Archives for June 2016

Elks’ Hold Flag Day Ceremony

Photos by Marty Bachman The Ely Elks Lodge held a Flag Day ceremony on June 14 at the Ely Elks Lodge 1469 on camp ton. A crowd of people attended the event where patriotic songs were sung, a prayer was issued by Rev. Red Simms, and a history of he … [Read more...]

Pony Express

Photo special to the Times/Harry Franke Carol Hunt rides her Missouri Fox Trotter for her eighth re-ride of the Pony Express last Saturday. The mail started in Sacramento, Calif., and goes through eight states to St Jo, Mo., 10 days, 24 hours a … [Read more...]

BLM adds additional public scoping meeting for Basin and Range National Monument

Special to the Times The BLM has added an additional public scoping meeting in Tonopah. This public meeting will be held from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, in the Tonopah Convention Center Blue Room, 301 Brougher Ave., Tonopah. The meeting t … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for June 7 - June 13. 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 blotter … [Read more...]

Medical marijuana card easier to get

Special to the Times Carson City – The Division of Public and Behavioral Health has made getting a medical marijuana card faster and easier for southern Nevada patients. Beginning June 15, 2016, prospective cardholders can go to a stat … [Read more...]

Wedding Bells

Shawn and Debra Jones are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Raven Symone Ward to Shaun Jon Hollowbreast, on June 25, 2016 in Ely. … [Read more...]

Income inequality: The complete picture and its implications

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence Recently, we reviewed the records of the last eight presidents on income growth and inequality. Reagan, Clinton and Nixon/Ford had the best overall records and Obama the worst. Income inequality increased most … [Read more...]

Is This You? Puddle jumping after a big rain storm

There is a phenomenon that I have experienced a few times that maybe you have, too. When you ride a motorcycle or a bike and sometimes even when driving a car, if you see something in your path ahead and if you stare at it, you will inevitably run … [Read more...]

‘Something’s Afoot’ playing on the White Pine High School stage

Special to the Times Ely community theatre patrons have a treat in store for them. “Something’s Afoot” will be playing July 6, 7, 8, 9, at 7 p.m. with a matinee on Saturday the 9th at 1 p.m. This play will delight audiences with it’s witty dialo … [Read more...]

Mace D. Hansen

Mace D. Hansen, 87, of McGill, Nev., passed away June 21. Funeral services are June 25 at 11 a.m. at Mountain Vista Chapel. Burial to follow at the Ely Cemetery. … [Read more...]