Archives for November 2013

Group brings unique sound to Sights, Sounds and Smells of Christmas

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer As the Sights, Sounds and Smells of Christmas gets ready to kick off its events this Friday, the events will culminate on Dec. 6 with the Christmas Tree auction and a performance by re:Voiced, a five-member … [Read more...]

Senators Reid, Heller differ on “nuclear option”

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer Nevada Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller were on opposite sides of the “nuclear option,” which the U.S. Senate passed. The rule change eliminates the use of the filibuster on all presidential nominees exc … [Read more...]

EDC continues to tackle county housing issues

By Lukas Eggen Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine County Economic Diversification Council held a meeting to further discuss housing issues facing the county last Friday. The council heard a report about an upcoming Rural Nevada Housing … [Read more...]

Bill would restore power to states

Nevada’s Sen. Dean Heller and Rep. Mark Amodei have joined with Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky to introduce a bill that would take the power to regulate intrastate endangered and threatened species away from federal agencies and give it to state g … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 19-24. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the b … [Read more...]

White Pine County participates in summit

Connect Nevada and the Nevada Broadband Task Force co-hosted the Learning in the Digital Space, the state’s third annual broadband summit last week.  “The summit was geared toward bringing attention to finding solutions to bridge educational video … [Read more...]

Free speech is a right not a priviledge

A Carson City judge this past week ordered a Virginia-based conservative group to pay a fine of $109,560, plus interest, plus attorney fees for violating a Nevada law that requires any group that engages in “express advocacy” in elections to register … [Read more...]

NNRy hosts Polar Express trains through December

Ely Times Staff Writer The Nevada Northern Railway began its trips to the North Pole last Saturday as the NNRy’s Polar Express trains began. The trains, which run on select dates through Dec. 28, had a successful start with Santa visiting riders, a … [Read more...]

Marvin Paff

April 30, 1934 - November 20, 2013 Marvin Paff, age 79, passed away November 20, 2013 in a Salt Lake Care Center after a long battle with dementia. Marvin was born April 30, 1934 to Lucille and Vincent, in Antigo, Wisconsin. Marvin worked hard … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts clean up

Plastic bottles, milk jugs, plastic bags...What do you do with all that garbage?  Girl Scout Troop #1349 has taken on the task of garbage.  We have learned the importance of saving our environment and reducing the amount of stuff that goes into the l … [Read more...]