City, railway lawsuit continues

The Ely Times Two years later the City of Ely and S&S Shortline Railroad are still involved in a lawsuit that began back in June of 2015. The Ely Times covered the filing of the S&S lawsuit in the July 17, 2015, issue. The article … [Read more...]

Swetich attends FBI Academy

Special to The Ely Times  Detective Sergeant Jaime Swetich with the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office returned last week after attending the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The FBI National Academy is internationally known for its a … [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...]

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...]

Nevada tribes enter compact to enter marijuana business

Special to The Ely Times Nevada tribes are getting into the marijuana industry by following a successful model from a nearby state. The Ely Shoshone Tribe and the Yerington Paiute Tribes are the first to enter into marijuana compacts in the … [Read more...]

Senator makes stop in Ely

By Geri Wopschall  Special to The ElyTimes  U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto completed a month-long tour of Nevada’s rural communities that included a stop in Ely on Monday. In her meetings with local leaders and community members, Cortez … [Read more...]

Illegal dump site in Lund part of BLM’s cleanup day event

  At the White Pine County Commission held on Wednesday, Aug. 23, Commissioner Carol McKenzie put on the agenda to discuss the unlawful disposal of solid waste or sewage. McKenzie said “the reason for this is, that at the south end u … [Read more...]

Bikers roar through Ely

If you heard a lot of loud noise and saw more motorcyles in town than usual, that’s because approximately 300 motorcyling American Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members rode through Ely on Tuesday, Aug. 15, on their way to Reno f … [Read more...]

Wild horse auction slated

  The White Pine County Fair is bringing something new to this years event. The Bureau of Land Management and Nevada Department of Corrections, Silver State Industries on Saturday, Aug.19, will host a saddle-trained wild horse and … [Read more...]

Judge hears arguments in water pipeline fight

By Howard Watts  Special to The Ely Times On Monday, US District Court Judge  Andrew  Gordon heard arguments in a lawsuit seeking to block a proposal by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) from building a 300-mile long pipeline  to ext … [Read more...]