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...]

Discussion heated on ambulance dispatch issues

The White Pine County Commission meeting recessed its meeting for a special meeting of the White Pine County Fire Commission, Wednesday, July 26. Commissioner Shane Bybee resigned as Fire Commission liason for the Fire District, which led into a … [Read more...]

Rash of car accidents in White Pine County

  Two separate accidents that occurred in one week, resulted in one fatality, and one with severe injuries. On Wednesday, July 12, a four car pile up resulted in a motorhome being sandwiched in between two tractor trailer vehicles. One … [Read more...]

Treasurer calls for city to go into ‘survival mode’

  Jeanette Trask, Ely’s City Treasurer sent a letter dated July 6 to Mayor Melody VanCamp, City Council members and the City Administrator Bob Switzer addressing concerns with the city’s general fund. Trask was hired on with the city on Mar … [Read more...]

Veterans get big hand from parade spectators

White Pine County residents celebrated the 4th of July holiday with a spectacular parade that filled Aultman street with floats, vintage automobiles and trucks, horse teams, politicians and kids, while hundreds of devotees lined the highway, cheering … [Read more...]

New business has avalanche of clients

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times Ely Sno has only been open a month, but it has already broken a national record for being a new dealer with the franchise to sell a record-breaking number of Sno’s the first Saturday of op … [Read more...]

Bathtub races unique to Ely

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Some float. Some don’t. Some flip over and take everyone inside with them. They are bath tub boats, built to survive and compete on the still waters of Cave Lake, and for the organizers and p … [Read more...]

Commissioners discuss jail, courthouse project

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission held their commission meeting this past Wednesday. One of the agenda items was to decide which project they were going to work on, the jail or the … [Read more...]