Art collection comes to Ely

Art collector Wally Cuchine speaks to a crowd gathered at the Ely Art Bank on Nov. 14 in front of selected pieces from his collection “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada” which has been touring the state for over a year. (Garrett Estrada photo)

It might be called “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada,” but rural Nevada art collector Wally Cuchine found himself among plenty of friends when the art exhibit opened at the Ely Art Bank on Nov. 14. As a former Ely resident who … [Read more...]

Sports book a winning bet for hotel

The Hotel Nevada is the only option for local gamblers looking for live table games and sports betting.  (Battle Born Media photo)

When the Hotel Nevada first announced that they would be opening up a sports book, the promise was that local Ely patrons would have its own betting lines unique from Las Vegas and that their feedback would influence betting options. Three weeks … [Read more...]

Election Winners-Sheriff race decided by four votes, 63 percent total voter turnout

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Out with the old, in with the new, except for Sheriff, but just barely. Incumbents didn’t fair well in the 2014 White Pine County General Election, with just one keeping his position by the slimmest of margins. Sheriff Dan Watts narrowly defeated … [Read more...]

Volunteers help seniors stay warm

A group of volunteers stand in front of the 20 chords of wood that was split into firewood for seniors in need on Oct. 23. (Garret Estrada photo)

White Pine senior citizens who struggle to afford firewood to stay warm in Ely’s harsh winters have an early Christmas present coming thanks to the efforts of a group of volunteers. After several months of organizing, 20 cords of wood were split by … [Read more...]

Judge rules in railroad lawsuit

Former Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Rose issued his ruling on Oct. 15 regarding the NNRY management board lawsuit. (Garrett Estrada photo)

After hearing two days of arguments from both sides, former Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Rose reach a ruling for preliminary injunctions regarding the lawsuit filed by the Railroad Management board against the Ely City Council. In his … [Read more...]

Candidates answer questions at forum

Candidate for State Controller Ron Knecht talks about his experience as an economist at the candidate forum. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Local and state-wide candidates for the upcoming White Pine County general election got a chance to answer questions from the public and inform voters on why they are the best choice for the job at The Ely Times-sponsoredCandidate Forum at the … [Read more...]

Students celebrate homecoming

Students of White Pine High School walk into the Nevada Northern Railway train Depot Tuesday night to watch the movie “Hocus Pocus.” (Garrett Estrada photo)

Homecoming is one of those sentimental high school moments that students remember years after they graduate. The dance, the football game, the parade of floats, all of it ties together into an experience that is more than just the sum of its parts. … [Read more...]

New plan to narrow city roads

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Some homeowners in East Ely will soon have the option to add a curb and gutter to the front of their property thanks to an agenda item passed by the Ely City Council at their last meeting on Sept. 25. The item, which passed 3-2 with councilman … [Read more...]

New plan to narrow city roads

11th Street in East Ely is one of the roads laid out in Great Basin Engineering’s plan for potential road narrowing to accommodate curbs and gutter. (Garrett Estrada photo)

Some homeowners in East Ely will soon have the option to add a curb and gutter to the front of their property thanks to an agenda item passed by the Ely City Council at their last meeting on Sept. 25. The item, which passed 3-2 with councilman … [Read more...]

Shortline answers questions

The Nevada Northern Railway’s lease agreement with S&S Shortline could eventually lead to more commercial businesses moving to Ely. (Battle Born Media Staff photo)

Anyone who has attended an Ely City Council meeting in recent months knows that much has been made of the rail car storage agreement between the Nevada Northern Railway and S&S Shortline. The Salt Lake City-based company entered into an a car … [Read more...]

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