Archives for 2018

Still time to negotiate on Yucca Mountain

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly, 340-72, this past week to restart the licensing process to make Yucca Mountain in Nye County the nation’s permanent repository of nuclear waste. H.R. 3053, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments A … [Read more...]

Elks new member

The Ely Elks Lodge initiated a local man into membership by the solemn ceremony of initiation on May 10.  The new member is Anthony T. Zamora and he was initiated by the officers of Ely Lodge under the direction of Exalted Ruler Alan Lafferty. … [Read more...]

Ely man graduates from drug program

The Ely Times National Drug Court Month is May 2018, and it is reported that more than 3,300 drug courts exist across the United States. White Pine County had a recent drug court graduation this past Monday with two graduates. One particular … [Read more...]

Court should have let the voters decide on santuary cities

Sometimes it seems the argument boils down to: Those darned voters just aren’t smart enough to figure it out. That notion was never stated but seemed to linger in the background this past week at the Nevada Supreme Court during arguments about w … [Read more...]

KGHM hosts open house

  The Ely Times KGHM held an open house on Tuesday, May 15 at the Bristlecone Convention Center. More than 140 people from the community were in attendance. Several booths were in place with everything from samples of the different … [Read more...]

NNRy calls on volunteers to help

ELY—Nevada Northern Railway, a railroad museum with preserved locomotive engines, buildings and railroad cars is offering volunteers a way to participate in National Preservation month this Memorial Day with a barbecue and week long volunteer e … [Read more...]

Ely offers car drivers a chance to go all out

The Ely Times Ever wondered what it would be like to race along 120 miles of closed, two-lane public highway while going 110 miles per hour? How about 125 or even 155 miles per hour? No semis, oncoming traffic or cops writing tickets. Just you … [Read more...]

Volunteers band to plant trees

Special to The Ely Times Next time your out at the golf course you may notice a few extra trees. A collaborative effort went into the project. The funding for the trees and drip lines came from Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) and additional … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

McGill Emergency Hospital By Keith Gibson The hospital is one of McGill’s greatest links to the “good ole days”.   The last time I was inside the place was in 1955 while working at the smelter.  I had been splattered with hot copper while hand p … [Read more...]

Cortez Masto applauds HHS Grant to support early education in Nevada’s tribal communities

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement applauding the Department of Health and Human Services for awarding $2,174,787 to the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada (ITCN) in support of their Office f … [Read more...]