City attorney’s discipline record suggests compromised ethics

In light of the city’s filing of a lawsuit against S&S Shortline Leasing in 2015, a decision that now has them scrambling to find a way to annex into the city a strip of land a few feet wide and approximately 150 miles long in order to avoid l … [Read more...]

Bobcat football to hold home opener tonight

The White Pine High School football team will hold its home opener on Friday at 7 pm. in Ely. Coming off a 26-8 win over Mountain View Christian in Las Vegas last week, the team is set to face conference rival Yerington, which has won the state title … [Read more...]

Ely City Council may pursue annexation of rail line into Elko County to avoid losing lawsuit

  The Ely City Council may have unknowingly painted itself into a corner in filing a lawsuit against S&S Shortline Leasing in 2015, and now they’re pinning their hopes of succeeding in the suit by possibly pursuing the annexation into the … [Read more...]

Tribe’s marijuana accessory store to pave way for dispensary

  The Ely Shoshone Indian tribe has opened a boutique marijuana accessory shop, “Tsaa Nesunkwa,” in the rear of the Silver Sage Travel Center on Great Basin Highway, in anticipation of their opening of a full-scale medical marijuana dis … [Read more...]

Volunteers grateful for support that saved high school sports programs

The White Pine Athletic Boosters, in partnership with student athletes, coaches, administrators, staff and faculty of White Pine High School, have successfully raised more than $120,000, enough money to save all high school sports programs for the … [Read more...]

Great Basin Biker’s Corner: A ride with some friends

I  asked my buddy if he wanted to go for a ride Saturday morning out to Great Basin National Park, one of my favorite places in the world, and he said yes, if he wasn’t too busy, and then he wasn’t too busy so we agreed to meet up at the Hotel Nevada … [Read more...]

Caylor Park dedication ceremony honors former Ely police chief

  While children caroused in the playground, a park dedication ceremony was held on Sept. 3, honoring former Ely Police Chief Jack Caylor, who served the city and its residents from 1953 to 1981. The park is located in front of the freight … [Read more...]

Coach Quinn has high hopes for Bobcat football team

The White Pine High School Bobcat football team has an away non-conference game at Mountain View Christian in Las Vegas on Saturday. Game time is 1 p.m. This will be the team’s second game of the season, after a 21-8 loss to Lake Mead Academy in H … [Read more...]

Bikers Corner: The road to success

  I can’t declare it winter yet, but I can say that summer appears to be over here in Ely. I took a freezing cold ride to Eureka with a buddy of mine last Sunday, trying to support the Owl Club Bar in Eureka, which was trying to support t … [Read more...]

Bikers gather for Bike Week, more expected this week

The first ever Cool Mountain Thunder Bike Week kicked off with maybe 100 bikers in town, congregated primarily between the Hotel Nevada and the Rio Bar when they weren’t out enjoying the nearby highways. “It was a small but still a great start for … [Read more...]