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White Pine County Sheriff's Dept.

White Pine law enforcement serves as a model for rest of Nevada   Taking a drive through Ely, it’s almost impossible to miss them. From the White Pine County Sheriff’s Department to Nevada Highway Patrol and Ely Shoshone Tribal police, the … [Read more...]

Drones interfering with firefighting

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Recent incidents with drones disrupting firefighting aircrafts have prompted the National Forest Service to ask drone operators to steer clear of fires.

By JoAnn Kittrell Nevada Division of Forestry CARSON CITY — The Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) encourages owners of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones, to keep them on the ground during a fire and let firefighters and … [Read more...]

Bassett and Comins lakes to be treated

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Visitation to Comins Lake has dropped since pike have hurt its natural ecosystem.

Nevada Dept. of Wildlife In an effort to bring what was once a nationally acclaimed fishery back to prominence, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) will be treating two White Pine County waters. Comins Lake, once the jewel of Nevada’s high … [Read more...]

Railroad Reality Week offers chance to ‘preserve history’

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Special to The Ely Times Spend a week this August working on the railroad, all the livelong day at the Nevada Northern Railway museum. Starting on Friday, Aug. 21 and steaming right through to Aug. 28, Railroad Reality Week is a great way to … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 29-Aug. 4. 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...]

Court sentences from August 3

 Melissa Jane Nichols — Unlawful use of a controlled substance, methamphatamine; category E felony. Sentenced to 12-32 months NDOC. Placed on 36 months probation. … [Read more...]

Arts in the Park arrives

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The Arts in the Park festival will start on Saturday at 10 a.m. and run until 6 p.m. and again on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Annual arts and crafts festival takes over County Park The annual Arts in the Park festival will return to County Park this weekend and is set to feature 85 arts, crafts and food vendors. This year’s two day event, which begins Saturday at 10 … [Read more...]

City Council to rejoin Chamber of Commerce

With a unanimous vote, the Ely City Council agreed to once again become a member of the White Pine Chamber of Commerce in their bi-weekly meeting on July 23. Councilwoman Pat Robison introduced the agenda item by saying that she couldn’t go anywhere … [Read more...]

Leadership Academy wins award

Did you know that all Nevada students in grades 6-12 have access to award-winning teaching at Leadership Academy of Nevada (LANV)? On May 5, 2014, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) recognized Williamsburg Academy with their … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for July 22-28. 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...]