Justice center plan undergoing scrutiny

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission and Ely City Council can’t see eye to eye on the transfer of the city’s portion of the land to the county  so that a Community Justice Center can be constructed on the … [Read more...]

Board looks to expand visitor opportunities

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times A special meeting was held by the White Pine County Tourism and Rec Board last Friday to review a strategic plan, since there had not been a strategic plan in place. Caroline McIntosh, Tour and Rec … [Read more...]

Hospital in danger of losing VA clinic

The Ely Times The Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care Systems is considering not renewing its contract with Ely’s William Bee Ririe Medical Center, which could force local veterans in need of healthcare to travel hundreds of miles for … [Read more...]

LadyCats to play for state

By Tylar Laity  White Pine girls basketball coach For the third year in a row, the White Pine High girls basketball team will be one of the final four teams to play in their division at the NIAA State Tournament. This weekend White Pine will … [Read more...]

Local nonprofit group brings suicide awareness to light

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times Suicide is the topic that’s rarely discussed, mainly because it’s not an easy topic, and second because no one wants to think that their family member, friend or co-worker would be thinking of taking … [Read more...]

Candidates rush to meet filing deadline for city council seats

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times With only an hour left before the filing date closed, the City Hall became a packed house this past Friday. Several people showed up to file for three city council seats that are up for election … [Read more...]

US, Nevada crews reseeding 10,000 acres of burned rangeland

Associated Press LAS VEGAS — State and federal land managers launched an aerial reseeding effort to stabilize and rehabilitate more than 10,000 acres of public land burned by wildfires in eastern Nevada last year. The work started last week and … [Read more...]

Coster picked as muni court judge

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times  Mike Coster took an oath and was sworn in by Mayor Melody VanCamp last Friday to become the new City of Ely’s Municipal Court Judge. Several qualified applicants were interviewed in a recent City … [Read more...]

Locals, tourists alike have chilling good time

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The Fire and Ice event last weekend brought out many locals and tourists. For some it was a time to relax and enjoy the winter wonderland, and for others it was a time to show off their artistic … [Read more...]

Norman adds GATE program for spring term

By Adam Young  A Gifted and Talented (GATE) program will be piloted at David E. Norman Elementary School during the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year.  Students will have opportunities to stretch their learning in math, reading, writing … [Read more...]