Bill Hally is a semi-tired Ely resident who works part-time at the prison as a technician in charge of the inmate phone system. "Ely is a great place to live," he says. "Everyone knows everyone else. The other side of that, of course, is that everybody knows your business."
Fred Lewis, curator and caretaker of the Thunder Mountain Monument in Imlay. The structure created by Frank Van Zant is a sculptural commentary on the treatment of Native Americans at the hands of whites.