Archives for March 2018

Local historian shares priceless nuggets of information about local mining’s past

On Friday, March 23, 2018, at the White Pine Public Museum,  Mary Sorenson, local historian and author, shared a fascinating presentation about the history of mining in White Pine County. She has spent thousands of hours researching and cross … [Read more...]

Fees Lowered

File photo The Ely City Council decided for Arts in the Park and all non-profit organizations to lower the fees for temporary business licenses from $10 to $2 per person. … [Read more...]

Rash of auto burglaries hits Ely this past week

Special to The Ely Times Take extra caution next time you get out of your vehicle. Make sure you lock all doors, and ensure that your vehicle windows are closed and secure. Sheriff Scott Henriod reported that there seems to be an issue of … [Read more...]

Drug Bust

On March 15, 2018, the Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force (ENNTF), with the assistance of the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office, Nevada Department of Public Safety, Highway Patrol, and the Nevada Department of Corrections, arrested Douglas Kaman Jr. … [Read more...]

Is This You?

Excess    I have had my ears pierced twice in my lifetime. Not twice as in four holes, but two separate times because several years after the first experience which involved ice cubes a big, no a huge needle and half a potato in my mom’s kitchen, t … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Mar. 19-Mar. 25. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the b … [Read more...]

Bobcats perform well at Costanzo Memorial meet

By Dave Maxwell  White Pine competed in the seven-team Mickie Costanzo Memorial Invitational in Elko last Friday. Final team scores were not posted, but the teams showed themselves very well. Noah Walker was just edged out by three-tenths of a … [Read more...]

Poetry Winners

Courtesy photo The White Pine County Library held its Annual Poetry Contest on March 24, 2018.  Over 30 children competed in the following three categories: Elementary School, Middle School and High School.  The winners were: Jack Lani ( … [Read more...]

Telephone Scam

Beware that there is a scam call that is going around and has unfortunately hit our county. It has been reported that people are receiving calls from someone claiming to be with White Pine County Sheriffs Office Warrants & Citation Division. … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I think that in Ely we have forgotten about the role of our police department - “To Protect & To Serve”.Presently if you have a frivolous infraction such as a broken license plate light, or change lanes without signaling, you can … [Read more...]