Nevada bill creating anti-bullying program passes 1st hurdle

Associated Press CARSON CITY — A Senate committee has passed a bill backed by Gov. Brian Sandoval that would implement a broad anti-bullying program throughout Nevada's school system. Lawmakers voted 6-1 on Tuesday to pass SB504, which would … [Read more...]

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 1-7. 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...]

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Court sentences from April 6: 

Cody S. Regusci — Unlawful use of a controlled substance, Felony. Probation revoked, sentenced to 12-34 months NDOC  and orders Defendant to serve 75 days in White Pine County Jail and gives credit for time served of 75 days. Anson Zane Heilman — … [Read more...]

Voting Correction

Located at 150 Sixth St.

The correct place to vote for the Primary Election is the Bristlecone Convention Center on Tuesday, April 7 from 7:00am to 7:00pm … [Read more...]

City of Ely: A closer look part 2

Residents of the City of Ely will be able to vote in the primary election at City Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 7.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

Much has been said about Ely’s City Council and the actions they have opted to take over the past year. Some members of the community have been outspoken in their support of the council’s tackling of difficult subjects and their ability to get things … [Read more...]

Ely City Council candidates submit biographies

The April 7 primary election will let voters decide which two candidates for Ely City Council seats 2 and 4 will go on to run in the general election. The Ely Times gave each of the primary candidates the opportunity to write a short biography to let … [Read more...]

Tour and Rec board decides which events get funding

Ed Spear asks for public input on ideas for Christmas events at a special Tour and Recreation meeting on Tuesday.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

It happens every year. Representatives from different organizations go before the Tourism and Recreation board and make their pitch for a share of grant money. From the High School Rodeo Club to the Silver State Classic, each organization has to make … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for March 25-31. 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...]

City of Ely: A closer look

The question of what to do with the city’s 107-year-old City Hall building remains as one of the hot topics heading into the primary.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

A lot has happened with the City of Ely in recent months. A historic recall attempt failed to get enough signatures to try and force a vote to remove all five City Council members and the Mayor. State Senator Pete Goicoechea brought forth a senate … [Read more...]

Congressman wants to take another look at nuclear waste storage

By Battle Born Media  Special to The Ely Times Congressman Cresent Hardy (NV-4) of Mesquite made a big splash in the news with his opinion article that ran in the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Sunday stating officials from the state should have … [Read more...]