Archives for July 2016

Annual Pioneer Days parade held in Lund

The annual Pioneer Days parade was held in Lund last Saturday morning. The town celebrated its heritage with floats, antique cars, horses, character actors and a variety of other entertainers joining the procession through downtown. The parade was … [Read more...]

Why Nevadas should vote to legalize marijuana

Recently supporters of Question 2 on the November ballot, which would legalize and regulate the recreational use of marijuana, released a study of the economic impact on the state should the initiative gain voter approval. The analysis by RCG … [Read more...]

Wildfire south of Eureka, contained

Associated Press ELY—A federal official says a nearly three-square mile wildfire in central Nevada rangeland has been contained. Bureau of Land Management spokesman Chris Hanefeld in Ely said the fire, about 15 miles southeast of Eureka, was de … [Read more...]

Ballot measures may let voters determine battle of titans

It can be rather entertaining to watch titans grapple for power — unless they are doing it in your backyard and you can be trampled. The titans in this case are billionaires Warren Buffett, whose companies own Nevada’s largest electricity provider … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 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 blotter or e … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Association Workshop

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it is time to talk. Often, conversations with family about dementia and their changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring … [Read more...]

Lund celebrates Pioneer Days with a pair of rodeos

The small ranching community of Lund celebrated its annual Pioneer Days with a pair of rodeos on Friday and Saturday. The rodeos featured Bronc riding, bull riding, mutton riding for kids, calf roping and other events for both men and women. Below … [Read more...]

Thoughts on the Republic National Convention

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence Nearly everyone, it seems, has been focused lately on Donald Trump’s nomination by the Republicans and now the chaos of the Democrat convention.  We want to celebrate some other important aspects of the GOP co … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

Dear Ely Daily Times, My name is Corbi. I am nine-years-old. I live in Dimond Vally with my dad, mom, sister. I am writing to you about Mr. N. Mr. N. is a steer I am raising to sell at the fair. He is big and fat and probably delicious. The … [Read more...]

One pitch softball tournament raises $4,100 for high school athletics

  The WP Athletic Boosters and White Pine County School District sponsored a one pitch softball tournament put on by volunteers representing both bodies that raised $4,100. The first annual “We Ride For the Brand” one pitch 12-hour tou … [Read more...]