Archives for July 2017

Another public pension warning flag raised

Researchers at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University have published their annual “Ranking the States by Fiscal Condition,” and Nevada ranked a respectable 14th among the states in overall fiscal health and accountability. The study ranked … [Read more...]

Discussion heated on ambulance dispatch issues

The White Pine County Commission meeting recessed its meeting for a special meeting of the White Pine County Fire Commission, Wednesday, July 26. Commissioner Shane Bybee resigned as Fire Commission liason for the Fire District, which led into a … [Read more...]

Basketball clinic to start August 9

The Utah Jazz and White Pine Jr. Jazz basketball are excited to announce this year’s player clinic will be August 9th at 5:00 pm in the White Pine High School gym. Anyone age 8-18 is invited to participate in this free hour long clinic. Recently s … [Read more...]

Arts in the Park has something for everyone

The members of the Bristlecone Arts have been working hard in preparation of the annual Arts in The Park. This years event will be held August 5th from 10:00a.m.-6:00p.m. and August 6th from 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Park.  … [Read more...]

Police should not seize property without a conviction

President Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions has a reputation as a law-and-order guy, but the plan he announced this past week to step up civil asset forfeiture efforts skirts the law and jeopardizes order. The plan is to reverse an Obama a … [Read more...]

Heller switches course on repealing ACA

By Kirk Kern and KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times A Senate Republican who hadn’t declared how he’d vote on repealing much of the Obama health care law voted Tuesday to begin debate. Nevada Sen. Dean Heller’s vote was crucial because GOP … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

By Keith Gibson Plane Crash-April, 1935 The young, 5 year old boy, Dale Clays, was beaming with pride as he helped push the orange and black  J-5 Stearman plane out of the Salt Lake City hangar.  His two uncles, Ernest and Leonard Clays, had f … [Read more...]

Sheriffs, chiefs meet to discuss statewide issues in Ely

The Ely Times The Sheriff’s and Chief’s Association held its annual meeting this week at the Prospector Hotel. This year makes it their 25th year of hosting the event here in Ely,. Every Sheriff, Chief, Under sheriff and their command staff in the … [Read more...]

Hardy won’t run for District 4

The Ely Times Mesquite resident Cresent Hardy, who served as representative of Nevada’s 4th Congressional District for a single term that ended in 2016, has announced he will not seek any elected office in 2018. In a statement, he said, “I have … [Read more...]

Ely Elks donate to ICS

Ely Elks Lodge #1469 recently donated $1,000  to the Inner City Slickers program at the Ely Elks Lodge. Inner City Slickers is an on-going “Old West Program” that was inspired by the film, City Slickers.  The “Old West” symbolizes strength, perseve … [Read more...]