DEN Students of month

2-20 DEN1

Courtesy photo These students have been chosen by their teachers as exemplary students for the month of January: Emily Dawson, Kentra Thompson, Karlee Hexem, Raelene Pay, Layla Armstrong, Ava Ahlvers, Zane Miller,From bottom left over: Cy Abels, … [Read more...]

View From The Capital – For Love of the Game

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller These are grim days.  The Legislature may raise taxes.  Russian aggression. Terrorism. No Nevada teams in the NCAA tournaments. But just when there’s no hope, the days begin to get longer and players … [Read more...]

Notice for customers of Hendrix C.P.A

White Pine County District Attorney Mike Wheable would like to notify any previous customers of Bruce Hendrix from his accounting firm that they may pick up their tax files from his office. For more information, please call 775-293-6565. … [Read more...]

New Nevada or Brave New Nevada? It’s just a matter of degree

In his State of the State speech Gov. Brian Sandoval called for the creation of a “New Nevada.” He used the term eight times in the speech so he must have meant it. “Because of our collective effort,” he said, “I believe we now stand at the … [Read more...]

This & That offers something new each month

Juliet Noyes, owner of This & That, shows off some of her new, custom Ely stone mugs and candles. 
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Traveling to or through a small town can usually yield some neat souvenirs. But what if the experience of finding something new or interesting to buy didn’t require traveling? What if the owners of the store did all the traveling first, and brought … [Read more...]

Margaret “Peg” Fuller

Reverend Margaret “Peg” Fuller died on February 4, 2015 at age 68, in Murray Utah.  She was born on January 29, 1947 in Park Rapids, MN to the late Rudolph Kenneth Haas and Jean Ellen Klenk.  She was married to Phillip Fuller on August 7, 1970.  Peg … [Read more...]

Governor’s proposed tax hike is unnecessary

Both the state’s newly elected Republican controller and treasurer have come out against Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval’s plan to raise taxes by $1.3 billion over the next two years, primarily to fund education. State Controller Ron Knecht in what … [Read more...]

Joann Matson


Our loving mom, grandma, and sister passed away peacefullly at home on February 3, 2015, she was 78 years old. Mom was born on June 23, 1936 to Joseph and Jennie Pellegrino in Ruth, Nevada and was the youngest of three girls. Mom dedicated her … [Read more...]

Nevada court returns Vegas pipeline issue to state official

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Supreme Court has kicked a question about Las Vegas drawing water from arid high-desert valleys back to the state administrator who decides water issues. Six justices decided they don't have jurisdiction … [Read more...]

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor, For the past 12 months, scarcely one issue of the Ely Times has been published that has not had something negative in it concerning the Nevada Northern Railway. Usually this involved reporting on the Ely City Council members … [Read more...]