Court dismisses assault charge against Ely councilmember

  Stating that no “reasonable person” would have felt threatened by city Councilmember Pat Robison’s remark that she wanted to put fellow councilmember, Jolene Gardner, “under the table,” Assistant District Attorney James Beecher made a … [Read more...]

Horse races highlight fair activities

The White Pine County Fair and Horse Races were held last Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds in Ely. Thousands of locals and visitors attended the many events that took place, enjoying a day of sunshine, blue skies, a variety of cuisines and old … [Read more...]

Renaissance Farmers Market to be held on three Saturdays

The 8th annual Ely Renaissance Farmers Market will be held the following Saturdays; Aug. 27, Sept. 3 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Renaissance Village. The highlight again this year will be “tomatoes that taste like a tomato should,” … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Aug. 16-21. 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...]

County Fair, horse races on tap for busy weekend

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray   The White Pine County Fair and the White Pine Horse Races will be held this weekend at the White Pine County fairgrounds in Ely. Themed “Apple Pies & Family Ties,” the fair will be open from 10 a.m. … [Read more...]

Firefighter killed fighting fire in Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park, Lolo National Forest, Ely District Bureau of Land Management and White Pine County officials said they were deeply saddened to confirm a Forest Service firefighter lost his life while working on the Strawberry Fire near … [Read more...]

Classics on display at rodder’s car show

Times photo by Teresa Stewart A car show was held by the White Pine Rodders Car Club last Saturday at the County Park. There were dozens of classic cars on display, food and entertainment for the public that attended. … [Read more...]

City to take proposals for marijuana dispensary

  The Ely City Council approved a draft medical marijuana dispensary request for proposals at their Aug. 11 meeting. The issue, which had been discussed at an earlier meeting, was passed unanimously (5-0) with no discussion. The proposal … [Read more...]

Visiting specialty doctor to work rural health clinic

William Bee Ririe Rural Health Clinic is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Ty Erickson as one of their visiting specialty physicians. Erickson is a native Nevadan. Both of his grandparents lived in Ely and worked at Kennecott.  His father, … [Read more...]

Great Basin College field trips scheduled

Great Basin Ecology (Biol 299) on Sept. 9-11, will examine rangeland plant communities, soil types, landforms, water, and wildlife of the Great Basin. Discussions will focus on soil/plant/climate correlations and hydrology. Water quality measurements … [Read more...]