Hotel adds sports book to offerings

When the Gaughan family purchased the Hotel Nevada among other properties in Ely back in February, they said they planned to build upon the property’s already solid foundation. Thursday marks perhaps the biggest addition made by the new owners yet, … [Read more...]

Pony Express riders help celebrate Nevada Day

White Pine County Commissioner John Lampros shakes the hand of a Pony Express rider in front of the County Courthouse Thursday morning as part of an event to celebrate Nevada’s upcoming 150th anniversary as a state. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Members of the Nevada chapter of the National Pony Express Association worked with four rural counties to help commemorate the state’s upcoming 150th birthday in a unique way. Organized by Jim Garza, White Pine County Community and Economic … [Read more...]

Local hospital taking necessary precautions for Ebola

Written by Dr. Kevin Jensen, M.D. William Bee Ririe Hospital Emergency Department Director Recently the diagnosis of two patients in Texas who have contacted the African Ebola Virus has focused media attention on the latest of the “world … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for Oct. 15-21. 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...]

Nevada issues 255 gay marriage licenses in 1 week

Associated Press LAS VEGAS  — Of the 2,344 couples who lined up at marriage license bureaus across the state in the seven days after courts put an end to the state's gay marriage ban, about 255 were same-sex couples. The figures were based on … [Read more...]

Owner pleads guilty in Vegas puppy store fire case

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — A 35-year-old former Las Vegas pet shop owner pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges that could get her up to 24 years in state prison for setting fire to the business before 27 puppies and dogs were rescued earlier … [Read more...]

USFS prescribed burns from Tahoe to Reno

Associated Press CARSON CITY — The U.S. Forest Service is planning a number of prescribed fire operations that will begin as early as next week and run through the middle of May around Lake Tahoe, Reno, Carson City and Douglas County. Officials … [Read more...]

Game wardens probe killing of 6 elk south of Ely

Associated Press ELY — State game wardens are looking for the poachers who illegally shot at least six elk in east-central Nevada and left three of the animals there to rot. The Nevada Department of Wildlife is seeking the public's help in the … [Read more...]

Candidates answer questions at forum

Candidate for State Controller Ron Knecht talks about his experience as an economist at the candidate forum. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Local and state-wide candidates for the upcoming White Pine County general election got a chance to answer questions from the public and inform voters on why they are the best choice for the job at The Ely Times-sponsoredCandidate Forum at the … [Read more...]

Judge hears railroad lawsuit against council

City Councilman Bruce Setterstrom sits on the witness stand during a preliminary injunction hearing Tuesday. (Garrett Estrada photo)

The ongoing legal battle between the Nevada Northern Railway’s management board and the Ely City Council headed into the courtroom on Tuesday. Chief Justice Robert Rose pesided over the proceedings, hearing argument from attorney’s on both sides of … [Read more...]

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