Court sentences from May 18

Devin Zerance Bishop — Unlawful use of a controlled substance, Marijuana, Felony. Court orders a substance abuse evaluation by New Frontier. Status hearing set for July 7 at 9:30 a.m. Court orders that judgement and sentence filed on April 30, 2014 … [Read more...]

City candidates speak

City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp delivers a speech during the City Candidate Forum inside the convention center on Monday.
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Public hears from candidates and ask questions at forum The eight candidates running for elected city positions had their chance to answer questions from the public and prove they are the best man or woman for the job on Monday evening during the … [Read more...]

Local celebrated for 1965 championship

Jim Nelson throws the first pitch at a Reno Aces vs Nevada Baseball game.
(Courtesy photo)

Jim Nelson knows the game of baseball better than most. He was the starting  pitcher for the University of Nevada, Reno’s 1965 championship baseball team. He helped his commanding officer’s team beat a rival CO  during his time in the Army. He suited … [Read more...]

Learn how to market and sell to government agencies at workshop

Special to The Ely Times There is a free workshop coming to to Ely for business owners who are interested in learning more about government contracting. The federal government is the largest single customer in the world and they spend almost … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for May 6-12. 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...]

BLM seeks public comment on potential oil, gas leasing in NV

Associated Press ELY — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on issues concerning public land being eyed for potential oil and gas leasing in eastern Nevada. The agency's Ely District is analyzing 94 parcels of public … [Read more...]

Court sentences from May 11:

James Donald Doutre — Possession of a controlled substance. Sentenced to 19-48 months NDOC, suspended. Probation not to exceed 5 years. Robert Wayne Layton  — Driving Under the Influence, Felony. Sentenced to 6 months residential confinement, have … [Read more...]

Employees voice concerns

White Pine County employees fill the County Courthouse Monday evening to hear the county commission answer budget questions.
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Commission takes input from employees on budget cuts White Pine County employees packed into the County Courthouse Monday evening to listen to the county commission answer their questions on the upcoming budget cuts that affect their … [Read more...]

City, county officials debate disincorporation bill in front of state legislature

Members of both the Ely City Council and White Pine County Commission traveled to Carson City on May 1 to continue the discussion on whether the City of Ely should be disincorporated and become the town of Ely under Senate Bill 238 (SB238). State … [Read more...]

Council considering releasing ownership of railroad to settle lawsuit

The Ely City Council instructed City Attorney Chuck Odgers to begin an investigation to find specialized ‘non-profit’ attorneys to bring before the council at a later date to help guide them on what is and isn’t possible in trying to settle a lawsuit … [Read more...]