Nevada legislators seek to limit national monuments

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — With some rural Nevadans angry that President Barack Obama designated two sprawling national monuments in the state in 2016, two Republican congressional lawmakers have introduced a measure to restrict the ability … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 2-Jan. 8. 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...]

What was happening in White Pine in year’s past

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray    15 Years ago - Engine No 93 went to the Olympics. The cost was over $90,000 to get the train there and back. It was lifted by a crane, hoisted onto a truck and sent on a caravan to Heber City, Utah.The train carried … [Read more...]

Mayor: What’s in store for 2017

By Ryan Middleton Special to The Ely Times Great changes can be expected for the city of Ely in 2017 and beyond, said Mayor Melody VanCamp.  New signage, improved infrastructure, new fire department equipment and more activities to bring … [Read more...]

Gold Butte designated national monument

  President Barack Obama’s decision to use the Antiquities Act to declare Nevada’s Gold Butte and Utah’s Bears Ears as national monuments has developed a firestorm of comments from officials in both states declaring the president has … [Read more...]

Commission meeting held after swearing in new commissioners

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray Just an hour after the new commissioners were sworn in, a special White Pine County Commission meeting was held on Tuesday, Jan. 3, bringing many changes to the new year. Two new commissioners joined the … [Read more...]

BLM to schedule burn near Cedar Pass

Weather permitting, the BLM Ely District is scheduled Thursday, Jan. 5, to burn slash piles along county road 35 near Cedar Pass in the Kern Mountain Range, about 50 miles northeast of Ely.  The slash piles are from a 456-acre pinion-juniper … [Read more...]

BLM concludes Eagle and Silver King emergency wild horse gather

ELY – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District has concluded the Eagle and Silver King Emergency Wild Horse Gather.  The BLM gathered and removed 74 excess wild horses from public and private lands adjacent to U.S. Highway 93 and State … [Read more...]

White Pine County Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Dec. 27-Jan. 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 … [Read more...]

Congress votes to extend benefits

By STEVE RANSON Lahontan Valley News After years of false hopes and disappointments from Congress, military personnel with at least 20 years of service who did not spend more than 179 consecutive days on federal active duty received an early … [Read more...]