Archives for February 2018

Agenda includes hard look at personnel cuts

The City of Ely seems to be having frequent financial discussions on its agenda. At a meeting two weeks ago, City Administrator Bob Switzer put on the agenda for discussion and possible action to make the animal control officer position half time, … [Read more...]

Elks 150th anniversary member

The Ely Elks Lodge initiated a local woman into membership by the solemn ceremony of initiation on February 17. The new member is Sarah Ledoux and she was initiated by the officers of Ely Lodge on the celebration of the 150th birthday anniversary … [Read more...]

Ladycats win regional tournament

Remember the kids game King of the Mountain? That’s where the White Pine girls were at the beginning the regional playoffs this year and wanting to stay there. And after their school record setting season, mission accomplished. Just one more mountain … [Read more...]

Wild horse issue needs a compromise solution

Let the caterwauling continue. The headline over a press release by a group calling itself the American Wild Horse Campaign reads, “80+ Organizations Oppose Trump Administration Plan to Slaughter America’s Mustangs.” The trigger for the press re … [Read more...]

Neighbors hope Little Ash Springs remains closed

There are two sides to every story.Four years ago the Bureau of Land Management locked the gate to Little Ash Springs north of Alamo for what was described as a couple of weeks due to a crumbling wall on a manmade pool. It remains … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: The Mayor and certain Council Members just don’t get it. The City of Ely is in financial distress!  Their auditors told them, their City Treasurer has told them. What do they do? They put an item on the agenda for the Feb. 2 … [Read more...]

New fire truck comes from donated funds

The Ely Times Next time you hear sirens, or see lights, it may be the new fire truck that the City of Ely received. This new state-of-the-art Engine 1 will take the place of Engine 7, which has served the community for the past 33 years. The … [Read more...]

NSEA State Hoop Shoot champions

The Elks are pleased to announce the 46th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest. Two boys and one girl, ages 8-13 won the third round of competition in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest at Hawthorne, Nevada on February 17 and have been … [Read more...]

Ely chiropractic welcomes Dr. Cade Willes to the practice

Dr. Jeffrey B. Willes is pleased to announce a new Chiropractic Physician joining our team here at Ely Chiropractic. Dr. Cade Willes began seeing patients at Ely Chiropractic at the beginning of February 2018 after spending a year treating … [Read more...]

Keith’s Corner

 K.C.C. pilfering—True or False? By Keith Gibson There are many stories about the different things that seemed to somehow make it out the K.C.C. gate at quitting time. It has been many years since the plant shut down and yet there are items a … [Read more...]