Tough financial decision looms on workforce

Several weeks ago, Robert Switzer was on the Ely City Council agenda for consideration of character, alleged misconduct, professional competence, or physical or mental health as City Administrator. Although Kurt Carson and Councilman Tony DeFelice … [Read more...]

Hotel Nevada finds piece of history – letter from 1931

The Hotel Nevada made an interesting discovery earlier this week when they found a well-preserved handwritten letter dated Oct. 12, 1931, inside of a wall in a room they are currently renovating. This letter is over 90 years old and looks to be … [Read more...]

Administrator’s job performance debated

What started as a six-page agenda quickly began to shorten as nine items  were removed and two tabled. Several residents spoke during public comment stating their frustrations about different agenda items. Kerri Pintar, who attended the meeting, … [Read more...]

Interlocal agreement discussed

The Fire Commission meeting held last Wednesday brought many county fire and EMS volunteer’s out to the meeting. The agenda was very short, but included items regarding amended language and creating an elected fire district. Public comment was f … [Read more...]

Dog grooming now open on Murry Street

  Happy Tails Paw Salon is a new pet grooming business at 433 Murry St. that just opened earlier this week. Owner Jenny Criner, a native of White Pine County, said she has such a love for animals, and has previous grooming experience … [Read more...]

Law enforcement theme of appreciation dinner

  Last Friday, the Elks Lodge held a very special event to honor local law enforcement with a Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner. Even the huge snow storm didn’t deter the 60 guests who showed up to show their appreciation for the … [Read more...]

Elections, budgets fill packed agenda

The Ely City Council meets this Thursday with a six-page agenda. Many items to be covered vary from water and sewer rate changes, landfill rates, changing the days of city council meetings to 8:30 a.m. Fridays and the continuous topic of the city … [Read more...]

GOP candidates flock to Ely seeking votes

Mike Kneese with the White Pine GOP said, “this is one event where you are reaching out to White Pine.” With about 200 guests, the Lincoln Day breakfast in Ely brought out many local residents and lots of candidates running for different United Sta … [Read more...]

Railway reports record for passengers

The Ely City Council meeting last week was short, but heated, and definitely informative. The Nevada Northern Railway reported its annual ridership in 2017 was their largest year they have ever had with 16,026 passengers. An agenda item to … [Read more...]

Flu epidemic spreads across the U.S.

Get your flu shot, wash your hands, cover your cough, stay home if your sick....we’ve all heard this so many times, it’s like a broken record playing in the background. In every pocket of the continental United States, people are experiencing flu sym … [Read more...]