Locals, tourists alike have chilling good time

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Fire and Ice event last weekend brought out many locals and tourists. For some it was a time to relax and enjoy the winter wonderland, and for others it was a time to show off their artistic … [Read more...]

New jail, courts plan discussed

By Ryan Middleton Special to The Ely Times After the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer, roll was called and all council members were present. During the opening public discussion three people spoke. Riley St Aubin, a 6th grade student from … [Read more...]

Dignitaries arrive in Ely for Lincoln Day Breakfast

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Lincoln Day Breakfast was held this past Saturday at the Prospector Hotel. The White Pine County Republican Central Committee put together the event that had a turnout of more than 100 guests, … [Read more...]

Bristlecone Birkenbeiner set for this weekend

By Nancy Herms The Ely Outdoor Enthusiasts is hosting their 4th annual Bristlecone Birkebeiner Cross Country Ski Race at the Ward Mountain Recreation Area.  The event is being held on Saturday, January 21 and starts at 10am. There are two event … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Update on investigation:  On November 8, 2016 at approximately 6:55 p.m. Johnny J. Andre age 53 of Ely was crossing the street located near the 1300 block of Aultman Street. Andre was struck by a … [Read more...]

Heller and Amodei team on key Nevada mining legislation

Washington, DC—United States Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) recently teamed with Congressman Mark Amodei (R-NV) to introduce key mining legislation, S.145, to more efficiently develop domestic sources of minerals in Nevada and across the country. After … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office forJan. 9-Jan. 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 … [Read more...]

Norman adds GATE program for spring term

By Adam Young  A Gifted and Talented (GATE) program will be piloted at David E. Norman Elementary School during the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year.  Students will have opportunities to stretch their learning in math, reading, writing … [Read more...]

Gate assessment fee may be charged for recycling

By: KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  Close to a year ago a recycling center was opened at the City Landfill. Owner of J&M Trucking, Tony Locke was a huge contributor to this project, investing over $50,000 in bins alone to help with the project … [Read more...]

Sage grouse lawsuit dismissed

By Keith Ridler Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — A judge has rejected Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s lawsuit contending the Obama administration acted illegally by imposing federal land-use restrictions intended to protect the sage grouse in … [Read more...]