New judge given health insurance benefits

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times In the Ely City Council meeting last week, the Council approved by a unanimous vote to give Judge Mike Coster insurance benefits. The job announcement that had originally ran for the Municipal Court … [Read more...]

Ely resident runs Boston Marathon

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Steve Moore, 54, from Ely, just completed the Boston Marathon this past Monday in 4 hours and 36 minutes. He began his training in January of this year. He normally likes to Trail Run, which is his … [Read more...]

White Pine County Blotter Report

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

GBC to host science and health education symposium April 24

ELKO—The Great Basin College Biological Sciences Student Support Network is hosting a Science Health Education Symposium Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences student Smokey Chrisman explained that this … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO I was visiting with a friend of mine this week and he stated that he had a great idea for the Captains Corners. He requested that I address the difference between a stop sign and a yield sign. He went on to … [Read more...]

Ely veterans have volunteer advocate

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times After the Veteran’s Administration Town Hall meeting last week, it was discovered that Ely has a Nevada Veteran’s Advocate located at the JOB Connect office. The program began in January of this … [Read more...]

High school fares well in disaster drill

Teresa Stewart The Ely Times Last Thursday, April 6, White Pine High School put on a Mock Drill. This drill was to prepare the schools staff and children and well as the rescue team of what to do in case of a disaster. In this case, a truck … [Read more...]

Murry St. Work

O’Flaherty plumbing is back to work on the Murry Street project. They had begun working on this project in the summer of 2016 and worked thru the fall until the cold weather elements restricted them from completing the project. They are replacing the … [Read more...]

Laxalt urging bill to impose additional conditions for sex offender

The Ely Times Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt urged the Legislature to hear and pass Assembly Bill (AB) 59, a bill that imposes additional conditions on sex offenders and is a crucial component of his office’s 2017 bill package. AB 59 … [Read more...]

UNCE to hold meeting on economic development in White Pine County

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is holding a review meeting on Area Sector Analysis Process (ASAP)/Community Economic Development with Economic Development Specialists from the University of Nevada Reno College of Extension (UNCE) on … [Read more...]