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...]

A staple in Ely for 70 years, Economy Drug looks forward to another 70

    Economy Drug, Ely’s historic pharmacy and soda fountain, has been celebrating its 70th birthday this year. The store was first opened on July 4, 1946, by Dale Miller, the grandfather of the current owner, pharmacist Andy … [Read more...]

Ely City Council may pursue annexation of rail line into Elko County to avoid losing lawsuit

  The Ely City Council may have unknowingly painted itself into a corner in filing a lawsuit against S&S Shortline Leasing in 2015, and now they’re pinning their hopes of succeeding in the suit by possibly pursuing the annexation into the … [Read more...]

Caylor Park dedication ceremony honors former Ely police chief

  While children caroused in the playground, a park dedication ceremony was held on Sept. 3, honoring former Ely Police Chief Jack Caylor, who served the city and its residents from 1953 to 1981. The park is located in front of the freight … [Read more...]

Ely’s Cool Mountain Thunder Bike Week kicks off today

Charity runs, live music and bikes to highlight 10 day event The first ever “Cool Mountain Thunder Bike Week” is set to kick off in Ely, Nev., the week of Sept. 2-11, centered at the historic Hotel Nevada and Gambling Hall, a biker friendly … [Read more...]