White Pine County Sheriff’s Report

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Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Sept. 9-16. 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...]

Sheriff’s investigation finds council had right to enter railroad office

Lots of readers wrote letters to the editor regarding last week’s cover story about the city council entering the railroad’s closed office. To read what people had to say, see page 5B. (Battle Born Media Staff photo)

County Commissioner first to enter building By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer Several key details have come to light following the Ely City Council’s controversial move to enter the closed offices of the Nevada Northern Railway on … [Read more...]

Recall filed for entire city council

Rick Stork hands over a notice of intent otherwise known as a Recall Petition to Deputy City Clerk Jennifer Lee on Sept. 8. (Courtesy photo)

A notice of intent was filed with the Deputy City Clerk on Sept. 8 to circulate a petition to recall all five sitting members of the city council. The notice, which requires three signatures, was filed by Ely residents Rick Stork, Don Purinton and … [Read more...]

Mayor says council is ‘not giving up’

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City of Ely Mayor Melody Van Camp sat down with the The Ely Times to answer some questions regarding her and the city council’s entering of a closed railroad office on the afternoon of Sept. 2. Here is the full interview with Mayor Van Camp. The … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

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Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Sept. 3-9. 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 blotter or … [Read more...]

Court Sentencings

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White Pine Courthouse Sentencings from Sept. 8 — Shae Daniel Enriquez, possession of a controlled substance, felony, sentenced to 19-48 months NDOC suspended, $2,000 Drug Court assessment fee or 500-600 hours of community service. Holly Marie … [Read more...]

Council raids railroad office

Forensic Auditor and Fraud Examiner Nicholas Miller speaks with City Councilman Marty Westland in the railroad’s parking lot Tuesday night. 
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Councilman went in through window Members of the Ely City Council and Railroad Board of Trustees entered a closed railroad office through the building’s second floor windows Tuesday afternoon in order to unlock the front door to let an … [Read more...]

Bat deaths down at wind farm

The Spring Valley Wind Farm consists of 66 turbines which produce enough power for 40,000 homes. (Courtesy photo)

The number of bats killed by wind turbines at the Spring Valley Wind Farm in 2014 has been reduced by more than 75 percent compared to the same time frame last year. According to Ely’s BLM Field Manager Paul Podborny the reduction comes as a result … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

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Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Aug. 27-Sept. 2. 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...]

City Council approves two for railroad board

Two new members were added to the Railroad Management Board after being nominated by Mayor Melody Van Camp and approved by the Ely City Council at the council’s meeting on Aug. 28. A controversial agenda item from councilman Sam Hanson to remove … [Read more...]

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