Shakespeare comes to high school

Will Hampton and Katrina Groff rehearse their scenes in the high school theater for their upcoming adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Kathy Tucker knows a thing or two about putting on a school play. The drama instructor has been the driving force behind all of White Pine High School’s stage productions for over 15 years, but in her career there is one production she has never … [Read more...]

Local athlete to represent NV in Australia tournament

Haylee Andre is the only athlete from Nevada making the trip.
(Courtesy photo)

Haylee Andre plays three sports for White Pine High School, but her favorite has to be basketball. As a member of the varsity Ladycats basketball team for the school, Andre is already used to playing at a high level, but come this summer, she will … [Read more...]

Battle Born Media buys Sparks Tribune

Special to The Ely Times  Battle Born Media, a company with deep Nevada roots, has acquired the Sparks Tribune to add to its portfolio of newspapers in the state. Battle Born bought the historic newspaper — which dates back more than a century … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 18-24. 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...]

Battle Born Media Buys Sparks Tribune

Battle Born Media, a company with deep Nevada roots, has acquired the Sparks Tribune to add to its portfolio of newspapers in the state. Battle Born bought the historic newspaper — which dates back more than a century — from Sparks Tribune, LLC, … [Read more...]

Public comment sought for new mine

Large trucks move material at Midway Gold’s Pan Mine, which is located near the location that the Gold Rock Mine Project would be. 
(Courtesy photo)

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Ely office released a draft of their Environmental Impact Study (EIS) on Feb. 13 for Midway Gold’s Gold Rock Mine Project, which is planned to open 50 miles west of Ely. With the release of the draft EIS, the … [Read more...]

City Clerk promoted to City Adminisrator in meeting

City Clerk Bob Sweitzer found himself with a new job title and a bump in pay after the council members voted unanimously to promote him to City Adminisrator in their most recent meeting inside the Armory on Feb. 12. According to Sweitzer, the new … [Read more...]

Photographers shoot railroad from every angle

A photo taken of engines 40 and 93 during the Nevada Northern Railway’s February photo shoot.
(Battleborn Media Staff Photo)

By Mark Bassett Executive Director, NNRY Annually in February, the Nevada Northern Railway Museum hosts its two and a half day Winter Steam Spectacular Photo Shoots.  A photo shoot is an opportunity to photograph the original Nevada Northern … [Read more...]

Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership Quarterly Meeting to be held on Feb. 28 in Utah

BAKER — The Board of Directors of the Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership will hold its quarterly meeting on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Topaz Museum on 55 West Main Street, in Delta, Utah, and is open to the … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Feb. 11-17. 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...]