Thousands of ‘Cavers’ descend upon Ely

By Kay Lynn Roberts McMurray Many locals questioned each other as to what the tent city was all about on the back nine of the golf course, and why did the  lines at the grocery store seem to be so long? It was all due to the arrival of the … [Read more...]

Jammin’ in the Park

Photo by Marty Bachman Musicians took to the stage at the County Park last Saturday, in celebration of the Speliological Society convention that was in town all week. There were exhibits throughout the park, including a play cave visitors could … [Read more...]

South Fork Hardware is open for business

South Fork Hardware store, which recently opened at 1201 Great Basin Highway in Ely, has something for everyone when it comes to taking care of the home or the yard. Managed by Ruben Gonzales, formerly of V&S True Value, which recently … [Read more...]

Students commit to learning, even during the summer

In June, White Pine County School District sponsored a successful Summer School program for 64 students ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade in an effort to continue to meet the needs of learners enrolled in the District’s elementary … [Read more...]

Groups urge proper disposal of unused and expired drugs

Economy Drug and the Eastern Nevada Task Force sponsored the "Drug Take Back Program," in conjunction with the Ely Volunteer Fire Department, White Pine County Sheriff's Office, Nevada Department of Transportation, and Mt. Wheeler Power. The event … [Read more...]

Is This You? Summertime chores

Its early morning and I just came inside from moving the sprinklers on my lawn. I thought at one point that I would like to have one of those automatic underground sprinkler systems. You know the ones that know when and where your lawn needs water. … [Read more...]

Biker’s Corner: The road to Wendover

Due to the large number of bikers in our community, and an even larger number of bikers visiting throughout the summer, we hope to provide a weekly column describing regional rides that locals and visitors alike can explore. If you’ve taken a ride … [Read more...]

Hotel Nevada a big sponsor of horse races

The horse races are one of the most popular events in White Pine County with the highest attendance record for an event in Ely. This annual event is held in conjunction with the White Pine Cattlewomens/Ely Volunteer Fire Department Barbecue, County … [Read more...]

RNDC announces new CEO

Special to the Times  Jerry Martin, chairman of the board of directors for Rural Nevada Development Corporation (RNDC), announced that Mary Kerner, lending administrator, has been appointed chief executive officer effective July 1 In her new … [Read more...]

Great Basin Biker’s Corner – A ride across Success Loop

Due to the large number of bikers in our community, and an even larger number of bikers visiting throughout the summer, we hope to provide a weekly column describing regional rides that locals and visitors alike can explore. If you’ve taken a ride … [Read more...]