9-2 Veterans DonationPhoto special to the Times

Mayor Melody Van Camp and city council members recognized the Prospector Hotel for giving a generous contribution to veterans’ families. The owner of the Prospector, Jason Woyward, will be donating the cost of opening and closing burial plots for veterans to the city of Ely. These costs range from $65 to over $400. The city already donates the cost of a plot to veterans. Pictured, left to right: Councilmember Pat Robison, Mayor Melody Van Camp, councilmembers Sam Hansen, Kurt Carson, Bruce Setterstrom, representing the Prospector Hotel, Elizabeth Williams, and Councilmember Jolene Gardner.