Swimming pools ready to cool down locals as temperatures rise

The White Pine Aquatic Center reached its one year anniversary on June 29. (Garrett Estrada photo)

As the number on the thermometer continues to rise, so to does the attendance at the White Pine Aquatic Center and McGill Pool. And as people are looking to jump in, the two local pools are trying new ideas to keep people in the water. Megan … [Read more...]

Little League 9-10 year old all stars score big win

Kobe Barnes swings the bat during a game in the Hawthorne Little League All Stars Tournament held last week in Spring Creek. (Courtesy photos)

It had been years in the making but on Monday the 9-10 year olds Little League All Stars did it, they scored a win in an all star tournament. “It was a very big win. It had been a long time, like 7 or 8 years. The kids were really excited,” the … [Read more...]

Alumni return home

Close to 400 alumni from White Pine County schools are anticipated to return to Ely to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. (Garrett Estrada photo)

All class reunion just one part of event-filled holiday weekend Most class reunions allow old friends and classmates to see each other again after being apart for years. Not many class reunions come with a parade. After all the planning and … [Read more...]

Police seek information on at large attempted murder suspect

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By Garrett Estrada and Scott Henriod The Ely Times and White Pine County Sheriffs Office The White Pine County Sheriffs Office (WPCSO) is currently seeking any information regarding attempted murder suspect Benjamin B. Delgrande. The … [Read more...]

Tour and Recreation board awards over $50,000 in grants

The White Pine Tourism and Recreation Board held their annual meeting to distribute grant monies to local organizations in need inside the Bristlecone Convention Center last Thursday. After reading and hearing presentations by different non-profit … [Read more...]

Midway files bankruptcy

Midway Gold staff line up for a photo during better times for the ground breaking of the Pan Mine Project in January 2014. (Courtesy photo)

Miners laid off as activities are suspended at Pan Mine Project Midway Gold suspended mining activities at their Pan mine site on Friday and announced a reduction in the mining projects workforce. On Monday, Midway Gold announced that the company … [Read more...]

Senior Center offers place to socialize, eat lunch

Seniors gather to eat lunch every day inside the Senior Center. Meals are also delivered straight to the houses of seniors. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Since Chris Ricci took over as the Senior Program Director for the Senior Center four years ago, the building has become more and more “chatty.“ According to Ricci, that is exactly the kind of thing she wants to see more of. “Over these past four … [Read more...]

Notre Dame dean rides bicycle through Ely on cross-country fundraiser

Greg Crawford rides his bicycle through White Pine County alongside a Notre Dame van headed to Reno. (Courtesy photo)

Greg Crawford knows that the distinction of a “rare disease” is a bit of a misnomer. As dean of the College of Science, Crawford spends his time during the school year to research fatal conditions such as Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) disease, a rare … [Read more...]

Local officials trained by Ethics Commission

Members of the city and county governments watched, listened and asked questions Monday evening inside the Bristlecone Convention Center during a training seminar about how to stay ethical in government. The training class, put on by the Nevada … [Read more...]

Four locals advance to nationals

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Sadie Leyba holds the American flag during the opening ceremonies of the State Finals Rodeo.

  After all the months hard work and preparation, the White Pine High School Rodeo Club have successfully concluded their second straight year hosting the State Finals rodeo. Four of the clubs members will advance onto the National Finals … [Read more...]