Ely City Council passes ordinance using room tax funds for infrastructure

By Kay Lynn Roberts-McMurray Ely Staff Writer At the May 12 Ely City Council meeting, there was much discussion about the proposed city ordinance 689, which would allow the city of Ely to use room tax funds for infrastructure projects instead … [Read more...]

Big turnout for EOC open house

By Kay Lynn Roberts-McMurray Ely Staff Writer The Emergency Communications Center held a Dedication and Open House on Tuesday, May 17th. Over 30 people  came out  from the community including County Commission Members  Gary Perea, Laurie … [Read more...]

Weekend car show a big treat for Ely

By Kay Lynn Roberts-McMurray Ely Staff Writer The Silver State Classic Car Challenge roared thru town last weekend bringing many repeat racers and new race participants to Ely to try their luck in the race on Sunday.  Several local children … [Read more...]

BLM seeks public input on public lands nominated for 2006 oil and gas exploration and development

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District is asking the public to provide input on potential issues associated with oil and gas leasing on 41 parcels of public land, totaling 82,121 acres, in White Pine County, Nevada.  Leased parcels may … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Association to host education summit in Ely

In partnership with the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office and Great Basin College, the Northern Nevada Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting an education summit for the entire community; with particular emphasis on first responders, medical and … [Read more...]

Water restrictions in effect

In response to Governor Sandoval’s request that Nevada communities implement water restrictions due to the drought, water restrictions are in effect within the City of Ely for all non-metered customers:  Residents in even-numbered houses must water … [Read more...]

Duckwater Shoshone Tribe to hold 39th annual festival

The Duckwater Shoshone Tribe will be holding their 39th Annual Duckwater Festival again this year, to be held on June 24-26. We are requesting raffle items from your business in either monetary or an actual raffle item. Any and all donations are … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for May 10 - May 16 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 … [Read more...]

Ely airport – a look back in time

Dan Netcher put articles in the Ely Times on April 1 and on May 13, 2011. “The headlines in the White Pine News on July 6, 1913. This marks the first time that aircraft flew in Ely and only the second time aircraft flew in the State of … [Read more...]

Third annual student art show held

The Ely Art Bank held an open house last week for the Third Annual Student Art Show. Art instructor Rose Mehlhaff works with the students teaching different art medium including drawing in pencil, charcoal and pastels. Some of the students are first … [Read more...]