On the road again

History of bi-annual race shows just how much it’s grown Special to the Ely Times It happens every May and September. The State of Nevada closes down 90 miles of Route 318 and more than 200 drivers from around the world converge on the little … [Read more...]

New monthly program highlights chamber members

When April and Andy Bath were called up for a picture inside their business, Economy Drug, they didn’t realize they were being given an award. Executive Director of the White Pine Chamber of Commerce Wayne Cameron, along with Tamera Brown of the … [Read more...]

Layoffs hit Robinson

Commodity prices force more efficient operations The Robinson Nevada Mining Company, owned and operated by KGHM International Ltd.,  has announced that the Robinson Mine will lay off 36 positions as part of a restructuring the mine’s operation to … [Read more...]

More cuts as school starts

Changes in state legislature add to budget problems As the new school year began on Aug. 24, school faculties around the White Pine County School District began another year of trying to achieve more with less. According to School District … [Read more...]

White Pine County Fair

Annual Fair and Horse Races expected to draw crowds Outside of Fourth of July weekend, the White Pine County Fair and Horse Races on Aug. 22 and 23 will be the biggest draw for locals and tourists alike all year. This year’s  annual event is … [Read more...]

End of an era

Cattlewomens BBQ hands off tradition to firefighters The Cattlewomens barbecue has become an annual tradition ever since the organization of ranching women started it in 1970, when they were called the White Pine Cowbells. Then in 1990, the … [Read more...]

Protect and serve

White Pine law enforcement serves as a model for rest of Nevada   Taking a drive through Ely, it’s almost impossible to miss them. From the White Pine County Sheriff’s Department to Nevada Highway Patrol and Ely Shoshone Tribal police, the … [Read more...]

Arts in the Park arrives

Annual arts and crafts festival takes over County Park The annual Arts in the Park festival will return to County Park this weekend and is set to feature 85 arts, crafts and food vendors. This year’s two day event, which begins Saturday at 10 … [Read more...]

Future bright for City Hall

Committee begins planning to renovate historic landmark The Mayor’s City Hall Committee held there first meeting on July 16 to begin the planning stages of what to do with the old City Hall building that sits in downtown. The committee discussed … [Read more...]

City sues railroad partner

Lawsuit against S&S Shortline surprises management board As the Ely City Council prepares to vote on accepting the dismissal of the lawsuit brought forth against them by the Nevada Northern Railroad’s Management Board at its next meeting, the … [Read more...]