Fun at the Fairgrounds

White Pine 4-H and FFA Livestock pig sale at the White Pine County Fairgrounds on Sunday. (Battle Born Media photo)

The annual White Pine County Fair drew hundreds of locals and tourists to the Fair Grounds on Saturday and Sunday in what is known as the biggest local event of the year. This year’s fair was full of booths, food,live music as well as fun and … [Read more...]

Trio travel country, world to visit horse racing tracks

Tom Miscannon, Gary King and Chris Davis travel across the country and sometimes farther to visit a good racetrack. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Most people have a hobby. Some like to take fishing or hunting trips, others might prefer a game of poker or watching old movies. But for the three men who traveled across the country to attend the White Pine County Horse Races over the weekend, the … [Read more...]

Candidate for Attorney General Laxalt not happy about sage grouse

Adam Laxalt

Several politicians for Nevada’s statewide races visited Ely over the weekend to make an appearance at the Cattlewomen’s barbecue. The Ely Times caught up with Adam Laxalt, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, to ask him about his campaign … [Read more...]

UNLV football team takes over Broadbent Park for practices

Freshman quarterback Kevin Thompson throws a pass during a UNLV practice at Broadbent Park on Aug. 11. The Rebels will hold practices through Aug. 21. (Garrett Estrada photo)

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas football program transformed Broadbent Park into its temporary training facility on Aug. 10. Over 100 football players, plus coaches and staff, will be working on plays, drills and more to get ready for the … [Read more...]

Council fires top two on railroad board

The Railroad Management Board will hold its next meeting on Aug. 15 at the Nevada Northern Railroad at 9 a.m. (Garrett Estrada photo)

The Ely City Council voted to remove the President John Gianoli and the Vice President Steven Leith of the Railroad Management Board at their meeting on Aug. 7. The firings came after Councilman Bruce Setterstrom gave a lengthy presentation, stating … [Read more...]

Horse races start on Aug. 16

The White Pine County Horse Races will run from Aug. 16-17 starting at 1 p.m. both days out at the race track near the softball fields. Race Manager Bob Bartlett said this year’s races include teams from all over the Western United States. “We … [Read more...]

County Fair set for weekend

Children participate in the watermelon eating contest at last year’s White Pine County Fair. (Lukas Eggan/Ely Times photo)

The annual White Pine County Fair is back this weekend, opening up  the fairgrounds on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.on Sunday. This year’s fair, which is put on by members of Beta Sigma Phi and 4-H, will include … [Read more...]

Plush brings homemade decor to downtown

Owner of Plush Gift Shop Cody Dishong stands next to one of her stores best selling items, custom framed chalkboards. (Garrett Estrada photo)

The chalkboard hanging on the wall behind Cody Dishong, owner of the Plush Gift Shop, reads “It’s time to be happy again.” It’s a theme that can be felt through the various handmade pieces of jewelry and colorful wall wreaths made from paper. But … [Read more...]

Art and food take over County Park

Booths filled with handmade pieces of artwork covered County Park Saturday and Sunday as part of this year’s Arts in the Park. (Garrett Estrada photo)

From paintings of the mountains to benches made with birdhouses, this year’s Arts in the Park offered anyone who ventured out to County Park on Saturday and Sunday a colorful variety of things to buy, see and eat. Artists, both local and from out of … [Read more...]

Public lands committee gets update from county

The Legislative Committee on Public Lands held a meeting with members of the local government at the Bristlecone Convention Center on Aug. 1 to get an update on what the county’s concerns are about hot button issues such as water rights and wild … [Read more...]

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