Archives for October 2016

Voters should dump a tax, add a tax and end a monopoly

Nevada and many other states were well on the way to breaking up the electricity monopolies 15 years ago until the Enron market manipulation debacle that led to blackouts and price spikes scared lawmakers off. A free market was not the problem, it … [Read more...]

Ninth annal holiday fashion show coming Nov. 26

By Meg Rhoades With the holidays fast approaching life seems to speed up. There are meals to plan, presents to wrap, baking to be done and parties to attend. It seems as though each year time flies faster and faster. We find ourselves … [Read more...]

Bobcats earn spot in playoffs with win

By Dave Maxwell Special to The Ely Times White Pine High has earned a berth in the 2A Northern football playoffs in a couple of weeks. They did with a 46-0 shutout of West Wendover last week. It was the fourth straight win for the Bobcats over … [Read more...]

New gym under construction at high school

A new auxiliary gym is under construction at White Pine High School along with a new wing that will house the health sciences program, according to district superintendent Adam Young. Funding for the $3.7 million gym comes from a bond issue … [Read more...]

Senate candidates are on opposite ends of political spectrum

The race to fill the U.S. Senate seat of retiring Sen. Harry Reid offers voters a marked contrast in candidates, especially rural voters. Reid has handpicked former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto to be his Democratic heir apparent, … [Read more...]

Ladycats continue streak, down Dayton, Fernley

By Tylar Laity White Pine coach The White Pine High girls soccer team had a homecoming to remember this past weekend. They kicked off the homecoming games on Friday against Dayton and won by a score of 1-0. The game was controlled by White … [Read more...]

Group working to bring Boys & Girls Club to Ely

By Kay Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The school bell rings and for many children the experience of going home to mom or dad, and after school snacks is just a dream. Many kids end up home alone or better known as a “latch-key” kid, lef … [Read more...]

Principal earns masters degree

Learning Bridge’s Principal Sedlacek  recently graduated from Grand Canyon University where she earned a masters degree in Administration.   Mrs Sedlacek was born and raised in Ely, where she attended Sacred Heart Elementary  and graduated from Whi … [Read more...]

Droubay Chevrolet nominated for TIME Dealer of the Year

Droubay is one of a select group of 49 dealer nominees from across the country who will be honored at the 100th annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 27, 2017. The … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976

By John Ruhs State Director, BLM Nevada October marks the 40th anniversary of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, which was signed into law on Oct. 21, 1976. It may be a little known anniversary to most people in Nevada but it is very … [Read more...]