Festival of Trees

By Meg Rhoades The holiday season is upon us and many individuals, businesses, and organizations have been working hard to help get everyone into the spirit. The Festival of Trees will be open Thursday until 7 p.m. and Friday Dec. 2 from 8 … [Read more...]

District personnel honored at conference

By Adam Young Special to the Times The Nevada Association of School Boards held its annual conference Thursday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 19.  The conference is a chance for school trustees in Nevada’s 17 school districts to learn … [Read more...]

Medical marijuana program approved

The Ely Times This is a historic time for equal rights of Native Americans and for the Ely Shoshone Tribe. Even with a valid Nevada State medical marijuana card, Native Americans could still be prosecuted for medical or recreational marijuana … [Read more...]

White Pine County election results (top vote-getters)

President Donald Trump 72 percent (2,723) Hillary Clinton 19 percent (707) Gary Johnson 4 percent (151) None of these candidates 4 percent (138) U.S. Senate Joe Heck 69 percent (2,591) Catherine Cortez Masto 19 percent (727) None of these … [Read more...]

Commission debates new job description

By Geri Whopschall  At the recent White Pine County Commission meeting, there were several agenda items in regards to the White Pine County Economic Diversification Council. The commission put on the agenda the discussion, action and approval … [Read more...]

New gym under construction at high school

A new auxiliary gym is under construction at White Pine High School along with a new wing that will house the health sciences program, according to district superintendent Adam Young. Funding for the $3.7 million gym comes from a bond issue … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon campaign kicks off

The Ely Times The Ely Elks Lodge No. 1469 has partnered with the Ely Rotary Club, White Pine County School District, White Pine County Sheriff’s Office, Nevada Department of Public Safety’s Investigations and Probation Office, the District … [Read more...]

Hospital partnering with University of Utah

Officials from William Bee Ririe Hospital announced a new partnership with Salt Lake City-based University of Utah Health Care that will extend the resources of the No. 1 ranked academic medical center in the country to Ely and the surrounding … [Read more...]

CD4 Dem candidate linked to FBI probe

By Thomas Mitchell Battle Born Media A public relations firm for which Congressional District 4 Democratic candidate Ruben Kihuen has been employed has received an FBI subpoena for records related to a probe of a Las Vegas city councilman, … [Read more...]

City attorney’s discipline record suggests compromised ethics

In light of the city’s filing of a lawsuit against S&S Shortline Leasing in 2015, a decision that now has them scrambling to find a way to annex into the city a strip of land a few feet wide and approximately 150 miles long in order to avoid … [Read more...]