Tribe again asking to partner on cannabis business

The Ely Times The Ely Shoshone Tribe is going to attempt once again to approach the Ely City Council with a deal. The agenda item for this week’s meeting is a discussion for possible action to direct city officials to negotiate with the Ely S … [Read more...]

Green headed to National High School Finals Rodeo

Ever thought about wrestling a 600 pound steer to the ground in seconds after dismantling a horse at 30 miles an hour? Chace Green doesn't only think about it, he lives it, and loves it so much that he will be competing in the 70th annual National … [Read more...]

Costello named coordinator for Ely area

The Ely Times The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows Serving White Pine County announced that Erica Costello has joined the organization as the Ely Area Coordinator. Costello will be responsible for overseeing the delivery and success of … [Read more...]

County gets grant for blight abatement

The Ely Times More than $3.5 million has been awarded to 14 projects across rural Nevada for community development. White Pine is being awarded $200,000 for a slum/blight abatement project.  Catherine Bakaraic, White Pine County Treasurer, … [Read more...]

City, county mutual aid agreement expires

The Ely Times Last week’s Ely City Council meeting had an agenda item that seems to be a contentious topic for the past year or more. The Fire/EMS mutual aid agreement between the city and White Pine County fire and EMS services expired this p … [Read more...]

County set to receive $1.2 million

The Ely Times Seventeen governments across the State of Nevada will receive more than $26 million in federal funding. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke with the Interior Department pledged more than $464 million to local governments … [Read more...]

Pre-trial offer from S&S Railroad denied

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Ely City Council held a two-hour special meeting this week regarding a settlement offer that S&S railroad was offering. Mike Williams, owner of S&S Railroad, attended the meeting and spoke … [Read more...]

Lemich picked as parade grand marshall

The Ely Times A native to White Pine for more than 80 years, Mike Lemich has been selected to be the Grand Marshal for this years Fourth of July parade. This years theme? Hooked on White Pine and there is no doubt that Lemich is hooked on many … [Read more...]

S&S Shortline offers settlement

The Ely Times S&S Shortline railroad is offering the City of Ely a very large amount of money in a settlement proposal. How much? $1.5 million in addition to foregoing other monies that have been exhausted during the ongoing lawsuit that began … [Read more...]

Treasurer job back on the table after discussion

The Ely Times At its meeting last Thursday, a quick discussion by the Ely City Council determined that a Treasurer’s position was more crucial than what Public Works Manager Bob Switzer recommended. Councilman Kurt Carson requested that they o … [Read more...]