Locals vie to turn trash into treasures

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times We all know that you’re supposed to reduce, reuse and recycle, but for artists, reuse and recycle often have totally different meaning than they do for the rest of us. Some artists specialize in making … [Read more...]

Meet the Candidates

In person absentee voting formerly known as “Early Voting” is underway for the Primary Election for Ely City Council. Voting began March 10th, and is still available from 8:00-5:00p.m. Monday through Friday at the City Clerk’s office at 480 … [Read more...]

Is This You

Sidetracking Think of what words go along with the word “side.” Side-saddle. I like to think that side-saddle was the way that ladies of old England rode when they mounted their steed to follow after the hounds to kill some poor fox (unless of … [Read more...]

Prevailing wage law change will cost taxpayers

A fool and his money are soon parted. In Nevada those fools are the taxpayers who keep electing Democrat majorities to send to Carson City to pick their pockets. Assembly Bill 154, sponsored by a raft of Democrats, would roll back the minor … [Read more...]

Desolate highway a haven for drug traffickers

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Last Wednesday at about 9:30 a.m. a trooper with the Nevada Highway Patrol arrested Edna Gomez. Gomez was traveling on US 93 about 85 miles out of McGill, when a trooper pulled Gomez over during a … [Read more...]

Nevada moves to join 11 other states in popular vote effort

Associated Press CARSON CITY — A national effort to elect United States presidents by popular vote is finding support in the Democrat-controlled Nevada Legislature. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2n574MV ) 11 states have … [Read more...]

2017 Alzheimer’s Advocacy Day

Join fellow advocates for 2017 Alzheimer’s Association Nevada Advocacy Day. You will learn about policies that affect people in Nevada living with Alzheimer’s disease, and meet with legislators to ask for their support. To register, email Zack at … [Read more...]

State projects Nevada population topping 3 million in 2018

By Ken Ritter Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Nevada is adding residents at a pace that should push the statewide population over 3 million by next year, the state’s top population-counter said Tuesday. The Silver State today has more than 2.9 … [Read more...]

Spring semester field trips offered by Great Basin College

Lake Mead – Geology along the Northshore Road (Geol  299) on April 7-9 will examine the sedimentary and volcanic geology and landforms along the scenic north and west shores of Lake Mead.  Discussions will focus on volcanoes, geologic formations and … [Read more...]

American Pickers is coming to Nevada

By Kaylynn Roberts-McMurray We all see vacant lots, even garages full of items as we drive around Ely, McGill, Ruth, Lund and Baker that look like they would be a “pickers” dream. Would you like American Pickers to come to Ely? Well, they are … [Read more...]