Veterans get big hand from parade spectators

White Pine County residents celebrated the 4th of July holiday with a spectacular parade that filled Aultman street with floats, vintage automobiles and trucks, horse teams, politicians and kids, while hundreds of devotees lined the highway, cheering … [Read more...]

Head Start program gets grant

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Representative Ruben J. Kihuen announced that the Department of Health and Human Services will award a $1,275,182 grant to Little People’s Head Start, a local early childhood education provider in Ely, and a $299,999.00 … [Read more...]

Cooperative extension announces new 4-H instructor

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The University of Nevada’s Cooperative Extension welcomes Billie Sue Heckethorn as its new 4-H Community Based Instructor. Heckethorn knows all too well about the ins and outs of 4-H in this … [Read more...]

Drug arrest

Courtesy photo On July 1st, 2017 Andrew L. Moller of Ely was arrested on a Ely Justice Court warrant, contempt of court/Bail $5,000. In addition he was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession … [Read more...]

Candidate completes Nevada walk in Laughlin

LAUGHLIN — Jay Craddock, a Democrat from Las Vegas seeking to unseat U.S. Sen. Dean Heller in 2018, completed his 630-mile walking tour of the Silver State on Saturday by arriving in Laughlin. “There’s a corruption in our Congress. It’s rotted, I … [Read more...]

Fire restrictions in western Nevada in effect now

Due to the historic wet winter and spring, drying vegetation, increasing daytime temperatures, and several human-caused fires the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District Office; the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF), western Region; the … [Read more...]

National Hunger Hotline seeks to reach more children in need

Given that humans must burn more calories over the summer to keep cool, record temperatures this summer will further increase the need for free summer meals for low-income children funded by the federal government. That is why the nonprofit group … [Read more...]

BLM accepting bids for Commercial Pinenut harvest

ELY—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is accepting sealed, written bids for the commercial harvesting of pine nut units in the BLM Battle Mountain, Elko and Ely districts. The deadline to submit a bid is 9:30 a.m. PDT, Tuesday, Aug. 8. Public lands … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for June 26 - July 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 … [Read more...]

New business has avalanche of clients

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times Ely Sno has only been open a month, but it has already broken a national record for being a new dealer with the franchise to sell a record-breaking number of Sno’s the first Saturday of … [Read more...]