Archives for August 2016

James “Kendall” Smith

1942 ~ 2016 James “Kendall” Smith, age 73, resident of Hurricane, Utah passed away at his lovely home that he and his wife Marcia Smith of 5 years, just settled into. They were married August 9, 2011. Kendall died from pancreatic cancer on the mor … [Read more...]

Nevada slipping in its embrace of personal and economic freedom

Nevada ranking 12th in the nation in terms of economic and personal freedom, according to the Cato Institute, is not too shabby — until you notice that we’ve fallen from No. 5 in 2000. Having legalized gambling and county-option legalized pro … [Read more...]

County fair and horse races bring community together

The annual White Pine County Fair and horse races attracted a variety of locals and visitors to the fairgrounds in Ely last weekend. Themed “Apple Pies & Family Ties,” the fairgrounds was host to a BBQ dinner on Friday night, entertainment, music … [Read more...]

Court dismisses assault charge against Ely councilmember

  Stating that no “reasonable person” would have felt threatened by city Councilmember Pat Robison’s remark that she wanted to put fellow councilmember, Jolene Gardner, “under the table,” Assistant District Attorney James Beecher made a motion … [Read more...]

Horse races highlight fair activities

The White Pine County Fair and Horse Races were held last Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds in Ely. Thousands of locals and visitors attended the many events that took place, enjoying a day of sunshine, blue skies, a variety of cuisines and old … [Read more...]

Western officials fear new EPA rules could cripple mining operations

There is growing fear among officials across the West that in the waning days of the Obama administration his Environmental Protection Agency may enact regulations that could cost the hard rock mining industry billions of dollars, jeopardizing jobs … [Read more...]

Prison workers assist volleyball fundraiser

Photo special to the Times Ely State Prison workers organized a car wash for the high school volleyball team at the prison parking lot, last Thursday. Prison officials pre-sold tickets to all of their employees and staff, and had a few employees … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Eureka Cementery Cleanup Through our travels and adventures of paranormal investigating, we have had the pleasure to see beautiful and historic locations, experience exciting and sometimes terrifying events and to meet wonderful … [Read more...]

Renaissance Farmers Market to be held on three Saturdays

The 8th annual Ely Renaissance Farmers Market will be held the following Saturdays; Aug. 27, Sept. 3 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Renaissance Village. The highlight again this year will be “tomatoes that taste like a tomato should,” acc … [Read more...]

12th annual White Pine Gymkhana results

Special to the Times The 12th annual White Pine Gymkhana was held June 29 with several winners in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Water Race, Hurry Scurry, Speed Barrels and Jackpot Team roping. … [Read more...]