Gate assessment fee may be charged for recycling

By: KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  Close to a year ago a recycling center was opened at the City Landfill. Owner of J&M Trucking, Tony Locke was a huge contributor to this project, investing over $50,000 in bins alone to help with the project … [Read more...]

White Pine County Aquatic Center 2017 Health Challenge

Submitted by Emily Willard Not a fan of hiking? Swim up and down the 20 highest peaks in Nevada at the White Pine County Aquatic Center! The 2017 Health Challenge, entitled “Climbing High,” kicked off on Monday, January 2nd and participants will … [Read more...]

Sage grouse lawsuit dismissed

By Keith Ridler Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — A judge has rejected Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s lawsuit contending the Obama administration acted illegally by imposing federal land-use restrictions intended to protect the sage grouse in … [Read more...]

Nevada legislators seek to limit national monuments

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — With some rural Nevadans angry that President Barack Obama designated two sprawling national monuments in the state in 2016, two Republican congressional lawmakers have introduced a measure to restrict the ability … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 2-Jan. 8. 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 … [Read more...]

Learning Bridge Charter School participates in nation’s largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity

ELY—Learning Bridge Charter School will hold a special event on Wednesday, January 25, at 8:30 a.m. to celebrate National School Choice week, school leaders announced today. This event will feature student council students giving community members … [Read more...]

What was happening in White Pine in year’s past

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray    15 Years ago - Engine No 93 went to the Olympics. The cost was over $90,000 to get the train there and back. It was lifted by a crane, hoisted onto a truck and sent on a caravan to Heber City, Utah.The train carried … [Read more...]

Times Receives Award

Times photo/KAYLYNN ROBERTS-MCMURRAY The Ely Times and the White Pine High School Digital Publishing Staff were honored at the National Association of School Boards Conference in November as the “Best Media Coverage of Education” in a county under … [Read more...]

Rain dampens BLM burn plans

It wasn’t the snow or near freezing temperatures that cancelled last Thursday’s burning of slash piles near Cedar Pass in the Kern Mountain Range, northeast of Ely.  It was the rain. “Snow isn’t an issue because it’s frozen and doesn’t saturate … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO With the new marijuana law taking place January 1st I thought it would be in the best interest of the public to clarify some of the rules governing the law. So here are the things you can do and the things … [Read more...]