Meet the author – book signings

Tuesday November 22, 2016 from 2:00-6:00P.M. Join us at the White Pine County Library for a meet and greet of local authors. Here is your chance to discover new authors or meet familiar ones from around the community. They will showcase, sell, and … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Nov. 7 - Nov. 13. 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...]

Generous elves are needed to help with our Santa’s Elves

Each year the Santa’s Elves Christmas Assistance Program provides toys, gifts and other assistance to local, low-income families or those who have recently experienced a major financial hardship. Mt. Wheeler Power is currently accepting donations … [Read more...]

White Pine County election results (top vote-getters)

President Donald Trump 72 percent (2,723) Hillary Clinton 19 percent (707) Gary Johnson 4 percent (151) None of these candidates 4 percent (138) U.S. Senate Joe Heck 69 percent (2,591) Catherine Cortez Masto 19 percent (727) None of these … [Read more...]

Hit and run suspect sought

On Nov. 8, at about 6:55 p.m. the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. The accident occurred in the 1300 block of East Aultman Street in Ely. When Deputies arrived on scene they located … [Read more...]

Power outage across the entire county last night

Mt. Wheeler Power released the following statement: All Cooperative Members served from Mt. Wheeler Power’s Gonder Substation, including The Communities of Ely, McGill, Ruth, Cherry Creek, Lund , Duckwater , Railroad Valley, Nyala,Baker, Garrison, … [Read more...]

Trump carries WP County, country; Clinton takes state

By MICHELLE RINDELS Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Hillary Clinton won the western battleground of Nevada, bucking a surprising electoral tide that swept Republican Donald Trump into the White House while Democrats held onto the seat of retiring … [Read more...]

Beehive Broadband discontinues service

Beehive has been a cable provider here for the past several years, but in the past few weeks letters have been sent out to customers regarding Beehive discontinuing their cable services. We reached out to President, Scott Wilson with Beehive … [Read more...]

Kittens rescued from mobile home fire

The Ely Fire Department responded to a fire at a mobile home in the block of 1100 Avenue M. The call came in at 12:22 a.m. Sunday and fire fighters quickly responded. There were no injuries reported, and volunteer fire fighter Brett North was able to … [Read more...]

Ely Times receives several awards at the Nevada Press Association banquet

The Ely Times captured multiple awards at the Nevada Press Association annual banquet, with the paper honored for everything from best editorial writing to best website. The 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, was judged by members of the Arizona … [Read more...]