Idaho fugitives arrested near Pioche

Two suspects, a man and woman, both wearing handcuffs, were arrested about five miles north of Pioche Monday morning. The arrests came after a high speed chase heading south on U.S. 93. Sheriff Kerry Lee reported his office received a call about … [Read more...]

Public comments requested on Rhodes Cabin repair

The Ely Times BAKER – Great Basin National Park proposes to repair the Rhodes Cabin in 2017, which is located adjacent to the Lehman Caves Visitor Center. The Rhodes Cabin was built in 1928 by C.T. Rhodes and is on the National Register of … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for March 6-12. 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...]

VA town hall meeting April 3

The VA will be in Ely on April 3 to have a meeting with the Veterans to explain their new process for Veterans to receive Health Care locally. The VA will also be answering questions concerning these changes and concerns you may have. A … [Read more...]

Money management class for you and your business

If you are looking to start a business, completing a training focused towards money management might be the right first step for you. Business owners who are literate in personal finances have a much higher chance to being successful in owning a … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPSCO White Pine County has some of the best volunteer groups you could ask for and in my opinion the Sheriff’s Office has one of the best. The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue is comprised … [Read more...]

Board looks to expand visitor opportunities

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times A special meeting was held by the White Pine County Tourism and Rec Board last Friday to review a strategic plan, since there had not been a strategic plan in place. Caroline McIntosh, Tour and Rec … [Read more...]

No damage from 3.1 earthquake near Ely

Associated Press ELY — A minor earthquake shook parts of east-central Nevada about 75 miles west of the Utah line, but there were no immediate reports of any damages or injuries. The magnitude 3.1 temblor hit about 9 miles west of Ely and about … [Read more...]

Inmate dies in custody

The Ely Times The Nevada Department of Corrections reported that on Monday, March 6, at about 5:40 a.m., inmate Manuel Hill, died at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno. Prior to his admission to the hospital, Hill was housed in the Regional … [Read more...]

Republican governors complain about GOP health care plan

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and ALISON NOON Associated Press CARSON CITY — Republican governors complain that a GOP proposal to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law would force millions of lower-income earners off insurance rolls or … [Read more...]