Court sentences from March 23:

Timothy Don Rowley — Possession of a Dangerous Drug without a prescription; Gross Misdemeanor. Sentenced to 1 year in WPC Jail with 4 days credit for time served. Probation not to exceed 3 years. Aleice Janeen Rose — Possession of a Dangerous … [Read more...]

Harold D. “Danny” Plunkett  

Harold D. “Danny” Plunkett, age 72, of Geneva passed away on Friday March 13, 2015 at the Geneva Living Center South, NY. Family and friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday (March 16) at the McGuigan & Bero Funeral Home, 45 High St. … [Read more...]

Student made robot wins award

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White Pine High School students Nefi Perez and Cole Evers hold up their robot that they used to earn a first prize finish at the VEX Robotics Nevada State Championsips.

Two White Pine robotics students left with an award at the VEX Robotics Nevada State Championships were held on March 6-7 in Las Vegas. Nefi Perez and Cole Evers participated against 42 other teams and took 1st place in the Robot Skills Contest where … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor Hello, my name is Heriberto Rodriguez. I am a 5th grader at Napa Valley Language Academy at Napa,California. I am writing to you because my class is doing state reports and I have chosen your AWESOME state, Nevada. I would really … [Read more...]

Charter School Class Projects

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Courtesy photo Learning Bridge’s Grand and Reserve Champions. Class projects:  Grand Champion: 1st grade Lisa Harrison; 3rd grade Gina Kelly; 5th grade Grand Champion Clara McComber, 6th grade Reserve Champion Ayden Bath, and 7th grade Grand … [Read more...]

Point of View

By Mark Bassett Nevada Northern Railroad Executive Director The long awaited forensic audit was released last week by Larry Bertsch, CPA. In his presentation, Mr. Bertsch stated, “…the railroad is on a ‘going out of business’ curve.” Candidly, … [Read more...]

Bobcats shows improvement with win over Incline

Second year White Pine Bobcat baseball head coach Quinn Ewell throws a pitch during one on one bunting practice.
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It was only a year ago when the White Pine Bobcat baseball team traveled to Incline and lost a double header 13-3 and 16-9. When this year’s squad  traveled to Yerington to play in a preseason tournament on March 13, they stepped up to the plate … [Read more...]

Junior sets new school record in meet

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Madeline Pickens claims her favorite track and field event is the pole vault, but after last Friday’s meet in Mesquite, she might have a new favorite. Pickens unknowingly set a new school record for the triple-jump with 33 feet. When her coach Justin … [Read more...]

Conservationists ask for new decision on the Searchlight Wind Project

By Kevin Emmerich Special to The Ely Times Last week, conservation groups asked the U.S. District Court in Reno, Nevada to order Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to take a fresh look at a controversial wind project in an area with the … [Read more...]

Mt. Wheeler Power Board candidate biographies

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Candidates for Mt. Wheeler’s Power Board have submitted biographies to The Ely Times to introduce themselves to district voters before being elected at their next annual meeting. Bryant Barnson Bryant Barnson has been a resident of Ruth, Nevada … [Read more...]