Ladycats make history

The White Pine High School Ladycat track team hold up their third straight state title championship at Del Sol High School on Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

Girls track team first in school history to win three straight titles   The White Pine High School girls track and field team have become accustomed to setting records this year. The triple jump school record was broken, and then broken … [Read more...]

Bill to put city, county merger to vote makes progress

The much discussed Senate Bill to offer voters a ballot question to disincorporate the City of Ely and merge its government with White Pine County has gained some traction in the Nevada State Legislature, but still faces several more hurdles before … [Read more...]

County Commission approves electrical tax, revised final budget

After months of discussion, the White Pine County Commission approved the creation of a new county ordinance to impose a bi-annually increasing “franchise fee” on county residents’ power bills. The “fee” will impose a one percent tax increase on … [Read more...]

Emergency services need to see addresses

By Ross Rivera City of Ely Fire Chief The lack of Residential and Commercial addressing, visible addresses, especially residential, continues to be a problem for our emergency responders in our community. International Residential Fire Code … [Read more...]

From the Capital

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller Last week, Assistant Controller Geoffrey Lawrence and I presented to the Legislature the state budget we developed with some Assembly members, professionals and business people as an alternative to the … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for May 13-19. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or … [Read more...]

Court sentences from May 18

Devin Zerance Bishop — Unlawful use of a controlled substance, Marijuana, Felony. Court orders a substance abuse evaluation by New Frontier. Status hearing set for July 7 at 9:30 a.m. Court orders that judgement and sentence filed on April 30, 2014 … [Read more...]

City candidates speak

City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp delivers a speech during the City Candidate Forum inside the convention center on Monday.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Public hears from candidates and ask questions at forum The eight candidates running for elected city positions had their chance to answer questions from the public and prove they are the best man or woman for the job on Monday evening during the … [Read more...]

Local celebrated for 1965 championship

Jim Nelson throws the first pitch at a Reno Aces vs Nevada Baseball game.
(Courtesy photo)

Jim Nelson knows the game of baseball better than most. He was the starting  pitcher for the University of Nevada, Reno’s 1965 championship baseball team. He helped his commanding officer’s team beat a rival CO  during his time in the Army. He suited … [Read more...]

Learn how to market and sell to government agencies at workshop

Special to The Ely Times There is a free workshop coming to to Ely for business owners who are interested in learning more about government contracting. The federal government is the largest single customer in the world and they spend almost … [Read more...]