WPCSD helping students to become better readers, writers and communicators

By Adam Young Special to the Times Frederick Douglass, author, former slave, and great American said, “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” The importance of students becoming proficient readers and writers cannot be und … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Sept. 18-Sept. 24. 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...]

Billing rates for landfill disposal discussed

The Ely Times  At an Ely City Council meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14, one topic that had a lot of discussion was regarding billing rates for waste entering the landfill. This item was placed on the agenda by councilwoman Jolene Gardner.  City A … [Read more...]

Mt. Wheeler Power partners with company to expand internet service area

The Ely Times Living in a small town like Ely, Ruth, McGill, Lund or Baker, internet makes all the different to be able to connect to the rest of the world, whether for education, business or just for fun. Mt. Wheeler Power has been working to … [Read more...]

Astronomy festival slated at Great Basin

MLN The Great Basin National Park hosts its eighth annual Astronomy Festival in Baker from Sept 21-23. On a clear, moonless night in Great Basin National Park, thousands of stars, five of our solar system’s eight planets, star clusters, meteors, m … [Read more...]

National opiod investigation

Special to the Ely Times  Tuesday, September 19th, the Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced a new step in his ongoing investigation with a bipartisan coalition of 40 attorneys general to help address the opioid crisis in Nevada and … [Read more...]

Youth Conservation crew members build fences, plant seeds and grow life experience

ELY—This summer the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Ely Ranger District employed a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew for 90 days. YCC is a summer youth employment program that engages young people, ages 15 to 18, in meaningful work experiences on … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Sept. 11-Sept. 17. 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...]

Captain’s Corner

By Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO I always enjoy receiving a phone call from a person who starts off the conversation with how much they enjoy reading the Captains Corner. The second part of the conversation is always the part that I’m waiting for to … [Read more...]

Suicide Prevention Walk makes stop in Ely

The Ely Times More than 75 people attended the Suicide Prevention Walk this past Saturday. This was the 11th year for the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention Walk but this was a first time for it to be held in Ely. Other communities such as … [Read more...]