Author of book on presidential power grabs should have enough material for a sequel or two

“The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, selfappointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.”  —James … [Read more...]

Unprecedented recall petition turned in

Recall petitioners Chris Lani, Rick Stork and Don Purinton turn in all the signatures they collected to City Hall on Monday. (Garrett Estrada photo)

The three men who filed intent to recall petitions on the entire Ely City Council and City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp on Sept. 8 turned in all the signatures they were able to collect over the past three months on Monday. Former city employee … [Read more...]

McGill native retires from Navy after 30 years

From left to right: Commanding Officer, U.S. third Fleet Captain Scott Jones congratulates Captain Jon Papez in San Diego on Nov. 15. (Courtesy photo)

Special to The Ely Times  During a ceremony held on November 15, 2014 at U.S. Third Fleet Headquarters, Point Loma, San Diego, CA, McGill native Jon P. Papez, retired after 30 years of service in the U.S. Navy. The son of the late Louis and Eve … [Read more...]

Senior wrestler honored

Senior Bobcat wrestler Drue Ashby takes down another wrestler during White Pine’s home meet on Dec. 5. (Garrett Estrada photo)

High School wrestlers know the meaning of hard work. They lift weights, they sweat in practice and they still have to maintain there weight when at home. If anyone knows the work it takes to win in a wrestling meet, it’s White Pine senior Drue Ashby. … [Read more...]

Tax revenue is ample, but here are cuts if more needed for education

You could hear the wailing and gnashing of teeth radiating out of Carson City all across the sagebrush-dotted terrain this past week when the Economic Forum forecast that the state would collect a paltry $6.33 billion in general fund revenues in the … [Read more...]

Nevada accepts 2016 gun, marijuana ballot items

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s top election official gave the go-ahead Monday to two initiatives for the 2016 ballot: One to allow recreational marijuana use; the other to tighten background checks for anyone buying guns from private … [Read more...]

Brooklyn Hope Ingle

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Our angel Brooklyn Hope Ingle was born October 27, 2011. During her short time on this earth she blessed her father Tayler B. Ingle and his wife Cidney, her sister Madison and her brother Jacob with boundless energy, love and laughter. Sadly on … [Read more...]

Town Hall on Saturday


After winning the election for Nevada’s Congressional Fourth District, Congressman-elect Crescent Hardy will be reaching out to Ely locals in a town hall on Dec. 13 starting at 10 a.m. in the White Pine County Library to hear their thoughts and … [Read more...]

Bobcat basketball to up the intensity

In his first games with the White Pine High School boy’s basketball team, coach Charlie Hall said that he learned a lot, both about his team and about what he needs to emphasize going forward. The three games the Bobcats competed in over the weekend … [Read more...]

Community Choir

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The White Pine Community Choir presents “Sing We Now of Christmas.” Bring your family and friends to enjoy an evening of beautiful Christmas music performed by the White Pine Community Choir on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. inside Ely’s Centennial … [Read more...]