Festival of Trees

By Meg Rhoades The holiday season is upon us and many individuals, businesses, and organizations have been working hard to help get everyone into the spirit. The Festival of Trees will be open Thursday until 7 p.m. and Friday Dec. 2 from 8 … [Read more...]

NRCS accepting applications for ag program

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2017 funding for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP).  ACEP is a program made available to landowners by the 2014 Farm Bill. ACEP … [Read more...]

Rural, and making it: Bringing manufacturing to small towns

Battle Born Media He charged companies whatever he wanted as a freelance industrial designer, but he left it all to become part of a rural manufacturing renaissance. It started five years ago, when after 15 years of designing, Jonathan Baker … [Read more...]

Elks Lodge to hold Memorial Service Sunday

The Ely Elks Lodge will observe their annual Memorial Service on Sunday, December 4 at the Elks Lodge and the service will begin at 3:00 pm. Exalted Ruler Gayle Bartlett said the service was conceived early in the Elks’ history by members who … [Read more...]

Calling all aspiring photographers

Ely—For the sixth year, the Nevada Northern Railway Museum (NNRY) in Ely, Nev. is offering a Steam, Steel and Strobes Scholarships for two lucky winners to attend the railroad’s annual photography event, the Winter Steam Photo … [Read more...]

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 21 - Nov. 27. 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...]


District personnel honored at conference

By Adam Young Special to the Times The Nevada Association of School Boards held its annual conference Thursday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 19.  The conference is a chance for school trustees in Nevada’s 17 school districts to learn … [Read more...]

Elko police: Pilot likely saved lives in plane crash

Associated Press ELKO— Although all four people aboard were killed when a medical aircraft went down in northern Nevada, police say the pilot likely saved lives by crashing the plane into a parking lot while avoiding nearby homes and … [Read more...]

Plenty to do in the next few weeks

By Kaylynn Roberts-McMurray Times Staff The holiday’s have just begun, and there are many events scheduled to let the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas get you in the spirit for the holidays. Friday, Nov. 25, the Christmas Walk takes … [Read more...]

Shopko celebrates grand opening

By Kaylynn Roberts-McMurray On a morning where the high was 4 degrees, approximately 75 people braved the weather in winter coats, gloves and hats as they filed into Shopko to be a part of the official Grand Opening. With a ribbon cutting … [Read more...]