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 … [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...]

Courthouse or jail? That is the question

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission will now have to decide if they are going to remodel the jail or the courthouse. A special commission meeting was held on Tuesday, June 6, to discuss the outcome of … [Read more...]

Employment contracts draw heated debate

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times There was not a seat to spare at last week’s Ely City Council meeting. With two particular agenda items that were ironically last on the agenda had a lot of citizens of Ely frustrated and … [Read more...]

Bobcats win state titles

After winning the 2A Southern Regional track meet, the White Pine girls repeated as 2A state champions for the fifth consecutive year, and the Bobcat boys tied with Lincoln County for the championship last weekend at Foothill High in … [Read more...]

Baker was water watchdog for county

Dean Baker was a rancher, pilot,  family man, a businessman, but most people knew him as a watchdog, to the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Dean passed away Saturday, May 13th at a St. George, Utah, hospital from complications from Alzheimer’s … [Read more...]

Second town hall addresses veteran’s needs

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times A second Veteran’s Town Hall meeting was held this past Monday at the Convention Center. While there was definitely more seating, and the usage of a microphone so everyone could hear, it appeared … [Read more...]

City, county discuss service consolidation

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Ely City Council held a special meeting last Tuesday to approve an Interlocal Agreement that would combine the city and county fire departments. With a unanimous vote, and each council member in … [Read more...]

Kihuen visits with Ely vets

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Ely Times was invited to a closed door meeting with Ruben Kihuen, the U.S. Representative for Nevada’s 4th congressional district who was here to discuss ongoing issues with the Veteran’s … [Read more...]

New judge given health insurance benefits

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times In the Ely City Council meeting last week, the Council approved by a unanimous vote to give Judge Mike Coster insurance benefits. The job announcement that had originally ran for the Municipal Court … [Read more...]