Coster picked as muni court judge

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times  Mike Coster took an oath and was sworn in by Mayor Melody VanCamp last Friday to become the new City of Ely’s Municipal Court Judge. Several qualified applicants were interviewed in a recent City … [Read more...]

Catch the ice fishing derby this weekend

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Cold weather may force people indoors most days, but this time of year you can’t keep people away from the ice for the Ely Rotary’s annual Ice Fishing Derby. For many fishing enthusiasts, this is an … [Read more...]

Nevada governor wants 10 percent tax on retail pot sales

By Scott Sonner Associated Press CARSON CITY — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval outlined his budget blueprint for his final two years in office by proposing more than $115 million in new spending for higher education and a raise for all state workers … [Read more...]

BLM burn a success second time around

The second time proved to be a charm for the BLM Ely District that last week succeeded in burning slash piles near Cedar Pass in the Kern Mountain Range, 50 miles northeast of Ely.  The District had hoped to burn the piles three weeks ago, but rain … [Read more...]

Captain’s Corner

By Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO Scams and frauds seem to constantly be increasing across the Nation and White Pine County is not exempt. The Sheriff’s Office receives several of these calls from reporting party’s filing reports that they have been … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 16-Jan. 22. 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...]

Take it easy when shoveling snow

By: KayLynn Roberts-McMurray When enough of the white stuff has fallen and forces people out of their homes armed with shovels and snow blowers to clear off their sidewalks and driveways, be aware that snow shoveling is a known trigger for heart … [Read more...]

BLM and NDOW to seed fire-damaged public lands in Eastern Nevada

The Bureau of Land Management and Nevada Department of Wildlife this week will begin seeding thousands of acres in eastern Nevada to stabilize and rehabilitate public lands burned by wildfire. “We’ll apply a mixture of grasses, forbs, shrubs and … [Read more...]

Locals, tourists alike have chilling good time

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Fire and Ice event last weekend brought out many locals and tourists. For some it was a time to relax and enjoy the winter wonderland, and for others it was a time to show off their artistic … [Read more...]

New jail, courts plan discussed

By Ryan Middleton Special to The Ely Times After the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer, roll was called and all council members were present. During the opening public discussion three people spoke. Riley St Aubin, a 6th grade student from … [Read more...]