Archives for March 2017

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for March 20-26. 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...]

Giving students the skills they need for life after high school

By Julie Gonzales WPCSD STEM Coach What is STEM and what exactly does a STEM coach do?  These are two questions I have had to find answers for myself as the STEM coach at White Pine High School and honestly, I am learning more about these two … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office Eastern Nevada Narcotics Task Force was established in 1989. Through a grant obtained from the Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, White Pine County r … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

TO THE EDITOR:   I would like to clarify a few things that were stated by Bruce Setterstrom and George Chachas in MEET THE CANDIDATES in last Friday’s Ely Times. I’ll start with Bruce Setterstrom.  Bruce states that a lot of positive things have … [Read more...]

Boys & Girls Club Donation

Courtesy photo The Boys and Girls Club received a $300.00 donation from D&D Financial. This puts the Boys and Girls Clubs fundraising efforts at a total of $77,000 dollars raised.Pictured Debbie Ashby, DeeDee Sandoval and Gretchen Derbidge … [Read more...]


Britney Kingston Britney is a Junior in high school. This past weekend pitched 12 strikeouts, and hit a grand slam. Coach Mike Romero said “Britney was named defensive player of the week”. … [Read more...]

A View From The Past

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray 75 Years ago - In 1942 a Sugar shortage created a government rationing of U.S. Supply. Special provisions were made to provide householders with sugar for home preserving and canning. A large amount of the sugar was … [Read more...]

Children’s Community Theater starts tonight at Ely UMC

The third production of Ely Children’s Community Theater will open this Friday night March 31, 2017 at 6:30pm.  The cast will be performing Into the Woods, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim,  Book by James Lapine, originally directed on Broadway by … [Read more...]

Is This You? See How Far

I can see for miles and miles and miles in my neck of the woods. Well I don’t really live in the woods. If I did I wouldn’t be able to see all those miles. On very clear days I can see three and sometimes four mountain ranges in the distance. It’s an … [Read more...]

Pool Passes

The Ely Elks Lodge recently awarded the fifth grade class at Learning Bridge Charter School, taught by Ms. Groves, pool passes for the aquatic center in Ely. The following students all participated in the Red Ribbon competition for the Elks Drug … [Read more...]