Archives for February 2018

65th Anniversary

Dan and Elesa Braddock were married February 15, 1953. This year they are celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary. They were wed in Elesa’s parents’ home in Escalon CA. Dan had a career in the Air Force, working with the SR-71 program. Elesa … [Read more...]

Pickens brothers win state titles

Keep it in the family and chalk up two state titles for the Pickens boys. Brothers Eric and Sven won the 2A state championships in their weight classes last week at the Orleans in Las Vegas. Justin Mabson (170) placed third and Kegan Hexem … [Read more...]

Head of EPA bemoans ‘weaponization’ of his agency

Under the Constitution the duty of the executive branch of the federal government is to enforce the laws enacted by Congress. Somewhere along the way some presidents and many of their appointed administrators of the various executive branches have … [Read more...]

Bobcat boys conclude season

Losing its last four games of the season dropped the White Pine High boys basketball team out of the race for one of the six playoff spots in the 2A Northern league this year. And it also said goodbye to four seniors on the team: Collin Young, Saxtyn … [Read more...]

Move the headquarters to federal land agencies West

Head ’em up, move ’em out. There has been a lot of talk since the Trump administration has taken over about where to locate the national headquarters of some of the nation’s federal land agencies. One land agency, the Bureau of Land Management, con … [Read more...]

Discussions continue on workforce

The Ely City Council held its meeting last Thursday and there was not an open seat in the room, with approximately 35 to 40 people in attendance. Many were there to show support for the agenda item recommending the grandfathering in of the five … [Read more...]

Randy Ewell announces his retirement

During Mt. Wheeler Power’s December board meeting Randy Ewell confirmed to the board of his intentions to retire in April 2018. Randy began his career with Mt. Wheeler Power 37 years ago when he moved his family from Idaho to take a job as the E … [Read more...]

Bathtub races cancelled

The White Pine County Tour and Rec Board held a special meeting last week. Steve Stork is new to the board and also holds the position as chairman for the board. Several items on the agenda focused on the Director, Ed Spear. Approving the 2018 … [Read more...]

Antique bottles on special loan to White Pine Public Museum

On special loan at the White Pine Public Museum - Antique Medicine Bottles, Part One. Tonic, Cure, Remedy, Liniment, Opium and Chloroform bottles from the mid 19th to early 20th centuries, through the month of February. 140 plus antique medicine … [Read more...]

Fire station listed on national registry

Special to The Ely Times Last week, the National Park Service (NPS) listed the Ely City Hall and Fire Station in Ely, in the National Register of Historic Places. The NPS also approved Fire Stations of Nevada, a special report on historic fire … [Read more...]