Locals vie to turn trash into treasures

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times We all know that you’re supposed to reduce, reuse and recycle, but for artists, reuse and recycle often have totally different meaning than they do for the rest of us. Some artists specialize in making … [Read more...]

Desolate highway a haven for drug traffickers

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Last Wednesday at about 9:30 a.m. a trooper with the Nevada Highway Patrol arrested Edna Gomez. Gomez was traveling on US 93 about 85 miles out of McGill, when a trooper pulled Gomez over during a … [Read more...]

Nevada moves to join 11 other states in popular vote effort

Associated Press CARSON CITY — A national effort to elect United States presidents by popular vote is finding support in the Democrat-controlled Nevada Legislature. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2n574MV ) 11 states have … [Read more...]

State projects Nevada population topping 3 million in 2018

By Ken Ritter Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Nevada is adding residents at a pace that should push the statewide population over 3 million by next year, the state’s top population-counter said Tuesday. The Silver State today has more than 2.9 … [Read more...]

American Pickers is coming to Nevada

By Kaylynn Roberts-McMurray We all see vacant lots, even garages full of items as we drive around Ely, McGill, Ruth, Lund and Baker that look like they would be a “pickers” dream. Would you like American Pickers to come to Ely? Well, they are … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for March 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 … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Recently the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office had to send out an emergency notification to the citizens of White Pine County. This notification is sent out though an alert called Code Red. This … [Read more...]

US running out of places to borrow

By Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan As the federal debt has gone from astounding to unbelievable to incomprehensible, a new problem has emerged: The US government is actually running out of places to borrow. The $20 trillion debt is already … [Read more...]

Heller demands results for Nevada’s Veterans

Washington DC—U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) spoke with members from multiple Veterans Service Organizations during a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee  hearing about the importance of America keeping its promises to our veterans. Heller … [Read more...]

Justice center plan undergoing scrutiny

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission and Ely City Council can’t see eye to eye on the transfer of the city’s portion of the land to the county  so that a Community Justice Center can be constructed on the … [Read more...]