Sports book a winning bet for hotel

The Hotel Nevada is the only option for local gamblers looking for live table games and sports betting.  (Battle Born Media photo)

When the Hotel Nevada first announced that they would be opening up a sports book, the promise was that local Ely patrons would have its own betting lines unique from Las Vegas and that their feedback would influence betting options. Three weeks … [Read more...]

Running club raises money for local charities

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Heather Ferrari had only been in Ely for less than a year when she decided to start a group for local runners. What started as a fun way to meet people and stay healthy in her new town has since grown int a group of friends. A group that … [Read more...]

Ready for the next state tax increase battle?

By Ron Knecht State Controller Elect Nevada’s taxation department issued a report Monday listing $2.2-billion in new annual revenues that allegedly could be collected if certain tax exemptions, credits, abatements and preferential tax rates … [Read more...]

Nevada Disabilities Conference 2015 planned for Reno

The first ever statewide disabilities conference held March 2013 far exceeded initial expectations. The conference drew over 390 attendees - who enjoyed an outstanding program with over 48 sessions in Tracks related to Adult Transition, Advocacy, … [Read more...]

White Pine Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 5-11. 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...]

Election Winners-Sheriff race decided by four votes, 63 percent total voter turnout

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Out with the old, in with the new, except for Sheriff, but just barely. Incumbents didn’t fair well in the 2014 White Pine County General Election, with just one keeping his position by the slimmest of margins. Sheriff Dan Watts narrowly defeated … [Read more...]

Rural counties made impact on state-wide elections

By Thomas Mitchell Special to The Ely Times It may have been a Republican rout across Nevada,  but it was voters in rural counties who turned out in greater numbers and helped turn the state Republican red. While turnout in Clark County, … [Read more...]

American Legion graduates local member

INDIANAPOLIS — They came here from nearly every state not knowing what to expect.  They were challenged from the beginning to demonstrate creativity, leadership and innovation. They are the 57 members of The American Legion College class of 2014, … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Oct. 29-Nov. 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...]

Volunteers help seniors stay warm

A group of volunteers stand in front of the 20 chords of wood that was split into firewood for seniors in need on Oct. 23. (Garret Estrada photo)

White Pine senior citizens who struggle to afford firewood to stay warm in Ely’s harsh winters have an early Christmas present coming thanks to the efforts of a group of volunteers. After several months of organizing, 20 cords of wood were split by … [Read more...]