Century old Liberty Club bar holds forgotten history

Most people who have ordered a drink from the Hotel Nevada bar know the bartender Willy Cazier. He’s worked for the hotel longer than any other active employee, having started in 1989. Having been around so long, Cazier knows a thing or two about the … [Read more...]

High school principal Adam Young named next district superintendent

The White Pine School Board named White Pine High School Principal Adam Young as the next superintendent for the school district, replacing Bob Dolezal on July 1, 2016. Dolezal said that the choice was a difficult one between Young, Schoold … [Read more...]

Point of View

Despite writing for The Ely Times for almost two years now, this will be the first time I’ve ever written something for the paper about myself. For two years I’ve done my best to keep the spotlight, and the company’s nice camera, pointed right back at … [Read more...]

Ladycats clinch playoffs

Two straight road wins secure Ladycats postseason spot “You don’t want to take the foot off the pedal now,” White Pine High School girls soccer coach Tylar Laity said. It’s true, his team went on the road and beat Pershing County 3-0 Friday … [Read more...]

Ghost stories

Old buildings in an old town lead to spooky specters   Old buildings tend to make noise. Creaking floorboards, screeching door hinges and the sounds that come along with near century old craftsmanship all make for a great atmosphere for … [Read more...]

City makes applications cheaper for RV owners

When City Attorney Chuck Odgers sat down with one of the locals effected by the the city’s tougher stance on RV owners living in neighborhoods, he discovered something. Despite the city offering a way for RV owners who have been living on their n … [Read more...]

One win from title

Win against Needles would bring title home When White Pine High School Bobcats football head coach Quinn Ewell walked off the field against Agassi Prep on Oct. 9, he felt like his team didn’t attack the game with the will to win. In the week o … [Read more...]

Pumpkins will soar at ‘Chunkin’ contest at park

The third annual “Punkin Chunkin” contest will return to the White Pine County Park on  Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As the title of the event implies, the contest will challenge participants to launch their pumpkins further than competitors using a … [Read more...]

The council of chaos

Special meeting called for after botched nominations Around five hours into a well attended meeting of the Ely City Council, after an hour of public comment and several hours of interviews, it came time for Mayor Melody Van Camp to make her first … [Read more...]

Ladycats advance to 19-0

Ladycats rally back from behind to defeat Agassi Prep The undefeated White Pine High School Ladycat volleyball team (19-0, 9-0) continued their winning streak over the weekend on the road against Agassi Prep on Friday and Eureka on Saturday. … [Read more...]