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...]

Mayor: What’s in store for 2017

By Ryan Middleton Special to The Ely Times Great changes can be expected for the city of Ely in 2017 and beyond, said Mayor Melody VanCamp.  New signage, improved infrastructure, new fire department equipment and more activities to bring … [Read more...]

Congress votes to extend benefits

By STEVE RANSON Lahontan Valley News After years of false hopes and disappointments from Congress, military personnel with at least 20 years of service who did not spend more than 179 consecutive days on federal active duty received an early … [Read more...]

Santa’s Elves program provides gifts for needy

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times As we near Christmas this weekend, many folks are doing their last minute shopping, wrapping presents, and filling up the small spaces left underneath their Christmas tree with gifts. For many … [Read more...]

Mural highlights diversity

By KayLynn Roberts-McMurray  The Ely Times A new mural with the theme “Where the World Met and Became One” is complete. The mural is located across the street from the Hotel Nevada. This mural was created to showcase the ethnic groups … [Read more...]

Tree auction kicks off week of holiday events

By Kay-Lynn Roberts-McMurray The Ely Times The tree auction Friday night kicked off a holiday event filled weekend that has Ely beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The Convention Center looked like a Magical Wonderland with the … [Read more...]

Festival of Trees

By Meg Rhoades The holiday season is upon us and many individuals, businesses, and organizations have been working hard to help get everyone into the spirit. The Festival of Trees will be open Thursday until 7 p.m. and Friday Dec. 2 from 8 … [Read more...]

District personnel honored at conference

By Adam Young Special to the Times The Nevada Association of School Boards held its annual conference Thursday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 19.  The conference is a chance for school trustees in Nevada’s 17 school districts to learn … [Read more...]

Medical marijuana program approved

The Ely Times This is a historic time for equal rights of Native Americans and for the Ely Shoshone Tribe. Even with a valid Nevada State medical marijuana card, Native Americans could still be prosecuted for medical or recreational marijuana … [Read more...]

White Pine County election results (top vote-getters)

President Donald Trump 72 percent (2,723) Hillary Clinton 19 percent (707) Gary Johnson 4 percent (151) None of these candidates 4 percent (138) U.S. Senate Joe Heck 69 percent (2,591) Catherine Cortez Masto 19 percent (727) None of these … [Read more...]