PETA comes forward to help euthanasia plan

Lots of attention was brought to an article that was published two weeks ago when we reported that White Pine’s animal shelter is the only county that still uses the gas chamber. Several citizens were frustrated, and began taking action. A p … [Read more...]

Nevada death row inmate placed on suicide watch

Associated Press CARSON CITY— A death row inmate scheduled to become the first executed in Nevada in 11 years was placed on suicide watch for several days because he said he’ll kill himself if the state won’t do it. Nevada Department of Corre … [Read more...]

Candidate Tarkanian makes stop in Ely

  U.S. Senate hopeful Danny Tarkanian stopped into Ely this last Monday as part of his campaign initiative. Several locals came out to listen to Tarkanian’s goals and his mission for his campaign. Tarkanian said that he was recruited b … [Read more...]

Upcoming downtown revitalization team meetings

Nevada Northern Rail Way Beautification Team (11th Street East) Monday, November 20 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. East Ely Depot – 1100 Avenue A Downtown Public Plaza Development Team Tuesday, November 28 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Ely Art Bank - 399 Aultman S … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 4-Nov. 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 b … [Read more...]

Ely’s Beecher wins award for service

  Nevada Legal Services honored James Beecher with Rural Attorney of the Year award. Beecher is Chief Deputy District Attorney with the White Pine County D.A.’s office. He was presented with the award last Friday, Nov. 3, in Las V … [Read more...]

Laxalt visits Ely on statewide tour

  At a crowd inside the Hotel Nevada meeting room, Adam Laxalt announced what many already knew. The 39-year-old Republican Attorney General is running for Governor. Laxalt’s run for Governor will be the second election for Laxalt. He k … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s arrest Ruth man after Ely home invasion

The Ely Times On Nov. 1,  at 12:53 p.m., the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person who had broken into a local Ely residence. The reporting party reported that the person who was inside his home had shot at him with a … [Read more...]

Fashion show benefits child hunger program

By Meg Rhoades Special to The Ely Times With the holidays fast approaching life seems to speed up. There are meals to plan, presents to wrap, baking to be done and parties to attend. It seems as though each year time flies faster and … [Read more...]

Fight breaks out at Ely State Prison

A fight broke out last Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Ely State maximum security prison. A state official says the fight left four inmates injured, including two who were taken to hospitals in Las Vegas, 250 miles away. One inmate underwent … [Read more...]