Vandals hit railway’s Polar Express feature

  It’s that time of the year when people are thankful, celebrating the holidays with their loved ones and enjoying all of the Holiday festivities. But for some, causing havoc and destroying decorations brings more delight to t … [Read more...]

Murry, Mill won’t become one-way streets

After a traffic study on Mill and Murry streets, the city council has determined it wasn’t in the best interest to make them both one-way streets. Scott Henriod former captain at the time was directed to conduct a traffic study on Mill and Murry S … [Read more...]

Plenty to do in the upcoming weeks locally

By Meg Rhoades  Special to The Ely Times The holidays have arrived and now is the time to get in the spirit of celebrating and sharing. You can find a wide variety of wonderful, fun things to help make this time special for all your friends and … [Read more...]

Open enrollment event scheduled at chamber office

The beginning of the open enrollment period began on Nov. 1 when Nevadans could go online to review their coverage options and select the best health plans on the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange that works for them and their families. This … [Read more...]

Legal protest launched against massive Nevada fracking plan

ELY—Three conservation groups filed an administrative protest against an enormous Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction, scheduled for Dec. 12, that would allow fracking on more than 600 square miles of Nevada public lands. The 388,000 a … [Read more...]

Cortez Masto cosponsors bipartisan gun safety legislation

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto announced last week her support for bipartisan gun safety legislation, the Fix NICS Act, to strengthen the federal background check system in order to safeguard American communities from gun violence. Jointly … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Corner

By Sheriff Scott Henriod WPCSO This week’s Sheriff’s Corner I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Deputy Chase Odgers and Deputy Ernie Rivera III on graduating from the Nevada Peace’s Officers Standards and Training (POST Academy). B … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 10-Nov. 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 b … [Read more...]

Reno doctor sentenced to 10 years in ‘pill mill’ death case

Associated Press By Scott Sonner RENO—A Nevada doctor branded a “monster with a stethoscope” by the father of an opioid overdose victim was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for involuntary manslaughter and illegal distribution of a contr … [Read more...]

New sheriff appointed

  Last Wednesday, the White Pine County Commission appointed a new Sheriff. Two applicants, interviewed before the commission during the meeting. In the end, the commission voted unanimously to appoint Scott Henriod to be the White Pine … [Read more...]