Archives for December 2017

Time to reopen Ash Springs to swimmers

The Lincoln Country Record reported that the popular swimming hole at the Ash Springs hot springs north of Alamo was shut down because of possible safety hazards. Someone had noticed a child playing near a wall of rocks that looked as if it might … [Read more...]

REACH58 offers assistance to needy families in McGill

By Geri Wopschall  Special to The Ely Times Santa made a very special delivery to some McGill residents on Christmas Eve with a combined effort from people who work so hard to save lives, make sure we are all safe, and even sacrifice working on … [Read more...]

Bobcat wrestlers look ahead to new year

White Pine High School hosted the annual Ely Lions Invitational wrestling tournament Dec. 21. It was a round robin tourney with just four wrestlers in each weight division, so each person wrestled all the others in his division. Bobcat coach … [Read more...]

American Legion Auxiliary delivers Christmas bags

Courtesy photo Pictured left to right are veterans Juanita Bradley, Jack Carlson, Ron Newman, Kay Lear, Kenneth Remington, Thomas Jenkins.  Not pictured is veteran Jim Hicks.  The White Pine Unit members participating were Lisa Alleman, Terri C … [Read more...]

Is This You?

Life by the Numbers I must admit I am a romantic. I like to float along believing that love makes the world go ‘round. Making you feel all warm and fuzzy and like nothing could ever put ripples in your pond if love is in your sights. Ah! But if … [Read more...]

What evidence is pertinent in Bundy trials?

Pardon us plebs, but we are a tad bit confused about just what is admissible evidence in the Bunkerville standoff trials. This past week, about a month into the second of three scheduled trials, the judge declared a mistrial because the … [Read more...]

White Pine County evolves through course of 2017

It was a very busy year in White Pine County with many new businesses opening, new county commissioners taking their elected seats as well as city councilmembers.  We thought we’d take a look back on 2017 and highlight some new events and stories th … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

New Years in the 1940s, 50s By Keith Gibson The great WWII was over and America was slowly getting back to what some considered normal.  It was vastly different than before the war. The economy was booming and there was a multitude of new items … [Read more...]

New feature construction set

  Vortex was awarded the contract for a new feature at the Aquatic Center. The feature will be installed into the wading pool area and will have a slide, water cascade feature, and other spray features for the children to … [Read more...]

Fireman’s Ball set for New Year’s Eve

The Ely Times Want to Pump Up the Volume this New Year’s Eve? Head to the Fireman’s Ball at the Bristlecone Convention Center this New Year’s Eve for a night of drinks, and dancing to the 80s with this years them “the 80s.” This marks the 110 … [Read more...]