Heller advocates for permanent authorization of PILT program

In a press release issued on Wednesday, U.S. Senator Dean Heller urged the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to permanently authorize and fully fund the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program and discussed the much-needed benefits … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

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

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO A few months ago the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a motor vehicle. Officers reported that during their investigation it was determined that the person … [Read more...]

Kihuen visits with Ely vets

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Ely Times was invited to a closed door meeting with Ruben Kihuen, the U.S. Representative for Nevada’s 4th congressional district who was here to discuss ongoing issues with the Veteran’s … [Read more...]

Nevada Health Centers’ Ronald McDonald Care Mobile stopping in Ely and McGill

Carson City, Nev. (April 26, 2017) The mission of Nevada Health Centers is to provide access to quality healthcare services throughout Nevada. Nevada Health Centers offers oral healthcare to children in rural northern Nevada through the Ronald … [Read more...]

Tourism to Great Basin National Park creates 8.9 million in economic benefits

Baker, NV – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 144,847 visitors to Great Basin National Park in 2016 spent $8.4 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 122 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to … [Read more...]

Barrick, Cisco, Great Basin College announce partnership providing free digital career training for employees, other Northern Nevadans

Elko—To revolutionize mining through digital integration and prepare the workforce of the future, Barrick, Cisco and Great Basin College announced a partnership that will bring digital and information technology skills development courses, free of … [Read more...]

Local judge gives stiff sentence to elk poaching suspect

  Special to the Ely Times  A Utah man was recently sentenced for the felony killing and waste of a bull elk near Pioche, Nevada back in August of 2015. The case generated tremendous public interest and led to an incredibly complex … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

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

Captain’s Corner

Submitted by Captain Scott Henriod WPCSO          The other day I received a telephone call from an individual who had his home burglarized. The caller was requesting a copy of the report so he could turn his loss into his insurance company. As … [Read more...]