New bike race coming to Ely

By Meg Rhoades A new and unique experience is on the horizon. Ely, Nevada is home to one of the nation’s largest time capsules, the Nevada Northern Railway. Here you will find coal fired steam engines that are over 100 years old still billowing t … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for July 24- July 30. 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 b … [Read more...]

Discussion heated on ambulance dispatch issues

The White Pine County Commission meeting recessed its meeting for a special meeting of the White Pine County Fire Commission, Wednesday, July 26. Commissioner Shane Bybee resigned as Fire Commission liason for the Fire District, which led into a … [Read more...]

Heller switches course on repealing ACA

By Kirk Kern and KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times A Senate Republican who hadn’t declared how he’d vote on repealing much of the Obama health care law voted Tuesday to begin debate. Nevada Sen. Dean Heller’s vote was crucial because GOP … [Read more...]

Sheriffs, chiefs meet to discuss statewide issues in Ely

The Ely Times The Sheriff’s and Chief’s Association held its annual meeting this week at the Prospector Hotel. This year makes it their 25th year of hosting the event here in Ely,. Every Sheriff, Chief, Under sheriff and their command staff in the … [Read more...]

Hardy won’t run for District 4

The Ely Times Mesquite resident Cresent Hardy, who served as representative of Nevada’s 4th Congressional District for a single term that ended in 2016, has announced he will not seek any elected office in 2018. In a statement, he said, “I have … [Read more...]

Time to register for Pre-K Program

Registration for David E, Norman Pre-K Program is going on Monday, July 31st thru August 3rd from 7:00a.m. To 4:30p.m. The White Pine County School District is currently gathering student names for enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year. The DEN … [Read more...]

Mackay graduate receives award commemorating White Pine Safety Professional

On May 5, 2017 Gledmartin Bautists was awarded the Gordon C. Frisby Excellence in Safety Innovation Award established by the President of Geotemps, Inc. during Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering annual banquet at the University of … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for July 17 - July 23. 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...]

Rash of car accidents in White Pine County

  Two separate accidents that occurred in one week, resulted in one fatality, and one with severe injuries. On Wednesday, July 12, a four car pile up resulted in a motorhome being sandwiched in between two tractor trailer vehicles. One … [Read more...]