Big changes coming to Central Theater

New Ely Central Theater owners Chris Lani and Don Purington have plans to bring live entertainment and more to the space. (Garrett Estrada photo)

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer     Movies at the Ely Central Theater are about to become brighter, sharper and sound clearer.  A new projection screen, digital projector and sound system will all be installed … [Read more...]

Volunteers celebrated at dinner

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer Volunteers in organizations from all around the community were recognized on April 5 as part of Volunteer Appreciation Day at a special dinner in the Bristlecone Convention Center.  Now in its eighth … [Read more...]

Commissioners look to merge county, city services

The White Pine County Commission appointed commissioners Mike Lemich and Laurie Carson to start an effort to consolidate the county's and city of Ely's governmental services.

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer The White Pine County Commission designated Commissioners Mick Lemich and Laurie Carson as the two representatives from the county to join a proposed ad-hoc committee with the intention of merging … [Read more...]

Drug dealer gets 12 years

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer Heather Dahl was sentenced to a maximum of 12 years in prison after she was found guilty on two counts of sales of methamphetamine on Monday by District Judge Steve Dobrescu. Assistant District Attorney … [Read more...]

Railway could receive $15 million

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer The Nevada Northern Railway could see itself with an operational rail line with back and forth freight to the mines if a $15 million TIGER grant if afforded to the historic foundation. According to the … [Read more...]

Great Basin National Park annouces spring events

The Natonal Park Service has announced their planned spring events for the Great Basin National Park. Astronomy programs resume Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center starting April 5.  On April 14 at 10 p.m. park rangers will … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for March 26-April 1. 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 hosting rural conference

Members of the Heritage Club International were in Ely on March 8 and volunteered their time to help fill over 700 backpacks for the local CACH program at the Bristlecone Convention Center. 
Courtesy photo

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer The Rural Roundup convention is coming to Ely for the first time in over a decade on April 30-May 2. Featuring guest speakers and talks about rural issues in Nevada, the convention is expected to … [Read more...]

Pool construction on schedule

The White Pine Aquatic Center will feature a full size olympic pool as well as a shallow pool when it opens to the public in July.
Garrett Estrada photo

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer The $5 million White Pine Aquatic Center, an indoor pool project, is scheduled to open on July 1 for the public to check out the facility. Full operations and swimming will be available on July 4, … [Read more...]

Unlicensed contractors impacting market

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer Hiring a licensed contractor in the state of Nevada has many benefits for homeowners, but according to Rennell Barney of Barney Building and Construction, many licensed contractors in the local area are … [Read more...]

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