Pickens brothers win state titles

Keep it in the family and chalk up two state titles for the Pickens boys. Brothers Eric and Sven won the 2A state championships in their weight classes last week at the Orleans in Las Vegas. Justin Mabson (170) placed third and Kegan Hexem … [Read more...]

Discussions continue on workforce

The Ely City Council held its meeting last Thursday and there was not an open seat in the room, with approximately 35 to 40 people in attendance. Many were there to show support for the agenda item recommending the grandfathering in of the five … [Read more...]

Bathtub races cancelled

The White Pine County Tour and Rec Board held a special meeting last week. Steve Stork is new to the board and also holds the position as chairman for the board. Several items on the agenda focused on the Director, Ed Spear. Approving the 2018 … [Read more...]

Fire station listed on national registry

Special to The Ely Times Last week, the National Park Service (NPS) listed the Ely City Hall and Fire Station in Ely, in the National Register of Historic Places. The NPS also approved Fire Stations of Nevada, a special report on historic fire … [Read more...]

Two women charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into Ely State prison

Two people were arrested and charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into the Ely State Prison on Sunday, Feb. 4, according to the Nevada Department of Public Safety. Authorities arrested 19-year-old Daveonda Neal and 35-year-old Tonya Alexander, … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 5-Feb. 11 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 b … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Corner

By Sheriff Scott Henriod WPCSO  As Sheriff of White Pine County one of the goals that I will continually work on is to keep the public informed on events that are happening within the Sheriff’s Office. With that in mind the Sheriff’s Office rece … [Read more...]

Assemblyman John Ellison announces he is running for re-election

Assemblyman John Ellison announced last week that he will be running for Re-Election in Nevada’s 33rd Assembly District.  Assemblyman Ellison was first elected in 2010 and has served four terms representing the district, which covers Elko, Eureka, Lin … [Read more...]

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...]

Learning Bridge charter looking to expand

The Learning Bridge Charter School is moving, but not just yet. The Learning Bridge has only been open since 2013 and they have been growing so fast that plans are quickly moving forward to open up a new school at East 13th St., South of Avenue … [Read more...]