Archives for February 2014

Community remembers Hickman

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer  Jon Hickman was more than just the mayor of Ely. To some he was a fundraiser in a goofy costume. To others, he was a character that could wisecrack in his raspy tone. At city council meetings, he was a … [Read more...]

Mayor Jonny Duane Hickman

Mayor Jonny Duane Hickman passed away late evening of February 17, 2014.  The youngest of three, he was born to Henry Hickman and Erbeal Hind, June 28, 1950, in Culver City California.  Jonny was raised in the San Fernando Valley and moved to Las V … [Read more...]

Edith J. Jensen

Edith J. Jensen, 95, passed away February 19, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  Services will be held in Ely, Nevada at a later date.   … [Read more...]

Editorial: Federal agencies should enforce laws, not break them

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen of Brownsville had a case in which a woman pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle a 10-year-old El Salvadoran girl into the U.S. using the birth certificate of one of her own daughters. But in an unusual order … [Read more...]

White Pine County Library expansion events slated

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine County Library is closing in on securing the final funding it needs to go ahead with its proposed $750,000 renovation that would expand the building and relocate the main entrance. A … [Read more...]

Science Fair winners

David E. Norman Elementary School and White Pine Middle School joined forces for their annual Science Fair on Feb. 18. Held in the David E. Norman gymnasium, students registered their projects and judges from around the community and county … [Read more...]

Nevada Land Management Task Force continues discussion on Public Lands Issues, seeks public input at next county meeting

On March 12, the White Pine County Commission will be discussing an important issue regarding Nevada’s public lands. AB 227, passed during the 2013 Nevada Legislative Session, created a statewide Task Force to study issues surrounding how public l … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for February 19-25. 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...]

Gregory Eugene Tibbs

Gregory Eugene Tibbs of Ely, Nevada passed away February 21, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  He was born January 7, 1952 in Eugene, Oregon to Harvie and Delpha Tibbs. He attended White Pine High School and graduated in 1970. He enlisted in the U.S. … [Read more...]

RNMC donates yarn

Robinson Nevada Mining Co. donated yarn to Helping Hands to support their cause.  Pictured: LuAnne Bender,  Henry and Erin Bishop, Laurie Norlander, Sarah Heaney with Carleigh Thiel, RNMC Process Manager Tom Bender, Donna Jensen, seated: Iris Little, … [Read more...]