Arts in the Park arrives

(Garrett Estrada Photo)
The Arts in the Park festival will start on Saturday at 10 a.m. and run until 6 p.m. and again on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Annual arts and crafts festival takes over County Park The annual Arts in the Park festival will return to County Park this weekend and is set to feature 85 arts, crafts and food vendors. This year’s two day event, which begins Saturday at 10 … [Read more...]

City Council to rejoin Chamber of Commerce

With a unanimous vote, the Ely City Council agreed to once again become a member of the White Pine Chamber of Commerce in their bi-weekly meeting on July 23. Councilwoman Pat Robison introduced the agenda item by saying that she couldn’t go anywhere … [Read more...]

Leadership Academy wins award

Did you know that all Nevada students in grades 6-12 have access to award-winning teaching at Leadership Academy of Nevada (LANV)? On May 5, 2014, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) recognized Williamsburg Academy with their … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 22-28. 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...]

Court Sentences from July 20: 

Nathan Dwain Godown — Found guilty of ex-felon in possession of firearm and possession of a controlled substance, both felonies. Sentenced to Consecutive sentences, count 1 12-60 months in NDOC and count 2 12-48 months in NDOC. Paroled into a reentry … [Read more...]

Future bright for City Hall

The original City Hall building hasn’t been remodeled or renovated since the 1970s, according to Mayor Melody Van Camp.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Committee begins planning to renovate historic landmark The Mayor’s City Hall Committee held there first meeting on July 16 to begin the planning stages of what to do with the old City Hall building that sits in downtown. The committee discussed … [Read more...]

Clinton campaign stops in Ely on Nev. tour

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Lorraine Clark was featured on Hilary Clinton’s social media 
campaign as part of presidential candidate’s “Every Nevadan” tour that is traveling the state looking for input from rural counties.

Tim Hogan, a member of the five person team traveling the state of Nevada on behalf of Presidential candidate Hilary Clinton, pulled into Ely at 1 p.m. on July 20. Walking into the Jailhouse Motel and Casino, he took a moment to remember his previous … [Read more...]

Shoshone Tribe to host annual Fandango celebration July 24-26

From traditional Shoshone garb to games and Indian Tacos, the Ely Shoshone Tribe’s annual Fandango celebration is set to show off the history and culture of the Native American Tribe. This year’s “opening ceremonies” are set to start on Friday, July … [Read more...]

Hospital announces contractor bidding for remodel

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Conceptual artwork displays the potential for the William Bee Ririe Hospital’s remodeled north entrance.

William Bee Ririe Hospital Bidding will soon open for the William Bee Ririe Hospital’s North Entrance Remodel.  We are looking for a competent contractor, licensed in the State of Nevada, and in good standing for this project. For interested … [Read more...]

Dept. of Child and Family Services seeking foster parents

Special to The Ely Times Abused and neglected children who are removed from their families often need to live outside of their communities, away from everything familiar. In Nevada’s rural communities, many children, including teens and sibling … [Read more...]