Gubernatorial candidate makes stop in Ely

The Republican Party held a meet and greet with gubernatorial candidate Dan Schwartz this past Tuesday at All Aboard Inn in Ely.  Several residents showed up to hear Schwartz’s speech. The businessman who became Nevada State Treasurer two years ago de … [Read more...]

Vandals hit railway’s Polar Express feature

  It’s that time of the year when people are thankful, celebrating the holidays with their loved ones and enjoying all of the Holiday festivities. But for some, causing havoc and destroying decorations brings more delight to t … [Read more...]

New sheriff appointed

  Last Wednesday, the White Pine County Commission appointed a new Sheriff. Two applicants, interviewed before the commission during the meeting. In the end, the commission voted unanimously to appoint Scott Henriod to be the White Pine … [Read more...]

Ely’s Beecher wins award for service

  Nevada Legal Services honored James Beecher with Rural Attorney of the Year award. Beecher is Chief Deputy District Attorney with the White Pine County D.A.’s office. He was presented with the award last Friday, Nov. 3, in Las V … [Read more...]

Wildfire risk factors being removed

The Ely Times The Nevada Department of Wildlife and Bureau of Land Management have teamed up to restore thousands of acres of public lands. They are working hard to reduce catastrophic wildfire risk and improving wildlife habitat on thousands … [Read more...]

Sheriff resigns after 30 years on force

After 30 years with the White Pine County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Dan Watts made an announcement of his decision to resign. He said “the main focus of my law enforcement career has been serving the people of White Pine County, however, after … [Read more...]

Consultant visits Ely; offers suggestions for improvement

  The City of Ely recently received a grant for $28,000 to bring in Roger Brooks who provides assessments to communities who are in need of help boosting their communities economy, tourism, and overall look. Brooks and his wife came in … [Read more...]

Mayor vetoes pact with tribe

The Ely Times Mayor Melody VanCamp vetoed the decision three days after the Ely City Council had agreed to enter into a interstate compact with the Ely Shoshone Tribe for the sale of marijuana. This was a topic that was on the city council for … [Read more...]

City, railway lawsuit continues

The Ely Times Two years later the City of Ely and S&S Shortline Railroad are still involved in a lawsuit that began back in June of 2015. The Ely Times covered the filing of the S&S lawsuit in the July 17, 2015, issue. The article … [Read more...]

Swetich attends FBI Academy

Special to The Ely Times  Detective Sergeant Jaime Swetich with the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office returned last week after attending the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The FBI National Academy is internationally known for its a … [Read more...]