Tribe again asking to partner on cannabis business

The Ely Times The Ely Shoshone Tribe is going to attempt once again to approach the Ely City Council with a deal. The agenda item for this week’s meeting is a discussion for possible action to direct city officials to negotiate with the Ely S … [Read more...]

City, county mutual aid agreement expires

The Ely Times Last week’s Ely City Council meeting had an agenda item that seems to be a contentious topic for the past year or more. The Fire/EMS mutual aid agreement between the city and White Pine County fire and EMS services expired this p … [Read more...]

Pre-trial offer from S&S Railroad denied

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Ely City Council held a two-hour special meeting this week regarding a settlement offer that S&S railroad was offering. Mike Williams, owner of S&S Railroad, attended the meeting and spoke … [Read more...]

S&S Shortline offers settlement

The Ely Times S&S Shortline railroad is offering the City of Ely a very large amount of money in a settlement proposal. How much? $1.5 million in addition to foregoing other monies that have been exhausted during the ongoing lawsuit that began … [Read more...]

Godon claims commission seat

The Elly Times The primary election held Tuesday resulted in some big changes, and for some no change at all. The election for some seats were a little different this year in that several candidates from the same party affiliation ran for an … [Read more...]

Candidates make stop in Ely

The Ely Times A stop in Ely earlier this week by three Republican candidates at Racks Bar and Grill was a part of a major event called Get-Out the Vote. Republican Candidates Adam Laxalt, Michael Roberson and Wesley Duncan are on a statewide tour … [Read more...]

Ceremony recognizes fallen soldiers

The Ely Times The United States is blessed with citizens who so bravely served, fought and gave the ultimate sacrifice, their life.  People across the county gathered at the courthouse park on Memorial Day to remember all of the fallen … [Read more...]

White Pine residents get new voting machines

When you go to the polls to cast your ballot, you may notice a significant change in the voting machines. The State of Nevada received  a grant for $8 million that allowed all counties in Nevada to purchase brand new voting machines and poll books … [Read more...]

Ely man graduates from drug program

The Ely Times National Drug Court Month is May 2018, and it is reported that more than 3,300 drug courts exist across the United States. White Pine County had a recent drug court graduation this past Monday with two graduates. One particular … [Read more...]

Treasurer Trask resigns; council mulls replacement

The Ely Times The Ely City Council held a special meeting on Monday to approve City Treasurer Janette Trask’s resignation. Both councilmen Kurt Carson and Tony DeFelice were absent but the remainder of council members was enough to hold a q … [Read more...]