Sheriff’s Office looking for suspect in ‘related’ burglaries

(WPC Sheriff’s Office)
A surveillance camera from Chris’s Service captured this image of the burglary suspect that the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for.

By Scott Henriod White Pine County Sheriff’s Office On June 25, the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary that had occurred at Chris’s Service located at 1715 Ave E. in Ely. Deputies reported that the suspect had … [Read more...]

Guinn Center releases policy brief on implementation of Nevada K-12 education initiatives

Special to The Ely Times LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Legislature and Governor Brian Sandoval took bold steps during the 2015 Legislative session to make targeted investments to improve student achievement. Three of the major initiatives approved … [Read more...]

New doctor arrives at hospital

“William Bee Ririe Hospital and Rural Health Clinic is pleased to announce the newest addition to our medical staff, Dr. Lawrence Gardner, M.D., General Surgeon.  Dr. Gardner comes to us from Henderson, NV, where he has spent the last 8 years … [Read more...]

Wopschall Wins Award


(Garrett Estrada photo) Geraldine Wopschall was presented the Dean Heller Award for her volunteer work at the RSVP Awards Ceremony inside the Prospector this past Monday. … [Read more...]

Verda Carrie (Grace) Chesnut


Verda Carrie (Grace) Chesnut, 78, of Apache Junction Arizona passed away at home surrounded by family on July 5, 2015. Verda was born in Lehi, Utah to David and Mary Grace on November 11, 1936.  She married Don Chesnut on June 16, 1954 in Carlin, … [Read more...]

Seasoned tattoo artist opens doors in downtown

Tattoo artist of over 13 years Danny Herrera stands outside his new tattoo parlor with his wife Teri and daughter Rocklyn. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Getting a tattoo done is a form of personal expression. It leaves a permanent mark showing what matters to its owner. The same thing can be said for Danny Herrera and his family’s journey from Las Vegas to Ely to open his own tattoo studio. To … [Read more...]

Veterans honored on Fourth

Vietnam veterans stand during War Memorial Foundation ceremony on the Fourth of July at the White Pine County Golf Course. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Memorial foundation receives recognition from senator As the water from the heavy but brief rains subsided and the crowded bar area of the golf course began to clear, everyone’s mind turned to the past. As a poem that was written and read by … [Read more...]

Rebecca (Becky) Countryman


joined the other angels in heaven on June 26, 2015. Becky was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on January 18, 1939. She married her high school sweetheart, John a year after graduation in 1958. The family moved to Las Vegas in 1972. Becky enjoyed the … [Read more...]

100 Birthdays

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Courtesy photo Liz Krch will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, July 12. She was born in Yankton, South Dakota in 1915. Liz survived the “Great Depression” and has many stories on how her Austrian born mother raised seven children in the … [Read more...]

Andrew (Andy) John Ferguson

Andrew (Andy) John Ferguson of Baker, Nevada passed away on May 11. 2015 after a more than 4 year battle with cancer. Andy grew up in Clear Creek California in the northern Sierra Nevada mountains. He was older brother to Julee and Jeff. Their … [Read more...]