Mennonites enjoy simplicity in Eureka

The Grabers, Debbie and Gary, run a hay ranch with their three sons in the Newark Valley east of Eureka. They drive some 30 miles to church in the Diamond Valley.
(AD Hopkins photo)

By A.D. Hopkins Special to The Ely Times The church building first appeared as a single white dot in the vast sage-covered plain of the Diamond Valley, 12 miles north of Eureka. Coming closer, we saw its simplicity: a converted double-wide … [Read more...]

Snake Valley Festival looks to involve community through events

Friends and supporters of Snake Valley will gather in Baker during the weekend of June 19-21 for the seventh annual Snake Valley Festival to celebrate and raise funds in support of community preservation. All are invited to join in. All proceeds from … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for June 3-9. 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...]

Court sentences from June 8:

Schyler Lane Roberts — Discharging a firearm where persons may be endangered, a Gross Misdemeanor. Court revokes and reinstates probation. Court sets a status hearing for July 6. Paula Lee — Abuse, neglect or endangerment of a child, a Gross … [Read more...]

New faces join City Council

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Van Camp retained as Mayor, O’Brien and Gardner finish in tie Some new faces will be joining the Ely City council and retained Mayor Melody Van Camp after city voters made their voices heard in the 2015 City of Ely General Election on Tuesday. Pat … [Read more...]

Competitive drive, longstanding goals drove two seniors to academic success

Class of 2015 Valedictorian Chris Young and Salutatorian Jaden Earnest stand at the podium they will give a speech at during graduation during ther rehearsal time on Wednesday.
(Garrett Estrada photo)

  Chris Young and Jaden Earnest both started their high school careers four years ago with one goal in mind, earn the title Valedictorian. In that time, both competed in three different sports leading to each winning at least one state … [Read more...]

From The Capitol

By Ron Knecht Nevada State Controller Sunday, Assemblyman Erv Nelson and others broke their key election promises to fight huge destructive tax hikes and make state government operate reasonably.  Nelson used glittering generalities and … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for May 27-26. 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...]

Decision time in Ely

A sign off to the side of Aultman Street urges city residents to vote. Similar signs for individual candidates can be found all over town. (Garrett Estrada photo)

City election to take place at Convention Center on June 2   After the radio shows, candidate forums, Facebook discussions and deluge of signage, the general election for the City of Ely will finally determine who will be sitting in … [Read more...]

Senate bill on 2017 ballot question makes it to Governor

The senate bill that will put an “advisory question” on the 2017 general election ballot asking voters if they would like to combine the governmental units of the City of Ely and White Pine County into one and dissolve the city making it into a town, … [Read more...]