Residents speak out about animal cruelty

The Ely Times Last week’s Ely City Council meeting agenda was fairly empty, but several letters from the public were read in by City Clerk Jennifer Lee.  Most of the letters were in regards to the gas chamber at the animal shelter.  At times, Jen … [Read more...]

Inmate killed in altercation by two other inmates

Special to The Ely Times  The Nevada Department of Corrections reports that an inmate was stabbed to death during an altercation with two other inmates at Ely State Prison. The Inspector General’s Office is investigating the incident which oc … [Read more...]

Discussion continues on fire department

The Ely Times A Special Joint County Commission and Fire Commission meeting was held on April 16. During public comment, Burton Hilton spoke regarding several issues he voiced regarding the fire commission. “I agree separating the Emergency M … [Read more...]

Dispensary gives money to Boys & Girls Club

The Ely times The TSAA Nesunkwa Dispensary with the Ely Shoshone Tribe gave a donation of $3,000 on Tuesday to the Boys & Girls Club in White Pine County. Mark Jacoby, director of program operations for the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee, … [Read more...]

Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership Community workshop

The Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership and the White Pine Community Choir Association will hold a community workshop focused on the historic Ely LDS Stake Tabernacle—now known as the Centennial Fine Arts Center—on April 30 and May 1. The wor … [Read more...]

Ely air-races seeking volunteers

The Ely Air Race committee has been working hard to bring this new event to Ely and White Pine County. The possible economic benefit an event of this magnitude can have on this community is huge. With the possibility of 2,000 to 4,000 attendees this … [Read more...]

At the Courts

DISTRICT COURT April 16, 2018 DAVID EDGAR POPE: Guilty of attempted burglary. Court orders $25 AA fee, $3 GMA fee,12-36 months NDOC, suspends the sentence, places defendant on probation, not to exceed 3 years. Defendant to pay $1,158.63 in … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for April 9-April 15. 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 I’m not sure what sparks the increase, but right now White Pine County is being hit with scams left and right. The annoying phone calls come from a person trying to take your hard earned money just keep coming a … [Read more...]

City asking residents to clean property

Eyesores in the community are a little bit like the squeaky door at your house. If you let it go long enough, you no longer see them. The City of Ely is attempting to change that mindset by encouraging property owners to take a proactive approach … [Read more...]