Archives for August 2016

Great time to buy a home, according to local realtors

The local real estate market seems to be on the climb since April of this year, that according to a sampling of real estate brokers and agents in the local area. While there are some minor glitches that exist with the current housing stock, home … [Read more...]

Donors thanked for animal control building improvements

The dogs at the City's Animal Control Building are basking in the shade with a large donation of mesh fence coverings and trees.  The project was completed this past weekend with the last of the mesh being installed for added shade and comfort for t … [Read more...]

Which Senate candidate is correct on handling Social Security?

The race to replace Harry Reid in the Senate is one of the most closely watched and highly contested elections in the nation this year. The most recent poll has Republican Rep. Joe Heck leading Reid’s hand-picked Democratic opponent, former state A … [Read more...]

Firefighter killed fighting fire in Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park, Lolo National Forest, Ely District Bureau of Land Management and White Pine County officials said they were deeply saddened to confirm a Forest Service firefighter lost his life while working on the Strawberry Fire near … [Read more...]

A Nevada legacy turned on its head

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence  Nevada was once a nationwide model of fiscal rectitude.  Not now. During the Great Depression, state leaders even launched a promotional campaign called “One Sound State” boasting of this fact.  It advert … [Read more...]

Happy 100th Birthday

Photo special to the Times … [Read more...]

Classics on display at rodder’s car show

Times photo by Teresa Stewart A car show was held by the White Pine Rodders Car Club last Saturday at the County Park. There were dozens of classic cars on display, food and entertainment for the public that attended. … [Read more...]

Is This You? It is such a visual world

I’m a hugger. Sorry to those I hug that are not huggers. But if I know you and haven’t seen you in a while, I will hug you. That being said there are different huggers out there. I am just a normal hugger. I hug, say hi and let go. I have hugged so … [Read more...]

White Pine Museum to hold public meeting

The public is invited to attend a public meeting on Aug. 23, from 6-8 p.m. at the Renaissance Village, 400 Ely Street, Ely. Art Wolf of Wolf Consulting will present the summary of the White Pine Public Museum Strategic Planning workshops held … [Read more...]

City to take proposals for marijuana dispensary

  The Ely City Council approved a draft medical marijuana dispensary request for proposals at their Aug. 11 meeting. The issue, which had been discussed at an earlier meeting, was passed unanimously (5-0) with no discussion. The proposal … [Read more...]