Archives for February 2017

WPHS Rodeo team heading to Moapa

The White Pine Jr. High and High School Rodeo Team will be competing at the Moapa Rodeo this weekend. The Rodeo will be held at the Clark County fairgrounds in Logandale. Cutting and reining will be Friday. The rodeo will be Saturday and … [Read more...]

Anderson’s Food Town turns 40

  By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray Anderson’s Food Town turned 40 this month and to celebrate we dug through the archives and found the picture from 1977 in the Ely Times. The store was purchased from Ross Prince on February 27th, 1977 by L … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s meeting in March

Effective communication strategies teaches caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Participants leave with strategies for meaningful connection with people in early, middle and late … [Read more...]

LadyCats to play for state

By Tylar Laity  White Pine girls basketball coach For the third year in a row, the White Pine High girls basketball team will be one of the final four teams to play in their division at the NIAA State Tournament. This weekend White Pine will … [Read more...]

Equal pay bill is a waste of time and money

If you ever seek to land a government contract in Nevada — paving roads, scrubbing floors, selling typing paper — under a proposed law you will be guilty until proven innocent. Assembly Bill 106, being sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Ellen Sp … [Read more...]

Northern Nevada Railway gets shout out on CBS Big Bang Theory show

In the most recent episode of the “The Big Bang Theory,” that aired on February 7th, the main character, Sheldon, is headed to the Nevada Northern Railway to “Be the Engineer.” After discovering this news, the Nevada Northern Railway decided to wel … [Read more...]

Proposed environmental bills would kill jobs

With delusions of saving the planet from catastrophic warming, a Las Vegas assemblyman is offering up a futile gesture in the form of a bill to ban fracking in Nevada. According to media accounts Democratic Assemblyman Justin Watkins has stated fr … [Read more...]

Vistor arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs into facility

The Ely Times The Nevada Department of Corrections Office of the Inspector General, Nevada Department of Public Safety (DPS) Investigative Division (Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force) and the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest of a … [Read more...]

Major Ely employer honored on floor of U.S. Senate

The Ely Times On Nov. 17, Geotemps, Inc. was recognized on the floor of the United States Senate for its strong and enduring support of Nevada’s minerals industry. During his statement, U.S. Senator Dean Heller called upon his fellow Senators a … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 13-19. 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...]