Golf team takes second on home course

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine High School golf team placed second at a meet on their home course on April 9. Though the team shot a combined score of 427, just five shots behind first place team Battle Mountain, White … [Read more...]

Great Basin professor in running for mission to Mars

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Frank Daniels is one of 1,058 remaining candidates for a space mission to Mars put on by a non-profit organization called Mars One. Over 200,000 applicants applied for the mission when Mars One starting accepting submissions for the project in 2013. Daniels teaches math, philosophy and history of rock and roll at the Great Basin College in Ely.

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer Frank Daniels has a map of the planet Mars hanging behind his desk in his office at Great Basin College. He got the poster from a National Geographic Magazine over 30 years ago and has been fascinated … [Read more...]

Editorial: Tom Collins owed all Utahns an apology for insulting them

In a phone conversation with Piute County (Utah) Commissioner Darin Bushman about the possibility of Utah ranchers and ranch hands showing up in the Bunkerville area as a show of support for cattleman Cliven Bundy, whose cattle were being rounded up … [Read more...]

Man on the street

The Ely Times went out on the street, around town and in local businesses asking people one simple question, “What are your plans for Easter?” Here is a selection of the responses we got. Sandoval Family said, “We are going turkey hunting in … [Read more...]

Commission looks into electric tax

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine County Commission took no action on an agenda item to reinstate a two percent “franchise fee” that would apply only to county residents on their electric bills. County Commissioner Mike … [Read more...]

POINT OF VIEW: Shall the government of the City of Ely and White Pine County combine into one governmental unit?

By Richard Howe This question was put before the citizens of White Pine during the General Election of Nov. 2010. The response 1697 (53.16%) in favor to 1495 (46.84) against. For reasons unknown to me this stalled and a deadline passed. It is … [Read more...]

McGill science fair

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Cathy Beckwith Photo The annual McGill Elementary Science Fair was held March 5th, and was a terrific success!  A total of forty projects competed in grade-level categories, with the majority of entries coming from the fourth and fifth grades.  … [Read more...]

Charter school concert

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The Learning Bridge Charter School hosted a concert on Wednesday for an audience of parents, teachers and other classmates. The students played classic songs Aura Lee and Ferashacka. … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 8-13. 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...]

Goin Postal Opens

Going postal

Goin’ Postal is the latest addition to the Ely community, located at 1230 Aultman in the heart of downtown. We pride ourselves on being the one-stop shop for all your shipping and printing needs.  Besides being authorized to ship both FedEx and UPS, … [Read more...]

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