Archives for November 2017

Elks Lodge to hold memorial service

The Ely Elks Lodge will observe their annual Memorial Service on Sunday, December 3 at the Elks Lodge and the service will begin at 3:00 pm. Exalted Ruler Alan Lafferty said the service was conceived early in the Elks’ history by members who w … [Read more...]

Plenty to do in the upcoming weeks locally

By Meg Rhoades  Special to The Ely Times The holidays have arrived and now is the time to get in the spirit of celebrating and sharing. You can find a wide variety of wonderful, fun things to help make this time special for all your friends and … [Read more...]

Is This You?

Ever Been Googled?                  We all get them. The phone calls. The robot calls. The mind numbing calls that bring you to the edge of the cliff. The ones that come during dinner or at the exact time you are up to your eyeballs in making lunch … [Read more...]

Open enrollment event scheduled at chamber office

The beginning of the open enrollment period began on Nov. 1 when Nevadans could go online to review their coverage options and select the best health plans on the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange that works for them and their families. This … [Read more...]

Polar Express volunteers needed

Are you ready for the holiday season? Do you want to do something exciting and fun with your friends and family here in Ely? The Nevada Northern Railway is looking for fun and energetic volunteers to help with the Polar Express. You’ll be s … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

Thanksgiving  Days 1948 By Keith Gibson The Thanksgiving holiday was truly a gift to the average school kid.  It meant that we would be let out on parole for a few days to actually try to enjoy life.  After all, we had been confined in the sc … [Read more...]

Legal protest launched against massive Nevada fracking plan

ELY—Three conservation groups filed an administrative protest against an enormous Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction, scheduled for Dec. 12, that would allow fracking on more than 600 square miles of Nevada public lands. The 388,000 a … [Read more...]

Tip-a-Cop a huge success

By: Darren Wallace  On November 17, 2017 the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office Employee Association held their 5th annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser at Margaritas Restaurant. Prior to the event, KDSS Radio and The Ely Times provided the Employee As … [Read more...]

Cortez Masto cosponsors bipartisan gun safety legislation

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto announced last week her support for bipartisan gun safety legislation, the Fix NICS Act, to strengthen the federal background check system in order to safeguard American communities from gun violence. Jointly … [Read more...]

Local author book signings

Join us at the White Pine County Library Wed., Nov. 29 from 2:00-6:00pm  for a meet and greet of local authors! Here is your chance to discover new authors or meet familiar ones from around the community. They will showcase, sell, and sign their … [Read more...]