Second annual Special Needs event on Aug. 22

Volunteers are needed to help with participants for a fun filled day of games, prizes, and fishing aimed at making the lives of special needs individuals truly special. The second annual Gilbert Ranch Special Needs Event will kick off at 10 a.m. on … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for August 12-18. 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...]

Murderer extradited back to Ely from Mississippi for 2012 killing

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White Pine County Sheriff’s Department On Nov. 7, 2012 at approximately 8:17 p.m. The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a body that was laying in the roadway on US 93 near the VFW Hall. When deputies arrived they located a … [Read more...]

End of an era

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Hungry people line up at the concession stand at the White Pine County Fairgrounds to get their fresh lamb at last year’s barbecue.

Cattlewomens BBQ hands off tradition to firefighters The Cattlewomens barbecue has become an annual tradition ever since the organization of ranching women started it in 1970, when they were called the White Pine Cowbells. Then in 1990, the … [Read more...]

Fourth of July proceeds donated to non-profits

Joyce Christensen, Amy Melvin and Bill Wilson accept a check for $2,000 to help fund exhibits at the White Pine Public Museum from Richard Howe and Leslie Martin of the All-Class Reunion committee.

A month after the Fourth of July all-class reunion, local non-profit organizations are still feeling the positive impact. According to Richard Howe, who led the committee to organize the massive holiday weekend event, the committee raised “in the … [Read more...]

Wildfire protection work continues on Ward Mountain

Special to The Ely Times The Forest Service Ely Ranger District is continuing to expand their vegetation treatments on Ward Mountain and will be conducting hazard fuels reduction with heavy equipment from mid-August through the end of 2015.  The … [Read more...]

White Pine Middle School announces back to school activities

White Pine School District The first day of school for White Pine students is Aug. 24. The middle school gym opens at 7:45 a.m. for student entrance with classes beginning at 8 a.m., this year. This is two minutes earlier than last year. The … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Aug. 5-11. 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 sentences from Aug. 10:

Damian Michael Schlabsz — Statutory Sexual Seduction, a gross misdemeanor. Sentenced to 364 days in White Pine County Jail with credit for time served. Sam K. Bida — Attempting to elude a police officer without damage to property. Sentenced to 45 … [Read more...]

Earthquakes hit northwest Nevada

Associated Press Seismologists studying a year-long swarm of thousands of mostly minor earthquakes in northwest Nevada say they could be the precursor for a "big one," although speculation that they're related to a series of extinct volcanoes … [Read more...]