City of Ely: A closer look

The question of what to do with the city’s 107-year-old City Hall building remains as one of the hot topics heading into the primary.
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A lot has happened with the City of Ely in recent months. A historic recall attempt failed to get enough signatures to try and force a vote to remove all five City Council members and the Mayor. State Senator Pete Goicoechea brought forth a senate … [Read more...]

Congressman wants to take another look at nuclear waste storage

By Battle Born Media  Special to The Ely Times Congressman Cresent Hardy (NV-4) of Mesquite made a big splash in the news with his opinion article that ran in the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Sunday stating officials from the state should have … [Read more...]

Families moving back home to receive treatment

Pictured from left to right: Dialysis patient Sharon Nicholes, her longtime husband Gary Lutzinger, Sanderling Dialysis Center Clinic Coordinator Sonny Frontera and the Executive Director at the White Pine Care Center Michelle Boardman.
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Gary Lutzinger came close to having to make a decision he never wanted to have to make, getting to see his wife everyday in the hospital or getting to live in beloved hometown of Ely. His wife of 32 years, Sharon Nicholes, had to receive dialysis … [Read more...]

Event to help kids prepare for school

The White Pine County School District (WPCSD) is partnering with local early childhood entities to promote school readiness. Children will have opportunities to participate in games, crafts and have treats at the Bristlecone Convention Center on … [Read more...]

NDOW accepting big game hunting applications until April 20

Associated Press RENO — The Nevada Department of Wildlife has started accepting applications for big game hunting tags for the upcoming season. The application period that opened on Tuesday closes April 20. Separate tags are required for … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for March 17-24. 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 March 23:

Timothy Don Rowley — Possession of a Dangerous Drug without a prescription; Gross Misdemeanor. Sentenced to 1 year in WPC Jail with 4 days credit for time served. Probation not to exceed 3 years. Aleice Janeen Rose — Possession of a Dangerous … [Read more...]

Vote to disincorporate city delayed

City of Ely residents will have to wait until 2017 before they have a chance to vote to disincorporate the city of Ely.
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Voters in the City of Ely will have some extra time to consider whether or not they would like to see the city disincorporated. State Senator Pete Goicoechea called Mayor Melody Van Camp on Tuesday to inform her that his bill to put a vote on the … [Read more...]

Council fires railroad CPA, forms debt committee

The Ely City Council and Railroad Board of Trustees fired Robert Moore, the long time certified pubic accountant (CPA) for the Nevada Northern Railroad, and approved the creation of a debt management committee in their first meeting since the … [Read more...]

Local getting ready for 20th year at NCAA tournament

Wayne Cameron fills out his NCAA 2015 tournament bracket.
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As the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball championship tournament gets under way, most college hoops fans will gather in sports bars or in front of their television to cheer on underdogs or national powerhouses to try and make it to the … [Read more...]