Archives for December 2016

Nevada’s first New Years Eve dance

By Dennis Cassinelli        Nevada Gold was first discovered in 1849 by Abner Blackburn and several other placer miners at the mouth of Gold Canyon where it empties into the Carson River at Dayton. Shortly after the discovery, an influx of p … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Dec. 19-Dec. 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 b … [Read more...]

Is This You – Leftovers

Bet you are thinking this is going to be about what to do with leftover turkey, ham, sweet potatoes and that oh so smooth chiffon punkin’ cheese cake. But although we could create a pile of talk about the mountains of extra luscious holiday green b … [Read more...]

It’s time for the Fireman’s Ball

Get out of the house, get dressed up, enjoy some great company and ring in the New Year with the Ely Volunteer Fire Department. They will be hosting the 109th annual Ely Volunteer Fire Department’s New Years Eve Ball that will take place inside the B … [Read more...]

Almost 300 attend annual Christmas dinner

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The White Pine Ministerial Association held their annual Christmas Dinner that fed close to 300 people here in Ely this last weekend. The crowd varied from children, young adults, to senior citizens gathering to receive … [Read more...]

Collision Accident

Times photo/KAY LYNN ROBERTS-MCMURRAY The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement: On December 21, 2016 at approximately 1:49 p.m. the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle colliding with a re … [Read more...]

Loran W. Deming

Loran Wilbur Deming was born in Tonkawa, Oklahoma on February 2, 1922, the seventh of eight children of Marion Morrell Deming and Ida Bell Roof Deming.  When he was big enough, he worked the family farm.  He attended school in Tonkawa, Pleasant Hill a … [Read more...]

Marion E. Johnson

Marion E. Johnson, 89, of Emmett, Idaho, Haggerman, Idaho, Wells, Nevada and ranched in other areas of Nevada, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at home in Emmett, Idaho. Arrangements were made with the Potter Funeral Chapel Emmett, Idaho. … [Read more...]

Santa’s Elves program provides gifts for needy

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times As we near Christmas this weekend, many folks are doing their last minute shopping, wrapping presents, and filling up the small spaces left underneath their Christmas tree with gifts. For many … [Read more...]

Ely Rotary Club Donation

Courtesy photo The Ely Rotary Club President, Jay Derbidge presented, Kevin Robinson, Assistant General Manager with Mt. Wheeler Power a check for $1,200 dollars for the Santa’s Elves program. … [Read more...]