Ice skating rink offers free, family friendly fun

A small, smiling snowman sits in front of the new ice-skating rink at “The Gully” in Ely. (Garrett Estrada photo)

A little, hidden park known as “The Gully” was alive with sounds of children’s laughter and smells of barbecued hot dogs on Saturday. The Ely City Council was throwing a party to celebrate the opening of a new, temporary ice skating rink that they … [Read more...]

Ladycats continue to roll

Haylee Andre dribbles through two Pahranagat Valley defenders in the 
Ladycats 49-27 road win on Dec. 30.  (Dave Maxell photo)

By Dave Maxwell  and Garrett Estrada Lincoln County Record and The Ely Times Three teams are tied for the Division III Southern League standings as play picks up again this weekend in the new year. Coach Krystal Smith said the Ladycats had … [Read more...]

Reunion meeting scheduled for Jan. 14

A meeting for the Kennecott Years all class reunion will be held on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Jailhouse meeting room. The reunion is currently looking for volunteers to help run the event. The meeting is open to the public. … [Read more...]

David Earl Dennis

David Dennis pic1

David Earl Dennis, born August 13, 1958 peacefully passed away and has gone to be with our Lord in the early morning hours of December 29, 2014 at his home in Ely, NV with loved ones by his side. He was diagnosed with congestive heart failure over 15 … [Read more...]

Lawmakers should reform education, not just throw money at it

When Nevada lawmakers meet in Carson City in a couple of weeks the top priority will and must be education, but the focus should not be solely on funding, but on fundamental, meaningful reform focused like a laser beam on two key elements — choice … [Read more...]

Dell McIntosh 


Ephraim, UT Dell McIntosh, age 90, passed away January 2, 2015 in Ephraim, Utah surrounded by family. Dell was born in Junction, Utah, to Abram and Charlotta Ann Davis. He grew up in Junction and graduated from Piute County High School. Dell … [Read more...]

Court should stop federal public land agencies from usurping our rights

Sometimes you have to fight fire with fire. The agencies in charge of federal public land have developed a penchant for “sue and settle” — some friendly environmental group files suit to demand protection of some weed, bug, minnow or rodent and … [Read more...]

Individuals shine in biggest meet of season

Bobcat wrestlers Drue Ashby and Chris Gamberg both had one goal in mind when they headed into the biggest tournament meet of their season in Reno, the Sierra Nevada Classic. “We wanted to make it through to the second day,” Gamberg said. That … [Read more...]

Annual Sheepherders’ Party Jan. 16-17

BAKER – The Border Inn will host the 12th annual Old Sheepherders’ Party January 16th and 17th in Baker, Nevada.  Each year sheepherders gather to visit, swap stories, and record the fabric of a rapidly vanishing way of life. The Border Inn is … [Read more...]

County, city merge building departments with new agreement

The separate building departments of the City of Ely and White Pine County have been merged into one department thanks to a new “interlocal agreement for shared building official services” that was approved by both the city and county. Under the … [Read more...]