Archives for December 2013

Helping Against Hunger

Robinson Nevada Mining Co. Process Manager Tom Bender presents a donation to Susan Keough, Chair of The Committee Against Child Hunger (CACH).  Each week CACH place bags of food in the  backpacks of students from McGill, David E. Norman, Steptoe High … [Read more...]

Horsford hears Ely residents’ concerns

Ely Times Staff Writer Nevada Congressman Steven Horsford answered questions and heard concerns from members of the Ely community at a town hall meeting Friday at Bristlecone Convention Center. Horsford represents the fourth district of Nevada, … [Read more...]

Linda Elaine Mathewson

Linda Elaine Mathewson passed away on Dec. 12th, 2013. She was born to Jesse and Florine Hold of Lund, Nevada on Jan. 1st, 1943. She was an R.N. and was very passionate about her job in labor and delivery for more than 40 years. She was proceeded … [Read more...]

Ice rink postponed due to warm weather

The ice skating rink at Broadbent Park that has been under construction since Dec. 20 has been postponed until temperatures allow the ice to stay frozen according to City Councilman Bruce Setterstrom. Setterstrom says that everything has … [Read more...]

Free Radon education program offered by Cooperative Extension

ELY – January is National Radon Action Month and to better help communities comprehend the dangers of radon, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program will offer radon education presentations at various locations. In Ely, th … [Read more...]

BLM approves Pan Mine project west of Ely

The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Egan Field Office has issued the Record of Decision for Midway Gold U.S., Inc.’s Pan Mine Project to be located in the Pancake Mountain Range in White Pine County, about 50 miles west of Ely or 22 miles s … [Read more...]

Inmate dies in Ely prison

The Nevada Department of Corrections reports that on Dec. 17, inmate Cornelius Acres died at the Regional Medical Facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Ely. The inmate was a 60-year-old male serving a life sentence for Attempted … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for December 18-23. 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...]

IRS to open tax season on Jan. 31

By C.W. Wilkinson Mineral County Independent-News The Internal Revenue Service will begin accepting tax returns on paper and via the internet on Jan. 31. The IRS had hoped to open the tax season in mid January, but the 16-day government … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for December 10-16. 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...]