Wanda K. Benninghove


Wanda K. Benninghove, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2015 in Renown Hospital, Reno, with her children by her side.  She was 88 years old. She was born on October 17, 1926 to Neils and Johanna Kellstrom in Modesto, California. She attended … [Read more...]

Patricia Jean Lane

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Our loving mother, grandmother and sister, Patricia Jean Lane age 72, passed away in Ely, Nevada on July 23, 2015.  She was born on September 23, 1942 in Ely, Nevada to Gene Vaught and Shirley Bennett.  She was married to Cecil Lane on April 2, 1978, … [Read more...]

Mine Donation


Garrett Estrada photo The Robinson Nevada Mining Company made a donation of $1,700 to the White Pine High School Track and Field team on July 23 at the WPHS football field. The track team’s coach Justin Locke said that the money will be used to … [Read more...]

Leadership Academy wins award

Did you know that all Nevada students in grades 6-12 have access to award-winning teaching at Leadership Academy of Nevada (LANV)? On May 5, 2014, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) recognized Williamsburg Academy with their … [Read more...]

From the Capitol

By Geoffrey Lawrence and Ron Knecht Assistant State Controller and State Controller We like prices. We know that sounds strange. Most people like only certain kinds of prices: low prices if they are buying and high prices if they are selling. … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 22-28. 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 blotter or … [Read more...]

Court Sentences from July 20: 

Nathan Dwain Godown — Found guilty of ex-felon in possession of firearm and possession of a controlled substance, both felonies. Sentenced to Consecutive sentences, count 1 12-60 months in NDOC and count 2 12-48 months in NDOC. Paroled into a reentry … [Read more...]

Rodney Leroy Mangum

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Rodney LeRoy Mangum, 64, of Preston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Ely, following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. Rod was born March 10, 1951 in Ely, Nevada to LeRoy Edwin Mangum and … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking set to begin on new temple in Cedar City on August 8

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A concept images shows what the new Cedar City temple will look like once finished.

On April 6, 2013, during the Saturday morning session of the 183rd Annual General Conference, President Thomas S. Monson announced that a new temple would be constructed in the city of Cedar City, Utah. The Cedar City Utah Temple Groundbreaking and … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: On behalf of the Great Basin Service Club I would like to thank The Ely Times for its coverage of the Fourth of July parade and fireworks display. We would also like to thank all those who participated in the parade and who helped … [Read more...]