Art and food take over County Park

Booths filled with handmade pieces of artwork covered County Park Saturday and Sunday as part of this year’s Arts in the Park. (Garrett Estrada photo)

From paintings of the mountains to benches made with birdhouses, this year’s Arts in the Park offered anyone who ventured out to County Park on Saturday and Sunday a colorful variety of things to buy, see and eat. Artists, both local and from out of … [Read more...]

Public lands committee gets update from county

The Legislative Committee on Public Lands held a meeting with members of the local government at the Bristlecone Convention Center on Aug. 1 to get an update on what the county’s concerns are about hot button issues such as water rights and wild … [Read more...]

Quilt show displayed over 100 quilts

More than 100 quilts were on display on Friday and Saturday in the White Pine Middle School gymnasium as part of the Sagebrush Quilting Guild’s annual show. From small, personal quilts made for children to quilts bigger than a king-size bed, the show … [Read more...]

Polish consulate visits Ely, begins planning food festival for next year


A delegation from the Consulate of the Republic of Poland out of Las Vegas visited Ely last week to take a tour of the local Robinson Mining site. The visit has been anticipated ever since Polish company KGHM, the third largest corporation in … [Read more...]

Small Town Living

By Ben Rowley This is the first in a two-part series on Nevada’s rural roads. Part Two will cover safety issues next week. Nevada may not compare well with rest of the nation when it comes to its schools, but at least its rural road conditions … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 30-August 5. 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...]

Hospital held free physicals for sports

The team at William Bee Ririe Hospital helped athletes get ready for their upcoming season with free sport physicals on Aug. 2. (Courtesy photo)

William Bee Ririe Rural Health Clinic held a Sports Physicals Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 2, in which free sports physicals were provided to middle school and high school students in our community. During the course of the four hour clinic volunteers … [Read more...]

Local artists shine at wine walk

Portraits drawn by local artist John Steinauer were just one of the many pieces of art on display at the Art and Wine Walk Saturday. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Each house in the Ely Renaissance Village offered something different. A new wine or beer to taste. A new artist showing off their work. A new culturally decorated interior displaying the differences between how those of different backgrounds lived … [Read more...]

City Treasurer resigns amid council review

Jennifer Winkle, the City of Ely’s Treasurer, resigned during the Ely City Council meeting held on July 24 after the council quashed an agenda item relating to working with her legal counsel to reach an agreement. Winkle, who was not present at the … [Read more...]

State Controller Wallin seeks rural feedback

State Controller and candidate for State treasurer Kim Wallin meets with Mayor Melodie Van Camp and City Councilman Bruce Setterstrom and his wife Pat at a meet and greet on July 24. (Garrett Estrada photo)y

Current State Controller and candidate for State Treasurer Kim Wallin stopped by the Ely Times to answer some questions about why she is running for Treasurer and why people should pay attention to the race. Q: What made you want to run for the … [Read more...]

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