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The ladies who run the local Ely United States Post Office collected 1475 pounds of donated food during their annual food drive. The food will be kept locally and distributed through the White Pine Ministerial Association Community Food Bank. “Every year there seems to be more than the year before,” Natalie Martinez said of the amount of non-perishable food collected. Pictured from left to right in front of a portion of the collected food: Sheri Tolbert, Barbara Camacho, Gina Manzonie, Alice Carson and Natalie Martinez.