Great Bathtub Races return to Cave Lake State Park

By Marty Bachman The Great Bathtub Races will be held at Cave Lake State Park on Saturday, with vendors open at 11 a.m. and bathtub racing beginning at 3 p.m. Rubber Ducky, canoe and kayak races begin shortly after the bathtub races have … [Read more...]

Ely City Council moves forward with recycling plans

By Marty Bachman The Ely City Council is moving forward in their quest to operate a recycling center at the city landfill. City administrator Bob Switzer presented a plan as to the placement of the recycling center at the landfill at the council … [Read more...]

Lewis doesn’t know the word ‘quit’

By Marty Bachman   A t 25 years old, Rusty Lewis is typical of most young people his age. He has a wife, a new baby (Ryder) and a job at the Robinson Mine as a driller and relief supervisor. What separates him from his peers though, … [Read more...]

Elks’ Hold Flag Day Ceremony

Photos by Marty Bachman The Ely Elks Lodge held a Flag Day ceremony on June 14 at the Ely Elks Lodge 1469 on camp ton. A crowd of people attended the event where patriotic songs were sung, a prayer was issued by Rev. Red Simms, and a history of he … [Read more...]

BLM adds additional public scoping meeting for Basin and Range National Monument

Special to the Times The BLM has added an additional public scoping meeting in Tonopah. This public meeting will be held from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, in the Tonopah Convention Center Blue Room, 301 Brougher Ave., Tonopah. The meeting … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for June 7 - June 13. 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...]

Medical marijuana card easier to get

Special to the Times Carson City – The Division of Public and Behavioral Health has made getting a medical marijuana card faster and easier for southern Nevada patients. Beginning June 15, 2016, prospective cardholders can go to a … [Read more...]

Income inequality: The complete picture and its implications

By Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence Recently, we reviewed the records of the last eight presidents on income growth and inequality. Reagan, Clinton and Nixon/Ford had the best overall records and Obama the worst. Income inequality increased most … [Read more...]

Hotel Nevada to sponsor new mural

By Marty Bachman   The suggested theme of the mural will be, “Where the world met and became one,” and will pay homage to women of eight different ethnicities that have contributed to the town’s history and made it accepting of all … [Read more...]

Howe, Bybee win county commission Republican run-off election

By Marty Bachman Incumbent Richard Howe and newcomer Shane Bybee won the opportunity to represent the Republican party in the November election in their quest to serve on the White Pine County Commission. Howe squeaked by challenger Johnathan … [Read more...]