Jeff Davis Peak may be renamed in Great Basin National Park

Associated Press RENO—A remote mountain peak in Nevada’s Great Basin National Park is getting more attention since deadly race-based violence in Virginia last month sparked new calls for removal of Confederate monuments. The state Board of Geo … [Read more...]

$1.2 million in grants available for Off-Highway Vehicle projects

Carson City—Approximately $1.2 million in grant funding is now available for Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) projects in Nevada. These OHV grant dollars are generated by the registration of OHVs in the State of Nevada. Grants are available for OHV p … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Sept. 4-Sept. 10 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...]

Great Basin College field trips

Two geology field trips are being offered by the Great Basin College during the Fall Semester.  These are introductory classes with no prerequisites. Ancient Lake Lahontan (Geol 299) on September 21-24.  2 credits. Classroom meeting is Thursday at … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

By Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Hurricane Harvey devastated Huston Texas and other cities along the Gulf Coast. I’m sure each of you have seen at least one news broadcast which shows the devastation that has occurred in that area. Our hearts and c … [Read more...]

Nevada tribes enter compact to enter marijuana business

Special to The Ely Times Nevada tribes are getting into the marijuana industry by following a successful model from a nearby state. The Ely Shoshone Tribe and the Yerington Paiute Tribes are the first to enter into marijuana compacts in the … [Read more...]

Animal control officer hired

The City of Ely recently hired a new animal control officer, Craig Sanford, who has taken a very proactive effort in keeping people apprised of the animals that are available for adoption. Although the city did the hiring this  position covers the … [Read more...]

Council delves into suggestions

The Ely Times The Ely City Council via an agenda item asked for suggestions from city employees. The council agreed to place a suggestion box where employees could place their suggestion anonymously in this box. Several were turned in, and … [Read more...]

BLM seeks public comment on Lincoln County Archaeological Initiative Priorities

ELY—The Bureau of Land Management Ely District is asking the public to submit suggestions for priorities not yet considered for Round 11 of the Lincoln County Archaeological Initiative (LCAI). Suggestions should include sufficient information to i … [Read more...]

2017 Pine Nut harvest season kicks off in Nevada public lands

SPARKS—The 2017 pine nut harvest season kicks off on lands managed by the Nevada Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Both agencies are working together to ensure the public is safely harvesting pine nuts and aware of … [Read more...]