Ceremony recognizes fallen soldiers

The Ely Times The United States is blessed with citizens who so bravely served, fought and gave the ultimate sacrifice, their life.  People across the county gathered at the courthouse park on Memorial Day to remember all of the fallen … [Read more...]

White Pine residents get new voting machines

When you go to the polls to cast your ballot, you may notice a significant change in the voting machines. The State of Nevada received  a grant for $8 million that allowed all counties in Nevada to purchase brand new voting machines and poll books … [Read more...]

Ely man graduates from drug program

The Ely Times National Drug Court Month is May 2018, and it is reported that more than 3,300 drug courts exist across the United States. White Pine County had a recent drug court graduation this past Monday with two graduates. One particular … [Read more...]

Treasurer Trask resigns; council mulls replacement

The Ely Times The Ely City Council held a special meeting on Monday to approve City Treasurer Janette Trask’s resignation. Both councilmen Kurt Carson and Tony DeFelice were absent but the remainder of council members was enough to hold a q … [Read more...]

Lawsuit could halt new hotel project

The Ely Times A request for a road abandonment, sounds like an easy decision, right? Not many people really even pay attention when it’s on an agenda. It’s definitely not something you think about when your driving down a road. But, it’s big if you … [Read more...]

Trash fee increase discussed

The Ely Times Ely Disposal Services went before the White Pine County Commission Wednesday morning, April 25, to discuss the need to raise the monthly fees to residential customers.  Ely Disposal Services has a franchise contract with White Pine … [Read more...]

Residents speak out about animal cruelty

The Ely Times Last week’s Ely City Council meeting agenda was fairly empty, but several letters from the public were read in by City Clerk Jennifer Lee.  Most of the letters were in regards to the gas chamber at the animal shelter.  At times, Jen … [Read more...]

City asking residents to clean property

Eyesores in the community are a little bit like the squeaky door at your house. If you let it go long enough, you no longer see them. The City of Ely is attempting to change that mindset by encouraging property owners to take a proactive approach … [Read more...]

Public defenders seeking raises

The Ely Times The White Pine County Commission meeting last week had many  commissioners displaying high emotions when it came to particular agenda items. Contract negotiations with three attorneys who provide the service of public defender … [Read more...]

Treasurer debunks rumor of city default

  Last week’s Ely City Council meeting was packed, with several residents.  Many stepped up and spoke during public comment. Former city councilwoman Pat Robison spoke questioning the animal control monthly report. She commended the animal … [Read more...]