State tourney magic back in Ely, with new heroes, memories

by Tom Coombe. Echo Editor
For a few magical weeks in 1987, Ely was undoubtedly a football town.

A Halloween revelation, and evolution

by Tom Coombe. Echo Editor
I’ll be the first to admit I wasn’t a normal kid.

Trout Whisperer - The last one

I’m an hour later than I planned on driving up to a sprawling ranch style home.

Hook and Bullet Club

Being a night owl can be a curse and a blessing. It’s 12:41 a.m.

Trout Whisperer - Pilots…

In a week or less he won’t be here, ever again, from us, to my memories.

Putting the home into Homecoming

by Tom Coombe. Echo Editor

Rants from the Relic “Smiles to Go”

The first time I saw Hank Thunander, 50 years ago he was playing the “Echo Polka” from the stage at John’s Bar in Ely

Old rivalry, new memories

by Tom Coombe
Echo editor

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