Funding available for volunteer fire department equipment and training

CARSON CITY—The Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) is seeking applications for the Volunteer Fire Assistance grant program. Approximately $200,000 from the U.S. Forest Service’s State and Private Forestry program will be available for rural (local and … [Read more...]

Law enforcement statewide focus on distracted drivers

Law enforcement agencies statewide will be Joining Forces and focusing on Distracted Drivers April 1st – April 15th, 2017.  The Nevada Highway Patrol, Winnemucca and West Wendover Police Departments, Humboldt, Lander, Elko, and White Pine County … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for April 3-April 9. 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...]

Parents urged to review ESA applications

Carson City—The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office is pleased to announce that all applications received during the Education Savings Accounts program’s injunction have been entered into its online system. While this is an important step, parents who … [Read more...]

Time’s running out to get your application in for a hunting tag

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray It’s that time of year again in Nevada to apply for your hunting tags. White Pine always draws in the hunters, and many who live here are seen in pictures with those monster bucks, and record breaking elk horns. The … [Read more...]

Still lots of questions for veterans despite meeting

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times More than 250 veterans, their spouses, friends and elected officials in the community came out to the Veterans Town Hall meeting on Monday, April 3. There was not enough room for all attendees. … [Read more...]

Primary results announced

The Primary election for City Council Seat 1 and 3 were held on Tuesday, April 4. Ernie Flangas had 253 votes, Bruce Setterstrom 150 votes and Rick Stork with 172 votes, which will move Ernie Flangas and Rick Stork into the General … [Read more...]

Courthouse resolution approved

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission and Ely City Council held a joint meeting last Wednesday to approve a Joint Resolution 2017-01 that was sent to the Nevada State Legislature in support of AB40. This is … [Read more...]

Heller urges VA to host additional forum

The Ely Times WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a veterans’ community forum in Ely, Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Shulkin in response to concerns raised at the meeting. Heller previously … [Read more...]

Court denies mustang appeal sought by counties

By Scott Sonner Associated Press RENO — Wild horse advocates in Nevada scored a victory Monday in an ongoing legal battle with rural interests they say want to round up federally protected mustangs across the West and sell them for … [Read more...]